The Abel Tasman is New Zealands smallest national park, with 23,000 hectares and 52km of coastal walks to be explored. With its forested coastline, golden beaches, beautiful bays & coves, this is a great place to explore, either on your own, or with a guide. Whether you want to cruise, walk, kayak or just relax on a beach, the options are endless!
Whether you have just a few hours or a few days, there are lots of options to choose from.
Kayak the crystal clear waters and explore the spectacular coastline, with the chance of hopefully seeing fur seals, dolphins or shy little blue penguin.
Water taxis based at Marahau & Kaiteriteri provide scheduled year round services allowing you to combine a scenic cuise & walk option.
The Motueka 18 hole golf course is only a 5 minute walk from here. It it located by the seafront and is playable all year round. Golf clubs and carts are available for hire from the pro-shop. Anyone, at any level, is welcome.
Along the seafront and around the scenic estuary walkway.
Explore some of the recently completed Great Taste Trail or Kaiteriteri Mountain Bike Park
Experience the unforgettable thrill of a lifetime with New Zealand’s most scenic skydive.
Jump over breath-taking scenery, lush national parks, turquoise oceans, snow-capped mountains, golden beaches, vineyards and both islands.
Take a 4WD Tour along Farewell Spit, visit Wharariki Beach, Pupu Springs or catch a Salmon at Anatoki Salmon Farm.
Visit the local art & craft shops or take a 5 minute ferry crossing over to to Rabbit Island for either a walk or cycle ride.
Visit Nelson for a shopping spree, go the WOW museum, have lunch at a Winery, 10 Pin Bowling, Aquatic Center ( swimming pool ) and much more !