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Formed entirely from sand, New Zealand's longest sandspit stretches from Fossil Point 35km across the entrance to Golden Bay.Read more
If you are a map junky you can discover local attractions and businesses from the sky using our map.Read more
For all your accommodation, transport and activities in Golden Bay and NZ . Willow Street, Takaka.Read more
From balms to vegetables and everything in between, Golden bay offers an abundance of local high quality produced wares, some even award winning.Read more
Golden Bay offers and eclectic array of eating establishments from great fish and chip shops, to cafes with delicious fare and fine restaurants for gourmet meals.Read more
Collingwood to Farewell Spit & Mangarakau, experience white sand dunes, wild beaches, seabirds, migratory and native waders, picturesque lakes surrounded by nikau palms.Read more
The GB Weekly is a family owned community newspaper, delivered free to every household and business in Golden Bay. We are blessed to have such a talented team of reporters, columnists and staff at the GB Weekly who are passionate about bringing you all the news from The Bay.
For the latest issue please follow this link - GB Weekly
Golden Bay is New Zealand's most diverse and appealing holiday destination. Imagine a region with endless variety, where golden beaches, alpine valleys and tranquil fishing rivers share a close proximity with the sea.
Breathtaking scenery, arts and crafts, sporting activities. There's something for everyone.
Golden Bay is nestled into the South Island's north-west corner. A chain of steep and rugged mountains cuts its fertile river plains and valleys from the rest of the island.
Unless you're a migrating whale, you don't go past Golden Bay on your way to anywhere.
Golden Bay Visitor Centre Opening Hours :
Monday to Saturday 10:00am till 4:00pm
Sundays 10:00am to 3:00pm
You have 24/7 access to brochures, maps, activities, providers of accommodation, food and transport outside the Visitor Centre for visitors' use.
For more information please call us: 03 5259136 or email
Waitapu Bridge recreational site has been removed from the Freedom Camping Bylaw. The site is being managed by Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency in partnership with Manawhenua kī Mōhua.
To protect this culturally significant site and for health and safety concerns, there is no overnight camping.
If you are looking to camp, there are a number of friendly camping parks in Golden Bay, which provide affordable camping options and would welcome your visit.
Contact the Golden Bay Visitor Centre in Tākaka -- phone +64 3 525 9136 or visit www.goldenbaynz.co.nz