Trip Overview

Cruise through Tonga Island Marine Reserve to reach Awaroa, a fascinating inlet that has inspired generations of settlement and protection. Choose your lunch option:

  • order a delicious picnic lunch from us
  • bring your own
  • during high season, The Awaroa Lodge (not owned by us) offers cafe-style or al fresco pizza lunch options. Please contact them for details.

After your beach stop, rejoin the Vista Cruise to return to Kaiteriteri via Totaranui.

Book online: please select both Awaroa - Totaranui and Totaranui - Kaiteriteri options. The Vista Cruise does not stop at Awaroa on the southbound trip from Totaranui.

Your 10.30am leisurely departure choice is a Water Taxi service available 20 December to 31 March.

For a more active day, book the Pioneer Trail (2 hour walk) or Pioneer Trail Plus (4 hour walk).

If you are staying in Golden Bay or Totaranui, go to Totaranui Dine & Stride for Awaroa options.

*9.20am or 10.30am
Kaiteriteri – Awaroa return
3 hrs
NZ$87 with $5 WEBSAVER
*All Year, other times 1 Oct-30 April