All information about Nelson Cruise Port. Timetable for the arrival of ships, the time of their stay and the number of passengers. Nelson Port news. Weather forecast and historical weather, as well as water temperatures around Nelson.

Nelson, New Zealand
Nelson, New Zealand | © Jason Parlane

Nelson: tourist information

Nelson is a city on the South Island of New Zealand, facing Tasman Bay. It's known for local arts and crafts stores, and art galleries. It's also a popular base for nearby caving sites, vineyards and Abel Tasman National Park. Established by English settlers in 1841, the city's history is showcased at Founders Heritage Park, a living museum with a vintage railway.


  • Country: New Zealand
  • Capital: Wellington/New Zealand
  • Government: New Zealand
  • State/Region: Nelson City
  • Time Zone: +12 GMT
  • Language: English, Maori
  • Latitude: -41.2833333
  • Longitude: 173.2833333
  • Est. Population: 41638
  • Currency: New Zealand Dollar
  • Fire: Nelson Fire Station - Address: Gloucester St., Nelson, New Zealand; Phone: (03) 546-2100
  • Police: Nelson Police Station - Address: St John St., Nelson, New Zealand; Phone: (03) 546-3840
  • Hospital: Nelson Hospital - Address: Tipahi St., Nelson, New Zealand; Phone: (03) 546-1800
  • General: Emergency Phone: 111
  • Nelson, New Zealand
    Nelson, New Zealand | © ryturmax.

    Nelson Cruise Port Schedule

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    Nelson, New Zealand
    Nelson, New Zealand | © Karna Malone

    Nelson in the News

    Port rating and occupancy

    Port of Nelson ranks 737th in the world in terms of the number of tourists visiting it.

    Number of cruise ship calls in the coming year: 5.

    The total number of tourists (passengers) of cruise ships in the port of Nelson in the next 12 months is 2976.

    According to the popularity rating among more than 1,000 cruise ports in the world, Nelson ranks 197.

    Weather in Nelson

    Mar 29
    Min/Max temp: 41°F (5°C) / 59°F (15°C)
    Clear (clear sky), no wind
    Mar 30
    Min/Max temp: 43°F (6°C) / 59°F (15°C)
    Clear (clear sky), no wind
    Mar 31
    Min/Max temp: 46°F (8°C) / 61°F (16°C)
    Clouds (broken clouds), no wind
    Apr 1
    Min/Max temp: 55°F (13°C) / 63°F (17°C)
    Rain (heavy intensity rain), no wind
    Apr 2
    Min/Max temp: 54°F (12°C) / 68°F (20°C)
    Rain (light rain), no wind
    Apr 3
    Min/Max temp: 50°F (10°C) / 64°F (18°C)
    Rain (light rain), no wind
    Apr 4
    Min/Max temp: 52°F (11°C) / 64°F (18°C)
    Clear (clear sky), no wind
    Apr 5
    Min/Max temp: 50°F (10°C) / 63°F (17°C)
    Clear (clear sky), no wind

    Current water temperature in Nelson now is 60°F (15.4°C)

    Water temperature data provided by

    Annual Weather

    Min/Max temp: 61°F (16°C) / 66°F (19°C)
    Min/Max temp: 63°F (17°C) / 66°F (19°C)
    Min/Max temp: 59°F (15°C) / 64°F (18°C)
    Min/Max temp: 57°F (14°C) / 61°F (16°C)
    Min/Max temp: 54°F (12°C) / 57°F (14°C)
    Min/Max temp: 50°F (10°C) / 54°F (12°C)
    Min/Max temp: 48°F (9°C) / 52°F (11°C)
    Min/Max temp: 50°F (10°C) / 54°F (12°C)
    Min/Max temp: 52°F (11°C) / 55°F (13°C)
    Min/Max temp: 54°F (12°C) / 57°F (14°C)
    Min/Max temp: 55°F (13°C) / 61°F (16°C)
    Min/Max temp: 59°F (15°C) / 63°F (17°C)
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