Accommodation - Top of South Island 

Nelson Sun Club

Address: Sunrise Valley Rd, P.O. Box 33, Upper Moutere, 7144. Phone: 03 5432 SUN (543 2786). From Nelson go 10 km through Richmond turning right onto SH 60, toward Motueka. After about 5 km on SH 60, turn left at any of three roads which meet (or cross) the Moutere Highway (which runs parallel to SH60 along the Rabbit Is area). Turn right onto this road heading to Upper Moutere, where either of two left turns lead to Sunrise Valley Rd. The club is at the end of Sunrise Valley Rd, 5 km from Upper Moutere.

There are 15 powered caravan sites, tent sites, a swimming pool, tenniquoit and miniten courts, a short range golf course, barbecue, swings and a trampoline. Four bedrooms in the clubhouse are available for renting. The clubhouse has a fully equipped kitchen, lounge with TV, games room, pool table, hot showers, laundry facilities and a baby bath. A number of members are residents of the several houses on the grounds.

Gazebo Backpackers

Address: 7 Hiawatha Lane, Takaka, 7110; Golden Bay; 03 525 7055. Homestay-type accommodation - clothes-optional backyard.

Paul Woodward, hosts a small urban property which includes internet services, a spa, BBQ, and two private rooms. Usually open November to April.

Don & Kaylene's Place

Address: 326 Abel Tasman Drive, Motupipi, Takaka, 7813. Phone 027 481 4712, email: Please contact first, of course.

Hosts, Don & Kaylene McIntyre, love to have visitors. They have room for just one camper and offer the use of the toilet, shower, water and maybe power for a donation. Please contact first of course, this is a working farm.

Seaview Holiday Baches

Address: Ohahau Road, Puramahoi, RD 2, Takaka, 7182; Golden Bay; 03 525 9409, fax: 03 525 9408 -

Two two-roomed baches are available, right on the beach; hosted by Pam & Donald Gardiner.

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