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Golden Bay

Golden Bay is a shallow bay, separated from the sea by Farewell Spit, which lies at the northwest end of the South Island. The bay is bordered by Kahurangi National Park and Abel Tasman National Park in Nelson. Golden Bay is a vast, beautiful paradise for nature lovers – at the end of a wonderfully scenic road trip.

From Picton, drive to Golden Bay via Nelson or through Queen Charlotte Sounds (four or five hours driving) and from Christchurch (about 296km away), it's a seven hour drive via the Lewis Pass, Murchison, Nelson and Highway 60. Experience the long, slow climb over Takaka Hill (the 'Marble Mountain'), stop to marvel at Harwoods Hole, the Ngarua Caves and the Te Waikoropupu Springs (the 'Pupu Springs') - New Zealand's largest freshwater springs and home of the clearest spring water in the world. more

Popular with visitors to Golden Bay is the bird sanctuary on Farewell Spit, horse trekking on the beautiful Wharariki Beach, the Te Anaroa Caves, Bencarri Farm Park, Anatoki Salmon Park and cafe, and the scenic drive to the golden beaches of Ligar Bay and Tata Beach. Takaka Hill near Golden Bay hosts the unique, 'earth friendly festival' of Lumminate.

Accommodation in Golden Bay is in 'character-style' backpackers, baches, cottages, luxury lodges, plus modern motels and campgrounds.

 

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ABEL TASMAN CANYONS

Motueka, Nelson

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ABEL TASMAN SEA SHUTTLES

Abel Tasman National Park

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BETHANY PARK

Holiday Park and Christian Camp

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CANOPY CAMPING ESCAPES

Quartz Clearing

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CLASSIC CAR TOURS

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Farewell Spit

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GOLDEN BAY COACHLINES

Nelson & Golden Bay

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GOLDEN BAY HOLIDAY PARK

Tukurua Beach, Golden Bay

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Kahurangi National Park

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LABYRINTH ROCKS

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MOLESWORTH TOUR COMPANY

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Takaka Open Mic Night

From: Thu 19th Aug 2021

Lindy Valente and Ron Valente (Gypsy Pickers) take turns to host and perform for the Open Mic Night at Roots Bar, Takaka, every Thursday. This is a popular night with locals and travelers. Bring along your songs, ...

Where: Roots Bar, Golden Bay, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 1 Commercial St, Takaka, Golden Bay, Nelson / Tasman

From: 9:00pm on Thursday 19th August 2021
To: 11:00pm on Thursday 2nd June 2022

Jed & Friends

Fri 27th May 2022

Have a fun afternoon out in Tākaka when you come along to a concert in the library for NZ Music Month! Jed Bright and some of his musical friends will be playing music in all kinds of styles, so there'll be something ...

Where: Takaka Memorial Library, Golden Bay, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 3 Junction St, Takaka, Golden Bay, Nelson / Tasman

From: 12:00pm on Friday 27th May 2022
To: 1:00pm on Friday 27th May 2022

PCANZ Small Print Exhibition series 2022 - Takaka

From: Mon 9th May 2022

An unselected, travelling exhibition of A4 prints by Print Council of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) in collaboration with galleries around the country. PCANZ members’ original prints are exhibited widely throughout ...

Where: Art Vault Takaka, Golden Bay, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 57 Commercial Street, Golden Bay, Nelson / Tasman

From: 10:00am on Monday 9th May 2022
To: 4:00pm on Saturday 25th June 2022

Albi & The Wolves

Sat 28th May 2022

“They carry the folk label but this is folk that someone has tinkered with under the bonnet.” - The Hook, Ian Thomas Albi & The Wolves set fire to stages and fill hearts with hope with their energetic and ...

Where: Mussel Inn, Golden Bay, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 1259 State Highway 60, Onekaka, Golden Bay, Nelson / Tasman

From: 8:00pm on Saturday 28th May 2022
To: 11:59pm on Saturday 28th May 2022

Chakras & Prana Vidya Yoga & Meditation Retreat

From: Sat 28th May 2022

With: Swami Karma Karuna Saturday 28 May, 2022 - Monday 06 June, 2022 Enjoy yogic techniques such as Hatha Yoga, Yoga Nidra, Prana Nidra, Meditation, Karma Yoga, Fire Ceremony and Kirtan to transform and enhance the ...

Where: Anahata Yoga Retreat, Golden Bay, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 727 Bird Road, Bird's Clearing, Takaka, Golden Bay, New Zealand, Golden Bay, Nelson / Tasman

From: 9:00am on Saturday 28th May 2022
To: 5:00am on Sunday 29th May 2022

Pilates Class Takaka

From: Sat 28th May 2022

Easy online booking via our website. PILATES is an effective and safe system of controlled exercises that engage the mind and condition the total body to improve general fitness and overall well being. It concentrates ...

Where: Takaka Bowling Club, Golden Bay, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 14 Hiawatha Lane, Golden Bay, Nelson / Tasman

From: 4:00pm on Saturday 28th May 2022
To: 5:00pm on Saturday 10th September 2022

The Big Bike Film Night 2022

Sun 5th Jun 2022

Prepare to be inspired Takaka! The Big Bike Film Night is on a mission bringing the best cycling short films from around the world together for you. Showcasing our 2022 collection that has everything a ...

Where: Takaka Village Theatre, Golden Bay, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 32 Commercial St, Takaka, Golden Bay, Nelson / Tasman

From: 7:30pm on Sunday 5th June 2022
To: 10:00pm on Sunday 5th June 2022

Mundi - African percussion and dance

Sat 18th Jun 2022

Come and join Mundi for a night of magical music with flute, guitar, voice and African drums and dance! Binding communities together through their love of drumming, music and dance at the special place that is the Mussel ...

Where: Mussel Inn, Golden Bay, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 1259 State Highway 60, Onekaka, Golden Bay, Nelson / Tasman

From: 7:30pm on Saturday 18th June 2022
To: 10:00pm on Saturday 18th June 2022

Swingers Club & Brothel

Wed 29th Jun 2022

87-year-old Patricia Goldsack, known as Pat to her friends and lovers has toured New Zealand for the last six decades with her touring swingers club and brothel. Looking to make a dollar in her old age, and lots of new ...

Where: Mussel Inn, Golden Bay, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 1259 State Highway 60, Onekaka, Golden Bay, Nelson / Tasman

From: 8:00pm on Wednesday 29th June 2022
To: 10:00pm on Wednesday 29th June 2022

Wild Basket Making Workshop

From: Sat 24th Sep 2022

Two Day Workshops run Saturday and Sunday 10am - 4pm. Multi-disciplined fibre artist Anita Peters is offering to share her techniques of making baskets using a variety of natural and found materials located at her ...

Where: Fairholme Gallery, Golden Bay, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 637 East Takaka Road, Golden Bay, Nelson / Tasman

From: 10:00am on Saturday 24th September 2022
To: 4:00pm on Sunday 25th September 2022

Featured
 
Mainstay New Zealand Hotels

Mainstay NZ Hotels

Large collection of independent hotels.

Choice Hotels

Choice Hotels

Holiday packages for any occasion.

Hawkdun Rise

Hawkdun Rise

Boutique vineyard-stay near the town of Alexandra.