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. 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 - Three award-winning self-contained holiday cottages situated at the water's edge of the beautiful Waimea Inlet, set in a landscape of vineyards and orchards. Perfectly situated between Nelson and Abel Tasman National Park. Private and tranquil, yet only 5 minutes from the coastal village of Mapua.
Mobile-friendly - Cycle the Great Taste Cycle Trail in Nelson, NZ 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 - With over 45 years knowledge within the Transport Industry we can offer solutions to your transport requirements be they local or regional see us first. 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 anywhere. A flexible, affordable service.
Mobile-friendly - Welcome to our sunny backyard, home to Tasman's Great Taste and some of the best mountain biking in NZ. With easy to intermediate grade trails available, you'll find one perfect for you or the family. Experience stunning scenery and some great food, Wine and Craft Beer on our single or multi-day tours. Rental locations - Nelson, Mapua and Kaiteriteri.
Mobile-friendly - Escorted, customised tours driving our Jaguar, MG and Alfa Romeo, classic and modern sports cars. Drive up to five different cars during your tour on the scenic uncrowded roads of the South Island, New Zealand.
Self-contained accommodation located in the heart of Mapua village. SummerStays boasts two independent and very private units: these tastefully-decorated cottages are furnished with attention to detail, including luxury quality linens and furniture. The Studio sleeps 4 (max) and has one bedroom plus sofa bed. The Loft has two bedrooms and sleeps 5 (max). Close to Nelson and Motueka.
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 - 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.
Mobile-friendly - One day Cycle & Sail - see the most stunning scenery on Tasman’s Great Taste Trail, and the amazing experience of Sailing in Tasman Bay. We have teamed up with Trail Journeys Nelson who supply you with the bicycle and cycle equipment to provide you a great day out
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Where: Fairfield House, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 48 Van Diemen St, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 5:00pm on Monday 25th March 2019
To: 9:30pm on Monday 25th March 2019
Conscious Living Workshops - Ethics for Practitioners
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Where: Fairfield House, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 48 Van Diemen St, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 9:00am on Monday 25th March 2019
To: 4:00pm on Monday 25th March 2019
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Where: Trailways Hotel, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 66 Trafalgar Street, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 1:30pm on Monday 25th March 2019
To: 3:30pm on Monday 25th March 2019
Cardio Latino (Fitness Class)
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Where: Peta Spooner Academy of Dance, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: Cnr Hastings & St Vincent St, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 7:30pm on Monday 4th March 2019
To: 8:30pm on Monday 15th April 2019
Dru Yoga Classes
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Where: Tahunanui Community Centre, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 61 Muritai St, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 6:30pm on Monday 4th March 2019
To: 8:00pm on Monday 27th May 2019
Life Before Dinosaurs: Permian Monsters
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Where: The Nelson Provincial Museum, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: Cnr Hardy & Trafalgar Sts, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 10:00am on Wednesday 26th December 2018
To: 4:30pm on Saturday 6th April 2019
This workshop will introduce how using sensory modulation as a clinical or community-based intervention can support service users to moderate their sensory input and maintain or regain a sense of calm. Not only will ...
Where: The Hotel Nelson, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 40 Waimea Rd, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 9:00am on Tuesday 26th March 2019
To: 3:30pm on Tuesday 26th March 2019
Meditation & Mindfulness Training
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Where: Nelson Buddhist Centre, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 87 Nile St, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 5:30pm on Tuesday 8th January 2019
To: 6:15pm on Tuesday 2nd April 2019
8-week Salsa Course - Beginner
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Where: Trafalgar Hall, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 67 Trafalgar St, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 7:30pm on Tuesday 19th February 2019
To: 8:30pm on Tuesday 9th April 2019
Sculpture Ceramic Classes
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Where: NMIT Nelson Campus, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
Address: 322 Hardy St, Nelson, Nelson / Tasman
From: 6:30pm on Tuesday 26th February 2019
To: 9:00pm on Tuesday 30th April 2019