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, or bring your own.

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

During high season, The Awaroa Lodge (not owned by us) offers cafe-style or al fresco pizza lunch options. Please contact them for details.

10.30am departure available during high season (20 December to 31 March). Check booking table for available times.

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$84 book online save $3
All year