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Situated in a neat triangle between Golden Bay/Abel Tasman, Nelson Lakes and Nelson city, Kereru House is ideally positioned for guests to explore everything the region has to offer.

Traveling times to various local services & attractions (by car unless stated otherwise):

Ruby Bay beach/McKee Domain: 2 minutes or 30 mins walking

Mapua village, shops and restaurants: 7 minutes

Grape Escape restaurant and shopping complex: 15-20 mins

Greenacres Golf course: 20 minutes

Richmond township: 25-30 minutes

Nelson City 45 minutes

Nelson Airport 30-40 minutes

Jester House cafe: 5 minutes

Tasman Golf Course: 10 minutes

Motueka township: 15-20 minutes

Kaiteriteri (to catch the Abel Tasman boat cruises): 40-45 minutes

Marahau (gateway to the Abel Tasman National Park): 40-45 minutes

Takaka township, Golden Bay: 11/2 – 2hrs


Nearest city & town: Nelson (population around 46,000 www.nelsonnz.com) – around 45 minutes drive from Kereru House. Motueka (population around 7,500 www.motuekaonline.co.nz ) is 15-20 minutes drive in the opposite direction.

Airport. NZ’s fourth busiest airport is only 30-40 minutes drive away. www.nelsonairport.co.nz. Most major rental car companies are represented.

Air travel to Nelson:

Ex Auckland, approx 1-1/2 hours

Ex Wellington, approx 25 minutes

Ex Christchurch approx 40 minutes

Road travel to Nelson Ex Picton (from the Interisland ferry terminal), approx 2 hours drive

Ex Christchurch, approx six hours either coastal via Kaikoura* or inland via the Lewis Pass and Murchison. * The coastal Kaikoura route is closed temporarily following an earthquake earlier in 2017

The interislander car and passenger ferry www.interislander.co.nz journey between Wellington and Picton takes around three hours.

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