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The Best Time to Visit

It can be hard to resist the temptation of sunshine that Nelson experiences in its summer. Flights to Nelson in the summer are popular with travellers hoping to partake in the thrills of skydiving, horseback riding, quad-biking excursions, nd more. If you are one of the many hoping to fill your summer with adventure, plan your hotel, excursions, and flights to Nelson well in advance. Autumn in Nelson is just as beautiful. With daytime highs between 19° to 21°C, colourful foliage and lighter crowd numbers, there is no better time to book holiday flights to Nelson. Travellers on winter return flights to Nelson will be greeted with clear skies and an abundance of outdoor activities. Daily highs average 14°C between June through August and the city is alive with art galleries, markets, and festivals that will keep you occupied. After the winter crowds disperse, September through November can be the best time to snap up deals on cheap flights to Nelson.

Top Experiences For Visitors

Adventure seekers booking holiday tickets to Nelson can have an unforgettable experience on a quad bike tour. Private quad bike excursions will have you navigating through thick forests, traversing along farm lands, and up to the coastal views of Cable Bay. Travellers on flights to Nelson aged older than five years can enjoy this unique experience! More fun and adventure can be found on a biking and kayaking excursion. Plan return flights to Nelson, then arrange a tour that takes you around the Nelson-Abel Tasman National Park for an adventure like none other. You’ll start the day at Kaiteriteri Beach where you’ll kayak to the south edge of the beach then up to Split Apple Rock to the north. Bring a waterproof camera on your flights to Nelson to snap photos of the wonders you’ll find in the hidden nooks and crannies in the gentle waters. After kayaking, you can swim in the clear sea or rest on the golden shores before returning to Kaiteriteri where your mountain bike adventure begins. Kaiteriteri Mountain Bike Park is family-friendly and features trails for every skill level. After you’ve had your fill on the various trails, you can enjoy a refreshing swim on the beach. To make the most out of your flights to Nelson, arrange a guided walking tour with a seasoned Nelsonian. Guided tours will take you through around to the city’s major attractions such as Christ Church Cathedral, The Lord of the Rings Jeweller, Queens Gardens, and more. Aside from the major must-sees, your guide will show you Nelson’s hidden gems and local town lore. Cable Bay Adventure Park is one of the highlights for travellers booking an airfare to Nelson. However, the area can be quite crowded in summer. Arrange a horse riding tour before departing for Nelson Airport (NSN) to see the beautiful park at a more relaxed pace. Helmets are provided, but you’ll want to wear jeans or long pants as well as sturdy shoes for this experience.

Top Things to Do and See

No matter if you’re planning flights to Nelson for yourself or you for your entire family, schedule some time at Cable Bay Adventure Park. Get your thrills on the world’s longest flying fox at the park’s Skywire Experience or rev up your engines on a guided quad bike tour. You can also enjoy horse treks, riding in an amphibious Argo, or see who’s king of the hill with a game of paintball. Plan cheap flights to Nelson before snapping up tickets to the National World of Wearable Art (WOW) Museum. The WOW Museum showcases an extensive collection of innovative creations that draws in visitors from around the world. WOW’s exhibits are updated twice a year so that visitors can see new and exciting displays every time they plan holiday flights to Nelson. Directly adjacent to the National WOW Museum is the ever popular Nelson Classic Car Collection. Travellers booking their airfare to Nelson can stroll through this massive private collection. If the weather is agreeable, plan a day at the Queen’s Gardens. Located just 10 minutes from the city centre, the hustle and bustle of the city seems to disappear into the trees and flowers inside the well-maintained gardens. Use the savings from your cheap flights to Nelson to perhaps upgrade your camera lens to snap postcard worthy shots of the blooming flowers, duck ponds, and lush vegetation within.

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