Day Trips, Some of our many options are:
|Nelson Harbour Cruise & Lighthouse Visit||Sail Nelson Harbour and see the working port, fishing boats and marina from the water. Discover the unique naturally made Boulder Bank and Historic Lighthouse. Climb to the top of the lighthouse and enjoy the fantastic views.
Price $85 adult, $60 Child
Run on demand or scheduled trip. 2.5 hours.
|Short Sail||Out for a fast sail or leisurely cruise. Sail Nelson Harbour and out through The Cut into Tasman Bay. Enjoy the wind in the sails, maybe try out the helm, work the sheet ropes, play sailor!
Price $75 Adult. $50 Child
Run on demand or scheduled trip. 2 hours.
|Wednesday evening sailing||
Join us with the Tasman Bay Cruising Club on their Wednesday night racing series. Experience the excitement of sailing while in close quarters with other yachts.
Price: $70 Adult
Return approx. 7.30pm
|Mapua Day Sails||
Sail along the Rabbit Island (Moturoa) coastline. Cross the sand bar and moor at Mapua Wharf. Mapua is a vibrant hub of galleries, studios, restaurants, wine bars, cafes, and boutique breweries. Dine here for lunch and explore Mapua. Sail back to Nelson on the afternoon breeze.
|Cycle and Sail||
This one day Cycle & Sail adventure takes in some of the most stunning scenery on Tasman’s Great Taste Trail, and the amazing experience of Sailing in Tasman Bay. We have teamed up with Trail Journeys Nelson who supply you with the bicycle and cycle equipment to provide you a great day out - a half day cycle, half day sail and chance to explore and dine at Mapua seaside village.
You choose one of the four options, which direction and what location to suit your schedule. Cycle in the morning, return by Sail in the afternoon, or Sail then Cycle!
Option A: Cycle from Nelson City to Mapua, Sail Back to Nelson
Option B: Sail to Mapua, Cycle Back to Nelson
Option C: Cycle from Kaiteriteri to Mapua, Sail back to Nelson
Option D: Sail from Nelson to Mapua, Cycle to Kaiteriteri (Catch Trail Hopper bus back)
Your destination – Mapua Wharf is a vibrant hub of galleries, studios, restaurants, wine bars, cafes, shops and the Golden Bear Boutique Brewery. A Perfect destination for lunch while sampling the relaxed atmosphere and vibe.
Total maximum cycling distance - 32 Km's (Nelson to Mapua), 40 km's (Kaiteriteri to Mapua)
Nelson Overnight Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Cruise
|Nelson Overnight Sail, Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Cruise.
Depart Nelson 5.30pm for an early evening sail on Tasman Bay. Opportunity to go ashore at the Boulder Bank and visit Nelson's historic lighthouse. Climb to the top for some fantastic views. Anchor for the night here or Haul-a-shore Island. Enjoy a sunset dinner. Take in the evening stars, chill out onboard and enjoy a peaceful sleep on a sailing catamaran. Breakfast in the morning and return to dock.
Bed & Breakfast Option, Price $250 per person . Bedding & Linen provided. Minimum numbers apply.