Cruise or Water Taxi
No need to go ashore to experience the beauty of Abel Tasman National Park.
Travel with speed, style and comfort on the Vista Cruise. Flexible schedules and custom itineraries on the Vigour Water Taxi.
Our state-of-the-art catamaran, Abel Tasman Voyager, operates our Vista Cruise throughout the year.
Our smaller Vigour Water Taxis provide back-up service and are available for special charter.
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Summer Timetable (20 October to 18 April)
Winter Timetable (19 April to 19 October)
What makes the Vista Cruise state-of-the-art?
- More Environmentally friendly: Our is a state of the art displacement catamaran is specially designed to minimise effects on the national park environment. The special design provides strength and stability with reduced weight and wash, resulting in better fuel economy and environmental impact
- More comfortable beach landings: Our specially designed hydraulic landing ramp enables us to land passengers comfortably on the Abel Tasman beaches, which have the largest tidal range in the country
- Better views: Panoramic views from table and chairs on the upper, open deck and comfortable enclosed lower deck.
- Better Facilities: We serve a selection of light meals, snacks plus hot and cold beverages. Toilet facilities onboard make your trip more comfortable
- Faster: The speed of Abel Tasman Voyager allows better timetables and day trip itineraries so you can enjoy an enhanced scenic cruise, with more time during the day for walking or sea kayaking options if desired
- Safer: This state-of-the-art catamaran design provides much more strength and stability than a smaller water taxi
- Quieter: Passengers notice the quiet, comfortable ride provided by the noise absorption, strength and stability of the composite hull.
- Our Abel Tasman Voyager solves a traditional problem with modern technology. Read more...
Why choose the Vigour Water Taxi?
- If the Vista Cruise timetable doesn't suit your schedule, we can design an itinerary to suit you.
- Our Water Taxis are specially designed to suit conditions along the Abel Tasman Coast.
- Our Water Taxis skippers have your safety and comfort as priority.
Our Vista Cruise is the most relaxing experience of Abel Tasman National Park. View our scenic cruise options
Create your own adventure. View our Vista Cruise timetables
For a more active day, view our Day Walks & Cruises
How to get here
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