Kaiteriteri Beach

Visit Kaiteriteri, Tasman, NZ

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  • Kaiteriteri, a beach resort on the coast of Tasman Bay minutes from Abel Tasman National Park, is Nelson’s favourite beach, loved for its golden sands and clear blue-green waters.

    Sailing, kayaking and boating are very popular, and can be combined with fishing, diving and water-skiing. Many visitors kayak part of the 50 km coastline of the national park and walk the remaining part of its coastal track.

    There are mountain bike trails in the area, and five golf courses within 45 minutes’ drive. Kaiteriteri has a beauty spa, restaurants and shops, and cafes with live music.

    Accommodation in Kaiteriteri (NZ)

    Kaiteriteri has a good selection of holiday accommodation, with a number of motels, bed & breakfast establishments and lodges. Holiday homes and self-contained chalets are available for rental.

    There are holiday parks for motor camping and backpacker accommodation.

    Specialty accommodation includes eco-lodge and beauty spa retreats.

    Transport around Kaiteriteri

    Kaiteriteri is about 15 minutes drive north of Motueka and 15 minutes south of Marahau. Scheduled bus and shuttle transport services connect with Motueka and the National Park.

    The nearest airports are at Motueka and Takaka, which operate local air services, including Wellington.

    Water taxis are commonly used to get to locations within the Park for fishing, tramping etc.

    Tourist Activities around Kaiteriteri

    Watersports including sailing, kayaking and water-skiing are popular at Kaiteriteri Beach, and boats are available for hire.

    Inlets and islands around the Abel Taman National Park coastline are excellent for scuba diving and fishing. The marine reserve at Tonga Island is especially good for diving.

    Short walks and multi-day hikes at the National Park and surrounding areas are an attraction of the region, offering wonderful views and points of geological and ecological interest.

    There are many mountain biking trails within the district, and bikes can be hired easily.

    There are mini-golf and 18-hole golf courses at Kaiteriteri beach and nearby.

    Kaiteriteri’s beauty and health spa is a great way to relax. Galleries and cafes are also popular.

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    Kaiteriteri Beach