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Nelson is a beautiful city originally inhabited by the Maoris. It is an old city that serves as an important economic center of New Zealand. The city of Nelson is, perhaps, the sunniest city in the entire NZ. It is also known for its excellent beaches, seafood, wines, and music festivals.

Rent a car in Nelson – explore the city

When you are sitting at the Top of the South island in NZ, you get not only sunshine but also an abundance of natural scenery to mesmerize you in the form of long and sandy beaches, thick forests, rugged mountains, and much, much more. To get to all places of tourist attraction, it makes sense to have a car for hire in Nelson.

Explore The Natural Beauty of the City

It is not just the sun and the location that attracts tourists and creative individuals to Nelson. If the golden beaches of the Golden Bay look mesmerizing, the waters in freshwater springs in inland Takaka look amazingly clear. Get close to nature by walking on the Abel Tasman Coast Track, where you get a chance to see the colonies of blue penguins and seals. If you cannot resist the temptation of so much sunshine, just relax under the sun while sipping wines from local vineyards at the golden beaches along the coastline. When there is so much to see and do, it makes sense to hire a car in Nelson.

Must visit places in Nelson

Nelson has several lakes that are famous among lovers of fishing. Lake Rotorua in Nelson is one of the best trout fishing venues in the world, and Port Nelson is considered the largest fishing port in entire Australasia. If you love outdoor activities, there is a lot to do in Nelson in the form of sailing, kayaking, hiking, and mountain climbing. Nelson is also home to many parks and places with recreational activities. It even has a small zoo, called the Natureland Zoological Park. If the city’s arts and culture of is what attracts you, there are two museums, that is, Nelson Provincial Museum and the World of Wearable Art. The Nelson Provincial Museum is the research library and an Archive holding large microfilm collection being accessed in a regular manner by researches on the microfilm readers. World of Wearable Art is then a museum, which is devoted for the wearable art as well as classic cars located in Nelson and opened in October 2001.

Car rental in Nelson for ease of travel

Getting a car for rent in Nelson allows you to save on time and money, because you can move effortlessly between places of tourist attraction without having to wait for public transport. You can even get to nearby cities such as Wellington, Havelock, and Reefton.

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