PLAN YOUR VISIT

Travelling from out of town? Make the most of our sunny region and make a weekend of it!

Accommodation

The following accommodation suppliers have generously offered discounted rates for Cider Festival attendees

RUTHERFORD HOTEL

The Rutherford Hotel is located in the City Centre and is 2.9km from Founders Park, a range of room types available.

Book online and use discount code 'Cider'

TASMAN BAY BACKPACKERS

Located very close to Founders Park (1km) with a range of both
private and shared rooms

Book online and use discount code 'TBBCIDER'

COLLINGWOOD
MANOR

Located conveniently between the city centre and Founders Park.

Book direct for a 20% discount.

Phone 03 545 9022

Nelson Tasman

GETTING TO NELSON

Located at the Top of the South Island, Nelson Tasman is highly connected to other parts of the country and to the world.

Whether you prefer to take a scenic drive, sit back and relax on a coachfly with one of our many airlines or catch a ferry from Wellington, there are a variety of transport options available to suit your travel needs.

THE VENUE

Set in the beautiful traffic-free environment of Founders Heritage Park, it is the ideal venue to celebrate cider at the NZ Cider Festival. 

Address: 87 Atawhai Drive in Nelson

EXPLORE THE NELSON TASMAN REGION

Nelson Tasman is a hub of activity all year round, offering the perfect balance of indoor and outdoor adventures! Whether you choose to indulge in the artistic essence of the region, the plethora of golden sandy beaches that stretch from the city through to the bay, or the spectacular network of walking and cycling trails, a visit to Nelson Tasman is sure to keep you entertained from start to finish.

The Nelson i-SITE team is a group of experienced travel professionals with extensive knowledge of the best quality activities and accommodation for visitors and locals to experience in the Nelson Tasman region and New Zealand. The i-SITE is a one-stop agency that sells activities, accommodation, transport, event tickets and promotes local produce and experiences to add value to visitors and residents within the region.

The New Zealand Cider Festival is a family-friendly event. Under 18s are free when accompanied by a paying adult.
You must be over 18 to consume alcohol and legal photo identification may be required.

Sponsors

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The NZ Cider Festival has received sponsorship funding for this year’s event from the Nelson Events Marketing & Development Programme, which is funded by the Nelson City Council. The Programme’s objective is to stimulate Nelson City’s economy in the shoulder and off seasons by bringing new spending through visitors coming to Nelson for distinct events.

Location

Founder's Heritage Park

87 Atawhai Drive, The Wood,

Nelson, New Zealand

Contact us

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