One day Abel Tasman National Park

The Abel Tasman National Park is a stunning coastal playground to the north west of Nelson at the top of the South Island. Lovely bays, white sand beaches, estuaries to explore, clear waters to kayak, forests to walk and sea life including a seal colony and the occasional passing whale. The Abel Tasman coastal track is a feature of the park.

    Visiting for half or a full day, options include;

  • Cruising the coastline by launch.
  • Cruise and walk with options from 2 6 hours.
  • Cruise and sea kayak.
  • Sea kayak and walk.

Something for everyone with departures from Kaiteriteri Beach or with coah transfers from Nelson City.

Cruise or Cruise and Walk

Cruising the shoreline to experience the wonders of Abel Tasman National Park. A relaxing way to enjoy on modern craft offering excellent views and onboard catering, Knowledgeable crew offer an informative introduction to the geology, flora, fauna and history of the park.

Options to head ashore can be as simple as a drop off on one of the lovely beaches, enjoy a swim and a picnic. Or take a walk on part of the Abel Tasman Coastal Track with walks ranging between 2 and 6 hours there is something for everyone, Pick up by launch or water taxi at the end of your day.

Sea Kayaking

The coastal waters of the Abel Tasman National Park are sheltered, explore secluded bays, river estuaries and get close to the local seals. Trips are guided and the sea kayaks are double and stable for all to enjoy on the Spit Apple Rock trip those as young as 10 years can take part, elsewhere the minimum age is 12 years.

Sea kayaking options include half and full day trips and can also include combinations of guided sea kayaking for part of the day followed by cruising by launch and a walk on the Abel Tasman Coastal Track.

This service is available as part of one of our Custom Itineraries or holidays, please visit our home page to learn more about how we can help you with your holiday.

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