Directions - Most guests come by Ferry
East by West Ferry - On the ferry you can enjoy a wine and take in the city from the water. Catch a ferry from Queens Wharf to Days Bay Wharf, and Days Bay Homestay is a 10 minute walk along the waterfront, we will pick you up from the wharf if you like - no charge.
Driving - From Wellington take State Highway 1 out of the city, and follow the signs for Hutt Valley.
From the Highway 1 northern motorway exit at the sign "Hutt Valley, Picton Ferry” below to connect with highway 2.
Exit highway 2 toward Petone/Seaview. Keep right at the fork. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto The Esplanade. Continue on Waione St. At the next roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Seaview Rd. Continue driving through the industrial area, and along Marine Drive which takes you along a scenic waterfront drive until you reach Days Bay Homestay at 735 Marine Drive.
Bus - From Wellington the No 83, 81, 85 buses all leave from Courtenay Place, Manners St., Willis St., or Lambton Quay. It takes 58 minutes to reach Muritai Rd. Get off at the intersection of Muritai Rd/Marine Parade. Head back towards Days Bay, and the Homestay is 5 minutes walk at 735 Marine Drive.
Eastbourne - Located on the Eastern border of Wellington Harbour, 35 minutes drive from Wellington, New Zealand’s Capital City.
Days Bay - The premium beach in Wellington, shown below in mid-summer
Wellington - Renowned for its eclectic cafes, wonderful restaurants, art galleries, and National Museum-Te Papa, Wellington sits on the South coast of the North Island and is the only access point for the Inter-Island Ferry. This makes it a great stop over when touring the North or South Island of New Zealand.
The Days Bay Homestay - is visible in the picture below centre top, on the point directly above the tip of Days Bay wharf - the ferry terminal. Days Bay beach is on the very left. Eastbourne is the area on top right.
Days Bay Homestay Location
20 minutes drive to the InterIsland Ferry Terminal (20km)
40 minutes drive from Wellington International Airport. (30km)
10 minutes walk northeast to Days Bay Beach & East by West Ferry
5 minutes walk southwest to Eastbourne Village
5 minutes walk to local Cafes and Restaurants