A delightful day exploring the gorgeous Abel Tasman coastline by private launch and walking parts of the Abel Tasman track. read more. Abel Tasman Private Launch & Walk
Nelson Region Day Trips
Simply Wild Journeys make it easy and manageable to enjoy the diverse, world class landscape of Nelson, Tasman and the Marlborough Sounds. Our range of bespoke private day trips encompass walking and hiking, cycling and mountain biking, sea kayaking, boating and sailing, with time to immerse yourself in our unique art and wine culture.
Our private guides have travel at heart, and ensure every adventure makes memories of a lifetime. We'll tailor your experience, taking care of all the logistics so you can relax and enjoy New Zealand’s breathtaking landscapes, and the variety of activities on offer.
A wonderful day trip sailing and exploring Abel Tasman National Park by private yacht and walking sections of the Abel Tasman track. read more. Abel Tasman Private Yacht & Hike
A spectacular helihike travelling through the diverse mountain and coastal landscapes of Kahurangi National Park and hiking on the famous Heaphy track. read more. Heaphy Track Helihike
A delightful, private guided alpine day walk on Mt Arthur, on the eastern edge of Kahurangi National Park, accessible by 4WD vehicle. read more. Mount Arthur Walk – Hike
An active alpine helihike through the big, bold and fascinating marble karst landscape landscape of Mt Owen – the Nelson regions highest mountain. read more. Mount Owen Alpine Heli-Hike
Private personalised day trips easy cycling on some of the best sections of Nelson’s Great Taste trail – fully guided or supported.
The Coppermine Trail helibike is a classic mountain bike ride which provides enjoyable wilderness adventure minutes from Nelson City by helicopter. read more. Coppermine Trail Helibike
A high end active adventure day for those with short time in Nelson, Helibiking behind Nelson City and Sea Kayaking in Abel Tasman read more. Heli-bike & Sea Kayak Adventure
A 4 – 5 hour mountain hike in the alpine environment of Nelson Lakes National Park read more. Nelson Lakes – Bushline Circuit Hike
An easy alpine mountain helihike on an old mining trail through beech forest behind Nelson City read more. Dun Mountain Heli Hike
This rugged and spectacular off-trail cross country alpine helihike near Nelson offers spectacular views of the top of the South Island. read more. Mount Richmond Alpine Heli Hike
A high impact day trip experiencing the mountain heart of Kahurangi National Park in the morning, and sea kayaking in Abel Tasman National Park in the afternoon. At one million read more. Mountains to Sea Scenic Day Trip
A private day trip by helicopter from Nelson walking on the Queen Charlotte track in the outer Marlborough Sounds read more. Marlborough Sounds Helihike
A true adventure day rafting the last section of the challenging and remote Karamea river by helicopter or plane from Nelson. read more. Karamea River Heli-Raft
A private tailored experience of the highlights of Nelson’s Art, Wine and Culture scene read more. A Taste of Nelson – Wine – Art – Culture