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Kayak and Walk - Inc Adele Island Bird Sanctuary - Full Day

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 Observation 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: 8.30am to 4.30pm (Check in at 8.15am)

Per Person $150.00

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 September 01 to September 07

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  • Per Person$128.50

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  • Per Person$150.00

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  • Per Person$150.00

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  • Per Person$150.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Per Person$150.00

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  • Per Person$128.50

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Matthieu Lacroix from France wrote on 15 May 2019

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Great kayaking experience in the Abel Tasman National Park! I highly recommend. But it would have been better if bookme told me the right check in time. Indeed, the check in time was at 9am and not 8.15 am..

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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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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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Peggy from Singapore wrote on 25 February 2020

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Wonderful experience with Abel Tasman Kayaks

Enjoyed the tour with an exceptional guide, overall kayaking experience and delicious lunch! Though half of the tour spent on unguided walk (which means you seem to be paying for a half day package), I enjoyed the overall experience.

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