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Abel Tasman National Park Cruise and Forest Walk

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    What to Expect
    Discover New Zealand’s South Island on a full-day tour which starts from Kaiteriteri Beach at 9am. Then you´ll take the cruise to and around Abel Tasman National Park. Be prepared to bring walking shoes to walk good 10.5 km. You'll walk through some of the most stunning forests that New Zealand has to offer.

    Following a full-park scenic cruise, enjoy a drop-off at Medlands Beach at 11:30am. Walk along the Anchorage Beach including the scenic highlights of the South Head lookout. Pass the famous Falls River swing-bridge and take a swim at Cleopatra’s Pool.
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    Departure Point
    2 Kaiteriteri-Sandy Bay Rd, Kaiteriteri 7197, New Zealand
    Departure Time
    7h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • National Park fees
    • Live commentary on board
    • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
    • Food and drinks
    • Lunch
    • Transportation to/from attractions
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
    • A moderate amount of walking is involved. Comfortable footwear and warm clothing is recommended
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 48 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 14 March 2019

    We were very impressed with the organisation having been picked up outside our motel by bus, and taken to where we collected our tickets and boarded the boat on the beach. The commentary was informative and were taken to the Split Apple rock and then...More

    Date of experience: January 2019
    Thank NAS1954
    Reviewed 30 January 2019 via mobile

    We were picked up at the main beach and cruised on around to split apple rock. The running commentary was informative and entertaining. We got off the boat at anchorage on the beach and headed off to walk the Pitt head loop track. We had...More

    Thank jtaylor145
    Reviewed 15 January 2019

    It was a shame to visit the national park for only one day but our holiday time was limited. My wife and I researched many options. The ability to see coastal sights from the boat and disembark at Anchorage to enjoy the walks was an...More

    Date of experience: January 2019
    1  Thank 133mattn
    Reviewed 13 December 2018

    This beautiful part of NZ is a must. We did the Discovery Day Tour which includes a boat trip and 7km walk through the National Park. Sit back and enjoy a boat cruise stopping off at various spots to load and unload passengers. On the...More

    Date of experience: September 2018
    2  Thank 58jnapper
    Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

    We had an awesome day at Abel Tasman. Our host Marc told a lot about Motueka and the park. Good to have one host for the whole day. The park was very nice incl the 4 hour walk.

    1  Thank Evelyn965
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