Mapua and Ruby Bay
The quaint coastal village of Mapua is a delightful place to while away a day. With a collection of waterfront restaurants, galleries, boutique shops, a brewery and an ice-cream parlour you will be well catered for.
Watch the local children jumping off the wharf into the ocean, try your hand at fishing or take the ferry across to Rabbit Island. You can also hire bikes from here to go for a ride on the Great Taste Trail – take in the sea views and visit wineries and art galleries along the way. more
The Ruby Coast road takes you through Tasman and Kina where you can discover more beaches, a golf course, picturesque picnic spots, cafes, galleries and wineries. With many accommodation options in the area it is easy to stay and enjoy all that is on offer.
What Do You Want To Do?
Mobile-friendly - Day sailing tours aboard fast comfortable catamarans. The most peaceful and relaxing way to see the Abel Tasman—New Zealand's best sailing location and close to Nelson. With half-day, full-day, and multi-day options, we'll make the most of your time. Private charters for specialised tours available for groups up to 40.
Mobile-friendly - Luxury new boutique architecturally designed accommodation in secluded, three-acre stunning waterfront property with pool, on idyllic Kina Peninsula. Located within easy drive from Abel Tasman National Park; stunning beaches; Mapua and Nelson; local wineries, cafes and golf courses. The perfect getaway location for couples wanting a world class experience.
Mobile-friendly - Escorted, customised tours driving our Jaguar, MG and Alfa Romeo classic and modern sports cars, or yours. Enjoy up to five different cars touring the wonderful uncrowded roads of the South Island. Day or multi day trips on set dates or to your choice, taking in delightful destinations, riveting roads, characterful company, delicious dining, affable accommodation and stunning scenery!
Mobile-friendly - Our Great Taste Trail loop allows you to experience the extraordinary diversity of what this stunning region has to offer, all while sampling the local produce and warm hospitality. Cycle Journeys is your local tour operator supporting you with a one-step service, so you can create memories without the worries.
Mobile-friendly - Involved in the hospitality and tourism industry for over 20 years, Destination Tasman is a locally owned and operated business based in Motueka run by locals Chrissy and Gary. We operate a pick up and drop off service from many locations including, Motueka, Kaiteriteri, Takaka, Collingwood, Marahau, Mapua, Nelson and everywhere in between.
Mobile-friendly - Cycle the Great Taste Cycle Trail in Nelson, New Zealand with The Gentle Cycling Company. Self-guided rides for lovers of food, art & beautiful landscapes. Single day wine or craft beer rides, multi day rides in stunning rural landscapes include routes to Kaiteriteri, gateway to the Abel Tasman National Park.
Mapua Leisure Park has excellent recreational opportunities, self-contained accommodation and camping facilities for all age groups. New Zealanders favourite piece of paradise year after year! Range of accommodation from roomy tourist motels with beachfront views to snug backpacker cabins, cosy chalets, spacious powered sites, tent sites. Relaxed island-like feel characterises this unique promontory on 25 acres of native woodland.
Mobile-friendly - Welcome to the Tasman Motor Camp and Camping Ground. We're situated in the Tasman and are your ideal staging point for adventures in the Tasman Region. We have a number of accommodation options to cater for your needs including Sports Teams and larger groups. We're ideally located for a pleasant stay.
Mobile-friendly - Over 45 years knowledge within the Transport Industry. We offer solutions to your transport requirements, either local or regional, see us first. Nelson to Motueka shuttle, Airport transfers, prestige transport for individual and personalised Wine and Beer trail tours, transport for hiking/walking tracks. In fact we can pick you up from anywhere and drop you anywhere. A flexible, affordable service.
Mobile-friendly - Three beautifully renovated self-contained cottages nestled on the shore of the Waimea Inlet. Private and tranquil with wonderful estuary and mountain views. Situated halfway between Nelson City and the Abel Tasman National Park, the location is ideal for exploring the Nelson/Tasman region. Five minutes drive to excellent cafes, restaurants and galleries in Mapua Village. Motueka and Nelson nearby.
Mobile-friendly - Stylishly different, city chic meets country style in these boutique holiday homes and glamping site on 2ha farm beside Mapua seaside village. 4 bedroom Copper Gate eco-house; 3 bedroom Corru Gate; 1 bedroom Briar Rose BnB; 1 bedroom Paris Suite romantic apartment; Kissing Gate glamping(TripAdvisor's top 14 in the world). Art, rural tranquillity, stunning design, organic orchards and SPACE.
