Tonga Island Marine Reserve | Abel Tasman Aqua Taxi & Kayak

Magical Marine Reserve

The ultimate guided kayak trip. Paddle through the Tonga Island Marine Reserve and sail the sea breeze into Anchorage via tranquil lagoons. Book Now

Availability:
Oct - Apr
Summer Departure(s):
8.30am
Trip duration:
Full Day
Ideal for:
A full day of kayaking
Activity level:
Moderate
Cruise info:
Marahau to Onetahuti: 1 hr 15 min. Anchorage to Marahau: 45 min.
Kayak info:
Onetahuti to Anchorage

From $280

Magical Marine Reserve

Travel by water taxi to Onetahuti in the morning to join your guided kayak trip. Paddle with your expert local guide southward through the glorious Tonga Island Marine Reserve visiting the friendly local wildlife. Enjoy your lunch on a golden beach before continuing our kayaking trip southwards and sail the sea breeze into Anchorage via tranquil lagoons. Water taxi from Anchorage back to Marahau.

For transport between Nelson, Motueka and Marahau we recommend The Better Bus. You can book your transfers online or give them a call on 027 577 6975

  • Minimum age 14 years
  • Optional lunch for $20

What’s included in this tour?

Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • 1 day kayak hire
  • Water taxi transfers for you and your kayak.

Itinerary

  • Water taxi from Marahau to Onetahuti
  • Kayak from Onetahuti to Anchorage
  • Water taxi from Anchorage to Marahau

Environmental Access Fee (EAF)

A portion of your ticket price goes directly towards preserving the unique environment you will enjoy on your trip in the Abel Tasman. This includes the compulsory concession fees paid to the Department of Conversation as well as voluntary contributions to local organisations and projects to improve the environment, ecology and access to the national park.
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