Situated on the Ruby Coast in the heart of the Tasman region, Jester House café is the perfect lunch stop while exploring Mapua, Moutere, Motueka or Abel Tasman. The extensive playful organic garden gives room for the kids to roam.
Perfect on a summer’s day for a cold local beer after a swim at Kina Beach or golf at the Tasman Golf Club. MORE
Rainbow Springs is truly an attraction like no other in the world. Set in 22 acres of beautiful native trees and streams we are home to a huge variety of New Zealand’s most precious inhabitants.
The entire experience is built around New Zealand’s largest and most successful kiwi conservation centre. Since 1995 we have released over 1,000 kiwis into the wild. MORE
Flat Hills Cafe is a country cafe with great food at great prices. There is free wifi and a gift shop with souvenirs, essentials, second-hand books and a large candy corner with a variety of lollies.
The Bird Gardens are on the outskirts of katikati and were created in 1976 when local visionary Chris Parker set to work landscaping a little over ten acres of land running down to the harbours edge.
With his English background, botanical knowledge and the sites natural attributes of fresh water springs, ponds and wetlands he transformed this once bare land into a beautiful and special garden.
Sealed paths meander through spectacular golden Swamp Cypress, water trickles its way to the sea through an elaborate series of ponds.