Mapua & Ruby Coast
A very popular destination for locals and visitors alike, Mapua and the Ruby Coast road provide beautiful settings to enjoy a meal by the sea and a wander through boutique shops and breweries.
Mapua also connects with the Great Taste Trail via ferry (please check seasonal availability when planning your trip).
The Ruby Coast road is a picturesque way to travel from Nelson to Motueka and has lovely beaches, picnic spots, cafes and galleries to tempt you to stop along the way.
There are plenty of accommodation options in this part of the region if you’re keen on really relaxing and enjoying the sights. As with everything in our region, Mapua and Ruby Coast are best enjoyed at a leisurely pace!