Our Yoga retreats are held in the wonderful Kimi Ora Eco Resort in Kaiteriteri in the top of the South Island of New Zealand. The resort is ideally situated at the gateway to the picturesque world-famous Abel Tasman National Park.
Getting Here by Air
Nelson is the closest airport to Kaiteriteri and Kimi Ora Eco Resort. International airports closest to Kaiteriteri are Wellington (North Island) and Christchurch (South Island). Two regional airlines offer scheduled services into Nelson airport. They are Air New Zealand and air2there. Air New Zealand also offers flights from Auckland to Nelson a few times daily.
The Nelson airport is located outside of Nelson and between Nelson and Richmond. There are a few options on how to get from the Nelson airport to Kaiteriteri. Click here for some of the options available. Please contact us if you would like us to arrange this for you at an additional cost. The Retreat fee does not include transport to and from the airport.
Getting Here by Coach
Many bus and coach services connect Nelson, Motueka (which is 15 minutes from Kaiteriteri) and Kaiteriteri with other destinations in the North and South Islands.
Abel Tasman Coachlines – regional coach services
InterCity – national coach services to Nelson
Getting Here by Car
You might like to rent a car at the Nelson airport. You will find some info on renting a car at the Nelson airport here.
Kaiteriteri is about a 1-hour drive from Nelson. If you are traveling to Kaiteriteri from other places click here for directions.
Directions from Nelson: Follow Highway 6 south to Richmond. Stay on the highway through the traffic lights at Richmond. At the roundabout (traffic circle) after the lights, take the exit to Motueka (Highway 60). Continue along Hwy 60 for approx 40 km (25 miles) to a roundabout (traffic circle) at the entrance to Motueka township. Take the second exit into High St.
In Motueka, continue along High Street (Hwy 60) which is the main street through Motueka. Then continue along High St. out of town for approximately 8 km (5 miles). The highway contains several junctions but you continue on the main road as it crosses the Motueka River (long, narrow 2-lane bridge), veers right through Riwaka and then crosses the Riwaka River Bridge. Two hundred meters past Riwaka Bridge, turn right off the highway, signposted to Abel Tasman National Park via Kaiteriteri. Continue for 6 km to Kaiteriteri.
In Kaiteriteri: When you get to Kaiteriteri follow the signs to Kimi Ora Eco Resort. Take the first road to the left (before the bridge) and follow the signage.
You can find the Kimi Ora Eco Resort location and get directions with the help of google maps. Click here for a google map of Kimi Ora Eco Resort.