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Guidebook for Parapara

Gordon And Bess (And Family)
Gordon And Bess (And Family)
Joined in 2014
Gordon And Bess (And Family)

Guidebook for Parapara

Drinks & Nightlife
Probably New Zealand's most famous country pub. Just 3km from Adrift. Winner of numerous awards for its home brewed beer and for its conservation efforts. Simple but good food, unique atmosphere. Best time for evening dining probably 6pm to 8 pm, no bookings taken or needed. Regular live music. (from 8 or 9pm). Open seven days a week. 11am till late
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Mussel Inn
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Probably New Zealand's most famous country pub. Just 3km from Adrift. Winner of numerous awards for its home brewed beer and for its conservation efforts. Simple but good food, unique atmosphere. Best time for evening dining probably 6pm to 8 pm, no bookings taken or needed. Regular live music. (from 8 or 9pm). Open seven days a week. 11am till late
Gourmet wild burgers and curries. Good selection of local bears and wine. Open 7 days, Monday: 4pm-late, Tuesday-Sunday: 11am till late.
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Roots Bar
1 Commercial St
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Gourmet wild burgers and curries. Good selection of local bears and wine. Open 7 days, Monday: 4pm-late, Tuesday-Sunday: 11am till late.
Food Scene
Great lunchtime spot. In the gold rush days Collingwood was destined to become the capitol of New Zealand and the building was the courthouse.
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The Courthouse Cafe
11 Elizabeth St
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Great lunchtime spot. In the gold rush days Collingwood was destined to become the capitol of New Zealand and the building was the courthouse.
Parks & Nature
One of the most photographed beaches in New Zealand, a huge, wild, west coast beach famous for the Archway Islands and caves. A photo of the islands from one of the caves is featured on the "lock screen" of Windows 10 world-wide.
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Wharariki Beach
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One of the most photographed beaches in New Zealand, a huge, wild, west coast beach famous for the Archway Islands and caves. A photo of the islands from one of the caves is featured on the "lock screen" of Windows 10 world-wide.
Farewell Spit is 40km long, the longest natural sandbar in the world. Recently voted Number 35 in New Zealand's nationwide poll "101 Must -Dos for Kiwis". A renowned bird sanctuary, Farewell Spit is a summer home to thousands of migratory birds. The long crescent of sand, dunes and wetlands can be explored partly on foot or (more commonly) by 4-wheel drive safari. The dunes themselves are an amazing phenomenon and offer stunning panoramic views of the spit, Golden Bay and at low tide, the vast salt marsh. Our beachfront accommodation is 10 minutes drive from Collingwood where the safari tours Farewell Spit Eco Tours start.
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Farewell Spit Eco Tours
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Farewell Spit is 40km long, the longest natural sandbar in the world. Recently voted Number 35 in New Zealand's nationwide poll "101 Must -Dos for Kiwis". A renowned bird sanctuary, Farewell Spit is a summer home to thousands of migratory birds. The long crescent of sand, dunes and wetlands can be explored partly on foot or (more commonly) by 4-wheel drive safari. The dunes themselves are an amazing phenomenon and offer stunning panoramic views of the spit, Golden Bay and at low tide, the vast salt marsh. Our beachfront accommodation is 10 minutes drive from Collingwood where the safari tours Farewell Spit Eco Tours start.
Shopping
Golden Bay artists produce a fantastic variety of artwork and many are nationally recognized, exhibiting in art galleries all over New Zealand. Almost every side road in Golden Bay boasts an artist of some sort – potters, painters, sculptors, bone carvers, jade carvers, silversmiths, wood turners, jewelers, photographers, soap makers and weavers of flax, willow and wool as well as the more unusual such as candle makers, a trug maker and a drum maker.
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Takaka
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Golden Bay artists produce a fantastic variety of artwork and many are nationally recognized, exhibiting in art galleries all over New Zealand. Almost every side road in Golden Bay boasts an artist of some sort – potters, painters, sculptors, bone carvers, jade carvers, silversmiths, wood turners, jewelers, photographers, soap makers and weavers of flax, willow and wool as well as the more unusual such as candle makers, a trug maker and a drum maker.