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Abel Tasman National Park Day Walks 

The finest coastal track in New Zealand, Abel Tasman might be the country’s smallest National Park but it boasts spectacular golden beaches, wildlife, and great weather all year round making it an amazing hiking spot. The park’s hiking trail is also one of New Zealand’s Great Walks. Those who do not have the luxury of time to do a multi-day walk, these short Abel Tasman National Park day walks are a great alternative.

Kayak and Walk

Another way to explore Abel Tasman National park is through kayaking. Combine this fun activity with hiking. Paddle past sea caves and pristine beaches and appreciate the crystal clear waters of the park from your kayak. Get up close and personal and walk along the tracks, taking advantage of the beautiful scenery.

Sail and Walk

Sail along the coastlines, islands, and bays. Leave your boat and take your time walking leisurely on beautiful sandy beaches, stopping by magnificent lookouts.

Cruise and Walk

If you want a more relaxed option, go on a cruise trip. The boats have great views on both upper and lower decks and have comfortable seats. Commentary will be given on board while you enjoy a drink or a light snack. Go on shore, stretch your legs, and take photographs before boarding going back to your boat.

Abel Tasman Cruise Walk and Sail Adventure
Abel Tasman Cruise Walk and Sail Adventure
South Island
Go on a cruise to Anchorage Bay on board a water taxi for the start of your Abel Tasman Cruise, Walk and Sail Adventure in New Zealand's Abel Tasman ...
Abel Tasman Park off the Beaten Track for Fit Walkers
Abel Tasman Park off the Beaten Track for Fit Walkers
South Island
At 7:30AM, wait for our Tour Guide to collect you at your hotel. We set off at 8.45am for our Abel Tasman Park off the Beaten Track for Fit Walkers h...
Abel Tasman Sail and Walk
Abel Tasman Sail and Walk
South Island
Sail the coastline via Split Apple Rock to start your day on the Abel Tasman Sail and Walk from Kaiteriteri to Abel Tasman National Park in New Zeala...
Abel Tasman Sea Kayak, Stroll, Seals and Sail
Abel Tasman Sea Kayak, Stroll, Seals and Sail
South Island
Take advantage of your early start at 8.30am on an Abel Tasman Sea Kayak, Stroll, Seals and Sail, steering your way past sea caves, islands and golde...
Abel Tasman Walk, Seals and Sail
Abel Tasman Walk, Seals and Sail
South Island
An energetic walk from Marahau to Anchorage through dense native forest starts the day on your Abel Tasman Walk, Seals and Sail. Relish the freedom a...
Abel Tasman Water and Walk
Abel Tasman Water and Walk
South Island
For those interested in exploring the beautiful beaches and pristine estuaries of New Zealand, Abel Tasman National Park is guaranteed to impress. Th...
Bark Bay Falls Day Cruise and Walk
Bark Bay Falls Day Cruise and Walk
South Island
Depart from Kaiteriteri, located 70 minutes drive from Nelson for a cruise around forest covered granite headlands, and past the Islands of the Astro...
Beaches, Kayak and Walk Trip
Beaches, Kayak and Walk Trip
South Island
A cost-effective trip to combine up to 2.5 hours kayaking, beach time and boat cruising in one day. Includes Split Apple Paddle and cruise to Anchora...
Great Day Out Cruise and Walk
Great Day Out Cruise and Walk
South Island
Cruise the spectacular granite coast from Kaiteriteri to Totaranui, view the Tonga Island Seals and include a 2 hour walk. Enjoy a Great Day Out depa...
Kahurangi National Park Wilderness Guided Day Hike
Kahurangi National Park Wilderness Guided Day Hike
South Island
This Kahurangi National Park Wilderness Guided Day Hike leaves Nelson and picks up passengers staying in Upper Takaka or Motueka. For hiker...
Kayak, Seals and Walk Day Trip
Kayak, Seals and Walk Day Trip
South Island
This trip includes a 2.5 hour kayak, and 2.25 hour walk for a taste of everything Abel Tasman has to offer. Explore the protected beaches and specta...
Seals and Sand Cruise and Walk
Seals and Sand Cruise and Walk
South Island
For a longer 2+ hour walk and the best of everything, this trip is for you. You will take a scenic cruise along the Abel Tasman coastline to Tonga Is...
Swing Bridge, Bush and Beach Cruise and Walk
Swing Bridge, Bush and Beach Cruise and Walk
South Island
Cruise into the heart of Abel Tasman National Park pausing at Anchorage to view your destination then continue on to disemark at idyllic Medlands Bea...