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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View the fascinating Tonga Island seal colony before disembarking at Awaroa. Choose your style of lunch and relax with the views or explore the panoramas of the largest inlet on the coast.


  • Book your lunch at Awaroa Lodge & Cafe (additional cost). Please make your own booking with the cafe before you travel.  
  • Order a picnic lunch from us the day before you travel  or take your own picnic to enjoy on the beach.

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.

Terms and Conditions

Departure Timetable

All Year
Depart Kaiteriteri 9.20 am
Arrive Awaroa 11.05am
Pick up Awaroa 2.20pm
Return Kaiteriteri 4.15pm

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)