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Bark Bay Falls Day Cruise and Walk

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$77

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Overview

Depart from Kaiteriteri, located 70 minutes drive from Nelson for a cruise around forest covered granite headlands, and past the Islands of the Astrolabe Roadstead, along the Southern beaches of Abel Tasman National Park. You will stop to view the beautiful golden beaches of Torrent Bay, before getting off at Medlands Beach.

After a short 10 minute walk to Bark Bay, with it's sheltered camp site, you can relax, swim in the crystal clear water, sunbathe or or relax in the shady forest canopy. From here there is a 4 km forest track that takes you to Bark Bay Falls. (approx. 1 hr return)

Afterwards cruise back on the Vista from Medlands Beach to Kaiteriteri.

Cruise: Kaiteriteri - Medlands 1 hour each way

Walk: 10 mins to Bark Bay. 2 hrs Waterfall Trail

Extended Cruise Option

On arrival at Medlands Beach, you can continue on board the Vista to cruise into the magnificent northern parts of Abel Tasman National Park, including viewing the nearby resident New Zealand Fur Seal colony at Tonga Island Marine Reserve. You can relax and enjoy a hot or cold drink, or a light meal from the on board the Vista, before stopping at Medlands Beach on your return journey.

Vista, Abel Tasman National Park, New Zealand

Astrolobe Roadstead, Abel Tasman National Park, New Zealand

Vista, Medlands Beach, Abel Tasman National Park, New Zealand

Bark Bay Falls, Abel Tasman National Park, New Zealand

Bark Bay Falls Abel Tasman National Park New Zealand

Bark Bay Falls Abel Tasman National Park New Zealand

Dolphin, Abel Tasman National Park, New Zealand

Penguin, Abel Tasman National Park, New Zealand

Shells in Sand Abel Tasman National Park New Zealand

Beach Walk Abel Tasman National Park New Zealand

Seals Abel Tasman National Park New Zealand

Seals Abel Tasman National Park New Zealand

Cost per person

20 October 2019 - 30 September 2020

  • Adult: NZ$77
  • Child: NZ$39

Extended Cruise Version

  • Adult: NZ$89
  • Child: NZ$45

*Child age 5-14 yrs inclusive

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