Priceless! Start the day with an exhilarating Aqua Taxi trip into Tonga Island Marine Reserve.
Your guided kayaking begins with a visit to the NZ fur seals on Tonga Island. Explore Tonga Arches and the stunning sculptured granite headlands before relaxing and refuelling with a hearty kiwi picnic lunch on a beautiful beach. After lunch discover tidal lagoons and forest fringed beaches of this stunning coastline, before sailing into Anchorage with the sea breeze behind you.
After a memorable day of kayaking, enjoy a hot shower, dinner and relaxed stay onboard the Abel Tasman Aquapackers (dorm accommodation).
After breakfast warm up on day two with a leisurely walk along the southern end of the Abel Tasman Coastal Track discovering scenic outlooks, clear streams, native bush and gorgeous beaches. Incredible views over Anchorage and the Astrolabe Islands make great photo opportunities before reaching your final destination - Marahau.
Duration: 2 Days
Check in: 8:30am (Summer: 1st October – 30th April)
Age: Minimum 14 years, under the age of 16 you need to be accompanied by an adult on a 1 to 1 ratio.
Prior Experience: Not necessary
Food: Semi catered, includes lunch day one, evening meal day one and breakfast day two. Please bring lunch on day two along with any other snacks you may like along the way.
Walk: Anchorage – Marahau 12.4 km (4 hours)
Paddling: Around 12km Approximately 4.5 hours including breaks – guided
Aqua Taxi: 1 Aqua Taxi transfer
Bus: Additional $30 Nelson return or Free from Motueka
Accommodation: Abel Tasman AquaPackers – dorm style accommodation, upgrade to private cabin available on request. Aquapackers provide all your bedding, a delicious BBQ dinner in the evening and basic breakfast in the morning. There is no alcohol sale on board the vessel however you are more than welcome to bring your own or help yourself to complimentary tea or coffee.