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Kiwi Bach Seals & Cruise

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Trip at a Glance

  • Company

    Abel Tasman Tours & Guided Walks

  • Locations

    Nelson, New Zealand

  • Activities

    Nature, Nature Tour, Sightseeing, Sunset Cruise

  • Price
    NZ$245 NZD per person
  • Duration

    7 1/2hrs

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    As arranged

  • Starting Location


  • Price Includes

    Water taxi, fares, lunch and refreshments, transport to Marahau and back to base, car parking at base.

  • Notes

    For a longer walk, choose our Kiwi Bach to Anchorage trip at $235 NZ per person.


  • A guided walk that is not too much walking, has two boat cruises and is also suitable for families.
  • Visiting our Kiwi bach is an experience in itself. Badly furnished, roughly built, but loved ever so much through the generations.
  • Spend time on the Abel Tasman's golden beaches, enjoying the clear water and the bush surroundings.




Trip Info

Your adventure begins at beautiful, tidal Marahau, where you and your guide will begin the Abel Tasman Coastal Track. You will walk through the beautiful nature of New Zealand for just under two hours, through lush native bush, bordered by pristine golden beaches. The track then winds down to our authentic “Kiwi” bach, built early last century. Here, you will learn about this historic getaway, while you and your fellow explorers relax and have a leisurely lunch, followed by a swim or beach stroll.

In the early afternoon, you and your guide will be uplifted by a water taxi. You will then cruise north along the Abel Tasman coastline, past deserted beaches and secluded bays, hopefully seeing some playful seals or penguins on the way. You will disembark for a short time at Onetahuti Beach, before traveling by water taxi out of the Abel Tasman to Kaiteriteri, arriving in the mid to late afternoon.

Your adventure awaits!

Abel Tasman Tours & Guided Walks

Maree spent her childhood years at the family bach in the Abel Tasman National Park. Since 1999 Maree and her husband Ken have been giving visitors a real insight into this land of golden beaches and lush native bush. Visiting the Abel Tasman National Park should be more than just a walk in the Park. It's history, local stories, flora and fauna, is a tale well worth hearing on a personal or small group guided day walk.

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