Day Trip Kayak Abel Tasman

Departures every day from Kaiteriteri (except Christmas Day, 25 Dec). Expert guide and all gear included. No experience necessary.

Setting the Standards
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9.20am Half-Day Cruise

Cruise Kaiteriteri - Totaranui return (3hr 30min). High Season Option. Available for groups during Low Season. read more.
Start: 9.20am End: 12.55pm
From: NZ$79
Availability: 1 Oct - 30 April
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Beaches, Bays & Seals Kayaking

Kayak in the heart of the park around Torrent Bay. Seals on Pinnacle Island. Includes return Vista Cruise. Minimum age 12 years. read more.
Start: 9am End: 4.15pm
From: NZ$190
Availability: 1 Sept to 30 April
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Anchorage/Pitt Head #1

Enjoy maximum beach time after this 45-minute cruise to Anchorage. Relax, swim or walk to Te Pukatea or Cleopatra's Pool. read more.
Start: *9.20, 10.30am, 1pm End: 12.55, *4.15pm
From: NZ$69
Availability: *All Year, other times 1 Oct-30 April

3 Day Guided Walk

Enjoy as much or as little walking as you want, relaxing with the comforts of our beachfront lodges. read more.
Start: 7.00 or 10.15am End: 5.30pm
From: NZ$1350
Availability: All Year

Beaches, Bays & Seals Plus Walk

Seals, lagoons and kayak sailing. Vista Cruise to Torrent Bay in the heart of the park. See seals on Pinnacle Island. Walk to Anchorage. read more.
Start: 9am End: 6pm
From: NZ$230
Availability: 20 Dec to 31 March

Schedules to Suit You

All scheduled trips are flexible with options to suit you. Contact us for a bespoke itinerary designed just for you. read more.
Start: From 7.30am End: To suit you
From: NZ$1250
Availability: All Year

Private Water Taxi Charter

 Need a transfer outside of our scheduled times or to create a very special day in the Park? Contact us to make it happen. read more.
Start: To suit you End: To suit you
From: NZ$250

Succulent Seafood

Take a trip into the national park for a seafood feast served at our beautiful beachfront lodge in Torrent Bay. Minimum ten people. read more.
Start: 9am End: 4.15pm
From: NZ$175

9.20am Low Season Cruise

Cruise Kaiteriteri - Totaranui return with a beach stop at Bark Bay. See Split Apple Rock, Tonga and Adele Islands. read more.
Start: 9.20a,m End: 4.15pm
From: NZ$79
Availability: 1 July-19 Dec & 1 April-31 May

Beaches, Bays & Adele Island

Best option for an active full day of kayaking during the shorter daylight hours of our low season. See seals on Adele Island. read more.
Start: 8.30am End: 4.30pm
From: NZ$185
Availability: 1 June - 31 Aug

Split Apple Beaches, Kayak & Walk

Our best kayak/walk combo: Split Apple kayak, Anchorage Beach, plus seal viewing from Vista Cruise. Minimum age 10 years. read more.
Start: 9am End: 4.15pm
From: NZ$155
Availability: 1 Oct - 30 April
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Medlands/Bark Bay Falls #2

Cruise to Medlands Beach in the heart of the national park (1 hr) and walk the waterfall trail around Bark Bay.  read more.
Start: *9.20, 10.30, 1pm End: 12.55 or *4.15pm
From: NZ$77
Availability: *All Year, other times 1 Oct-30 April

5 Day Guided Walk

Stay longer, slow down, and immerse yourself deeper into Abel Tasman National Park. Choose to walk or relax. read more.
Start: 7.00 or 10.15am End: 5.30pm
From: NZ$2225
Availability: All Year

Evening Barbecue Cruise

A very special evening for a group of 10 or more – a classic Kiwi barbecue in an amazing place. read more.
Start: 4.15pm End: 9.30pm
From: NZ$90
Vista II Medlands landing
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10.30am Vista Cruise

Cruise Kaiteriteri - Totaranui return. Includes all the highlights: Split Apple Rock, seals and more time around Anchorage Beach. read more.
Start: 10.30am End: 2.40pm
From: NZ$79
Availability: 1 Oct - 30 April

Adele Island Birdsong & Seals Kayaking

See more with a half day kayak. Vista Cruise return to Observation Beach. Kayak around Adele Island. Minimum age 12 yrs. read more.
Start: 9am or 12.30pm End: 2.40, 4.15 or 6pm
From: NZ$155
Availability: On request for group booking
Awaroa Headland
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Awaroa Dine & Explore #8

Cruise to Awaroa Beach to explore this historic inlet. Choose your style of lunch – cafe (seasonal) or picnic (all year). read more.
Start: *9.20am or 10.30am End: *4.15pm
From: NZ$87
Availability: *All Year, other times 1 Oct-30 April

3 Day Self-Guided Walk

Design your own Abel Tasman walking adventure with all inclusions at our beachfront lodges. read more.
Start: 7.00 or 10.15am End: 5.30pm
From: NZ$1350
Availability: All Year

