Nelson Lakes National Park Walks

Nelson Lakes National Park was originally designated as a National Park in 1956. Located at the northern end of the Southern Alps, Nelson Lakes National Park is only about 1 hour 15 minutes drive from both Blenheim and Nelson.

Popular with day walkers and overnight hikers or trampers, Nelson Lakes National Park is centred on the small town of St Arnaud, which nestles beside Lake Rotoiti. Nelson Lakes National park offers a variety of terrain from peaceful beech forest and rocky mountain passes, to glacial valleys with crystal clear streams and lakes.

  • 8 Day Great Taste Trail Guided Bike and Hike Tour
    From Nelson: If you are a travelling tourist in New Zealand; or even a local who has not heard of us; the 8 Day Great Taste Trail National Park Explorer deal is one tasty, and scenic opportunity that you don’t want to miss. We...
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  • Angelus Alpine Adventure - 3 Day
    From Nelson: Contained within Nelson Lakes National Park is the pristine mountain lake of Lake Angelus. The lake lies in an alpine basin surrounded by tussock, rocky mountain ridges and towering peaks, such as Mt Angelus...
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  • Nelson Lakes Adventure - 3 Day
    From Nelson: Nelson Lakes National Park is a gem among New Zealand's wilderness areas from valley low to mountain high, from azure lakes to the forest foliage. On this Nelson Lakes Track Walk we explore the park over three days,...
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  • Travers Sabine Wilderness - 5 Day
    From Nelson: Our 5 day guided hike on the Travers Sabine Circuit Wilderness Hike in Nelson Lakes National Park is an all inclusive package - starting and returning to Nelson. After departing Nelson we start the walk after a brief...
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