Nelson is the Gateway to 3 National Parks
Think of Nelson as your hub... there is so much to do in every direction... All you need to do is ask one of our friendly team to help you plan an afternoon or the rest of your holiday.
Stay with us and store your luggage
while you explore the Nelson region
Stay in a modern, relaxed, family run central Nelson backpackers. Our hostel is a great place to relax, meet new friends and plan your next adventure or just step out into Nelson City. Cook your favourite food, listen to some great music, watch that movie you haven't seen yet.
And then there is the Weather...
We have earnt the nickname "Sunny Nelson". Our town is one of the sunniest places in New Zealand with around 2,500 hours of sunshine a year. With this great climate, beautiful beaches and surrounded by 3 National Parks we think you will find plenty to do when you come to stay.
What People Say
Stayed at YHA Nelson for 2 nights out of 3, leaving the middle night for a hut stay in Abel Tasman NP. All the staff were super friendly and helpful and it wasn't a problem leaving a bag for the middle night. Freshly baked bread in the morning went down well too -as did the air hockey table...