Trampers transport to all tracks in the northern part of the South Island, including Kahurangi Park, Nelson Lakes and Abel Tasman. For all numbers of persons we can pick up by 4WD from accommodation or airport anytime of day to one or both ends of tracks including: Heaphy, Tablelands, Wangapeka, the Cobb Valley, and the Leslie Karamea.
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First 1000 Days - Understand Your Brain - Nelson
In this talk you will learn about the structure of your brain and how these impact on everything you say and do. To understand how this structure comes about means re-examining your early life and the first 1000 days. ...
Where: Tahunanui School, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 69 Muritai St, Tahunanui, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 7:30pm on Wednesday 16th November 2022
To: 9:00pm on Wednesday 16th November 2022
Pickup Ultimate Frisbee
Wanting to get more active? Trying to meet some cool people? Looking for a new sport to try out? Come give Ultimate Frisbee a go. Ultimate is a well-spirited, mixed-gender, non-contact sport that is always open to ...
Where: Tahunanui Playing Fields, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: Tahunanui, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 6:00pm on Wednesday 24th August 2022
To: 7:00pm on Wednesday 30th November 2022
Sharland Cycles 5k Fun Run & Walk Series
Sharland Cycles 5k Fun Run & Walk Series Based at Club Waimea in Richmond. A series of 5k events for runners and walkers. Wednesday evenings, starts 2nd Nov thru 21st Dec, then restarts 8th Feb thru 29th ...
Where: Club Waimea, Richmond, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 345 Lower Queen Street, Richmond 7020, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 6:00pm on Wednesday 2nd November 2022
To: 11:59pm on Wednesday 29th March 2023
Richmond / Tasman Business Networking - 7.30am meeting
Do you have a business in Richmond, Wakefield, Brightwater, Mapua or the Tasman area? Would you like to meet other local business owners and build relationships? This 7.30am Richmond-Tasman Networkers group is for ...
Where: The Stables Restaurant & Tavern, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 1 McGlashen Avenue, Richmond, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 7:30am on Wednesday 21st September 2022
To: 8:30am on Wednesday 14th December 2022
Karma Release Intensive - 5 Day Retreat
Only a few spaces left for this One time only - Intensive .... see below for registration details. Dear friends, After many Karma Release and Healing workshops, Yogi Aikam Aikoham Nath ji brings a 5day Intensive ...
Where: Sri Shiv Shakti Ashram, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: Tadmore-Glenhope Rd, Tapawera, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 2:00pm on Wednesday 16th November 2022
To: 9:00pm on Sunday 20th November 2022
The Human Brain (all Ages) - Nelson
The Human Brain (all ages) - An Instruction Manual In this presentation, Nathan provides an informative narrative on how our day-to-day interactions with children and young people, significantly the early years, ...
Where: St Paul's School Richmond, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 63 Salisbury Road, Richmond, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 7:30pm on Thursday 17th November 2022
To: 11:59pm on Thursday 17th November 2022
Ceramic Sculpture Classes
By APPOINTMENT ONLY Ceramic Sculpture classes. Casual classes. And you can start any week. All welcome. $25 per lesson plus materials and firing Tuesday Evening or Thursday Evening or Saturday Afternoon. Groups ...
Where: Vicki Charles Sculptor, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 55 Weka St, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 6:30pm on Tuesday 20th September 2022
To: 8:30pm on Thursday 24th November 2022
Partner Dance Classes - First Time Free for Local Beginners
For first-time beginners. First class free - only for local dancers living in the region. For up-to-date information including current class timetable and notices about class statuses, please visit our ...
Where: St Joseph's School, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 1/18 Manuka St, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 8:00pm on Thursday 7th July 2022
To: 8:40pm on Thursday 15th December 2022
Nelson Central Business Networking - 9.30am Meeting
This inclusive and friendly group of Nelson business owners enjoy meeting other positive people to develop synergies and partnerships on a weekly basis at the very. Come, pause, and take a moment over a coffee, to ...
Where: Prince Albert Hotel, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 113 Nile Street, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 9:30am on Thursday 24th February 2022
To: 10:30am on Thursday 15th December 2022
Dru Yoga Class
Strengthen your body! Relax your mind! Open your heart! Perfect for all ages, states of health and levels of fitness. Soft and flowing yet powerful movements and sequences, proven to ease physical discomfort & relieve ...
Where: Saxton Stadium, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 142 Saxton Road East, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 6:00pm on Thursday 7th July 2022
To: 7:30pm on Thursday 15th December 2022