Awaroa Beach

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

Prices valid to 30 September 2017.
Walking guide available for extra cost and must be booked in advance.
Book a special lunch at Peppers Awaroa Lodge (your own arrangement and cost)
Terms and Conditions


  • 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 (Awaroa Lodge closed April-Nov)
    • 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
    • Finish: 4.10 pm
    • Cost: A $80 C(5-14 years) $40, under 5 Free. On-line booking *prepay saver $77
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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 am (all year) or 1pm (high season)
    • Finish: 4.10 (all year) or 6pm (high season)
    • Cost: A $80 C(5-14 years) $40, under 5 Free. On-line booking *prepay saver $77
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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 30 April
    • 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: 2.30 pm
    • Cost: A $47 C(5-14 years) $23.50, under 5 Free. On-line booking *prepay saver $44
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