beautiful beach at sunset in new zealand near Westhaven Luxury Lodge
activities at wharariki beach in golden bay

Golden Bay Activities near
Westhaven Luxury Lodge

Golden Bay is a hidden sanctuary, a vast paradise for nature lovers. Take some time to explore the sites near Westhaven's Luxury Lodge, to the northern most point of New Zealand's South Island. Please contact us, to book or receive further information of Tour and Transport options.

farewell spit bus near golden bay lodge

Farewell Spit Safaris

Farewell Spit, at the tip of the South Island of Golden Bay, is New Zealand’s longest sand spit. Take a guided tour of this internationally-renowned bird sanctuary.
Farewell Spit Tours Information

enjoy activities at beautiful wharariki beach in Golden Bay of New Zealand

Wharariki Beach

 A short 30 minute walk will take to one of New Zealand's most remote and beautiful beaches in Golden Bay. Between February and May, seal pups are often swimming in the sea pool southern end. Take the opportunity to go there on the way to Westhaven Luxury Lodge

fun activity of Golden bay with people trekking on horses

Horse trekking

A great way to see the northern most point of the South Island is by horse back. Cape Farewell Horse Treks have number of treks to select from including riding along Wharariki Beach.
Farewell Spit Horse Riding Activity Information

Cliffs Cape Farewell new zealand most northern point

Cape Farewell

 Visit Cape Farewell on the way to Westhaven's Luxury Lodge. It is a headland in New Zealand, the most northerly point on the South Island, located in Golden Bay, just west of Farewell Spit.

House of Nugget Cafe near Westhaven Luxury Lodge

Nugget Cafe

Located only 15 minutes from the Westhaven Luxury Lodge, you will find a cosy little cafe tucked away in the tiny historic settlement of Mangarakau. The Nugget Cafe makes a delicious latte and has great kiwi tucker.

Hiking trail at Wetland Mangarakau Reserve

Mangarakau Wetland Reserve

For a hiking activity near Westhaven Retreat, we recommend the Wetland Reserve tracks leading to the Lake.