Beaches Motor Inn

71 Tahunanui Drive, Nelson, South Island, New Zealand | Hotel
Prices starting from $130.00

Travel Blogs from Nelson

Explorations and Meaningful Meetings in Nelson

A travel blog entry by funkymonk132

From Picton Fridi and I made our way to Nelson, the main city in the north of South Island. We picked up hitch hiker along the way who was a local lady whose car was in the garage. On the way we also stopped at various locations at the side of the road simply to enjoy the views. I had seen some beautiful things on the North Island (Tiritiri Matangi, Mt Ruapehu, Tongariro National Park) but South Island ...

Abel Tasman - another great walk + great animals

A travel blog entry by hamburgtogo


... pools, some breast feeding, everything...Later then planned we arrived in Kaikoura and just had a little cold tired after all of the seals ;-) Next day was not so successfull...after a lot of discussion we decided to try a whale watching with a plane. It was just a little bit more expensive as boot but the boot looked as a mass tourism activity. The pilot was very nice and the plane as well only the three of us in the little plane...but the luck was not ...


A travel blog entry by spicerrtw


... as far as Kaiteriteri from where there is a sort of boat taxi service into various points in the Park area. We took a chance and booked a trip for tomorrow and then drove back towards Nelson stopping at Rabbit Island for a stroll along the virtually deserted beach.

The NZ news tonight is all about the terrible flooding that Christchurch has suffered over the last 48 hours. They had the most rain recorded in a 48 hour period since their records began. It ...

South Island - Abel Tasman

A travel blog entry by faye-chris


... br> The landscape changed once we hit the West Coast and became a lot more rainforest like. We stopped at Paparoa National Park and took a 3km coastal walk to a seal colony. We spent time watching the seals in their natural habitat before having an ice cream and making our way down the coast. We followed a coastal road which was absolutely stunning, voted one of the top 10 coastal drives in the world and we could see ...

The occasional boat

A travel blog entry by rogergpilgrim


... it. The walk takes a couple of hours and we feel very justified in restoring fluid levels with a well-earned beer.

On the second day, Nadine feels slightly under the weather so we spend a leisurely few hours in the hotel, catching up on some reading and watching the streams of backpackers who use the Lodge as a stopping off point to refuel and massage their tired feet. There is a great variation in the size of packs they are carrying, ...

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This hotel, located on 71 Tahunanui Drive, Nelson, is near World of Wearable Art and Collectable Car Museum, Lake Rotorua, and Jens Hansen Gold and Silversmith.
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