Activities near Tahunanui, Nelson

Kaiteriteri Beach

Kaiteriteri Beach is one of the most famous beaches in the South Island and is known for it’s safe, sheltered water and golden sand. It’s just under an hour’s drive from our motel.




Tahunanui Beach

Nelson famous Tahunanui beach is just a few minutes’ walk from our door. Tahunanui beach is a popular spot for swimming, walking, jogging, windsurfing, paddle boarding and sunbathing. Take the kids to the nearby skatepark, children’s playgrounds, Natureland Zoo, roller skating rink, hydro slide, bumper boats, BMX track, model railway, public tennis courts and mini golf. Summer activities include beach volleyball, helicopter rides and paddle trikes.



Centre of New Zealand

The Centre of New Zealand on Botanical Hill is one of Nelson’s most popular walks. To reach the Centre of New Zealand will take 20-60 minutes. Experience the stunning views and get a fantastic view of Nelson. We are just 10-minute drive from the Centre of New Zealand.



Nature Land Wild Life Trust


Just a short walk from the Motor Lodge, a registered charity that brings sanctuary to wildlife. A safe and affordable Sanctuary for families to engage with animals such as monkeys, meerkats, llamas and includes a walk through aviary, and much more.