Abel Tasman National Park

Abel Tasman National Park

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VISIT Abel Tasman National Park:

Park Details

Abel Tasman National Park was established in 1942, and has a total area of 58,589 acres (92 square miles, or 237 square kilometers).

Address Millers Acre/Taha o te Awa, 79 Trafalgar Street, Nelson, South Island, 7010
Phone+64 3 546 9339
Entrance FeeFree
Learn MoreOfficial Website

When to Visit: Weather vs. Peak Visitation

We crunched 30 years of historical weather and/or park service data to find the best months to visit Abel Tasman National Park. We looked for the optimal temperatures, the least amount of snow and rain, and stayed away from peak visitation months if we could help it. All this data then helped us paint a picture as to what the absolute best time to visit Abel Tasman National Park is.

Our data shows the best months to visit Abel Tasman National Park are January, February, March & November.

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Avg Temp676763595450495054586164
Max Temp777671666157555762677174
Avg Temp515249464341393941434549
Min Temp424340363332303030323540
Temperature values in °F; Precipitation in Inches

Abel Tasman National Park Road Trips

Many family vacations consist of stringing one or more national parks together during a week-long trip. Creating these types of trips is our specialty! Here are the road trips we've created where Abel Tasman National Park is visited.

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Other Nearby National Park Sites

From national monuments, to historic sites to seashores and more, here are the other parks closest to Abel Tasman National Park.

Tongariro National Park1 km
Whanganui National Park59 km
Egmont National Park132 km
Kahurangi National Park334 km
Nelson Lakes National Park393 km

Nearest Ski Resorts

For those of you who are the diehard outdoors type, visiting a national park on a ski trip can be quite the adventure. Here are the ski resorts within 100 miles of Abel Tasman National Park:

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Nearest Airports

When visiting a National park, many people are faced with either a very long drive across country, or a much shorter flight. For those of you looking to fly into Abel Tasman National Park, we've listed the closest airports in the area.

Large Airports

A large airport has scheduled major airline service with millions of passengers per year. This type of airport always accepts international flights. Here are the closest large airports to Abel Tasman National Park.

Wellington International AirportWLGWellington, 244 km
Auckland International AirportAKLAuckland, 255 km
Christchurch International AirportCHCChristchurch, 539 km
Medium Airports

A medium-sized airport has scheduled regional airline service. This type of airport may or may not accept international flights. Here are the closest medium-sized airports to Abel Tasman National Park.

Taupo AirportTUOTaupo, 67 km
Wanganui AirportWAGWanganui, 97 km
Hawke's Bay AirportNPENapier, 113 km
Palmerston North AirportPMR, 123 km
New Plymouth AirportNPLNew Plymouth, 124 km
Rotorua Regional AirportROTRotorua, 138 km
Hamilton International AirportHLZHamilton, 151 km

Credits: Campground data provided by USCampgrounds.info. Map shapes from CartographyVectors. Weather data from NOAA. Airport data from OurAirports.com. Images from Unsplash, Flickr and Parks&Trips. All data has also been updated and augmented by Parks&Trips.