3 Day Explorer Pass
3 days unlimited travel within a 5 day period aboard the Vista Cruise
- Best For: Maximum access to the National Park
- Walking Time: Up to you!
- Cost: Adult $150, Child $75
Ideal for people who wish to explore the park on a daily basis without staying overnight in the Park. Available all year.
The Explorer Pass gives you three days of unlimited travel on the Vista Cruise. Valid for any consecutive 5-day period.
An example of how to use your Explorer Pass to experience as much of the park as you can:
Experience the isolated northern beaches of the Park. Cruise to Totaranui, pausing to view the fascinating Tonga Island Seal Colony, and return to disembark at Awaroa. Explore the largest tidal estuary in the Park or walk over a forested saddle and along the golden sands of Onetahuti Beach for pickup at historic Tonga Quarry.
Choose a Cruise & Walk Option in the centre of the Park, eg. No 6: Swing Bridge, Bush and Beach Walk. Cruise to Medlands Beach to walk 3 1/2 to 4 hours along the most varied section of the coastal track from Bark Bay to Anchorage. Cross the Falls River Swing Bridge and take a side track to tranquil Cleopatra's Pool.
Cruise to Anchorage to spend a day of quality beach time or walk the final 4 hours of the walking track to Marahau through sunny forest groves with spectacular coastal views and many side tracks to picturesque golden coves.
How to get here
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