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Farewell Spit

Formed entirely from sand, New Zealand's longest sandspit stretches from Fossil Point 35km across the entrance to Golden Bay.

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Explore our map

If you are a map junky you can discover local attractions and businesses from the sky using our map.

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Golden Bay Visitor Center

For all your accommodation, transport and activities in Golden Bay and NZ . Willow Street, Takaka.

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Art & Artisans of Golden Bay

From balms to vegetables and everything in between, Golden bay offers an abundance of local high quality produced wares, some even award winning.

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Play in Golden Bay

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...

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Collingwood to Farewell Spit & Mangarakau

Collingwood to Farewell Spit & Mangarakau, experience white sand dunes, wild beaches, seabirds, migratory and native waders, picturesque lakes surrounded by nikau palms.

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Mountain Bike Trails

Golden Bay is fast becoming a mountain bikerʼs paradise with a range of natural and purpose built tracks of all grades. There is a feast of mountain biking to be had.

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From Fine Cuisine To Good Coffee

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.

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Latest GB Weekly news

Latest GB Weekly news
Latest GB Weekly news

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

AGM 2020

AGM 2020
AGM 2020

Golden Bay Promotion Association, Inc. A G M

Join us for light refreshments and learn how our region is benefiting from "We've got This" with a presentation from the team behind Nelson Tasman campaign. Find out how you
can benefit from being part of this year long marketing event.

RSVP by 21 August to

24th August 2020 (Monday),7:00pm for 7:30pm
Venue: Golden Bay Visitor Centre, Willow Street, Takaka


Welcome to Golden Bay

Golden Bay Visitor Centre, Willow St. , Takaka ph 03 5259136
Golden Bay Visitor Centre, Willow St. , Takaka ph 03 5259136

Golden Bay is an extraordinary natural environment at the top of the South Island in New Zealand.

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.

Open hours :
Every day (Monday till Sunday): 9:00am till 5:00pm
Public Holidays: Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day

You have 24/7 access to brochures, maps, activities, providers of accommodation, food and transport outside the Visitor Centre for visitors' use.

Contact: 03 5259136 for more information or Click here

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Golden Bay Visitor Centre
22 Willow Street
Takaka 7110
New Zealand

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