Cable Bay, only 20 minutes from Nelson, offers tranquillity, beauty and offering an incredible range of outdoor activities. Yet it has been spared the development you might expect. Visitors are always astounded by the breathtaking scenery and sense of peace and tranquillity.

For those wishing to stay a while and savour this idyllic patch of paradise, there are options. Stay at one of the local B&Bs/homestays or at the beach campground.

Accommodation we would recommend in Cable Bay and Nelson.

Cable Bay

Cable Bay Holiday Park.

Pepin Island

Pepin Island is a stunning option in order to experience the region from a unique perspective - visit

Glenduan - between Cable Bay and Nelson

Local private, sunny, beach studio on AirBNB
A lovely, self-contained modern studio ideal for a couple or single person - visit


Wakefield Quay House.
This heritage villa offers luxury bed and breakfast accommodation, just 8 metres from the sea, overlooking Tasman Bay and the harbour entrance on New Zealand's beautiful Nelson waterfront.