As the closest town to the Abel Tasman National Park, Motueka makes a great base to stay and play and explore the Nelson region further. There are plenty of cafes in the township and a colourful Sunday outdoor market. Located in the centre of a rich hinterland where orchards, vineyards and hop gardens flourish, you can pick your own berries in season and enjoy local apples, pears and kiwifruit. more
The Motueka River is famed for its Brown Trout and fly-fishing lodges. The nearby Riwaka Resurgence, off the Riwaka Valley Road, can be reached on foot. The source of the Riwaka River is an underground spring and you can see the water bubbling out of an underground cave.
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Situated on the main street of the beautiful town of Motueka providing the perfect base to explore the Nelson and Tasman region. Relax in our quiet garden setting after a day of exploring all the regions vineyards, art and craft galleries, cafes, bike trails and national parks. All our units are non-smoking, Self-contained and serviced daily and free-parking is available.
Mobile-friendly - Sliding down water polished chutes, jumping into crystal clear pools, abseiling through showering waterfalls, and flying down ziplines. Abel Tasman Canyons provides exciting and action-packed guided canyoning trips in the Abel Tasman National Park, the Kahurangi National Park and Mt Richmond Forest Park. Canyoning: the best adventure to get roped into.
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 - Honeywell Hut is just 35 minutes from popular Motueka, and just over 1 hour from Nelson. Set on a large and dramatic sheep and beef farm, Honeywell Hut has all the style of a back country musterer's hut. The one room hut has been loving restored over the years, with a ton of creative, rustic charm.
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 - Small family owned enterprise operating a fleet of current model, two, four, six-berth motorhomes and campervans. Situated in sunny Nelson at the top of the South Island, among national parks and golden beaches. Bases Auckland and Christchurch. Pick-ups from Nelson Airport or accommodation, Blenheim Airport or accommodation and inter-island ferries in Picton, Picton Airport or any accommodation. Other areas by arrangement.
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.
Mobile-friendly - Golden Bay Coachlines operate daily scheduled services from Nelson to Golden Bay, Abel Tasman National Park and the Heaphy Track via Richmond, Motueka, Takaka and Collingwood. We also provide bus charters in Golden Bay. Operating modern air-conditioned coaches, join us as we take you on a scenic journey through limestone outcrops, rolling hills and vast golden beaches.
Mobile-friendly - Clean, green holiday park set in spacious tree-filled grounds with plenty of campervan, caravan and tent sites, as well as a range of quality affordable accommodation - a bed for every budget. Easy drive to Abel Tasman National Park. Tramping, sea kayaking, fishing, horse trekking, paragliding, tandem skydiving and flightseeing.
We are a family operated business with a modern fleet of reliable Fiat Ducato Roller Team 746 and Ford 696 Zefiro motorhomes. Our main aim is to give you a wonderful touring experience discovering New Zealand. Whether you want to travel from Auckland, Christchurch, Nelson, Able Tasman or Queenstown, contact us for a motorhome to suit your needs.
Mobile-friendly - Small family-owned sea kayak company with many years of industry experience and extensive local knowledge. The Abel Tasman National Park is a very special place to our family (whānau) and we are excited to share its history, stories and natural beauty with you. Our base is brand new and purpose built - just for sea kayaking!
Mobile-friendly - Southern Wilderness specialises in 'Gourmet Guided Walks' on the Heaphy Track, Old Ghost Road and throughout the Nelson Lakes and Abel Tasman National parks. Our guided walks all depart from Nelson and we take care of all the logistics. Our team of guides carry and prepare all meals, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the beauty of these areas.
Mobile-friendly - Ideally positioned at the edge of the Abel Tasman National Park, the multi-award winning Split Apple Retreat is the ultimate in luxury, exclusivity and wellness. Relax and rejuvenate at this boutique hotel and spa with breathtaking 180-degree views over Tasman Bay and the Abel Tasman National Park, and world-class food and wine.
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.
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 of the world's 25 best eco-lodges (Nat Geo), set in 50 acres of wilderness, The Resurgence is the closest 5-star lodge to the Abel Tasman National Park. Select luxury self-contained 'Bush Suites' or the full lodge dinner B&B package with 4-course farm-to-table dining. Ideal for active couples who enjoy good food and nature.
Mobile-friendly - The White Elephant Backpacker provides more than basic, yet highly affordable and homely accommodation. Whether you require a double/twin room with your own bathroom or a bed in a dorm, you'll find what you need at this Motueka backpackers. Our well equipped kitchen and dining area with BBQ for your use. TV, Pool Table, Piano and outside games for entertainment.
Luxury accommodation situated in Riwaka, Motueka - only 50 mins from Nelson - a great base for exploring the Abel Tasman and Kahurangi National Parks or just getting away from it all.
A converted woolshed half an hour's drive from Nelson is the home of Moutere Hills where we make all our wines, using grapes grown in the vineyard, together with other top-quality Nelson grapes.
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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