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FAQ

Bus Connections with Nelson and Motueka

Following Covid travel disruptions, local bus services for day trips have been suspended. Please contact us for solutions.

 

What will the weather be like?

New Zealand MetService puts the Nelson/Motueka region amongst the sunniest places in the country with over 2,350 bright sunshine hours per year. Average rainfall in the Nelson region is 988mm (38inches) per year. This rises to about 1800mm as you travel north to Totaranui.

For Nelson's daily weather forecasts, visit the New Zealand MetService website.

 Average air temperatures and rainfall through the year

 

Mean Daily
Max. Temps (°C/°F)

Mean Daily
Min. Temps (°C/°F)

Average Rain
Days (>1mm)

Summer (Dec/Jan/Feb)

22/72

13/55

6

Autumn (Mar/Apr/May)

18/64

8/46

8

Winter (Jun/Jul/Aug)

13/55

3/37

10

Spring (Sept/Oct/Nov)

17/63

7/45

10

 

Where do I park my car?

Kaiteriteri has free, all-day parking. During the busy holiday season (Dec 20 to end February) it can be difficult to find a convenient parking spot. Please allow at least 30 minutes to find a park and walk back to check-in 20 minutes before your scheduled departure.

Overnight parking at Kaiteriteri Beach:
Available free except for the busy holiday season 20 December to 18 February. During this time, limited free overnight parking is available in the trailer park on Martin Farm Road, 15 mins walk (1 km) from check in at Kaiteriteri.
Parking is not secure. To avoid temptation please do not leave valuables in your car.