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Full Day Kayak and Walk Inc Adele Island Bird Sanctuary

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Come and join us for a spectacular full day kayak and walk which will showcase 12 of the Abel Tasman National Parks stunning beaches, scenic lookout's and native birds and fur seals.

Highlights

  • Discover beautiful clear streams, lush native bush and outstanding views over Anchorage and the Astrolabe Islands
  • Reach Watering Cove beach and set off to Marahau by kayak
  • Marvel at the resident fur seals at the Adele Island Bird Sanctuary
  • As you kayak south soak up the views of the Abel Tasman's stunning golden beaches, protected islands and sheltered caves

Your magical journey begins on foot where you will discover beautiful clear streams, lush native bush and outstanding views over Anchorage and the Astrolabe Islands as you make your way unguided to watering Cove. Maps and tips are provided for the beautiful 2hr walk.

At Watering Cove beach you will meet your guide and enjoy a delicious complimentary lunch before your guided kayaking adventure to Marahau begins.

Marvel at the resident fur seals at the Adele Island Bird Sanctuary and listen to the calming sounds of New Zealand's native birds. As you kayak south soak up the views of the Abel Tasman's stunning golden beaches, protected islands and sheltered caves.

If the weather permits we will even hoist a spinnaker and sail back to Marahau on the crisp sea breeze.

Our kayak and walk package is a fantastic combination that will allow you to get the most out of your trip to this magical part of New Zealand.

Duration: 9.00am to 4.30pm (Check in at 8.30am)

Per Person $140.00

What's included

  • Lunch, top quality double sea kayak, lifejacket, paddle, spray skirt, paddle jacket, dry bags for cameras, detailed map and of course an awesome guide

Restrictions

  • Minimum 12 years, if under 16 you will need to be accompanied by an adult on a 1 to 1 ratio

Notes

  • You will start the day with either the walk or the kayak, depending upon the conditions on the day. If the day starts with the walk it will end with the kayak and visa versa.

Available Bookings from December 13 to December 19

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Fri 14 Dec
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Tue 18 Dec
Wed 19 Dec

6spaces priced from:

  • Per Person$119.90

5spaces priced from:

  • Per Person$120.00

7spaces priced from:

  • Per Person$120.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Per Person$140.00

3spaces priced from:

  • Per Person$120.00

5spaces priced from:

  • Per Person$140.00

1spaces priced from:

  • Per Person$140.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Per Person$119.90

6spaces priced from:

  • Per Person$120.00

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Gemma from United Kingdom wrote on 18 December 2017

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Enjoyable kayak trip

This was an enjoyable kayak trip. We were well briefed and it was really nice to be able to kayak (fairly) close to the seals. The lunch was really tasty too. However, while it says full day - the walk is unguided, so the main trip itself is a half day. Beautiful walk though.

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Anna Brockmeier from New Zealand wrote on 30 December 2016

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Great Tour

The Full day kayak tour was an incredible experience! We started the day with a 12 km unguided walk through the Abel Tasman National park and stopped for a great lunch. The guides are super nice and kayaking was fun. I would definitely do it again.

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Angela from New Zealand wrote on 18 February 2018

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Abel Tasman

We started the day with an unguided 3.5 hour walk along the coast. Beautiful scenery, but it was quite tiring towards the end, pretty flat all the way though. We then had a picnic lunch on the beach which was provided by our kayaking guide. We were briefed on how to kayak and then we were off! Was really nice to be able to kayak around and see the sea lions, as well as some babies. Quite a tiring day, I certainly slept well after. But definitely worth it.

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Mathilde from France wrote on 15 December 2017

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Very nice trip I recommand!

Cecelia was super kind with us, the lunch was very good. Everything was very professionAl.

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manuela lehnert from New Zealand wrote on 26 March 2015

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Kayak fahren im Paradies....

Eine Kayaktour im Abel Tasman Nationalpark ist die schönste Art, diesen zu erkunden. Der Walkway dorthin ist gut zu laufen, Ausblicke gibt es immer mal wieder. Nach dem Pick up vom Hotel wurden wir vor Ort informiert wohin wir laufen sollen. Dort angekommen gab es Lunch und dann ging es auch schon mit den Kayaks zurück zum Start. Wir wurden gut instruiert, haben aber im Vergleich zu anderen Touren nicht so viel über die Umgebung erfahren. Alles in allem ein schöner Tag!

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