Attractions and Activities

Walkway - closed 1st Aug. - 6th Oct. for lambing

walkway cablebay near nelsonWalking and walks are a major attraction with easy access to the beautiful Cable Bay Walkway (Click for detailed DOC information) which passes directly through the property, and overlooking the new Horoirangi Marine Reserve.

Cable Bay Walkway Pictures


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The Beach

beach campgrounds

Sea Kayaking

kayak hire in cable bayCable Bay Kayaks is run by long time Bay residents Nick Woods and Jenny Overton, and operated from their nearby seaside home. With a committment to sustainable eco tourism, they operate with a respect for the environment and the rich local Maori and European history. Explore a coastline alive with birdlife, seals and dolphins with one of their specialist half day and one day guided tours. You can visit the Cable Bay Kayaks website.



Cable Bay Cafe

Open again from the 14th of November 2013 and under new management. It is near the beach and overlooks the Cable Bay estuary and Pepin Island. Cable Bay Cafe Website.

Campervan Hire

Road Abode is a small, family owned and operated campervan, motorhome and RV rental holiday business based in Nelson.

Other Holiday Parks at the top of the South Island

Murchison Motorhome Park

Smiths Farm Holiday Park in Marlborough