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 $240

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.

We run a daily shuttle bus to Marahau from Nelson and Motueka. If you don’t have your own transport please give us a call on 0800 278 282 to add bus transfers to your booking.

  • Minimum age 14 years
  • Optional lunch for $15

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

General Area Maps

View More Trips

From $190
Gourmet Platter Guided Sea Kayaking | Full Day
Guided kayak trip: Walk the best section of the Coastal Track in the morning and kayak through the Astrolabe in the afternoon.
Book Now
From $75
Pitt Head Walk Walking & Hiking | Half Day
Return water taxi and walking trip: Water taxi to Anchorage to walk the Pitt Head Loop Track (1.5hr) round trip.
Book Now
From $350/hour
Water taxi charter Scenic Cruise | Full Day
Special charter services available upon request
Book Now
From $102
Abel Tasman Classic Walking & Hiking | Full Day
Return water taxi and walking trip: Water taxi the length of the Park to Totaranui and then back to Torrent Bay. Walk north to Bark Bay (2.5hrs).
Book Now
From $200
Paddle & Walk Guided Kayak & Walk | Full Day
Guided kayak trip: Walk the best section of the Coastal Track in the morning and then see it all again from a completely different perspective - from the water as you kayak south again.
Book Now
From $80
Beaches & Bays Walking & Hiking | Full Day
Return water taxi and walking trip: Water taxi to Bark Bay, walk the scenic Coastal Track to Anchorage (3.5hrs).
Book Now
From $85
Totaranui Scenic Cruise Scenic Cruise | Half Day
Return water taxi trip: Water taxi from Totaranui to Marahau for a brief look around before returning to Totaranui by water taxi.
Book Now
From $81
Bridge and Beach Walking & Hiking | Full Day
Return water taxi and walking trip: Water taxi from Totaranui to Torrent Bay before walking through to Bark Bay. Water taxi back to Totaranui.
Book Now
From $65
Totaranui Day Out Walking & Hiking | Full Day
Return water taxi and walking trip: Water taxi from Totaranui to either Bark Bay or Onetahuti, walk to Awaroa before returning to Totaranui on your water taxi.
Book Now
From $83
Seals and Sand Walking & Hiking | Full Day
Return water taxi and walking trip: Water taxi to Torrent Bay, walk the scenic Coastal Track to Onetahuti (4hrs).
Book Now
From $80
Falls River Walking & Hiking | Full Day
Return water taxi and walking trip: Water taxi to Torrent Bay, walk the scenic Coastal Track to Bark Bay (2.5hrs) crossing the Falls River Swingbridge.
Book Now
From $85
Scenic Cruise Scenic Cruise | Half Day
Return water taxi trip: Scenic round trip visiting all points of interest along the sparkling bays and golden beaches of the Park.
Book Now
Scroll to Top

Latest News!

Guided Kayak Trips: All guided kayak trips will begin operating from the 1st of Oct 2020.

From now until the 30th Sept 2020 we will not be operating guided kayak trips due to the current covid-19 operational conditions.