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Whether it's a game of golf at the Golden Bay Golf Course (by the sea) or a stroll through the market, you'll find something to do in Golden Bay.
The Village Theatre is the "best little cinema in the Galaxy" situated in the heart of Takaka, Golden Bay. Since its inception in 1984, our rural cinema has not only survived but, in the hands of a charitable trust, has flourished into a star of the Bay's quirky cultural scene. We double up as a playhouse, concert hall and meeting place and keep tradition alive by having an Intermission. Come and enjoy movies at our state of the art surround system and relax in temperature controlled comfort year round.
Beach trails, pub rides, swim with horses, vaulting, cart rides. Hackactivities off the beaten track.
Beach access to Patons Rock beach, horses, glow worm track, wifi.
Horse Activities and Accommodation - for Outrider
Hack'n Stay is dedicated to those who want to enjoy the simple things in life.
Bring your own horse or enjoy time with one of ours.
Take a sulky or cart ride along the beach.
Ride bare back along the golden sands.
Golden Bay Air operates scheduled flights between Wellington and Tākaka and Karamea and Tākaka 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.
Ride the Red Bus - 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.
Takaka Golf Club welcomes new members & visitors for relaxed golf. Our 9-hole Clifton course, with alternative tees on most holes, is on a sand spit with panoramic views of Golden Bay, a tidal estuary and mountains. Its undulating links-style fairways and well-paced greens are regarded as a fun challenge for golfers of any ability. Green fees are $20 and there is a range of membership options including first time member discounts. Hire clubs, motorised carts, & coaching available by arrangement.
Four and a half hour boutique tour of Goldenbay, from Wharariki to Totaranui; you choose where to go. Visit and enjoy our attractions, food, beaches, art, birdlife, history and more.
A personal tour just for you, two to six people at $120:00 per person. Bookings essential. Pick up 9.15 am at the Visitor Centre returning at 1.45 pm. Weekdays only. Phone or text 021 033 1227 for direct bookings, or alternatively contact the Golden Bay visitor centre.
Spectacular flightseeing tours: Farewell Spit, West Coast, Abel Tasman and Kahurangi National Parks. Nationwide air charter. Rental Cars.
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.
Keep your catch, or Catch & Release it's up to you.
Fishing trips for small groups from Golden Bay all 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.
You don't even have to get your hands wet if you don't want to! Catch your fish and Leigh will do rest for you!
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 10am. Bring your camera and go for the catch of the day!
Dancing Sands is one of NZ's best loved distilleries crafting premium Gin, Rum and Vodka.
Our Tasting Room and Cellar Door is open to the public year round 10AM to 4PM Monday to Saturday. Come in and visit us for a tasting!
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.