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Best Abel Tasman Day trip provided by Abel Tasman Charters - Day Tours

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
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  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Stephen’s Bay
    3650961 Kaiteriteri 7197, Tasman 7197, New Zealand
    Please wait on the beach Skipper will arrive in blue RIB boat in uniform
    See address & details
  • 1
    Split Apple Rock
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 2
    Abel Tasman Coast Track
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    Stephen’s Bay
    3650961 Kaiteriteri 7197, Tasman 7197, New Zealand
    Please wait on the beach Skipper will arrive in blue RIB boat in uniform
    See address & details
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Important Information
Departure Point
Stephen’s Bay, 3650961 Kaiteriteri 7197, Tasman 7197, New Zealand
Duration
6h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • We provide a platter style lunch with fresh local ingredients to cater for a range of diets.
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Soda/Pop
  • Wine and Beer are offered with lunch
  • Bottled water
  • A fruit bowl is kept fully stocked with fresh local produce for our guests to help themselves
  • Use of kayaks, snorkels and flippers
  • Restroom on board
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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joanWellington wrote a review 8 Apr
wellington76 contributions42 helpful votes
We took a day trip with Rod and his wonderful boat. After two days of walking the track , it was very interesting to see the park from the water . It was the perfect mix of boating , swimming, walking and kayaking . Rod's local knowledge was brilliant and it was good to hear
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Date of experience: March 2021
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FelicityEM wrote a review Jan 2021
Blenheim, New Zealand11 contributions24 helpful votes
What a fantastic day we had! We were in the capable hands of our skipper Emma who made the experience so enjoyable. We learnt so much about the area and its history from Emma. We were able to get off the boat and do some of the walks in the Able Tasman Park and then were treated
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Response from Trip65264853302, Owner at Best Abel Tasman Day trip
Responded 28 Feb 2021
Thanks Felicity. We are glad you had a great day with Emma, enjoyed our trip and that the Abel Tasman was worth the visit. Thanks for the great review
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Straight Trippin Yo wrote a review Jun 2020
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My GF and I did this trip toward the end of a 2-week jaunt through the South Island, and the trip lived up to its billing. The group was small, the host/guide was a pleasure, and the trip itself was straight-up memorable. A great mixture of time on the water, insights into the
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Trip65264853302, Manager at Best Abel Tasman Day trip
Responded 30 Jun 2020
Thanks so much for your great review even more appreciated because of the current situation. So glad you had a memorable day with us and we hope we may see you again one day if you ever get back this way
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lauraross2015 wrote a review Mar 2020
Toronto, Ontario32 contributions29 helpful votes
We spent the day touring around the gorgeous blue waters on Abel Tasman National Park on the water. Touring around the area, kayak, swim, hike and wonderful lunch all made for a great day.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Trip65264853302, Owner at Best Abel Tasman Day trip
Responded 26 Mar 2020
Thanks for your great review. We hope your memories of your day in the Abel Tasman help you through these difficult times.
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Cortney N wrote a review Mar 2020
2 contributions1 helpful vote
Let me start off by saying that this was the trip of a lifetime! We went to New Zealand on our honeymoon. On our last day, we had planned a day trip with Abel Tasman Charters. Usually, the charter requires 4 people to go. No one else had booked except us. However, Rod Stewart
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Date of experience: March 2020
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By: Abel Tasman Charters - Day Tours
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Rock Star experience.
My husband “pushed the boat out” and birthday surprised me with a private charter cruising around the stunning Abel
Bruce A
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Abel Tasman Park in comfort
This has got to be the best way to see and experience the National Park. Rod and Emma were perfect hosts and full o
julietw680
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Most amazing day trip in the national park!
We had the best day out on the water with Emma as skipper and welcoming, knowledgeable host. The boat was comfortab
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Overnight boat charter in the middle of the Abel Tasman park
We spent the night at the Anchorage mooring right in the middle of the park. Rod and Emma were fantastic hosts: gou
H5970YFkathyl
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Smashed it!
This was an amazing day out. We had 19 family members so split the cost of the charter which made it very affordabl
JoPurdie
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A Highlight
Thank you Rod for an amazing day. The family all thought this was the highlight of our holiday. Your knowledge an
FraserNoz
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Amazing
We had so much fun on this trip. The tour guide Emma was amazing, great food, great company! Would go again!
peter and vicki j
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Did the half route tour in the boat.
It was lovely to see some of the other bays and got off at a really sandy beach. So exciting to see baby seals on t
cedand3
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Super-relaxed experience in a magical place!
We are a family of 5 (kids 12, 14 and 16) and we were looking for a memorable experience away from larger crowds in
624eveg
624eveg
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Amazing!
My husband and I spent a month traveling around NZ and this was certainly one of the highlights. Our skipper Emma w
Margaret S
Margaret S
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A stunning highlight of our NZ adventure!!
This was the best boat outing we've done, and we've done many around the world. We've been in NZ a month and been 7
Neil E
Neil E
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Just the best
Had a truly awesome day out with Mac and Angus. They were exceptional hosts being knowledgeable, friendly, polite a
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What a special day!
Thank you Rod and Angus for a very special day in the park. Taking us to your special places and Kaka’s!
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Our one day plans were ruined
This tour advertises itself as the perfect solution for those who only have one day in the region. My wife and I w
Rebekahmanz
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Awesome tour, awesome day
Tim was our captain and he made this day tour outstanding! The fact that they keep these tours intimate and small k
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