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Join a sailing trip and cruise the Abel Tasman coastline with the sea breeze on your face.

Jump on a water taxi to experience the far reaches of the Abel Tasman's turquoise bays.

Get right up close to nature and be amazed...

And here's a special tip for you if you're walking the Abel Tasman Coast Track: Get the water taxi to carry your pack - and you can just carry the bare minimum. Try it... You'll love it.

 

ABEL TASMAN - WATER ACTIVITIES

ABEL TASMAN
SEA SHUTTLES

WILSON'S
ABEL TASMAN

ABEL TASMAN
SAILING ADVENTURES

ABEL TASMAN
CHARTERS

ABEL TASMAN
AQUA TAXI

MARAHAU
WATER TAXIS

ABEL TASMAN
ECO TOURS
 

 

  • Split Apple Rock
  • Kaiteriteri
  • Adele Island
  • Abel Tasman
  • Onetahuti Beach
  • Kayaking
Water taxi trips to the beautiful Abel Tasman National Park. Free pick up provided

Sea Shuttles welcomes you into the Abel Tasman National Park aboard our purpose-built water taxis, with easy walk-on access for all age groups. Sit back and relax as we depart from picturesque Kaiteriteri Beach on a scenic cruise into the majestic Abel Tasman National Park.

View world-famous Split Apple Rock, New Zealand fur seals and a spotted cormorant nesting colony. Stay on board for a scenic cruise or disembark at the beach of your choice and enjoy a walk through lush native bush to the next bay of your choice.
Abel Tasman Sea Shuttles - South End of Kaiteriteri Beach, Tasman, New Zealand
Ph: +64 3 527 8688
Email: cruise@abeltasmanseashuttles.co.nz   Website: www.abeltasmanseashuttles.co.nz

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  • Vista Cruise
  • Top Deck
  • Bar & Café
  • Walk
  • Lodge
  • Kayak
CRUISE... WALK... STAY...
Whether you're looking for an active holiday of tramping and kayaking, or a lazy day at the beach, Abel Tasman National Park is the perfect destination and Abel Tasman Wilson's Experiences can make it happen for you.

Share 7 generations of experience with our family as you explore the wonderous Abel Tasman coast by land or sea. Let us help you plan your itinerary to be as active or relaxing as you wish on our multi award-winning, Qualmark endorsed holidays.

Half to five-day guided or non-guided trips can include bush/beach walking, sea kayaking, covered launch cruising and water taxi transport. Free map guides. Overnight holidays - stay at the only beachfront lodges within the National Park, Meadowbank Homestead - Awaroa and Torrent Bay Lodge. All rooms twin/double with ensuite bathrooms. Fine food, local beers and wines. No heavy packs.
Wilson's Abel Tasman - 265 High Street, Motueka 7120, New Zealand
Ph: +64 3 528 2027   Freephone (NZ Only): 0800 223 582 (0800 ABEL TASMAN)
Freephone (Australia Only): 1800-139 341
Email: info@AbelTasman.co.nz   Website: www.AbelTasman.co.nz

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  • Abel Tasman
  • Split Apple Rock
  • Life Aboard
  • Sailing
  • Shark
  • Accommodation
Sailing in New Zealand’s most spectacular waters... Sailing tours, scenic sailing, daily trips, catamaran charters, combination packages, sea kayaking, national park walks, water taxis, sky diving, birds, seals and dolphin sighting and many more fun Abel Tasman activities.
Abel Tasman Sailing Adventures - 46 Martin Street, Monaco, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
Ph: +64 3 527 8375   NZ Freephone: 0800 467 245
Email: info@sailingadventures.co.nz   Website: www.sailingadventures.co.nz

