Split Apple Paddle

Your choice for: easy kayaking half day paddle. Great for beginners. Paddle to famous ‘Split Apple Rock’. Minimum age 10 years.

  • Availability: All year
  • Best For: Relaxed paddling adventure
  • Kayak: Up to 2hrs guided
  • Start: 9.00 am or 1.00 pm
  • Finish: 12 noon or 4.00 pm
  • Cost: From Adult $90, Child $65 (10-14 yrs)
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Our Split Apple Paddle is an ideal introduction to sea kayaking or simply enjoy an easy paddle among the sheltered inlets and granite formations of the stunning Kaiteriteri coastline.

Want to combine Kayaking with a Walk?

During the summer months (1 October to 30 April), there is time to catch the Vista Cruise further into the National Park with the option of a beach stop or a walk. Split Apple Paddle Plus Walk options for more details and to book online.

Want to Kayak in the Heart of the Park?
See our Beaches Bays & Seals day kayak trip.

Terms and Conditions

9.00 am or 1.00 pm Check in at our Kaiteriteri ticket booth to meet your Guide.

On the golden beach sands of Kaiteriteri Beach, your friendly, expert Guide settles you into a stable double kayak with full instructions and safety brief.  Then, it's onto the water to explore and have fun, confident you can enjoy a safe paddling experience. Your Guide knows all the best, secret spots taking into account the tides, weather and your interests and abilities. Watch out for our resident Blue Penguins and other sea birds along the coast. 

Pause at a sheltered cove for a break before returning to Kaiteriteri at midday for the morning trips, or 4.00 pm for the afternoon trips.

Time includes full instruction and breaks with up to 2 hours paddling.

Would you like to include a walk?
During our summer months (1 Oct to 30 April) there is time to connect with our Vista Cruise for a morning or afternoon cruise or walk in the park. See Split Apple Paddle Plus Walk for full details.

Departure Timetable:

  • Daily, 8 October to 18 April 9.00 am
  • Departures on request at other times

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