$230pp

Spend three days in the stunning Abel Tasman from Marahau to Totaranui and return.

3 Days/2 Nights

2 Day Kayak: Marahau - Onetahuti/1 Day Walk Onetahuti - Totaranui

Spend three days in the stunning Abel Tasman. The first two days see you kayaking from Marahau through to Onetahuti.  We collect your kayak for you on day two and leave you to walk North through to the last water taxi pick up point, Totaranui.  The bush through here is lush and the coastal views amazing!  We collect you at the end of day three when the water taxi retraces your route back to Marahau.

Camp passes are included in our packaged price. We book these passes on your behalf. Please note if you are a New Zealand resident choose the New Zealand Resident price, if you are an International Visitor choose International Visitor price.

Recommended campsites: Night 1 Observation Beach or Te Pukatea Bay or Anchorage. Night 2 Onetahuti.

  • Start paddling at Marahau and finish at Onetahuti.
  • Don’t paddle the same coastline twice!
  • 2 days of kayaking allows plenty of time to explore all the way up the Marine Reserve.
  • Walk to the Northern taxi pick up point Totaranui.
  • Retrace your steps on the water taxi on your journey back to Marahau.

Hut or Aquapacker accommodation is available for an additional cost, please contact us to arrange.

Minimum group size 2 (no solo hires).

 

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3 Day Kayak & Walk North

Trip Information

Duration: 3 Days

  • Check-in: 8.15 am (10.30 am, noon & 1.30 pm subject to availability)
  • Open: Open all year
  • Age: Minimum 14 years, under the age of 16 you need to be accompanied by an adult on a 1 to 1 ratio
  • Includes: Kayak hire, kayak transfer, passenger transfer and camp pass (Abel Tasman Kayaks books on your behalf)
  • Food: Self catered
  • Prior Experience: Not necessary
  • Paddling: Approximately 4 - 5 hours per day interspersed with breaks
  • Bush Walk: Approximately 3 - 4 hours
  • Water Taxi: One Water Taxi cruise
  • Bus: $30 Nelson return, $15 Motueka return

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