Unwind at Mapua Wharf Relax and rejuvenate with a day at Mapua. The wharf is the hub of a vibrant visitor experience. Once the wharf housed apple stores and pack houses is now a bustling destination to while away a summer’s day revelling in the arts and hospitality of the Wharf. The Waimea Estuary and Rabbit Island are picturesque backdrops to the cafes, restaurants, artisan shops and microbrewery. Hire a bike from a local to explore Rabbit Island via the Mapua Ferry. The list of things to do is extensive.
Motueka is a bustling regional centre for Nelson and a popular gateway to the Abel Tasman National Park. A cafe culture, the holiday buzz and energy has developed into a comprehensive range of accommodation choices, boutique shops and an area showcasing artists and artisans. The town center is the home to the well known Motueka Sunday Market where pop up food stores, emerging creative talent have a vehicle to market their wares. From craft breweries in nearby Riwaka to a game of golf at Tasman Village golf course there is something for everyone.
Spring is in full swing, the flowers are blooming, the sun is shining, it’s the perfect time for events and festivals. With school holidays, Halloween, and some beautiful sunshine thrown in the mix, you are destined to have a great time when attending any of the wonderful events Aotearoa (NZ) has to offer this month. Get amongst it.
Hamilton is the underdog city in Aotearoa NZ. Banter, wry humour is often Hamilton’s calling card. Think again, New businesses are popping up, the food scene is booming, and the natural beauty of the mighty Waikato is stunning. Don’t skip town, Hamilton is your next holiday spot. There are some amazing activities to do in Hamilton, there's truly something for everyone. Adventure, creativity or chilling out, here’s five reasons Hamilton is your next holiday destination.
Why choose this walk? Cornwall Park has wide open spaces galore for families and individuals to relax, refresh and revive in Cornwall Park. A half day in the park is an antidote after the long haul flight to New Zealand or perhaps you are isolated in your home. Visit Cornwall Park and enjoy the vistas and space. Getting there from Auckland CDB. The park distance from Auckland centre is 8.5km. If you are using a taxi / uber get your ride to drop you at the visitor centre. You can walk either further up the hill to ‘one tree hill,’ the highest point for the view or make your way slowly through the park. The visitor centre specialises in Auckland based activities with a wealth of brochures, pamphlets, and information sheets to guide visitors.