Split Apple Kayak Seals & Beach

Split Apple kayaking, relax or walk at Medlands Beach, then view seals aboard the Vista Cruise. Minimum age 10 years. read more.
Start: 9am End: 4.15pm or 6pm
From: NZ$170

Timetables and Fares

One-way schedules and fares to design your own adventure. Go to our Day or Half Day Trip Finder for the best ideas and fares. read more.
Start: 9.20, 10.30, 1.00, 4.15 End: 12.55, 2.40, 4.15, 6.00
From: NZ$37

Privately Guided Trips

To create a special itinerary for your group, hire a private guide. Contact us to make it happen. read more.
Start: To suit you End: Your decision
Availability: All Year
Abel Tasman Voyager
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1pm Vista Cruise

High season, afternoon cruise Kaiteriteri - Totaranui return (3hr 15min). Split Apple Rock. Seals on Tonga and Adele Islands. read more.
Start: 1pm End: 4.15pm
From: NZ$84
Availability: 1 Oct - 30 April

Split Apple Paddle Morning or Afternoon Kayak

An easy kayaking trip, perfect for beginners. Paddle to the famous Split Apple Rock. Minimum age 10 years. read more.
Start: 9am or 1pm End: 12pm or 4pm
From: NZ$90
Availability: All Year
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Double Beach Stop

Can't decide which beautiful beach to visit? During summer, longer daylight hours make it possible to stop at two! read more.
Start: 9.20am End: 4.15pm
From: NZ$93
Availability: 1 Oct - 30 April

Split Apple Kayak Seals & Walk

Split Apple Paddle, walk from Tonga to Medlands Beach, then see Tonga and Adele Islands' seals from Vista Cruise. Min. age 10 years. read more.
Start: 9am End: 6pm
From: NZ$170
Availability: 20 Oct - 31 Mar

Abel Tasman Coastal Run

Trail running at its finest along the well-formed Abel Tasman Coast Track with comfortable lodge accommodation. read more.
Start: 7.00 or 10.15am End: 5.30pm
From: NZ$1350
Availability: All Year
Vista and V2
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1pm Vista Coffee Cruise

Cruise Kaiteriteri to Anchorage. As you return to Kaiteriteri, enjoy a complimentary hot drink on board. read more.
Start: 1pm End: 4.15pm
From: NZ$69
Availability: 1 Oct - 30 April

Kaiteriteri Highlights Afternoon Kayak

Discover the fun of kayaking – ideal for families and first-time paddlers. Minimum age 8 years. read more.
Start: 1pm End: 3pm
From: NZ$77
Availability: All Year

Adele Island Beaches Kayak & Walk

Kayak to see seals and birds on Adele Island. Cruise or walk to explore Anchorage and Te Pukatea Bay. Minimum age 12 years. read more.
Start: 9am End: 4.15pm
From: NZ$170
Availability: On request for group booking
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Seals & Beach #3

Enjoy our most popular 2 hour walk from Tonga Quarry and around the Bark Bay Waterfall Trail to Medlands Beach. read more.
Start: *9.20, 10.30am, 1pm End: *4.15pm
From: NZ$77
Availability: *All Year, other times 1 Oct-30 April
Style and Comfort
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4.30pm Happy Hour Cruise

Relax after the day's adventures. Enjoy pre-dinner drinks with a difference on this 1 hr 30 min return cruise Kaiteriteri to Medlands Beach. read more.
Start: 4.30pm End: 6pm
From: NZ$60
Availability: 20 Oct - 31 Mar

Kaiteriteri Highlights Kayak Taster & Cruise

A terrific highlights tour with easy kayaking, beach time, and a scenic, return Vista Cruise to Bark Bay. Minimum age 8 years. read more.
Start: 1pm End: 6pm
From: NZ$128
Availability: 20 Oct - 31 Mar
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The Great Day Out

Cruise to Totaranui, then return to Tonga Quarry for our most popular 2 hour walk from Tonga Quarry to Medlands Beach. read more.
Start: 9.20am End: 4.15pm
From: NZ$93
Availability: All Year

Adele Island Kayak Seals & Walk

Adele Island kayak, cruise to Tonga Island Marine Reserve, walk the Waterfall Trail to Medlands Beach, 2 hours. Minimum age 12 years. read more.
Start: 9am End: 6pm
From: NZ$180

Track Walker's Day Kayak

Join us in the Park to kayak some of the best territory on the coast around Torrent Bay and Pinnacle Island. Min age 12 years. read more.
Start: Torrent Bay 10.15am End: Torrent Bay 3.00pm
From: NZ$180
Availability: All Year

Vista Barbecue Cruise

Cruise Kaiteriteri to Totaranui return and enjoy a traditional Kiwi barbecue lunch. Low season trip includes a 3-hour beach stop. read more.
Start: 10.30am (Oct to April) or 9.20am May–Sep) End: 2.40pm (Oct to April) or 4.15pm (May–Sep)
From: NZ$114
Availability: *All Year, other times 1 Oct-30 April

