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Remote Marine Reserve - Full Day Guided Kayak Tour

Join us for a fun-filled day of kayaking to explore the pristine Tonga Island Marine Reserve coastline.


  • Discover the stunning Tonga Island Marine Reserve
  • Explore beautiful beaches and lagoons
  • Get up close views of playful New Zealand Fur seals
  • Friendly and knowledgeable tour guide
  • Healthy lunch and snacks provided

Our full-day guided kayak tour will bring you on an adventure along the stunning coastline in the Tonga Island Marine Reserve in Abel Tasman.

This unspoiled area is home to playful New Zealand fur seals and an abundance of marine and birdlife. You will enjoy views of granite coastline, tranquil lagoons and pristine beaches. Every one of our trips is unique and customised to suit the tides and conditions - we will either kayak from Awaroa to Bark Bay or explore the area from Onetahuti to Anchorage.

Both tours will include stops along the way for amazing photo opportunities and a lunch break on one of the many golden beaches. Our friendly guides are experienced and will be there to ensure you will enjoy your day to the fullest.


  • 8.15am: Check in and meet your guide
  • 8.30am: Water Taxi to Awaroa/Onetahuti
  • 10:00am: Kayak from Tonga Island Marine Reserve. Total kayak time approx 4 hrs with breaks
  • 1.15pm: Enjoy lunch on the beach
  • 3.30pm: Arrive Bark Bay/Anchorage
  • 3.45pm: Water Taxi to Marahau
  • 4.30pm Arrive back in Marahau
Per person $250.00

What's included

  • Double sea kayak, paddle and life jacket
  • Awesome guide
  • Dry bag for your camera/phone
  • A standard lunch is including in this experience.


  • The duration of this experience is 1 days


  • 273 Sandy Bay-Marahau Road, Tasman 7197, New Zealand


  • Minimum age: 12
  • Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult on a 1 to 1 ratio.

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.


  • Please Note:

    Prior Experience is not necessary.

    Please advise upon checkout if you have any dietary requirements.

    Optional transport: operating 1 Nov to 31 Mar (on request outside of these times):

    From Nelson $50.00 return. Meeting point: Nelson i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, 77 Trafalgar Street, Nelson 7010.

    From Motueka $25.00 return. Meeting point: Motueka i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, 20 Wallace Street, Motueka, New Zealand.

    Transport options can be added through checkout.

Available Bookings from 01 Oct to 07 Oct 2022

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