Spend time soaking up the sun in blissfully secluded Abel Tasman, a superb coastal getaway.

Marlborough’s landscape contrasts from the meandering waterways of the Marlborough Sounds to the vast vineyards backed by rugged mountains. Nelson is a city of art and the gateway to the stunning Abel Tasman National Park.

Good to know

Time difference:

GMT +12 hours (GMT +13 hours from the last week in March to the first week in October)


New Zealand Dollar (NZ$) comprising of 100 cents.

Flying time to destination:

Auckland: 23 hours, Christchurch: 24½ hours.

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When to visit

Jan 23°c
Feb 22°c
Mar 21°c
Apr 18°c
May 15°c
Jun 13°c
Jul 12°c
Aug 13°c
Sep 17°c
Oct 17°c
Nov 20°c
Dec 21°c
Further climate information

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