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 A $32 C(5-14 years) $16, under 5 Free. Call us to book

Take the Vista Cruise from Totaranui to Awaroa Beach to discover the beauty that inspired the crowd-funding campaign to buy the land back from private ownership and return it to the National Park.

Your choices include:

Awaroa Beach stop: ($32 per adult)

  • 11.20 am Vista Cruise departs Totaranui
  • 11.35 am disembark at Awaroa to relax on the beach or explore the stunning Inlet.
  • 2.20 pm rejoin the Vista Cruise at Awaroa
  • 2.40 pm return to Totaranui

Awaroa Pioneer Trail: ($46 per adult)

  • 11.20 am Vista Cruise departs Totaranui
  • 11.50 am disembark at Tonga Quarry to walk 2 hrs (4 kms, 2.5 miles) to Awaroa
  • 2.20 pm rejoin the Vista Cruise at Awaroa
  • 2.40 pm return to Totaranui

Vista Cruise Only: ($79 pre-pay)

  • 11.20 am Vista Cruise departs Totaranui
  • Cruise all the way to Kaiterteri, calling into picturesque beaches and coves along the way.
  • 1.00 pm: Vista Cruise departs Kaiteriteri for a scenic cruise back along the coast, pausing to view the antics of seals in the breeding colony on Tonga Island.
  • 2.40 pm return to Totaranui

Prices valid to 30 September 2018
Terms and Conditions

Other Options

We Operate These Options:
  • Awaroa Dine & Explore (Trip #8)
  • Awaroa Pioneer Trail (Trip #9)

  • 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