Walks up to 2 hours

Take the time to relax as you discover golden sand beaches, lush native forest and panoramic coastal vistas along the Abel Tasman Coast Track.

Extended Cruise Option: Cruise to Totaranui then return to the beach of your choice (included in Great Day Out).

Prices valid to 30 September 2017. Walking guide available for extra cost and must be booked in advance.
Terms and Conditions


  • Pitt Head view Explore a Bay

    Not sure how active you want to be? Choose one of these bays to explore.

    • Best For: Shorter optional walking
    • Cruise: to Anchorage (45 mins), Bark Bay (1 hour) or Awaroa (1 hr 45 min)
    • Walk: Your choice of optional walks up to 1.5 hours. Click read more below for details.
    • Start: 9.20(all year). 10.30am, 1.00pm(summer)
    • Finish: 12.55, 2.30, 4.10, 6.00 pm
    • Cost: Starts at A $62, C $31. Up to A $80, C $40. On-line booking *prepay save $3
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  • Mother and pup Seals and Beach (Trip #3)

    Our favourite two-hour walk, including seal viewing and crossing the new swing bridge at Bark Bay.

    • Best For: Seals, forest and waterfalls
    • Cruise: Kaiteriteri to Tonga 1.5 hours; Medlands return Kaiteriteri 1 hour
    • Walk: 2 hours, 4.1 kms (2.5 miles),
      Tonga Quarry to Medlands Beach
    • Start: 09:20 (all year),10:30am, 1pm (high season)
    • Finish: 4.10 (all year) or 6.00 pm (high season)
    • Cost: A $70, C(5-14 years) $34, under 5 Free. On-line booking *prepay saver $67
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  • W WilsonsAbelTasman08 Tonga Quarry The Great Day Out (Trip #3 extended)

    Make the most of our year-round sunshine. Cruise the golden coast and take walk.

    • Best For: Seals & Beach with extended cruise
    • Cruise: Kaiteriteri - Tonga via Totaranui 2 hour 20 mins; Medlands return Kaiteriteri 1 hour
    • Walk: 2 hours, 4.1 kms (2.5 miles), Tonga Quarry to Medlands Beach
    • Start: 9.20 am
    • Finish: 4.10 (all year) or 6 pm (high season)
    • 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 2 hour Walk (Trip #9)

    Take a journey to discover the reason why Maori and European explorers fell in love with this region and chose to settle here.

    • 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 1 pm (high season)
    • Finish: 4.10 (all year) or 6 pm (high season)
    • Cost: A $80 C(5-14 years) $40, under 5 Free. On-line booking *prepay saver $77
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  • Fred on horse landscape Awaroa Pioneer Trail Guided

    Relive the triumphs and tragedies of Nelson’s first European settlers, and their interaction with local Maori, told through the personal stories of our direct ancestors.

    • Best For: Exclusive insights
    • Cruise: Kaiteriteri - Awaroa return. 1 hr 45 min each way
    • Walk: Optional up to 4 hours.
    • Start: 9.20 am
    • Finish: 4.10 (all year) or 6 pm (high season)
    • Cost: $220 pp includes Guide (min 2 people). Call us to book.
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  • Falls River Swing Bridge and Bush Walk (Trip #4)

    Traditional favourite for those prepared to get their feet wet (depending on tides). Please contact us to book the best times for your trip.

    • Best For: Traditional favourite
    • Cruise: Varies depending on tides
    • Walk: Torrent Bay to Medlands 7 kms (4.4 miles), approx 2 hours
    • Start: 9.20 (all year) 10.30 am (high season)
    • Finish: 4.10 (all year) 6.00pm (high season)
    • Cost: A $70 C(5-14 years) $35, under 5 Free. Call us for *prepay saver $67
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