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Active Recharge—Discover Golden Bay

We’ve all had a tough year, its time to relax—actively! Come and do something new with Golden Bay Air. Recharge in beautiful Golden Bay/Mohua!

We’ve got stunning scenery, a vibrant arts scene and friendly locals keen to share their relaxed way of life with you! And Golden Bay Air has the perfect package for you to experience it all.

Discover Golden Bay Package includes:

  • Return Golden Bay Air flights between Wellington to Takaka
  • Accommodation in upmarket motel studio for 2 nights
  • Rental car for 3 day duration
  • All for just $658 per person, minimum 2 persons

Please call or email us for further information or to book your Discover Golden Bay Package.

Golden Bay Experiences

Golden Bay offers plenty of opportunities to recharge your body and mind, rejuvinate your relationships while discovering the local culture and heritage:

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Short walks:

    • Te Waikoropupū Springs, the largest cold water springs in the Southern Hemisphere whose clarity is guarded by resident female taniwha Huriawa
    • Pupu Hydro Walkway, follows an impressive hillside water race, originally built for gold-mining then reused for hydro power
    • Wharariki Beach, spectacular rock arches with pools of playful seal pups for you to enjoy up close, plus other Cape Farewell walks
    • The Grove Scenic Reserve and Labyrinth Rocks, easily accessible limestone marvels, and great fun for kids!
    • Wainui Falls, largest in Golden Bay/Mohua and a lovely half hour river walk to boot…
    • Classic Abel Tasman golden sand and crystal sea walks from Wainui and Tōtaranui
    • On your way to Wainui, stop by the Abel Tasman National Monument, commemorating the Dutch Explorer Abel Janszoon Tasman's visit to Golden Bay in 1642
    • Rawhiti Cave, Lonely Planet describes as ‘geological eye-candy’
    • Harwoods Hole, at 183m New Zealand's deepest vertical shaft. Read an excited caver's trip report!
    • Cobb Valley walks and scenery, the drive itself is spectacular!
    • Aorere Goldfields, site of one of the country’s earliest gold rushes
    • Beaches!


    • Takaka-Pohara-Paynes Ford and other cycleways
    • Mountainbike Motupipi Hill, Canaan and Rameka Projects, Goldfields and Puponga at the base of Farewell Spit


Arts & crafts:

Village Market Takaka:

    • Fresh local produce, music, art and crafts, held on Saturday mornings, check for updates
Live at the Mussel Inn

Cafes, bars & entertainment:


    • Learn about the Bay’s rich history, museums in Takaka, Collingwood and Rockville


  • Indulge at Aroha Spa or refer yourself to a local nurterer, listings under Health and Wellbeing in the GB Weekly
  • Mix in some simple relaxation!
Wharariki Beach

Discover Golden Bay Terms & Conditions

  • Minimum of 2 or more people for each booking ($658 per person with 7kg per person baggage allowance)—additional accommodation room required for more than 2 people—unless visiting with an infant
  • Guests may book additional nights direct with the accommodation operator but this is not part of the package
  • Bookings for flights, rental car and accommodation are subject to availability

COVID 19 – Alert Levels

  • If you are unable to travel due to government COVID 19 Alert Level restrictions, your package will be held in credit and may be rebooked within 12 months from your original booking date
  • In all other respects, your package is subject to our standard Terms and Conditions and Passenger Information

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