Tour Desk

The Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco

Knowledgeable advice - friendly assistance!

You name it - we can help organise it!

Book a day tour outing or activity direct from the hotel reception

A visit to the beautiful Nelson/Tasman region would be incomplete without getting out to discover the many and varied delights of the region. Whether it's a visit to the local wineries or craft beer breweries, cafes and restaurants, artist studios, or exploring national treasures such as the Abel Tasman and Kahurangi National Parks.

Guests at the Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco are able to arrange day tour outings or activities, or even activities at their next stop by talking to the team at our reception office.

Many local tour operators will pick-up and drop-off guests from the hotel reception; below is a list of just some of the local operators we work with to make your stay in the Nelson/Tasman region an exciting and interesting experience:

  • Abel Tasman Aqua Taxi
  • Abel Tasman Canyons
  • Abel Tasman Kahu Kayaks
  • Abel Tasman Kayaks
  • Abel Tasman Sailing
  • Abel Tasman Skydive
  • Bay Tours Wine Tours Nelson Tasman
  • Cat Sailing and Launch Charters
  • Dolphin Encounter Kaikoura
  • Kaiteriteri Kayaks
  • Kiwi Kayaks
  • Marahau Sea Kayaks
  • Marahau Water Taxis
  • R&R Kayaks
  • Sea Shuttle Abel Tasman
  • The Sea Kayak Company
  • Vintage Wine Tours Nelson/Marlborough
  • Whale Watching Kaikoura
  • Wilsons Abel Tasman

Bicycles from Nelson Cycle Hire are available from reception, enabling guests to experience the Tasman Great Taste Cycle Trail which passes directly in front of the hotel.

Packed lunches are available from The Monaco Kitchen for $16.50pp, these can also be arranged through reception for collection in the morning before heading out to explore the region!

All images in the gallery below are courtesy of the Nelson Regional Development Agency image library.


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