Nelson Creek suspension bridge
Image: Baptiste Maryns | ©



Nelson Creek is an excellent spot to go walking, camping and exploring. With historic water races, tunnels, recreational gold fossicking and a number of short walks, there is plenty to do.

900 m - 2 km

Walking and tramping

20 min - 1 hr 30 min Easiest: Easy access short walk


Paparoa National Park Visitor Centre
Phone +64 3 731 1895
Address 4294 Coast Road
RD 1 Runanga 7873
Hours See visitor centre hours
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