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Wilsons Abel Tasman's Great Day Out - Cruise & Walk including Tonga Island Marine Reserve

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Join Wilsons Abel Tasman for an extra special cruising day trip into the magical Tonga Island Marine Reserve and beyond.

Highlights

  • Cruising the Abel Tasman golden granite coast into Tonga Island Marine Reserve
  • Pausing to view the antics at Tonga Island Seal Colony
  • Walking over a beautiful forested saddle, leading to the waterfall trail around the stunning Bark Bay Inlet
  • Relaxing or swimming at Bark Bay

Let Wilsons Abel Tasman take you on a spectacular journey.

Cruise the Abel Tasman golden granite coast into Tonga Island Marine Reserve, then land at an idyllic beach to walk along the famous coastal track.

From Kaiteriteri, travel in style and comfort aboard the Vista Cruise into the Marine Reserve. Pause to view the antics at Tonga Island Seal Colony, and then cruise past remote northern beaches fringed by lush rainforest.

Turning around at the long, golden sands of Totaranui, return to historic Tonga Quarry Beach to start your walk. A gentle climb takes you over a beautiful forested saddle, leading to the waterfall trail around the stunning Bark Bay Inlet.

Relax or take a swim at Bark Bay before a short walk to picturesque Medlands Beach to rejoin the cruise back to Kaiteriteri.

Departures: 9:20am from Kaiteriteri, return to Kaiteriteri at approx 4.10pm

Adult $86.00
Child $41.00

Duration

  • Allow approximately 6 hours duration for the whole experience

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Notes

  • Children under 5 are free of charge.

Available Bookings from December 12 to December 18

Change Dates

All prices for this activity are shown in NZD ($)

9:20 a.m.
1:00 p.m.
Wed 12 Dec
Thu 13 Dec
Fri 14 Dec
Sat 15 Dec
Sun 16 Dec
Mon 17 Dec
Tue 18 Dec

9spaces priced from:

  • Adult$52.00
  • Child$41.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Adult$52.00
  • Child$41.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$52.00
  • Child$41.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Adult$52.00
  • Child$41.00

5spaces priced from:

  • Adult$52.00
  • Child$41.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$77.40
  • Child$35.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$86.00
  • Child$41.00

5spaces priced from:

  • Adult$77.40
  • Child$41.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Adult$52.00
  • Child$41.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$52.00
  • Child$35.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

4.6

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julie from France wrote on 31 July 2017

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Wilsons Abel Tasman's trip 6

Amazing day Nice cruise, we can see all the good spots. We can see a lot of seals, very close to them, it's really nice. For the walk, the time for the walk is too long, they should drop off on the next beach because it's a short walk 1h45 no more. I advise the high tide side, nice view :) Journée splendide La croisière était très agréable, on peut prendre pas mal de photos vu qu'on est très près de la paroie à chaque fois, c'est vraiment très beau. On voit également des phoques pendant la croisière aller et retour. Pour la randonnée, le temps qu'on nous laisse (environ 3h) est bien trop important pour le temps de la rando (1h45 pas plus), ils devraient modifier ça

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Yvonne from Malaysia wrote on 15 May 2017

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Nice experience

The cruise stop at few points and allow us to see the view of Abel Tasman, and we have sufficient time for the track. Just the weather is a bit cold outside of cruise, have to wear more warm clothes. However, inside the cafe is warm and comfortable, light foods and drinks were provided at reasonable price.

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Castelli from Italy wrote on 19 March 2018

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great day

We spent a great day in the park!!!

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Kevin Yard from United States wrote on 28 February 2018

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Great Cruise trip

We were enjoying the sites from the boat and being on the water that we decided to stay on the boat and skip the 2-hour hike. The boat made stops along the way and we stayed on the top deck to really experience the scenery.

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lana from New Zealand wrote on 11 April 2018

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Beautiful views

Was a long cruise dropping different groups all along the coast we got back to Tonga quarry at 12pm. Was a 90min walk through the high tide track, nice forest walk to bark bay then 10min to Nedlands beach for pick up at 3 back at base at 4.

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