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 Saturday): 9:00am till 4:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am till 4:00pm
Public Holidays: Closed

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

Golden Bay Treasure Hunt

Find the whale to get started...

Our competition has now closed and we would like to congratulate our winners.

1st prize - Tracy Holland
2nd prize - Chilali Hare
3rd prize - Gus Mclean
4th prize - Jenny Gray

Well done on answering all the clues correctly and submitting such lovely photographs - we hope you enjoy your prizes and thanks for entering!

Thank you once again to all our wonderful sponsors, without which we could not have held such a great competition.

We have an exciting new competition running again with awesome prizes to be won!

Whatever you enjoy most about Golden Bay you can experience whilst adventuring on our great Treasure Hunt.

Find the hidden whale to enter. Good Luck!

There are also "spot prize" options along the journey, so keep an eye out on our Facebook Page for tips, hints or more clues, to grab these great prizes.

A huge thank you to all our Sponsors for their generous donations

Competition runs between 1st September to 31st January 2019

Please visit this page for information about how to enter our exciting new competition!

The Mussel Inn Cafe Bar & Brewery
Farewell Spit Tours

Golden Bay 1 Minute Video Competition Winner

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


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22 Willow Street
Takaka 7110
New Zealand

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