July - Special Rate

Rabbit Island Huts, Appleby House & Rabbit Island Glamping

Available July 2019

Use Promo Code   

Stay July


get 10% discount off your nightly rate


Available for:

****Appleby House

****Rabbit Island Huts

****Rabbit Island Glamping

Complimentary Rabbit Island Coffee/teas/specialty breads & Appleby House home made condiments

If staying at Rabbit Island Huts enjoy Outdoor Bath

Or if staying at Appleby House book the Downstairs Apartment for your own private outdoor bath area

Full kitchen facilities, laundry facilities and BBQ areas

For availability view on www.applebyhosue.co.nz BOOK NOW - put in promo code Stay May

OR contact Jane visit@applebyhouse.co.nz / phone 027 6632 639


Suggested Itinerary whether coming by car or bike


Day .1. Bike from Nelson (or surrounds) to Appleby House/Rabbit Island Huts: 1 to 2 hours

BBQ dinner (bring your own or purchase from our Honesty shop) .

Day .2. Bike to the Ferry 45 minutes to 1 hour - www.mapuaferry.co.nz/ferry-times--prices - Rabbit Island, and visit Mapua Wharf:  Enjoy breakfast at one of the Cafes/Restaurants (three to choose from)

Roam Mapua for the day or bike the Ruby Coast, checking out all the Galleries.

Return to Mapua to dine (Shuttle leaves Mapua at 7.15pm and can drop you back to your accommodation). Book shuttle on: www.trailjourneysnelson.co.nz/Services/Our-Transport
or return on the last Ferry (5pm).

Dining at Mapua:

- Albertas Cafe, Apple Shed or JellyFish for breakfast 


- SmokeHouse Fish & Chips
- JellyFish Restuarant
- Apple Shed Restuarant
- Rimu Wine Bar

- Golden Bear Craft Beer Bar and pub food

Dining at Rabbit Island Huts

Decided to return to Rabbit Island Huts rather than dine at Mapua? You can purchase your evening  treats while at Mapua,  or purchase from our Honesty Shop. Share with your friends around the outside fire.  Remember to bring your wine and beer.

Day .3. Breakfast early - bring your own eggs & bacon - all bread, condiments, tea & coffee supplied.

Bike home feeling like you have been a million miles away and had a really good, relaxed time, spent time with friends, while you have exercised and eaten well.

 Traveling by car

If you are in a car then you can get further.

  • Swim, walk, bike Rabbit Island - 10 kms of gorgeous beach 2 minutes down the road
  • Visit Upper Moutere – New Zealands oldest pub, lovely Village with quality galleries
  • Visit Mapua – dine and shop
  • Go to Nelson Market – Saturday mornings, central Nelson
  • Take a drive to Nelson Lakes or Abel Tasman National Park
  • Hire a bike and do a day tour from Mapua Wharf