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Things to do in Upper Moutere

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Café
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“Quirky cafe in lovely garden. Food is delicious and there's lots for kids to do while you sit in the sun and enjoy your meal - from eel feeding, to exploring a maze, to climbing to the lookout of a pirate ship. Great fun for all the family. It does get busy during peak holiday periods. 15 mins from Hawkridge. ”
  • 31 locals recommend
Food
“Winery, wine tasting, purchase and also a Restaurant there. Check online for opening hours.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Food
“Sit outside and look over the vineyards and mountains while enjoying a glass of award-winning wine.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Motel
“The Moutere Inn, New Zealand's oldest pub (est. 1850), is only 7 minutes’ drive away. Their chef prepares very good food and it has lovely outdoor seating overlooking the mountains. You can read all about the history, and the family who built the Inn on the walls. There are plenty of interesting brews on tap, including their own. All the wines are sourced within a 10 km radius. They also serve the refreshing Peckham's cider, which is made on Neudorf Road near Hawkridge. The perfect drink for those year-round beautiful sunny days for which the upper South Island is so well known. (No cellar door service so this is a great place to sample it!) ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Beautiful setting. Open in summer Friday and Saturday for dinner and open Tuesday to Sunday for lunch. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Establishment
  • 2 locals recommend
Nature
“Great place to take the children to interact with animals, feed animals and pet animals. Five minute drive from Mapua.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Café
“If you have a car, it’s worth the trip for the restaurant, beautiful vineyard setting, amazing fresh local food.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Establishment
“Corru Gate, Copper Gate and Kissing Gate are wow-factor cottages/homes/bnbs/glamping in the jewel of Nelson's crown - Mapua seaside village. Nestled on 7 acres, cycle the Great Taste Trail nearby.”
  • 1 local recommends
Establishment
“Oldest pub in the country, lovely old vibe with friendly staff and great outdoor patio for the summertime. Live music all through summer, most nights of the week”
  • 4 locals recommend
Postal Town
“We would recommend lunch or dinner at Forsters Moutere Hills, a great place to relax with stunning views of the vines and the kahurangi rangers, a drink at New Zealand's oldest pub the Moutere Inn and wine tasting at Kahurangi Winery.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Food
“You need to phone before and make a booking time to visit as they are not open to the public. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Route
“Sunset Valley Vineyard is my favourite vineyard. Their wine are organic and in high demand. A little out of the way and worth a visit.”
  • 1 local recommends
Street Address
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“This is a stunning National Park with a walking track that sticks to the coast lending itself to loads of swims along the way. Water taxi's are available to drop you off or collect you depending on how far you would like to walk. Magnificent scenery and secluded beaches with golden sand. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Food
  • 1 local recommends