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Our Location


Golden Bay - the "gem" of the Nelson Tasman region, sits on the northern tip of the South Island of New Zealand.  A lush coastal valley tucked between two of New Zealands great National Parks.

Situated on private, sandy Tukurua beach, which has safe swimming at both low and high tide is Adrift in Golden Bay.  All accommodation options are situated within a tranquil garden setting, overlooking the pristine, sheltered waters of the bay.


Sunset at Adrift in Golden BayAerial View of Tukurua BeachPerfect Honeymoon Location


  • Our central location in Golden Bay makes it easy to explore the many beautiful places in this unique part of New Zealand which features glistening golden sand beaches and turquoise, crystal clear water alongside alpine meadows and snowy mountain ranges.
  • Within one hours drive, you will find two of New Zealand's most spectacular National Parks (Abel Tasman National Park and Kahurangi National Park).
  • Adrift in Golden Bay is approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes drive north-west of Nelson; 15 minutes drive north of the town of Takaka;  8 minutes drive further north of Adrift is the small township of Collingwood.



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