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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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Backpackers & Hostels

It's fun to stay at a backpackers or hostel and enjoy the company and tales of other backpackers while sticking to your budget. If you're not into dorm accommodation...

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Golden Bay Gems

With only one road in, this piece of paradise is well worth the drive over Takaka Hill. Your first glimpse of Golden Bay will take your breath away as you...

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Enjoy a trip back in history and visit the museums of Golden Bay.

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Locally Brewed

Come and enjoy some locally brewed craft beers, whiskey, liqueurs or mead, gin, vodka or rum.

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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 "Project Kokiri & 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 6 November to

9th November 2020 (Monday),5:00pm for 5:30pm
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

Farewell Spit Tours
The Mussel Inn Cafe Bar & Brewery

Golden Bay 1 Minute Video Competition Winner

Come, Stay, Play.... in Golden Bay


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Golden Bay Visitor Centre
22 Willow Street
Takaka 7110
New Zealand

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