Lodge-based overnight trips include transfers on our own coach. Go to Multiday Coach Pickup for a Google Map showing pick up and drop off points around Nelson.

For day trips departing from Kaiteriteri, we can book coach connections for you from most accommodation providers in the Nelson/Motueka region. Please contact us for details and to book discounted transfers.

ScenicNZ Abel Tasman provides the following coach connections:

  • to Kaiteriteri from Nelson and Motueka for our 9.20am Vista Cruise departure
  • from Marahau and Kaiterieri to Motueka and Nelson

To find your coach, just look for the ScenicNZ logo:

For full timetables, see the ScenicNZ website.

For maps showing Scenic NZ pick up locations click on these links:

Nelson pick up/drop off

Motueka pick up/drop off

Our Wilsons Abel Tasman van also operates from November to February.

  • pick up in Nelson (approx. 8.30am) or Motueka (approx. 9.30am)  to meet the 10.30am Vista Cruise departure from Kaiteriteri
  • 6.00pm departure from Kaiteriteri to return to Motueka and Nelson.

Discounted fares for our visitors

Nelson - Kaiteriteri - Nelson: $37 per adult, $18.50 per child under 14 years
Motueka - Kaiteriteri - Motueka: *FREE if paying full fare ($15 with discounted boat or kayak fare)

*Our Three Day Explorer Pass includes only one day of free transfers Kaiteriteri - Motueka. For the other two days, transfers are charged at advertised cost.