The Ultimate Guide to Golden Bay

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No trip to Nelson Tasman would be complete without a jaunt “Over the Hill” to Golden Bay.

Journeys to The Mussel Inn: A Legend of New Zealand Hospitality

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Golden Bay
It started over 30 years ago with a bare paddock and a vision; to create a space for family and friends to gather and for music to be played. Fast forward a few decades, and The Mussel Inn is one of New Zealand's most loved hospitality destinations. A pub, brewery and live music venue in Golden Bay on the way to the top of Te Waipounamu South Island.

An Eco-Tourism Guide To Golden Bay

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Golden Bay
For many travellers, it’s important to know that their holiday doesn’t have a negative environmental impact. After all, as so many popular tourist destinations in Aotearoa New Zealand are renowned for their beauty, it’s important to ensure they’re preserved for the next generation.