+64 27 526 8771 moonrakerhouse@gmail.com
Moonraker House

Family Holidays

Family Fun with Lasting Memories

Moonraker House, nestled high within the native tree canopy with a captains bird eye view of the iconic Split Apple Rock and the beautiful soft golden and black sand is a perfect base for family adventure. 

The location offers a gold mine of adventure for children of all ages, with glow worm caves, rocks and boulders to explore.  Fishing off the rocks for Dad or you can even bring your own boat for a bit of deep sea fishing.  The beach has easy boat access to the Abel Tasman National Park and close proximity to Kaiteriteri and Marahau beaches with an abundance of adventurous activities available, from mini golf, horse trekking, horse & cart riding, eco tours, biking, kayaking, paddle boarding and scenic charters to name a few.

The area is known for its azure clean waters, beautiful native forests and crisp golden sand, all of which is literally on our doorstep.

Our purpose designed property offers a home from home family hideaway, yet elegant comfort with a picturesque backdrop like no other in the region.  Our property is accessible by car or boat 

We are one of the few families accommodating and welcoming other families to the Nelson and Tasman region to enjoy an exclusive, private setting with children in mind.   

Terri is an event consultant and can secretly arrange birthday parties for the children when you return from a fun day out, even with a birthday cake and candles.

Although this is our home, we are happy for you to make it your own, with washing facilities and a kitchen for the convince of  refreshments, snacks and light meals.  We also offer a hearty cooked meal with prior request.

The house has been designed to give as much free time as possible to have fun with the added bonus to book us to support you, as much or as little as you wish. (Child Care available)

Terri has been a celebrant for many years and provides several family orientated ceremonies from family bonding ceremonies, weddings, baby naming, renewal of vows, reunions and memorials, so if you have a significant event coming up you might like to take advantage of our expertise.

We can also provide a chauffeur service, driving your car, so you can enjoy a wine tour, evening meal or just a fun day out, where driving is not your worry.  $60.00 flat rate and $30 per hour there after.

Our region is full of family orientated fun for all age groups, so don’t hesitate to enlist our help, we are driven to make sure everyone gets the holiday they deserve.

Families & Small Children 

Our bundles are based on a family of 4 (babies and toddlers can also be accommodated with prior notice) with a minimum of two nights. However, we encourage no less than three to four nights to  give you a truly relaxed holiday feel and if you would like to extend that further to enjoy all that our region has to offer we provide an concierge service and can make bookings on your behalf.

The region has many great child friendly experiences and activities but you might find your children are happy with all that there is to do at Split Apple beach? The property has great games, books and activities available.

Bikes can be hired locally


Family Reunions 

Family and friends reunions have a perfect base at Moonraker House which sleeps up to 4. Each room has its own en-suite bathroom and access to the full surround deck with a view to Split Apple Rock. both rooms are split king singles for flexibility.  

The kitchen is designed for entertaining and celebration, with a large fridge freezer, ice making machine, great appliances, 2 ovens and two induction hobs and a dishwasher, this can all be used by arrangement.

The open plan dining and living space can be easily moved around, with a great fireplace and access to the deck. There are two dining spaces to seat a total of 16 people plus 1 high chair.

There is a potential sleep out option too, please ask for details. 

Day visitors welcome too by arrangement.

Conditions apply.


Just the two of you

This bundle provides you with privacy and comfort in a home environment where romantic gestures can be enjoyed in the peace of the environment and bird song.

Our region has an abundance of activities from relaxation and well-being to extreme fun and recklessness, wildlife and nature, boutique wine & craft beer tours and tasting to name a few, or simply stay put and lavish in the beach below.

We can organize a couples massage or scrub at Moonraker House, by appointment. There is a float tank in Motueka.

There are options to dine out locally or we can provide a beautiful home cooked meal on the deck with advanced notice. Specialized menus can bought in to save you going out. starting at $100.00 for two

We can provide a chauffeur service, driving your car, so you can enjoy a wine tour, evening meal or just a fun day out, where driving is not your worry.  $60.00 flat rate and $30 per hour there after.

Terri is a registered New Zealand celebrant and event consultant, so if you would like to combine this vacation with a significant celebration, proposal or a simply romantic surprise please do ask for further information.


All our Family Fun bundles can include the following:


  • All our guests enjoy a complimentary concierge service
  • A minimum of two-night stay which can be extended. Week longe and beyond stays will be discounted. POA by contacting us direct
  • Wifi & broadband
  • A completely custom event coordination and consultation service 
  • Full itinerary of activities service during your stay, if desired
  • A continental breakfast with an option for a cooked breakfast if desired
  • Lunch and dinner can be arranged daily in advance
  • Chef, professional child entertainer by appointment
  • celebration cake
  • Flowers to suit the occasion
  • Professional photographer available by appointment
  • Video and drone available by appointment
  • Transport for guests, either by boat or mini bus can be arranged
  • Airport transfers and/or chauffeur (we drive your car or hire car – advanced notice)
  • Child minding services by appointment
  • Games & activities
  • We have a high chair and travel cot available. 

Conditions and fees do apply. Please contact us for further information and a quote for your custom event.

Email: moonrakerhouse@gmail.com

Phone:  +64 27 526 8771

Land Line: +64 3 5278310

Address: 11 Moonraker Way. Kaiteriteri, Tasman, New Zealand


All bookings are subject to our terms, as set below

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