Experience Nelson Tasman

Experience Nelson Tasman, New Zealand is an online directory providing information on restaurants, activities, attractions, shops, entertainment, arts and crafts.

This information is also easily accessible via your mobile, ipad or tablet as it is fully responsive and adaptive to a variety of screen sizes – so no need to download an app!

Informing visitors since 1999

Experience Nelson Tasman, New Zealand was formerly known as the Harlequin Guides to Nelson, then as The Visual Guides. Locally owned and operated, Experience Nelson Tasman continues on the legacy of a small family business.

We also publish three desk map pads and a booklet guide which, together with this website, promote local businesses to the local and visitor markets. This diverse range of published media ensures locals and visitors find it easy to obtain information on what to see and do, where to eat, where to shop and where to stay.

The map pads include street indexes and map coordinates, attractions of interest to visitors, walking and cycle tracks, lookout points, supermarkets, banks, and service stations. They are used extensively by accommodation providers, local car hire firms and various visitor attractions. There are three separate pads for local regions that complement each other which are Nelson City/Richmond & Suburbs, Nelson Tasman rural areas/Golden Bay and Motueka Township/The Abel Tasman.

The Experience Nelson Tasman guide which is now one convenient booklet with three emotive sections Excite, Nourish and Indulge (formerly Fun, Menu and Shop) offering information on where to eat, what to see and do, and local shopping including galleries and arts and crafts. Now in its 17th year of publication, the guide has proved its effectiveness and is in demand. The guide is available free of charge from numerous places within the Nelson Tasman region, many of which display them in prominent locations in special stands supplied.