Open Day Pass

Purchase an Open Day Pass then call us the day before travel to book your best cruising and walking options.

  • Best For: Last minute flexibility
  • Cruise: Return scenic cruise to suit
  • Walk: Your choice
  • Cost: A $82, C (5-14 years) $41
    Book online to hold seats on popular cruises. Choose your walking option on day of travel.
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To secure your seat on the boat, please select the following:

  1. Your preferred departure time, 9.20 am (year-round) - 10.30 am or 13:00 (20 October to 18 April) to cruise north from Kaiteriteri. 
  2. The return southbound cruise to match your chosen northbound cruise. 
  3. Your preferred time to return to Kaiterteri:
  • 16:15 (4.15 pm) - available all year. Meets coach connections to Motueka and Nelson.
  • During high season (20 October to 18 April) you can choose to return at 12:55, 14:40 or 18:00 (6.00 pm). No coach connections available.

With this booking in place, you can wait until the day before you travel to confirm your choice of beach stop and walking option. Depending on availability, you can also change your choice of dates, departure and return times up to 15 hours before departure time.

Just call us and we will help you choose the best trip for you.

Click here for our suggestions for popular Open Day Pass choices.

You can still change your mind on the day (subject to availability). Please discuss this with your friendly boat crew so they know where you will be for a pick up.

Please confirm your trip: the day before you travel. If you are unsure what trip will suit you, we can advise and adjust your booking. If you wait until check in at Kaiteriteri, there is limited time to discuss your options.

Children's Fares: (5-14 years) half price. Under 5 Free.

Price valid to 30 September 2018.

Please note: map at right is for our High Season sailings (20 October to 31 March). During low season, there is one sailing per day, departing Kaiteriteri at 9.20am, returning 4.15pm.

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Other Options

We Operate These Options:
  • 3 Day Explorer Pass

  • 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)