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Takaka is located at the southern end of the Golden Bay in the Nelson and Marlborough Region. Takaka offers up a great variety of restaurants and cafes and is well known to be home to a community of many alternative lifestylers.

Certainly not short on character, Takaka is the ideal spot to base yourself if you're considering experiencing some of the great mountain biking available in Golden Bay. As of May 1st, the Heaphy Track is now open to Mountain Bikers - spend a night in Takaka before setting off to mountain bike the Heaphy Track.



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Takaka: -40.9128718; 172.8060618

Takaka Map