The town of Motueka in the South Island of New Zealand lies close to the mouth of the Motueka River, on the western shore of Tasman Bay. It is, after Richmond, the second largest centre in the Tasman Region, with a population of 7125 (2006 census). The Motueka Ward had an estimated population of 10,900 at 30 June 2009. The surrounding district has a number of orchards, as well as growing a variety of specialised crops such as hops, and formerly serving as the main centre of tobacco growing in New Zealand. A number of small vineyards have developed in recent years, one (Neudorf) gaining an international reputation. Nearby beaches (such as Kaiteriteri Beach and Marahau) are very popular with holidaymakers, and the area around Motueka has one of the country's highest annual sunshine-hour indices. Motueka, as one of the nearest towns to the Abel Tasman and Kahurangi National Parks, has become the base of many tourism ventures in those parks, as well as in Nelson Lakes National Park, and in other recreational areas. Extensive limestone cave systems (including Harwood Hole in the Takaka Hill area north of Motueka) attract cavers and rock climbers. Sea kayaking and tramping now attract many thousands of visitors each year. Many artists live in the area around Motueka, especially potters and reggae musicians. The Riverside Community, in nearby Lower Moutere is a pacifist intentional community. Founded in the 1940s, it is New Zealand's oldest cooperative living community.
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Basic parking area located in Motueka. Self-contained vehicles can only camp here for two nights out of every four weeks. The toilets are just near the entrance.
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Kayaking the Abel Tasman is a ‘must do’ whether you are a visitor to our shores, or a Kiwi who just hasn’t got around to it yet. Paul, Andrea and Family have spent the last 20 years enjoying this most beautiful and picturesque part of New Zealand. Now it is our pleasure and privilege, to introduce you to the beautiful Abel Tasman National Park a treasure that we have found on our own doorstep. Let us help you choose the best way for you to experience sea kayaking this coastal gem. What You Find At Our Base * - Free transport from Motueka * - Free WiFi * - Free Parking – We have free secure off road overnight parking. (No camping) * - Free Gear Storage – Lots of space for leaving anything from packs to bikes. * - Free Hot Showers Hot tips and local knowledge
During the 1920's the beach here was considered too dangerous due to sharks in the bay. A pool was built to make it possible to go swimming. While that original pool deteriorated over time, this new pool was built in the early 90's
Basic parking area located in Motueka. Self-contained vehicles can only camp here for two nights out of every four weeks. The toilets are just near the entrance.Visit Motueka Beach Reserve
Friendly, family orientated, affordable accommodation in beautiful Motueka, Great base for kayaking, tramping and cycling trails in the nearby National Parks. Fernwood Holiday Park has tree lined sites for caravans/campervans/tents. We have a bunkroom, cabins and motels. Guests have access to free unlimited wi-fi, organic veg/herb garden, low cost laundry/cycle hire, TV lounge, swimming pools and children's play area. It is close to local amenities, cafes, wineries and art and craft galleries and the excellent Motueka Sunday market. The new Tasman’s 175km Great Taste Cycle Trail runs past us!Visit Fernwood Holiday Park
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