These are short journeys which will result in a very pleasant outing for the day, These destinations are about 2-3 hours away.
1 Head down the coast to Kaikoura
2 Up the Wairau Valley to St Arnaud and Nelson Lakes National Park
3 Across to Nelson, Mapua and Kaiteriteri
and a shorter journey to Havelock and Pelorus River which is on the way to Nelson