Motueka Top 10

Attractions & Activities

Motueka is the ‘Gateway’ to the stunning Abel Tasman National Park which is renowned for its golden beaches, sculptured granite cliffs, and its world-famous coast track. Here you can choose to do a number of fabulous activities that include day & multi-day walks, sea kayaking, boat tours, canyoning, sailing or even go swimming with the seals. There is something for everyone regardless of age or fitness level.

However don’t be fooled into thinking that the Abel Tasman is all there is on offer. Golden Bay is another fabulous adventure where you can visit Te WaikoropupÅ« Springs, Wharariki Beach, Farewell Spit or go Salmon Fishing.

And of course there are beautiful local wineries to visit, local craft beers to try, fabulous weekend markets and gorgeous beaches to relax on.

Make sure you allow enough time to explore our fabulous region and talk to our super friendly and knowledgeable staff for some good old local knowledge & information. Our team will be able to assist you with making the best use of your time and book any activities or trips.


Create a memory of a lifetime by kayaking the stunning turquoise waters of Abel Tasman. There are many kayaking options to choose from.


Explore the beauty and sights of the Abel Tasman National Park and Nelson Bays on a comfortable sailing catamaran. The scheduled tours provide affordable options.

Abel Tasman Canyoning

Explore some of the Most Epic Canyoning Trips in New Zealand inside Abel Tasman National Park. The most fun you can have in Abel Tasman. Canyoning allows you to experience a sense of exploration and adventure.

Skydive Abel Tasman

Boasting the country’s most epic scenery, Abel Tasman Sky Dive are the only dropzone in New Zealand who can show you the mind blowing views.


Wharariki beach walk is located right at the far end of Golden Bay. The drive is well rewarded as this beach would be one of the best in New Zealand.


Discover the stunning Ngarua Caves with its extensive and breathtaking variety of stalagmites and stalactites, also featuring an excellent skeletal display.


Hop Federation is a small craft brewery with a sense of adventure and a passion for making stylish beers with substance. Drop-in and see the team.