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Sail, Seals and Walk

Sail, Seals and Walk

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Enjoy a day of sailing and hiking at your own pace, with a fully-skippered catamaran sail followed by a self-guided hike through the Abel Tasman National Park. Experience the beautiful park and coastline from two different perspectives, and see much bird, animal, and marine life. Enjoy the convenience of transfers to the starting point and a guided sail with a knowledgeable crew, plus the freedom of hiking independently.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 76.27
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US$ 76.27

Full-Day Sailing Adventure in the Abel Tasman National Park

Full-Day Sailing Adventure in the Abel Tasman National Park

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It can be difficult to see all of Abel Tasman National Park if you’re pressed for time, especially if you’re only visiting for a day or two. Save some time and see some of the park’s many highlights on this full-day sailing trip around the coast. Spend the day stopping at beaches and islands around the coast; just make sure to book in advance, as this is Abel Tasman National Park’s only full-day sailing tour and is sure to be in high demand.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 152.54
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US$ 152.54

Best Abel Tasman Day trip

Best Abel Tasman Day trip

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Abel Tasman National Park is a scenic highlight of the Nelson-Marlborough region. But if you’re pressed for time and can’t spend multiple days hiking the park, this day trip packs a lot into the few hours you have available. Cruise around Split Apple Rock and then anchor at Tonga Island Marine Reserve. Once there, take the opportunity to explore the Park on your own terms: go snorkeling by the beach, take a kayak down the coast, or disembark and hike along the Pitt Head loop overlooking Te Pukatea Bay.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$ 211.49
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US$ 211.49
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Waka Paddling Tour: Toka Ngawha Split Apple Rock from Kaiteriteri

Waka Paddling Tour: Toka Ngawha Split Apple Rock from Kaiteriteri

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Skip the crowded ferry around Abel Tasman National Park and choose a more hands-on, down-to-earth way of exploring the coast on this waka paddling tour. Paddle up to Toka Ngawhā (Split Apple Rock) with your small group and immerse yourself in Māori culture and customs along the way, learning karakia, paddle commands and a waka salute – all in te reo Māori.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 62.98
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US$ 62.98

Abel Tasman 3 Day Sailing Holiday

Abel Tasman 3 Day Sailing Holiday

A set price packaged Abel Tasman live-aboard holiday. Enjoy a special holiday exploring the Abel Tasman National Park with family and friends. Your transport, accommodation, and activities all in one good deal. A whole boat private tour just for you accommodating up to 8 guests in 4 private queen cabins. All multi-day sailing holidays are personalized to guests onboard, no two tours are the same.
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  • 3 days
  • Taking safety measures
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US$ 4,297.96
per group
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US$ 4,297.96
per group
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Fly Golden Bay & Cruise Abel Tasman Day Tour from Nelson

Fly Golden Bay & Cruise Abel Tasman Day Tour from Nelson

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Discover the stunning scenery of the Abel Tasman National Park by land, sea, and air on this full-day tour. Soar over the Wharariki Sea Arches and Farewell Spit on a scenic flight, hike through the bush to Te Waikoropupu Springs, and enjoy lunch (own expense) in Takaka Village. In the afternoon, cool off with a swim at Totaranui Beach, then set sail on a cruise around Golden Bay and admire the coast of Abel Tasman National Park from the water.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 314.17
Price varies by group size
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US$ 314.17
Price varies by group size

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Private boat charter in Abel Tasman National Park

Private boat charter in Abel Tasman National Park

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This boat charter ensures you are able to experience the most of the beautiful Abel Tasman National Park in a day. Hike, Swim, Kayak or just relax onboard. You can choose how you want to experience New Zealands most loved National Park. Talk to the skipper to ensure they cater to your special interests or trust in their wealth of knowledge and experience. The park is truly remarkable and is renowned for its clear emerald/blue water, golden sand beaches, wildlife including the NZ fur seal and subtropical forests and is accessible only by boat or on foot. Our day charter allows you to make the most of your day whether with a group of friends and family or that special someone. Whether you want an activity full day or to just relax and take in the stunning scenery with a glass of wine. We cater to groups with varying levels of fitness and cater to the young and old alike.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$ 1,623.68
per group
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US$ 1,623.68
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Cruise, Walk & Sail

Cruise, Walk & Sail

Explore the National Park with a morning water taxi, a short walk and an afternoon sail. Board your water taxi at 10.30 am at Kaiteriteri Beach and cruise into the Abel Tasman National Park. Cruise by the iconic Split Apple Rock, and Fisherman and Adele Islands where you may see the NZ Fur Seals. After 35 minutes you arrive at Anchorage Bay where you have time to walk the Pitt Head loop track (walk time approximately 1 -1.5 hours). This walk takes you to Te Pukatea Bay - a quiet bay and one of the crews favourite beaches in the National Park. Walk back to Anchorage to meet the skipper and join the sailing catamaran departing at 1.15pm. Catch the sea breeze for a 3 hour sail further into the Park and back to Kaiteriteri. Along the way expect to see secluded coves, islands, golden sand beaches, Bush clad coastline, pristine clear waters and native wildlife. Complimentary tea/coffee and juice is provided on board the sailing catamaran.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$ 109.15
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US$ 109.15
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