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  1. New Zealand
  2. Tasman Region
  3. Nelson

Abel Tasman: Cruise, Self-Guided Walk and Kayak Experience

Product ID: 144126
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Enjoy a scenic cruise, a self-guided walk, and a guided Kayak trip amongst the spectacular scenery of the Abel Tasman National Park.
About this activity
Duration: 1 day
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Relax on a scenic cruise to Onetahuti Beach
  • Wander through lush native bush and listen to the birds along the Abel Tasman Coastal Track
  • Enjoy a guided kayaking experience to explore beautiful coves and lagoons
Full description
Explore the Abel Tasman National Park with a cruise, self-guided walk, and guided kayak adventure. Check-in at the kayak office at 8:30 AM to receive all the information you need for the day ahead from the friendly local staff. 

Enjoy a scenic cruise to Onetahuti Beach aboard the Abel Tasman Sea Shuttle. Disembark for a self-guided walk along the Abel Tasman Coastal Track. Wander through the lush, green native forest for approximately 2 hours, then arrive at Bark Bay where you will be met by an experienced kayaking guide. 

Explore the many beaches and coves by kayak. Visit the seals at Pinnacle Island. If tides permit, float into the Falls River Lagoon to the swing bridge and explore the small inlet of Frenchmans Bay. If the winds are right, put up the kayak sail and slowly make your way down to Anchorage where the sea shuttle will return you to Kaiteriteri.
  • Scenic cruise
  • Self-guided walk
  • 2-hour guided sea kayaking experience
  • All kayaking equipment including a dry bag for electronic equipment
  • Packed lunch
  • Department of Conservation concession fees

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

3 Kaiteriteri-Sandy Bay Rd, Kaiteriteri, New Zealand. Check-in at the kayak office located at Kaiteriteri Beach between the Kai Restaurant and the Kaiteriteri store midway along the beach. There is free car parking available on the left-hand side as you cross over the bridge arriving into Kaiteriteri.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
Know before you go
• A complimentary bus transfer from Nelson/Motueka can be arranged, contact the local operator at least 48-hours prior to tour departure to coordinate
• What to bring: hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, warm top, t-shirt, shorts, swimsuit, wind jacket, walking shoes/sandals, camera, change of clothes, water, and additional snack food, if desired
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.5 / 5
based on 6 reviews
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Kaiteriteri Kayaks

Product ID: 144126