Story: Nelson region

Sea kayaking

Kayaking is an ideal way to explore the drowned valleys and varied coastline of Abel Tasman National Park, as this silent video clip shows. Nelson has long been a domestic tourism destination over the summer holidays, but in the 2010s international tourism was growing faster than domestic tourism.

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Carl Walrond, 'Nelson region - Forestry, fishing, manufacturing and tourism', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 1 February 2023)

Story by Carl Walrond, updated 1 Aug 2015