Its mild Mediterranean climate makes Nelson a tourist favorite; the weather is almost always perfect for camping. With a high number of daily sunshine hours and just the occasional rainfall, you can look forward to great outdoor fun any time of the year. Prepare for your trip with our New Zealand Camping Checklist.
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Summer holidays start in mid-December to late January. There are also two week breaks between school terms, usually in mid-April, mid-July and late September.
The Queen's birthday is celebrated on the first Monday of June while Labor Day is celebrated on the fourth Monday of October.
Nelson Anniversary Day is on February 1, and is usually observed on the first Monday of February. Know the holidays with Public Holidays In New Zealand.
Although summer (December to February) is a popular travel period, it also brings in the most number of visitors, so pre-booking your Nelson Campervan Hire and Holiday Park stays are a must. Spring (September to November) has the best camping weather, but remember to bring some sunscreen.
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