our story

Nelson Tours and Travel is a premier tour company that takes pride in being entirely kiwi owned and operated by a dynamic husband and wife duo, Helen and CJ Power. With a combined experience of over 20 years in the local tourism industry, they have established an exceptional reputation for providing unparalleled experiences to their clients. The company is known for its personalized touch, which is largely attributable to the friendly and outgoing personality of CJ, who also doubles up as your guide. With his background as a musician and DJ, he is always up for entertaining his guests with some tunes on tour. He is also an avid photographer, hobby wine maker, basketball player, snowboarder, and a passionate All Blacks fan. Both Helen and CJ have traveled extensively around the world, which has given them a wealth of knowledge and understanding of different cultures and ways of life. Their travels have also equipped them with a keen eye for detail, ensuring that every aspect of your tour is meticulously planned and executed to perfection. In 2019, the duo was fortunate enough to embark on a journey of a lifetime, further broadening their horizons and deepening their appreciation for the beauty and diversity of our planet. At Nelson Tours and Travel, you can be assured of an unforgettable experience that is tailored to your preferences, making every moment of your tour truly special.