Activities Nearby

From your base in Motueka at Abbey Court, in 20 minutes you can be lazing on the beach at Kaiteriteri or enjoying the many activities that are on offer such as kayaking or wine tours.

You can be sure to fill your day up with lots of fun and new experiences. You can also go on a boat cruise where you can get off at one of the many bays to do short or longer walks, or just sit on a beach and have a picnic among the most picturesque scenery in New Zealand.

We are also the pick-up point for wine tours, water taxis and kayaking if you do not want to drive.

For the anglers, we have great brown trout fishing in the Motueka River.  For wine lovers we can advise on local wine tours where you can taste the best of the region. There are numerous cycle and walking trails for those who love getting back to nature. Abbey Court is in walking distance to town and there are plenty of unique shops in Motueka to pick up a souvenir of your holiday.





Abel Tasman Canyons provides exciting guided canyoning trips. They take you to stunning places and help you to take a step out of your comfort zone. Slide down water polished chutes, jump into crystal clear pools and abseil through showering waterfalls.

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Feel the freedom of flying over turquoise oceans, snow-capped mountains – some of the most beautiful scenery on earth right at the centre of New Zealand.


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Ride the Waves

Kitesurfing/kiteboarding is a fantastic sport, using the wind and kites in combination with small boards to surf the water, do big jumps and fun tricks. It is easy to learn and heaps of fun!

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Explore the beauty and sights of the Abel Tasman National Park and Nelson Bays on a sailing catamaran. Join with others or enjoy a private tour, whether for a few hours sailing or a multiday holiday.

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Wine Tours

Sample internationally acclaimed wines such as Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Semillon, Pinot Noir, Riesling and Sauvignon Blanc, on a wine tasting tour in the Motueka District.

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Horse Trekking

Is riding down a golden sandy beach on your bucket list? Have you ever dreamed of riding through gently lapping waves with a sea breeze playing in your hair? Don't wait any longer!

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Explore Abel Tasman National Park

Get a water taxi and do one of the many activities in the park, from kayaking to seal watching to walking or maybe just lazing on the beach in one of the many coves.

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