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  • Dolphins
  • Swin With The Fishes
  • Cruise
  • Jump In
  • Kayak With Seal Pups
Best Abel Tasman Day Trip
One day to experience the Abel Tasman National Park? Do it in style aboard one of our comfortable launches and 6 hour "Best Abel Tasman Day Trip". Cruise to Tonga Island Marine Reserve then choose to paddle our complimentary sea kayaks, snorkel, take a bush walk, or just sit back and enjoy the sights and surrounds of New Zealand's most enchanting national park.
6 Hour Exclusive Charter on Taranui or Marie Antonina
You can create your own itinerary for the day and options include; kayaking, swimming, snorkeling and bush walks. Gather together your family and friends and charter Taranui or Marie Antonina for a private getaway scenic charter in New Zealand's Abel Tasman National Park.
The Best Of Both Worlds
Private cruise to the beautiful Abel Tasman National Park. Discover lush bush, golden sands and heavenly blue water before escaping the sea to soar over breathtaking Kahurangi National Park on a luxury helicopter flight over Lord of the Rings country and beyond.
Anchorage Bay Evening Cruise & Overnight Accommodation
Scenic cruise and sleepover to Anchorage Bay. A fun charter cruise with the possibility of kayaking or walking in the Park before dining on the back deck and maybe a romantic walk along the beach to see the glow-worm cave. In the morning you can cruise back to Stephen's Bay (by 9.00am) or join our day trip. Talk to us about the many hiking, boating and flying options.
Abel Tasman Charters - Stephens Bay, End of Stephens Bay Road, Kaiteriteri, New Zealand
Reservations: FREEphone 0800 AbelCat (223522)
Email: reservations@abeltasmancharters.co.nz   Website: www.abeltasmancharters.co.nz

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  • Beach Pick-up
  • Speedy and Scenic
  • Golden Sand
  • Deserted Islands
  • Beautiful Beaches
Abel Tasman Aqua Taxi provides water taxi trips, sea shuttle services, scenic cruises and pack/luggage transport in the Abel Tasman National Park, New Zealand.

Daily Departure Schedule
Our boats depart from nine depots throughout the Abel Tasman NP.
Exclusive Charter
We have the flexibility to meet individual or group needs for on-demand sailings and charters.
Pack & Luggage Transfers
Make life easy for yourself - we can move your pack or other gear from point-to-point.
Bus Transport
Travel from Nelson or Motueka on our bus. Arrives in Marahau for the 9am departure.
AQUA TAXI - 275 Sandy Bay-Marahau Road, RD2, Marahau, New Zealand
Ph: 0800 278 282   International: +64 3 527 8083   Fax +64 3 527 8282
Email: info@aquataxi.co.nz   Website: www.aquataxi.co.nz

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  • Stunning Abel Tasman
  • Swingbridge
  • Clear Water
  • Exploring
  • Water Taxi
Marahau Water Taxis runs water transportation services in the Abel Tasman National Park, departing from The Abel Tasman Centre, in Marahau all year round. Scheduled sailings depart daily and are a popular way to experience the Abel Tasman’s Coastal Track.

Whether you want a day trip, short walk, transport to start or finish your hike or a relaxed scenic cruise or simply spend the day on a beach, we have a trip for you.
Marahau Water Taxis - Abel Tasman Centre, 8 Franklin St, Marahau 7197
NZ Freephone: 0800 80 80 18   Ph/Fax: +64 3 527 8176
Email: info@abeltasmancentre.co.nz   Website: www.abeltasmancentre.co.nz

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  • Lagoon
  • Stingrays
  • Swim
  • Exploring
  • Dolphins
  • Tonga Arches
  • Abel Tasman
New Zealand’s Abel Tasman is a place of outstanding beauty like no other. With golden sands, crystal clear water and majestic forests, this National Park is a piece of paradise just waiting to be explored.

Let Abel Tasman Eco Tours show you the best of this stunning location with our tours and customised charter boat options. You’ll see beautiful scenery, local wildlife up close and marvel at the amazing conservation story unfolding in the Abel Tasman National Park. Your guide has in depth knowledge of the park, the people and the ecology that drives it all.

Book a full day conservation tour with Stew and fall in love with Abel Tasman National Park.
Abel Tasman Eco Tours - Marahau Boat Ramp, Marahau-Sandy Bay Road, New Zealand
Freephone: 0800 223 538   Ph: 03 528 0946   Mobile: 022 186 1165
Email: info@abeltasmanecotours.co.nz   Website: www.abeltasmanecotours.co.nz

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