"A unique and memorable experience available only to a few"

Activities

Edenhouse luxury accommodation is in the midst of some of New Zealand’s grandest scenery – from rugged wilderness to golden beaches. Its enviable location is right in the heart of the activities and experiences in which guests delight:

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Abel Tasman National Park

The Abel Tasman is our smallest national park yet it consistently ranks as one of the top 5 tourist attractions in New Zealand. Its golden beaches, turquoise waters, native bush and pristine marine reserves make this world-renowned Park a “must-do” experience.
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Wild North-West Heli-Adventure

Looking westwards from Edenhouse's garden the view stretches to the mysterious mountains of the Kahurangi National Park, a vast wilderness area which holds its secrets close, the best known only to a select few.
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Sea & Air Adventures

Enhance your sojourn with a full day Sea & Air Adventure, experiencing even more of the spectacular Abel Tasman National Park and the wild and wonderful West Coast than you'd drive through in a week.
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Horse Trekking – Cape Farewell

This isn’t just horse-riding; the stunning location and scenery make it an exceptional and unforgettable experience. We favour two rides, which can be combined. The Spectacular Old Man Range, with an ever-changing vista and views of all of Farewell Spit, has been classed as the most scenic horse trek in New Zealand.
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Fly Fishing

Edenhouse is 5 minutes from the nationally important Motueka River catchment with miles of bountiful riffles, runs and pools. Sight casting to spotted brown trout freely sipping dry flies and nymphs is an angling experience not to be missed.
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Hiking & Exploring

The Nelson/Tasman region includes three of the country's 14 national parks - one a coastal paradise (the Abel Tasman); one an alpine retreat (Nelson Lakes); the third, Kahurangi, a vast swathe of virgin rainforest and awe-inspiring mountains stretching across more than 450,000 hectares, or almost the entire northwest corner of the South Island.
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Canyoning in The Abel Tasman National Park

Slide down water polished chutes, jump into crystal clear pools, abseil through showering waterfalls, and zipline over rocks.
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Bespoke Cycle and Winery Touring

With the development of the Great Taste cycle trail, the Nelson/Tasman region is opening up to this most civilised - and popular - way of touring the countryside.
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Mapua and Wheelie Fantastic

Mapua based Wheelie Fantastic Cycle Tours is an owner-operated company with a passion for cycling. Ride sections of the Great Taste Trail of 175km, or for cyclists wanting a really relaxing time, take a 10 minute ferry ride (with your bike) from Mapua to Rabbit Island.
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Pampering & Indulgence

Ever-mindful of guests' need to unwind as well as to indulge, massage and beauty therapist Jacqui Jenkins is part of the Edenhouse team. Jacqui was well-known as the therapist at nearby Paratiho Farms.
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Vineyards & Wine Tasting

There are around 37 boutique wineries in the Nelson Tasman region and several, including Neudorf, Kahurangi and Kina Beach, are within 25 minutes of Edenhouse.
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Wearable arts and classic cars

This is a creative and visual experience that is almost beyond description. Firmly established as an iconic 'must see' visitor attraction, the WOW® and Classic Cars Museum celebrates two distinctly different passions.
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Michael MacMillan Sculpture

Michael MacMillan is a renowned artist and sculptor working from his studio on Neudorf Road, 20 minutes from Edenhouse.
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Rare Creations – Fine Contemporary Furniture & Art

Andreas Niemann is acknowledged as one of the most talented and highly regarded craftsmen in New Zealand. His very appropriately named studio "Rare Creations" is only 20 minutes from Edenhouse.
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Arts & Crafts

Nelson Tasman is blessed with creative abundance and is home to over 350 working artists. The diverse art forms range from paintings to ceramics, sculpture, glass, jewellery and wearable art.
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Moutere Artisans

Upper Moutere, a small village fifteen minutes from Edenhouse, is home to a bunch of creative and productive people. They make glorious wine, stunning sheep cheese and olive oils.
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Golden Bay & Farewell Spit

A visit to Golden Bay is an adventure in itself. Two of its most famous attractions are Pupu Springs and Farewell Spit.
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The Gardens At Edenhouse

Edenhouse is located in an area of outstanding natural beauty, even by New Zealand standards. Nestled in the stunning Orinoco Valley, its extensive gardens are the "creation" of Peter and Bobbie Martin.
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