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
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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 2018.

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Other Options

We Operate These Options:
  • Split Apple Paddle Plus Walk
  • Adele Island Kayak Plus Walk
  • Beaches, Bays & Seals Plus Walk
  • Kaiteriteri Highlights Plus Walk

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    • Wilsons AbelTasmanBarkBayInlet
    • K Wilsons AbelTasman3KayaksTonga

    9.00 am
    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)

    9.20 am
    Take a Scenic Cruise into Torrent Bay

    10.15 am
    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.

    12.30 pm
    Your Guide chooses the best beach for a lunch break.

    1.00 pm
    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.

    3.30 pm
    Our Boat Hosts greet you at Torrent Bay for your scenic cruise back to Kaiteriteri

    4.10 pm
    Return to Kaiteriteri in time for connecting coaches if required.

    Our friendly Reservations Team is waiting to answer your enquiries and take your booking. Please contact us using the details below or complete the online form on this page and one of our team will reply within 24 hours.

    Freephone (New Zealand Only): 0800 223 582 (0800 ABEL TASMAN)
    Freephone (Australia Only): 1800-139 341

    Telephone (within New Zealand): 03 528 2027
    Telephone (outside New Zealand): +64 3 528 2027 (calling outside NZ)

    Email: info@AbelTasman.co.nz