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Things to do in the area

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Alternatively, drive the historic Moutere Highway and check out local artisans or taste some local wines and cheese, visit the Mapua wharf with its cafes, food stores and galleries, or head in to Nelson city for a bit of shopping.

Whether hiking the Te Araroa trail, kayaking in Abel Tasman, cycling on the Nelson Tasman Great Taste Trail, mountain biking, fishing or going to the beach, the region offers something for everyone. We can arrange bike (or e-bike) hire for you.


- We are booking agents for Abel Tasman water taxis, kayaking or sailing trips


- We can also arrange winery, craft brewery and art tours as well as bicycle hire

Whether you just have one night for or a whole week, there is plenty to see and do. The Pear Orchard Lodge is located just outside Richmond, close to stunning beaches and great walking tracks including the Abel Tasman National Park and the famous Tasman Great Taste Cycle Trail. Further information below on beaches, hikes, local eateries and places to explore. Ask us if you need more information or help with bookings!