Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Motueka

The gardens and parks provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Motueka. Well-liked for its skydiving, golfing and spas, this city is both welcoming and relaxing. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Motueka

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Motueka a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Riuwaka Resurgence (7.9 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Kahurangi Estate (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Rabbit Island (13.1 mi / 21 km)
  • Greenacres Golf Course (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Abel Tasman Coast Track (15.8 mi / 25.5 km)
  • Nelson Fun Park (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Motueka

Motueka is famous for its picturesque gardens and scenic parks. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Motueka is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Little Kaiteriteri Beach (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Kaiteriteri Mountain Bike Park (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Kaiteriteri Beach (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Marahau Beach (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Riuwaka Resurgence (7.9 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Ngarua Caves (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Motueka

Fly into Nelson (NSN), the closest airport, located 17.1 mi (27.6 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Motueka, NZ?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 173 vacation rentals around Motueka. From 93 house rentals to 19 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Motueka?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Motueka. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Motueka District Museum: 363 vacation rentals
  • Jester House Cafe and Tame Eels: 370 vacation rentals
  • Skydive Abel Tasman: 360 vacation rentals
  • SimPit Technologies: 372 vacation rentals
  • Kaiteriteri Beach: 250 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Motueka listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Motueka?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 93 Houses in Motueka. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Motueka include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 19 rentals available
  • Cabins: 35 rentals available
  • Cottages: 35 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Motueka?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 17 vacation rentals with pool available in Motueka. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.