Around Nelson – Part 3

Lastly, we took a short drive to explore the surrounds of Nelson. Just a short drive from the ‘burbs is Matai Valley, the weekend playground for Nelsonites.

Matai Valley

Can you believe that all this is a mere 15 minute drive from the centre of Nelson?

Matai Valley

Hubby wanted to visit here because of some obscure geological significance.

Matai Valley

The peaks and distances freaked me out though, and we hardly made it out of the car park.

Matai Valley

Instead, I contemplated the view of the dam.

Matai Valley

We did a short walk near the dam, which warranted a nice meal back in town.

Matai Valley

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