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The Best Of Both Worlds - One day Kayak & Walk $170.00

  • AquaTaxi gets you into the heart of the Abel Tasman

  • Unguided walk through stunning scenery

  • Mix together an AquaTaxi, a walk and a kayak

Full day kayak & walk combo. Highlights include walking a beautiful section of the Coastal Track and kayaking in the sheltered waters of the Astrolabe. Visit golden beaches and listen to the birdsong as you paddle past Adele Island.

Duration: 1 Day: 9.00am - 4.30pm

Check in: 8:30am - (1 Oct - 30 Apr) 9:00am - (1 May - 31 May)

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: Includes lunch

Paddling: Approximately 1.5 hours interspersed with breaks

Kayak Sailing: Yes, if conditions allow

Bush Walk: Yes, approximately 2 hours

Bus: $30 Nelson return, free Motueka return

Aqua Taxi: 2 AquaTaxi transfers

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The Best Of Both Worlds - One day Kayak & Walk Journey

  • 1 AquaTaxi from Marahau to Torrent Bay


    You will pass several off-shore islands which provide a protected habitat for native wildlife. This stretch of water is called the Astrolabe Roadstead named by Dumont Durville. Roadstead was a term early seafarers used to describe safe sheltered waters.

    Places of interest: Kaiteriteri, Aqua Taxi Marahau Base, Aqua Taxi Kaiteriteri Base, Marahau, Split Apple Rock, Anchorage, Te Pukeatea Bay, Adele Island, Fisherman Island, Torrent Bay

  • 2 Walk from Torrent Bay to Bark Bay


    The section of track between Bark Bay & Torrent Bay is the most walked on this coast. From Bark Bay to Torrent Bay takes about 2.5 hrs and is 7.8kms. This section has some beautiful stands of large trees including Rimu, Totara and Rata. You pass through Torrent Bay settlement, this is the largest public settlement in the Park, it is mostly holiday homes.

    Places of interest: Torrent Bay, Bark Bay

  • 3 AquaTaxi from Bark Bay to Watering Cove

  • 4 Kayak from Watering Cove to Marahau

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