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Nelson City Walking Tour - Guided

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Nelson is a stunning, unique city in New Zealand, so whether it’s your first time in Nelson or you’re a seasoned visitor (or local!), our 1.5-2 hour ‘Nelson in a Nutshell’ walking tour will bring this beautiful and diverse city to life. Your tour guide, Dianne, is a ‘born and bred’ Nelsonian, who knows all the hidden gems, and with a unique insight gives you a true flavour of the real Nelson. Discover Trafalgar Street, Christ Church Cathedral, Lord of the Rings Jeweller – Jens Hansen, Queen’s Gardens, Suter Art Gallery, the Centre of New Zealand and so much more in between. Prepare to be impressed!

What You'll Get

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Stop At: Christ Church Cathedral, Church Hill, Nelson New Zealand

Stroll up the main street of Nelson, viewing the varied architecture and art installations, until we reach the Cathedral which is a focal point of the city.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Jens Hansen Gold and Silversmith, 320 Trafalgar Square, Nelson 7010 New Zealand

Lord of the Rings jeweller and studio, visit. Glass-blowing demonstration and gallery.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Queen's Gardens, Bridge Street, Nelson New Zealand

Making our way down Hardy Street, with a vast array of architecture from all era's, we enter the stunning Victorian gardens - take in the scents and sights of these spectacular grounds.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: The Suter Art Gallery Nelson, 208 Bridge Street, Nelson New Zealand

Explore Nelson's foremost gallery with diverse exhibitions that will have you captivated.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Centre of New Zealand, Nelson 7010 New Zealand

Learn about the trigonometrical and gravitational centres of New Zealand. A walk to the monument at the top of the hill can be made separately if you're keen!

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Glen James Jewellers, 161 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010 New Zealand

Local Jeweller - hear his fascinating stories and see the gold nuggets he finds in his own gold claim!

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Nelson Provincial Museum, Trafalgar St corner Hardy Street, Nelson 7010 New Zealand

Introduction to the Nelson Provincial Museum - home to fascinating artifacts and history of the Nelson area. You can revisit and pay a small entry fee after the tour.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Nelson i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, 77 Trafalgar Street Millers Acre Centre, Nelson 7040 New Zealand

Amble along the luscious banks of the Maitai River back to the i-Site Centre.

Duration: 10 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • The walk is on sealed surfaces, mostly flat. Where there are a few steps, there is a ramp alternative for easy access
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • Bottled water - Water bottles are available and there are refilling stations along the walk
  • Sun Cream available to use
  • Sun Hat - to use if you haven't got your own
  • Fans - hand-held available to use, if required
  • Tour Guide
  • Tour commentary
  • Entry/Admission - Christ Church Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Jens Hansen Gold and Silversmith
  • Entry/Admission - Queen's Gardens
  • Entry/Admission - The Suter Art Gallery Nelson
  • Entry/Admission - Nelson i-SITE Visitor Information Centre

  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Nelson Provincial Museum

90 to 120 minutes

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

Voucher Info
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The Fine Print

7-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operators terms and conditions for this offer here. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised Goods and services.