Clayridge Cottage, Ruby Bay Accommodation, Nelson

The Nelson Region's Local Attractions

Mapua seafront

The Nelson and Tasman regions are diverse in the attractions they have to offer.

Whether flying into Nelson Airport or driving from Christchurch or Picton you'll find us well situated.

Clayridge is centrally located in Ruby Bay, between Nelson and Motueka, to enable you to enjoy them.

We're so close to Mapua, the Moutere, Tasman, the Abel Tasman, Nelson Lakes, and Kahurangi national parks, you'll want to stay longer.

Nelson, Mapua, The Abel Tasman

Visit the Nelson Saturday or the Motueka Sunday market
Clayridge is close to many attractions and activities:
  • Arts, crafts and shopping
  • Cycling - we are close to the Great Taste Trail
  • The golden beaches of Abel Tasman National Park
  • The lush bush of Kahurangi National Park
  • The mountain grandeur of Nelson Lakes National Park
  • Wonderful walking, hiking and tramping tracks
  • Beautiful swimming beaches including Kaiteriteri
  • Kayaking rivers and sea kayaking adventures
  • Trout-fishing rivers
  • A choice of three golf courses
  • Wineries
  • Take a day trip over Takaka Hill and explore Golden Bay
  • Art/Craft/Pottery – Peter's studio is part of the 'Ruby Coast Art Trails'
Great places to eat at Mapua Wharf
Nearby Restaurants & Cafés
  • Jellyfish Restaurant
  • Appleshed Restaurant
  • Rimu Wine Bar
  • Riverside Café
  • Jester House
  • Craft beer tap rooms
  • Award-winning vineyards and wineries

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