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Pack your nags & head to Marahau for an awesome day exploring the Abel Tasman!

With full briefing on directions and safety you will begin at Marahau, then kayak north through the Astrolabe Roadstead. Visit the seals and enjoy the birdsong at Adele Island before continuing your paddle to Anchorage. Explore the tidal lagoon or go for a short walk before your water taxi back to Marahau. Total Kayak time is approximately 4 hours.

  • Check in: 8.30am (and *10.30am subject to availability)
  • Departs: Daily (Closed 1st May – 30th Sep)
  • Included: Kayak hire, gear, kayak retrieval, water taxi fares & safety briefing
  • Water taxi: 1 taxi ride
  • Kayaking time: Approx 4 hours
  • Walking time: Nil
  • Food: Packed lunch available (day one only) $15pp

Why is this Chuffed Worthy?

The Abel Tasman National Park is one of New Zealand’s most precious landscapes, and the low-impact nature of Kayaking makes this the perfect means to explore its stunning waters. Rohan & Rets from R & R Kayaks are born & bred locals here and have committed to delivering the best possible experience to their customers, while acknowledging & doing their best to preserve the stunning natural playground they are lucky to call their backyard! 

Stunning Abel Tasman Kayaking

Abel Tasman
1 day

$299 NZD

Enjoy a day of freedom in paradise with kayak rental and water taxi transport to explore the Abel Tasman coast from Marahau to Anchorage.

Experience provided by

RnR Kayaks

Important Information

* Please note this experience is not available from May 1st- September 30th, 2022 *

  • Minimum age 14 Years
  • Operates Daily from 1 November – 30 April
  • Approximately 4 hours kayaking time
  • Packaged lunch available for additional $15
  • Includes Kayak hire, gear, kayak retrieval, water taxi fares & safety briefing

Provided: Top quality sea kayaks, buoyancy aids, spray skirts, spray jackets, paddles, spare paddle, flares, waterproof maps, hand pump, dry bag and gear bag.

What to bring:

  • Personal Gear: Water bottle, sunscreen, camera, insect repellent, medication, first aid supplies and sufficient food (there is nowhere to purchase food while in the national park).
  • Kayaking clothing: Warm layer (fleece/thermal/merino), quick drying clothing (avoid cotton & long pants), sun hat and sandals.

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