Nelson Arts Festival

11 - 27 OCTOBER

Nelson Arts Festival 11 - 27 October

The 23rd Nelson Arts Festival programme has launched, with a stellar line-up of national and international talent coming to Nelson from 11-27 October 2017.

The Nelson Arts Festival welcomes in spring with a programme packed with fabulous events. Theatre, dance, music, writers' talks, comedy, visual arts, community and family events, korero - from near and far, free and ticketed.

It's a great opportunity to get out on a holiday around the Nelson and the upper South Island! Taking a campervan on holiday is an awesome way to experience New Zealand up close and personal, getting closer with nature and locals.

Plan your Nelson trip with your own private motorhome rental from Mighway, and let the journey unfold!

Pickup near Nelson

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Irma Jean the Retro Caravan

The caravan is fully set up for a family of four, with a small double bed and 2 singles. There is usually room on NZ campsites to pitch a tent if you have a bigger group, and a gazebo with chairs or stretchers if you wish to put one up.

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Adrian's Frank the 4 Berth

Frank the 4 Berth is based in Nelson and is available for pickup & delivery at the Tahunanui Beach Kiwi Holiday Park or airport upon request. This vehicle is fitted with a fully equipped kitchen with grill, fridge/freezer, hot water and gas hob.

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Lawrence's Hopping Away

2 berth motor home that can easily sleep comfortably 2 adults and 2 children and become a 4 berth, comes with all the basic living equipment, some bedding and linen, kitchen gear to get your daily meals sorted, extra storage, toilet and shower.


I had an absolutely amazing time recently, out cruising through the Waikato and Taranaki in a Mighway camper van. The van came with everything I could possibly need, and the easy communication from the head office was great.

- Elizabeth

Check out our blog for travel inspiration!

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Abel Tasman Coast Track

If you are a lover of hiking and camping in New Zealand, then you need to check out Abel Tasman National Park and Abel Tasman Coast Track. Take a look at everything they have to offer visitors.

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Blue Lake, Nelson

Tucked away deep in the New Zealand mountains is Nelson lakes National park, home of Blue Lake. In 2011, scientific tests determined that the clearest natural body of fresh water in the world is Blue Lake.

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Christchurch to Nelson

The road trip from Christchurch to Nelson is paved with new and exciting stops, activities, and destinations. With a total distance of approximately six driving hours, you can make the whole trip in a day or three!