About us

Executive Limousines Nelson is a family business operating out of Nelson since 1997. We specialise in personalised bespoke tours of the South Island. We have that vital local knowledge which can be the difference between a fantastic or a mediocre visit. We’ll help you to find those well-kept secret spots and places to visit that will set your experience apart from the others.

Our People

John Gilbertson Director
John has been involved in Tourism in the top of the South for over twenty years.  A retired teacher with several years as an advisor.  John began driving for the company in 1998 and in 2012 became managing director when he and wife Sally purchased the business. John enjoys meeting new people from all walks of life and sharing his knowledge of the South Island.

Eric Davy Chauffeur
Eric is a retired Police traffic officer . He recently retired from his role as a Nelson City councillor.  Eric loves sharing his knowledge of the ‘top of the south’, West coast and southern regions with our clients.

David Pritchard Chauffeur
Dave is a retired school principal with an in-depth knowledge of the Nelson region. He is a part time grape grower and knows his wines. He enjoys sharing his knowledge of wine and the top of the south with our many overseas visitors.

Colin Simmons Chauffeur
Colin is a retired international airline pilot. He has lived in several international locations and has a bundle of knowledge. He enjoys planning day tours and visits to the many wineries and local artisans.

Terry Byrne Chauffeur
Terry has served in many professional business roles, he is currently a member of the Justice of Peace executive. Terry is an avid car enthusiast and enjoys sharing his knowledge with our clients.

Jenny Clarken Chauffeur
Jenny has travelled overseas and throughout NZ.   Her interests and passions are varied and include gardening (she has a productive home garden and orchard), bee keeping, music, and Art.  She enjoys sharing her knowledge of the region with our clients.

Tim Morice Chauffeur
Tim is based in Motueka and is a well known retired radio announcer and a registered celebrant. He also supports the St Johns Ambulance in Motueka and works in the community through his contacts in Rotary.

Lyndal McMeeking Chauffeur
Lyndal has been helping visitors enjoy the stunning south island for over 10 years.  Having recently moved to Nelson from Christchurch Lyndal brings with her years of designing tour and travel itineraries.   Her interests and passions are varied and include good food and wine, music, live theatre and all sports.    She also speaks Japanese and has a good understanding of the Japanese culture.

David Buckton Chauffeur
David is based in Mapua.  He has worked with the Dept of Conservation.  He is a keen photographer and knows the place for that perfect shot.  David is always happy to share his knowledge of the region.

Nelson contractor with the DIA for crown services

Some of the team on Government assignment

NZ Tourism Gold membership and environmentally aware

We appreciate that visitors come to New Zealand for the outstanding natural and unspoiled beauty and we want it to stay that way.

We take our environmental responsibility seriously and believe that we can take positive steps to mitigate the adverse effects on the environment caused by our business and services without compromising the quality of the services that our clients enjoy.

Company Detail

Executive Limousines Nelson Ltd is a division of Go2it Ltd:

Our New Zealand Registered company number is : 2088818

Our New Zealand GST number is : 99016620

Our New Zealand Bank account number is : 03 0703 0665877 002 Westpac NZ

Our New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport Service License number is : 0306180

Our membership number of the Bus and Coach Assn of NZ is : BCA3357