Water taxi – One way fare

Water taxis provide quick and convenient access to the six major bays along the spectacular Abel Tasman coastline.

Availability:
All year round
Summer Departure(s):
See below
Winter Departure(s):
See below
Trip duration:
Half Day
Ideal for:
Transport into and out of the park
Activity level:
Easy
From $40

Water taxi – One way fare

Water taxis provide quick and convenient access to the six major bays along the spectacular Abel Tasman coastline.  A trip in one of the smaller water taxis, past the succession of wide sweeping bays, is a quintessentially Kiwi experience.  Built specifically for the Abel Tasman coastline and unique tidal conditions, water taxis get you access to the Park’s secret spots, spectacular marine life and even into bush-fringed tidal inlets.

North bound time table

Departure
Kaiteriteri / Marahau 9:00 10:30 12:00 13:30
Anchorage 09:45 11:15 12:45 14:15
Torrent Bay**
Bark Bay 10:00 11:30 13:00 14:30
Onetahuti 10:15 11:45 13:15  14:45
Awaroa 10:30  12:00 13:30 15:00
Totaranui (Arrival) 11:00  12:15 13:45  15:15
**(Drop offs only until noon, no pick ups)

South bound time table

Departure
Totaranui 11:00 12:15 13:45 15:15
Awaroa 10:30 12:00 13:30 15:00
Onetahuti 11:15 12:30 14:00 15:30
Bark Bay 11:30 12:45 14:15 15:45
Torrent Bay**
Anchorage 11:45 13:00 14:30 16:00
Kaiteriteri / Marahau (Arrival) 12:15 13:30 15:00 16:30
**(Drop offs only until noon , no pick ups)

North bound time table

Departure
Kaiteriteri / Marahau 9:30 12:00 13:30
Anchorage 10:00 12:45 14:15
Torrent Bay **
Bark Bay 10:15 14:15
Onetahuti 10:25 14:20
Awaroa 10:40  14:30
Totaranui (Arrival) 11:00  14:45
**(Drop offs only until noon , no pick ups)

South bound time table

Departure
Totaranui 11:00 14:45
Awaroa 10:40 14:30
Onetahuti 11:15 15:30
Bark Bay 11:30 15:15
Torrent Bay **
Anchorage 11:45 13:00 15:30
Kaiteriteri / Marahau (Arrival) 1200 13:30 16:00
**(Drop offs only until noon, no pick ups)

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 80 80 18 or email bookings@abeltasman.com to add bus transfers to your booking.

What’s included in this tour?

Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • Water taxi fare

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