One Day Park Walk

Bus services in the Nelson region are suspended until further notice. We cannot book this trip until they resume. read more.
Start: Nelson 7.30am End: Nelson 6pm
From: NZ$38.5
Availability: 1 Sept to 30 April

Beaches & Bays Kayak & Walk

Kayak in the heart of the park. See seals, on Pinnacle Is. then relax on the beach or take a walk. read more.
Start: 9.20am End: 4.15pm
From: NZ$185
Availability: 1 May - 30 Sep
Abel Tasman Voyager
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9.20am Barbecue Cruise

Call us to book a classic Kiwi barbecue lunch on shoulder season Vista Cruise departures into the Park. read more.
Start: 9.20am End: 4.15pm
From: NZ$116
Availability: 20 Oct - 19 Dec & 1 April - 31 May

Kaiteriteri Cruise, Walk & Kayak

Enjoy a Vista Cruise with stop at Medlands Beach. Kayak for a couple of hours of fun in Kaiteriteri Bay. Minimum age 8 years. read more.
Start: 9.20am or 10.30am End: 3pm
From: NZ$156
Availability: 1 Oct - 30 April

Torrent Swing Bridge #4

A traditional favourite to Torrent Bay (visitors should be prepared to wade ashore at low tide on this shallow beach). read more.
Start: *9.20am or 10.30am End: *4.15pm
From: NZ$77
Availability: *All Year, other times 1 Oct-30 April
Awaroa Headland
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Awaroa Pioneer Trail #9

Walk 2 hours Awaroa to Tonga Quarry. Discover what attracted Māori and European settlement on the granite coast. read more.
Start: *9.20am or 10.30am End: *4.15pm
From: NZ$87
Availability: *All Year, other times 1 Oct-30 April

Beachfront Lodge Stay

Much more than accommodation at the only lodges right on the beach in Abel Tasman National Park. Minimum 2 night stay. read more.
Start: 9.20am or 1.00pm End: 5.30pm
From: NZ$1350
Awaroa Aerial
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Awaroa Pioneer Plus #10

From historic Awaroa Beach walk 4 hours to Medlands via Onetahuti, Tonga Quarry and Bark Bay waterfall trail. read more.
Start: 9.20am End: 6pm
From: NZ$84
Availability: On request for group booking

Low Season 3-Day Trip

Start: Nelson 7.00am End: Nelson 5.30pm
From: NZ$1350
Availability: 1 May - 30 Sep
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Swing Bridge, Bush & Beach #6

Walk 4 hours Medlands Beach to Anchorage. Highlights include Falls River Swingbridge, Cleopatra's Pool and Torrent Bay inlet. read more.
Start: 9.20am End: 4.15pm
From: NZ$77
Availability: All Year

Southern Beaches #7

For fit, active hikers who would rather walk than relax on a beach. Enjoy 5-6 hours exploring from Medlands to Apple Tree Bay. read more.
Start: 9.20am End: 4.15pm
From: NZ$71
Availability: All Year

Open Day Pass

Enjoy maximum flexibility. Book your place on our most popular sailings, then choose your walking option the day before travel. read more.
Start: Open departure End: Open return
From: NZ$93
Availability: All Year

3 Day Explorer Pass

Receive three Cruise & Walk open day passes to be used anytime over a seven day period. Choose your option the day before travel. read more.
Start: Open departure End: Open return
From: NZ$175
Availability: All Year

3 Day Kayak & Walk

Kayak the sheltered southern coast, Kaiteriteri to Onetahuti. Walk the isolated northern beaches. read more.
Start: 7.00 or 10.15am End: 5.30pm
From: NZ$1475
Availability: All Year

DOC Walker Special

Discounted track transport after purchase of DOC hut or camp passes. Not available until coaches resume scheduled services. read more.
Start: Nelson 7.30am End: Nelson 6pm
From: NZ$84

5 Day Kayak & Walk

Stay longer, go slower, and immerse deeper into the National Park. Walk, kayak or relax by the beach.  read more.
Start: 7.00 or 10.15am
End: 5.30pm
From: NZ$2365
Availability: All Year

Totaranui Dine & Stride

Departing Totaranui (Golden Bay), join our Vista Cruise to the beautiful Awaroa inlet where you can relax or take a walk. read more.
Start: 11.20am End: 2.40pm
From: NZ$55
Availability: 20 Dec to 31 March

The Great Taste Trio

Take an extra 2 days and cycle from Nelson to join one of our multiday trips. We'll arrange it for you. read more.
Start: 9.30am Nelson End: 4.30pm Motueka
From: NZ$2055
Availability: All Year

5 Day Walk & Kayak Ltd Ed.

Our limited edition 5-day trip includes the most kayaking and walking available between Kaiteriteri and Totaranui. read more.
Start: 7.00am End: 5.30pm
From: NZ$2365
Availability: 1 Oct - 30 April