Hiking & Exploring
The Nelson/Tasman region includes three of the country’s 14 national parks – one a coastal paradise (the Abel Tasman); one an alpine retreat (Nelson Lakes); the third, Kahurangi, a vast swathe of virgin rainforest and awe-inspiring mountains stretching across more than 450,000 hectares, or almost the entire northwest corner of the South Island. All three parks are within easy reach of Edenhouse.
The Abel Tasman is well-known for the easy walking track that hugs the full 50-odd kilometres of foreshore. You can retreat into the mountain serenity of Nelson Lakes, or the remote and epic back-country of the giant Kahurangi National Park.