Bus to Nelson

Date posted: April 26, 2012


Nakedbus.com is a cheap (and cheerful) daily nationwide bus service. We’ve stripped the cost of travel so forget about high petrol prices and struggling with maps – let nakedbus.com take you there.

Our fares start at $1 + booking fee – but get in quick – the earlier you book; the cheaper it is.

When traveling with nakedbus.com you are supporting the local economy, as our drivers and operators are locally sourced.

Nakedbus.com has three stops in Nelson:

Nelson (Central)- I-Site Visitors Centre Carpark, Millers Acre Carpark behind I-site, corner Trafalgar & Halifax Streets.

Nelson (Tahunanui)- 623 on the Rock, Tahunanui Drive

Nelson (Airport) – Trent Drive – approximately 100m to the left of the Main entrance/terminal exit

Nakedbus.com has cheap transport from Nelson to the West Coast, Picton and Christchurch, with fares starting from $1 + booking fee.

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Location Information:

Nelson is the Arts and Crafts capital of New Zealand and the sunniest city in the country, with a geography which captures everything from the long golden beaches to untouched forests and rugged mountains.

The vibrant coastal town of Nelson is full of bustling cafes, charming boutiques and funky art galleries, waiting to be leisurely explored.

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Things to see and do in Nelson:

Abel Tasman National Park

Nelson is the gateway to the Abel Tasman National Park, which is New Zealand’s only coastal national park.  The park is renowned for beautiful beaches and crystal clear waters, and offers a stunning escape for trampers and sea kayakers.

Classed as one of New Zealands ‘Great Walks’ the Abel Tasman’s Coastal Track takes between 3-5 days to complete.  It follows the coastline through lush native bush, over limestone cliffs and along golden sandy beaches.

For those with only a day to see the park, water taxi companies can provide a personalized mix of sightseeing by boat and track walking.

From October to April  nakedbus.com at a stop located in Motueka which is an entrance to the Abel Tasman National Park.

Tahunanui Beach

Tahunanui Beach is within the city boundaries and has arguably the largest and best-equipped hoilday park in the country.

Nelson City’s famous beach is excellent for swimming and is also popular with walkers, joggers, windsurfers and sun seekers.

Nakedbus.com has a bus stop at Nelson-Tahunanui, with cheap transport to the beautiful beach starting from just $1 + booking fee.

World of Wearable Arts and Classic Cars Museum

Nelson is home to the inspirational WOW- The World of Wearable Art and Classic Cars Museum. This is only a short distance from our nakedbus.com Nelson- Aiport bus stop.

Here you will get to appreciate the intricate detailing of the incredible garments that have performed on stage in the Brancott Estate World of WearableArt™  Awards.

Meanwhile the Classic Car Gallery showcases an eclectic mix of some of the most sought-after makes and models of cars ever produced.

This famous museum welcomes thousands of local, national and international vistors each year and is well worth a visit.

Nelson Lakes National Park

Nelson lakes is a paradise of bird-filled beech forest, jagged mountains, clear streams and peaceful lakes.

The main features of Nelson Lakes Park are the two Lakes Rotoiti and Rotoroa. These lakes were formed by glaciers scoring out valleys at the headwater of the Buller River.

St Arnuad is the entrance to the park where a range of short and long walks are available.

From Nelson township there is a number of shuttle van services taking tourists inland to the National Lakes National Park.