Kayak and Walk Abel Tasman
Kayak and Walking Tours
Kayak and Walk - Full Day
Embark on your guided kayak adventure from Marahau to Observation Beach. You will catch glimpses of the coastal track and experience up close the magic of the Astrolabe Islands. Once finished enjoy one of the great lunches before swapping your paddle for walking shoes. Discover clear streams, native bush and incredible views over the Astrolabe.

Itinerary
8.15am Check in and meet your guide. Your guide will provide tips and a map for your morning walk.
8.30am Walk unguided to Observation Beach approx 3 hrs.
12.15pm Meet your guide at Observation Beach and enjoy lunch.
1.00pm Kayak brieng.
1.30pm Kayak from Observation Beach back to Marahau. If conditions permit sail back home. Kayak approx 2 hrs with breaks.
4.00pm Arrive back in Marahau.

* Please note: These are an estimate of timings. This trip may run in reverse.
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1 Day Full Day Trip (1 Night) Twin
26 Oct 21 - 30 Sep 23 $150
NOTE: Check in: 8:15am (1 Oct – 30 Apr), 9.00 am (1 May - 30 Sep)
Open: Summer only on request winter
Duration: 8:45am - 4:30pm
Paddling: Approx 2 hrs
Unguided walk: Approx 3.5 hrs
Includes: Includes lunch for travel 1 Oct - 30 Apr. For travel 1 May - 30 Sept includes hot and cold drinks & chocolate brownie, please bring a packed lunch.
Kayaking: Approximately 2 hrs interspersed with breaks. No prior experience required
Abel Tasman Great Walk: Approximately 3 hours
The Two Gods
Between the tides, plants and animals each occupy distinct bands like the forest zones between sea level and the bush-line. Experience these environments come alive as you immerse yourself in the Abel Tasman.
This is a fantastic kayak and walk combo in the middle section of the park. Tailoring the start and finish kayaking points around the tide timetable means on any given departure your experience the best part of the park and are able to explore the marine reserve to the fullest. Explore the realm of Tangaroa, God of the sea and feel the presence of Tane Mahuta, God of the forest on this trip.

Itinerary
8.15am Check in and meet your guide.
8.30am Water taxi.

AWAROA - BARK BAY
9.45am Arrive Awaroa.
10.45am Kayak from Awaroa to Onetahuti. Total kayak time approx 2 hours with breaks.
12.45pm Lunch.
1.15pm Walk from Onetahuti to Bark Bay. Approx 2 hours, 6.4km.
3.45pm Water Taxi to Marahau.

ONETAHUTI - ANCHORAGE
9.30am Kayak from Onetahuti to Bark Bay. Total kayak time approx 2 hours with breaks.
9.45am Kayak from Onetahuti to Bark Bay. Total kayak time approx 2 hours with breaks.

ONETAHUTI - ANCHORAGE
12.30pm Lunch.
1.00pm Walk from Bark Bay to Anchorage. Approx 3 hours, 11.7 (high tide route) or 9.2km (low tide route).
4.00pm Water Taxi to Marahau.

ALL
4.30pm Arrive back in Marahau.

*Please note: These are an estimate of timings.
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1 Day Full Day Trip (1 Night) Twin
26 Oct 21 - 30 Sep 23 $250
NOTE: Check in: 8:15am
Departs Sat & Tues Nov – Feb, daily Jan, Sat only in Mar. On request outside of these times.
Paddling: Approx 2 hrs
Abel Tasman Great Walk: Approx 2 hrs
Not included: Transfers from Nelson
Includes: Includes lunch and Two Water Taxi Cruises.
Kayaking: Approximately 2 hrs interspersed with breaks. No prior experience required
Abel Tasman Great Walk: Approximately 2 hours
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Mia Liu-Smith
Te Atatu Peninsula, Auckland
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