Hotels in Riwaka, New Zealand

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Riwaka overview

Riwaka is a friendly locale known for its gardens. Though Riwaka might not have many well-known attractions, you don't need to venture far to visit Ngarua Caves and Kaiteriteri Mountain Bike Park. While you're in town, don't miss out on other sights including Riuwaka Resurgence.

Where to stay in Riwaka

Whether traveling on business or vacation, Riwaka can accommodate all visitors. There are 2 hotels in Riwaka and you can shop as many as 71 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 30%. We have room prices starting at 12 USD per night and here's a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Riwaka as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 31 5-star hotels from 57 USD per night
  • • 55 4-star hotels from 58 USD per night
  • • 27 3-star hotels from 39 USD per night
  • • 13 2-star hotels from 15 USD per night

How to get to Riwaka

Fly into Nelson (NSN), 21.8 mi (35 km) from the heart of Riwaka.

What to see around Riwaka

Here are some recommended places to see in the surrounding area:
  • • Ngarua Caves (4 mi/6.4 km from the city center)
  • • Kaiteriteri Mountain Bike Park (4.2 mi/6.7 km from the city center)
  • • Kaiteriteri Beach (4.3 mi/6.9 km from the city center)
  • • Motueka District Museum (4.6 mi/7.4 km from the city center)
  • • Marahau Beach (5.6 mi/9 km from the city center)

When to visit Riwaka

If you're beginning to plan your vacation, you may be curious about the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 69°F day, 53°F night
  • • April-June: 65°F day, 43°F night
  • • July-September: 58°F day, 42°F night
  • • October-December: 68°F day, 47°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 9.69 inches
  • • April-June: 13.03 inches
  • • July-September: 14.13 inches
  • • October-December: 12.28 inches