Nelson city Area
Cable Bay Shooting Adventures
Cable Bay Road, Nelson. (03) 545 1309. Try your hand at target and clay pigeon shooting or have a duel with your friends. 22 calibre and high powered rifles available. Static Target, Duelling Tree, Sporting Clays. BBQ and picnic area, all weather shooting. No license required.
Climbing Paragliding Adventure Centre
34 Vanguard Street, Nelson (03) 545 7511
Happy Valley Adventures
194 Cable Bay Road, Nelson 0800 157 300. Nelson City’s Adventure Playground, just 10 minutes from Nelson City.
Ride on Skywire - the world’s longest flying fox or explore a variety of native bush and country on a 4 wheel drive motorbike or on horse back. Have a shot at paintball.
(03) 541 9530. Scenic flights, Lord of the Rings Film Site Tours, Hunt & Fish Adventures, Back Country Hut Stays, Flying lessons.
8 The Sands, 623 Rocks Road, Tahunanui. Freephone 0800 548 363. Learn to kitesurf with Nelson’s only specialist water sport retailer. Lessons run 7 days a week from October to March.
Nelson Fun Park
Beach Reserve, Tahunanui. (03) 548 6267. Only 5 minute drive along the scenic waterfront from the Nelson City Centre. Great fun for young and old; Bumpa Boats, Hydro Slide, Mini Golf.
Nelson Hanggliding Adventures
(03) 548 9151 or 027 275 1022. Imagine yourself running down a hill, taking off and flying like a bird! The most natural way to fly. No motors - no noise. Flight duration is 15 minutes. They provide free transport within Nelson.
Nelson Guided Tours
(03) 542 3166. Go hunting the Kiwi style with an experienced guide on private land. Red deer, Wild pigs and goats, rabbits, quail, and possum. Firearms, ammunition, meals, and refreshments are provided. No license required, training and practice given. Helicopter hunts also available.
Nelson Paragliding (tandem or solo)
Call Free 0508 FLY NOW (0508 359 669). Your NZHGPA qualified tandem pilots take you on an unforgettable flight over parts of the Nelson region, with incredible views of 3 National Parks, and the beautiful Tasman Bay. In flight movies/pics can be purchased of your flight. Pickup/dropoff from anywhere in the Nelson area. Highly Recommended !!
Tahuna Beach. (03) 548 5278. Enjoy the fun and exhilaration of kart racing on the 300Mt outdoor track. Test your driving skills, race your friends, record your times. Choice of family karts for mum, dad, and children over 9 years old and Pro Karts for those over 14 that want a bit more power.
Scenic Helicopter Tours
Freephone 0800 HELIPRO Inspiring New Zealand destinations with unforgettable experiences. Tour options; Nelson City Scenic, Richmond Forest Park Landing, Abel Tasman National Park, Abel Tasman Kayaking Combo, The Mt Olympus Eregion Landing, Marlborough Sounds Eco Tour, Heli Biking.
Nelson’s skate park at Neale Park with ramps and rail-slides to challenge you! Access off the Atawhai Cycleway or Sovereign Street. Or show your skills at the Paru Paru Road skate park or the beginner’s ramp at the New Hub.
The Mega Slide
Tahunanui Beach, 027 541 2341
Six lanes of sliding fun with 5 level jumps and slow and fast lanes suitable for the whole family. Open weekends, school and public holidays, and by appointment.
Vanguard Street, Nelson (03) 545 7511. Indoor Climbing Centre
Open Mon-Thu 3-9pm. Fri 12-5pm. Sat 12-6pm. Sun 12-4pm
From 5yrs old upwards they have a climb to suit all levels. If you’re new to climbing their staff will give a short safety briefing & basic training so you can climb safely. For more info, contact Century Park