Awaroa Beach

Discover the stunning Awaroa Beach that inspired the crowd funding campaign to buy the land back from private ownership.

For some extra indulgence, book a special lunch at the Awaroa Lodge (your own arrangement and cost). 

*PREPAY online or by phone at least 2 hours before sailing to SAVE $3 PER ADULT ($1.50 per child) off price displayed in booking table.


  • 30PaxAwa Awaroa Dine & Explore (Trip #8)

    Discover what inspired New Zealanders to donate over $2million to buy this beach for everyone to enjoy.

    • Availability: All year
    • Best For: More than a picnic lunch.
    • Cruise: Kaiteriteri - Awaroa 1 hr 45 mins each way
    • Walk: Optional: explore Awaroa beach and inlet
    • Start: 9.20 am or 10:30am
    • Finish: 4.15 pm
    • Cost: From $83 per adult
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  • Onetahuti Bridge Day Awaroa Pioneer Trail (Trip #9)

    Cruise to Awaroa, then take a 2 hour walk to Tonga Quarry (4 hr walk also available)

    • Availability: All year
    • Best For: Discover the northern beaches
    • Cruise: Kaiteriteri - Awaroa 1 hr 45 mins. Tonga - Kaiteriteri 1 hr 30 mins
    • Walk: Awaroa-Tonga 1.5 - 2 hrs, 5 kms (3 mls)
    • Start: 9.20 or 10.30 am
    • Finish: 4.10 pm
    • Cost: From $81 per adult
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  • W WilsonsAbelTasman08 Tonga Quarry Awaroa from Totaranui

    If you are in the northern regions of the Park, explore Awaroa with return boat cruise from Totaranui.

    • Availability: 20 October to 31 March
    • Best For: Awaroa from Golden Bay
    • Cruise: Totaranui - Awaroa 15 mins each way.
      Tonga - Totaranui 30 mins
    • Walk: Optional or Tonga to Awaroa 2 hrs
    • Start: 11.20 am
    • Finish: 2.40 pm
    • Cost: From $32 per Adult. Call us to book
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