Visit Murchison, New Zealand with Mighway

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Murchison is a town in the Tasman Region of the South Island of New Zealand. It is near the western end of the "Four Rivers Plain", at the confluence of the Buller River and the Matakitaki River. The other two rivers are the Mangles River, and the Matiri River. It is a rural service town for the surrounding mixed farming district, on New Zealand State Highway 6 approximately halfway between Westport and Nelson. Murchison was named after the famed Scottish geologist Roderick Murchison. At the 2006 census, Murchison had a population of 496.

Places to Visit near Murchison, New Zealand

Tahunanui Beach

The beach reserve area is a large part of the reason why Nelson is consistently rated as the one of the most desirable places to live in New Zealand.

The beach is excellent for swimming, running or walking. It is also a paradise for stand-up paddle boarders, wind surfers, kite surfers, dog walkers and general sun seekers.

The Station House Motel

The Station House Motel is a charming accommodation situated in the quiet village of Collingwood, in magical Golden Bay. Enjoy a relaxing stay at our boutique motel, originally the Police Station villa and grounds, where you will find warm Kiwi hospitality and receive individual attention from your hosts, Darren & Sylvie Steel.

We are situated close to The Courthouse café, the beach, the Farewell Spit tour and many stunning walking tracks. We offer comfortable accommodation at very affordable rates. Our small quiet complex offers you self contained motels in our garden setting. Enjoy our guest BBQ courtyard and brick outdoor fireplace.

Motueka Beach Reserve

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.

The Suter Art Gallery

Nice Art Gallery right next to the Queens Gardens. Different interesting exhibitions. Worth a visit.

Campgrounds and Parks near Murchison, New Zealand

Collingwood Motor Camp

Located in the unique and beautiful Golden Bay. The Collingwood Holiday Park is the perfect base to explore the region, staying just one day won’t be enough.

Collingwood Holiday Park is a great example of a good rustic Kiwi family experience. Collingwood is a quiet gold rush town, and is Golden Bay’s northernmost settlement. Situated between the sea and Ruataniwha Inlet, the town consists mainly of one street containing a general store, several cafes and galleries, a hairdresser, a pub and a small museum. The town is a base for those interested in the Farewell Spit tours and the Heaphy Track. Also worth seeing are the Devil’s Boots, Historic Langford Store and the wild and wonderful Wharariki Beach and seal colony.

We offer friendly, comfortable surroundings on the front door to Kahurangi National Park, Heaphy Track & Farewell Spit in the beautiful Golden Bay. It is the closest Camp to the Bainham start of the Heaphy Track. Enquire about our Backpacker and Ensuite or Kitchen Cabins, 2 bedroom Bach, powered and non powered sites.

NO PETS BETWEEN 14-29 APRIL (School Holidays/Easter). Please refer to our Pet Policy.

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Tahuna Beach Kiwi Holiday Park

By the beach, in the sun...

Tahuna Beach Kiwi Holiday Park and Motel is located 4.5 kilometres from Nelson city centre and adjacent to the long golden sands of Tahunanui Beach.

It covers 54 acres of parkland that has been available for almost nine decades for holidaymakers to enjoy. Today Tahuna Beach Holiday Park offers accommodation that suits every holidaymaker and traveller’s budget – from unpowered campsites to cosy cabins to modern, fully self-contained apartment motel units.

The holiday park’s location gives you direct access to the beach, playing fields and local beachside attractions. On site there are several recreation areas, including beach volleyball court, basketball court, several playgrounds, an 18 hole mini golf course, a fitness track with 14 exercise stations and an outdoor amphitheatre for live music and other events.

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