Kaiteriteri is the southern gateway to Abel Tasman National Park. With its lovely beach of golden sand framing a bay of azure water, it is a favourite holiday destination, particularly for families. Kaiteriteri has a campground and a children's playground with mini-golf.

Walkers will find some lovely bushwalks around the township. Excursions into the Abel Tasman National Park include guided walks, sea kayaking and launch cruises.