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Tips from locals
Lovely village feel with lots of local craft shops and stunning restaurants! Enjoy fish and chips right on the wharf
Picturesque coastal town with art galleries, food and beverage. Excellent journey by Ebike. On the Great Taste Trail via Ferry.
Mapua Wharf is situated by the stunning Waimea Estuary, just a short drive from kohwai Cottage. Try the Jellyfish restaurant and Bar for coffee or lunch. There are two fantastic home shops, my favorite being Darby & Joan. If you are hoping to buy some beautiful New Zealand souvenirs this is the…
Mapua is a great place for waterfront restaurants, fabulous galleries and shops, or you can hire a bike and take the ferry to neighbouring Rabbit Island for a wonderful bike, picnic and swim. 16 minutes drive from Hawkridge!
We love Mapua. Beautiful scenery, brewery, craft shops and restaurants. Approx 30 minutes drive from us.