Whatever you enjoy doing you'll find something to interest you in Golden Bay. Catch a salmon or go sea fishing, ride a horse or take a scenic flight across the beautiful Kahurangi National Park or just relax on one of our beautiful beaches with a good book.
Come and experience some of finest horse riding New Zealand has to offer. With a terrain that changes from beautiful grass paddocks to a sandstone track that winds through some amazing geology incredible flora and fauna, it is simply just the "best" ride in NZ. And we have the world renowned Wharariki Beach, with huge rock arches and sand dunes. These are just a couple of our treks. We can arrange treks to suit all people including multi-day options. No experience is necessary
Gateway to the northern end of the Abel Tasman National Park. Islands, rock formations and an abundance of wildlife. Guided tours, family tours, freedom rentals and stand up paddle board hire.
Fly with Mit in his 5 passenger high wing Cessna 185.
Ideal for photography with high wings and opportunity to open a window.
Number 1 scenic flight operator with years of flight experience over the area. Farewell Spit Scenic Flights.
Call Mit to discuss flights to other places. Landings at: Heaphy Track - Brown Hut - Awaroa Bay - Canaan Downs to connect with the Rameka Cycle & Inland Tasman tracks. Bikes can be carried.
Catch your very own fresh salmon and have it ready to eat on the spot! All the gear you need is provided at no cost and there's no entry fee. Simply pay per weight for what you catch. Open year round 7 days a week from 9am. Bring your camera and go for the catch of the day!
Ride the Red Bus - Eco tour, Gannet Colony Tour, Lighthouse Tour and Wader Watch.
Locally owned and operated for more than 65 years. Farewell Spit is a Nature Reserve and Wetland of International Importance.
Come with us and find out why, while you feel the sun on your face, the breeze in your hair and the sand between your toes. Departure times are set by the tide so bookings are essential.
We offer a great selection of day walks and multi-day packages throughout the Abel Tasman and Kahurangi National Parks. Explore some of the spectacular scenery Golden Bay has to offer with an informative, local guide.
It helps everyone and our natural resources when we follow the rules. New Zealand conserves its fishing species and there are penalties for abusing these. More information can be found from the Ministry for Primary Industries here
Golden Bay has the best scallop beds in New Zealand & a growing mussel industry. The scallops are fished by towing dredges along the seabed with both recreational & commercial fishers enjoying a bountiful harvest.
The Challenger Scallop Enhancement Company is a privately owned fishing company that gathers scallop spat on artificial collectors (spat are tiny infant shellfish) which are released onto the shellfish beds.
Golden Bay Air operates scheduled flights between Wellington and Takaka and Karamea and Takaka with connecting ground transport to the Heaphy Track and Abel Tasman National Park. Spectacular flightseeing tours: Farewell Spit, West Coast, Abel Tasman and Kahurangi National Parks. Nationwide air charter. Rental Cars.
Fishing & Scenic trips for small groups from Golden Bay year round. Don't worry if you're a novice angler because you get one to one guidance from Leigh on how to catch your fish. All bait, quality fishing gear & refreshments supplied free onboard.
Keep your catch, or Catch & Release it's up to you.
Scenic Trips from Golden Bay into Abel Tasman National Park; enjoy the unique views of scenery & bird life in the National Park's many secluded bays from the boat.
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