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Nelson Lakes National Park

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Absolutely stunning

Visited here on a beautiful winters day. Stunning Vista. The water taxis ride to whiskey falls is... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
622suziej
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Beautiful

This area was so scenic and pretty, we stopped here for lunch on our way across to the west coast... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2017
LauraEvans88
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“lake rotoiti” (22 reviews)
“st arnaud” (17 reviews)
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here on a beautiful winters day. Stunning Vista. The water taxis ride to whiskey falls is worth the money. Just beautiful scenery. Next time and in the summer I would love to do the walk around the lake.

Thank 622suziej
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This area was so scenic and pretty, we stopped here for lunch on our way across to the west coast. When we visited we were hampered by sandflies. Aside from that a really lovely spot.

Thank LauraEvans88
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Make sure you see BOTHZ lakes they are amazing Lake Rotoroa was less crowded and in my opinion a touch more amazing. It is a 11 km easy drive from the highway

Thank Da_Dutchy_64
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

i could stay in there the entire day staring at the perfect view of the lake. its so beautiful, serene and relaxing.

Thank MC G
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

I'm shocked to see that the Nelson lakes do not have more reviews on trip advisor. The place is simply stunning, probably the most stunning place I saw during my whole time in New Zealand. We only had a very short stop here as part...More

Thank Lois J
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We visited the National Park after going to Abel Tasman National Park. What a difference! Nelson Lakes NP is much quieter, and has many hiking opportunities. The Mount Robertson track should be very beautiful (did not do it, 4-5 hours). We did the Loop Track...More

Thank Jens C
Reviewed 11 February 2017

The views are already great at lake shore, but wait till you get up to the mt Robert. It's a bit of pain to get there, and equally to descent back, but well worth it. If you're in on good shape, the mt Robert circuit...More

1  Thank Halliin
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful piece of New Zealand paradise, the new bypass to picton is a Brilliant reason to visit here. Great for a break, toilet stop (Clean) see the eels under the wharf. Take your canoe out. A must see.

Thank WilsonFamilyNz
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We completed an extended version of the Travers Sabine circuit over New Year 2016/17 starting in St Arnaud we tramped via Mt Robert carpark to Coldwater Hut for a leisurely 1st day followed by a very cold swim off the jetty. The 2nd day was...More

2  Thank Ian G
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely place when it's sunny, but the amount of sand flies is annoying! Make sure to pack lots of insect repellent. Doc office there is useless with regards to bookings as we booked a powered site for camping, only to find it was on gravel....More

Thank Aimee D
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