Moturoa Rabbit Island is the largest of a group of sandy islands lying in the Waimea Estuary at the head of Tasman Bay, 6 minutes drive from Appleby. Along its seaward side there is more than eight kilometres of sandy beach.
Visit Mapua Wharf and enjoy a range of shops, galleries, restaurants, bars and cafés – situated by the beautiful Waimea Estuary, just a 10 minute drive from Appleby.
Home to leading ceramic artists, sculptors and wood workers and locally made foods and wines. Upper Moutere is a 12 minute drive from Appleby.
Appleby Farms Ice Cream can be found at leading supermarkets and fine food purveyors throughout the country.
The Moutere Inn is the oldest pub in New Zealand and pours 13 artisan beers – a 12 minute drive from Appleby.
There are three buildings in Appleby registered with the New Zealand Historic Places Trust.