The busiest month for tourism in Nelson, New Zealand is March, followed by July and June. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Nelson in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Transport in Nelson is generally modern, friendly and affordable. Nelson public transport options may include buses, taxis, trains, flights or ferries. Alternatively hire a rental car, motorbike or motorhome.
average temperatures in Nelson vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 43rd percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Nelson, the hottest months are January, February, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late January and early February where highs are regularly around 75.2°F (24°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 57.2°F (14°C) at night.
Nelson is a city on the South Island of New Zealand, facing Tasman Bay. It’s known for local arts and crafts stores, and art galleries. It’s also a popular base for nearby caving sites, vineyards and Abel Tasman National Park. Established by English settlers in 1841, the city’s history is showcased at Founders Heritage Park, a living museum with a vintage railway.