The Gates Accommodation

Sunny, private, designer, 3 bedroom Corru Gate and 4 bedroom Copper Gate and 1 bedroom Kissing Gate glamping with distinctive New Zealand flavours on a 7 acre farm above Ruby Bay. Just 3 minutes to Mapua seaside village, wineries, beaches, cycling.

Per night
$155 - $365

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Corru Gate (3bdrm), Copper Gate (4 bdrm) and Kissing Gate (1 bdrm) are stylish and different. City chic meets country style in these creatively designed holiday accommodations.

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Set in 7 acres of park-like grounds beside the seaside and art hub of Mapua and close to Nelson, Corru Gate embodies a distinctively creative Kiwi flavour - iconic corrugated iron and local NZ art. Copper Gate eco-chic has wow-factor views across the valley to the sea. Kissing Gate, ranked in the top 14 glamping sites in the world by TripAdvisor, features lovingly restored retro caravans, a cottage and art.

Wander over our paddocks and enjoy the playground, treehut and animals. 3 minutes to great beaches and rivers.

Cycles are available for the Great Taste Trail.


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Physical address

The Gates Accommodation, 197 Seaton Valley Road, Mapua, Nelson, 7173, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
8am-10pm 7 days a week
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

  • BBQ Facility
  • Children Welcome
  • Laundry
  • Luggage Storage
  • Playground
  • Internet (Public Use)
Proximity to airport:
20 min.
Proximity to coach terminal:
4 min to public bus.
Proximity to town:
4 min to Mapua seaside village; 25 min to Nelson.

Pricing and Conditions

  High season Low season
  (Dec - Feb) (Mar - Dec)
Per night $225.00 - $365.00 $155.00 - $195.00
Other charges:
Linen $20/night; free wifi; end-of-stay cleaner option.
Further pricing information:
Discounts for longer-term stays.

Language support

  Written Spoken
French NO YES
German NO YES

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