Beaches, Bays, Kayak & Walk (Low Season)
Your choice for: making the most of shorter daylight hours (1 May - 30 Sept). Kayak and walk in the heart of the Park around Torrent Bay and Pinnacle Island.
- Availability: Low Season (1 May - 30 Sept)
- Best For: Kayak & walk in shorter daylight hours
- Cruise: Kaiteriteri - Torrent Bay
45 mins each way
- Walk: 2 hours (approx) unguided
- Kayak: up to 2 hours (approx) guided
- Start: 9.00 am
- Finish: 4.10 pm
- Cost: Adult $175, Child (12-14 yrs) $125
Cruise from Kaiteriteri into the heart of Park at Torrent Bay to kayak some of the best territory on the coast. Your Guide will direct you to your unguided walk after lunch and Boat Hosts will meet you at your pick up point. If you are enjoying the kayaking, you have the option of taking a short walk during the lunch break, then continue in the kayaks to complete our Beaches, Bays and Seals kayaking trip.
*PLEASE NOTE: the shallow tidal beach at Torrent Bay often requires a small boat transfer to get you close to shore, and can involve wading through water up to your knees, or higher, depending on conditions. We recommend you bring extra clothing to ensure your comfort if you are splashed by a wave.
The small boat transfer is not suitable for people with limited mobility or balance. If you are concerned about this, please contact us for another option.
Call us to book connecting coach with Nelson or Motueka if required.
Prices valid to 30 September 2019.
Other OptionsWe Operate These Options:
Check in at our Kaiteriteri Ticket Office and meet your Guide. (If you are staying in the Park, meet your Guide at Torrent Bay Lodge at 10.05 am)
Take a Scenic Cruise into Torrent Bay
Disembark at Torrent Bay were your Guide introduces you to the fun of kayaking with full training and safety brief. Then, explore the sheltered inlets and spectacular granite headlands between Torrent Bay and Bark Bay. Your Guide designs the day around tides and weather conditions.
Your Guide chooses the best beach for a lunch break.
Unguided walk up to 6 kms (3.7 miles), approximately 2 hours in the Bark Bay - Torrent Bay area. Your Guide ensures you start at the correct time and place according to the conditions on the day. The track is well marked and easy to follow.
Our Boat Hosts greet you at Torrent Bay for your scenic cruise back to Kaiteriteri
Return to Kaiteriteri in time for connecting coaches if required.