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  1. New Zealand
  2. Tasman Region
  3. Nelson

Abel Tasman: Full-Day Kayak, Seals and Cruise Experience

Product ID: 144111
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Explore Abel Tasman by kayaking, cruising, and walking on this full-day adventure. The tour includes guided kayaking in the morning, a scenic cruise, and a self-guided walk in the afternoon.
About this activity
Duration: 1 day
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Enjoy a full-day guided sea kayaking experience along the stunning Kaiteriteri coastline
  • See playful seals at Adele Island on a scenic cruise
  • Listen to the birds on a self-guided walk of Anchorage
  • Enjoy free time to swim, relax, or take a short walk
Full description
Discover the Abel Tasman National Park on this full-day experience. Meet at the kayak office at 8:30 AM for check-in, then enjoy 2 hours of quality guided kayaking on the water. Paddle the safest, most sheltered area along the Kaiteriteri coastline, and see islands, caves, golden sandy beaches and the Split Apple Rock. Then, board the Abel Tasman Sea Shuttle for a scenic cruise. Stop briefly at Adele Island to visit the seals. Cruise past golden sand beaches before arriving at Anchorage.

Enjoy a self-guided walk around the Pitt Head and Te Pukatea Bay Loop track to see amazing panoramic views from the lookout. Alternatively, walk into the hills to experience the cool cascade of Cleopatras Pool. After your walk, board the sea shuttle and head back to Kaiteriteri. 
  • 2-hour guided sea kayaking experience
  • All kayaking equipment including a dry bag for electronic equipment
  • Tea, coffee and biscuits
  • Scenic cruise
  • Self-guided walk
  • Department of Conservation concession fees
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

3 Kaiteriteri-Sandy Bay Road, Kaiteriteri, New Zealand. Located at Kaiteriteri Beach, the office is between the Kai Restaurant and the Kaiteriteri store midway along the beach. There is all day free car parking 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 packed lunch can be purchased from the local operator prior to travel for NZD $18 per person
• 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
4.8 / 5
based on 19 reviews
Review summary
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Kaiteriteri Kayaks

Product ID: 144111