Nelson is the elegant beach town, named after Admiral Horatio Nelson, is the oldest city on the South Island founded in 1841. Nelson is the gateway to the Abel Tasman National Park and has lot of shops, historical homes and restaurants. Nelson has records of most of the sunny days in New Zealand and you will find this place somehow more pleasant than any other. If you are a newly-wed couple and seeking for a charming place then Nelson is all about you need, place offers magnificent charm and attractions for the visitors. You would love the scenic views around the city; also you can visit and experience plenty of things.
1. Queens Gardens
Start your journey by visiting some natural romantic places, and Queens Garden is one of them. This majestic park was opened in 1892 to mark the jubilee of Queen Victoria and is a beautiful example of a classical Victorian Park. The place is surrounded by natural green environment and thousands of visitors come every year to appreciate the place. There are number of sculptures mounted, which tells the story of past.
2. Walk, Drive or Cycle along Tasman Bay
The most charming thing about Nelson is that it is situated on Tasman Bay, and no holiday could ever complete without spend sometime around water bodies. Tasman Bay is the wonderful place I have ever seen in my life, there is everything available to do, you can enjoy water activities or do cycling and driving along the shore, otherwise take a walk hand in hand with your love. This is all about Tasman Bay.
3. Abel Tasman National Park
Abel Tasman National Park is located at the North end of the South Island located in West of Nelson. This park is the smallest national park of New Zealand. This place is amazing and you can spend several hours here. The scenic beauty and green surrounding is just breathtaking, and it’s worth to visit. Take a good camera along with you to click some nice moments.
4. Nelson Cathedral
Next destination is the Nelson Cathedral. It’s a Christ Church Cathedral was built in 1851. The place is perfect for those who are seeking for something spiritual and peaceful. Though you find some trouble to locate the place but by asking some locals you would reach there. The architectural design and interior sculptures and paintings are beyond description.
5. The Indian Café
After travelling so much, now it’s time to have something good. The Indian Café is the perfect place with excellent Indian food quality at equally excellent price. The place make you feel that you are sitting in India and they serve you with the delicious Indian dishes. Hotel staff is very friendly and attentive, you would love this place. Try Samosas with specially served chutney, and paneer tikka as they are the specialty of the place.
Nelson offers many things for visitors, just you have to pack your luggage and ask your trip advisor to book your tickets to Nelson in New Zealand. Enjoy the best holiday experience ever.