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Fabulous family day!

We were dropped off at Ankerage bay, did a short walk to another beautiful bay where we swam and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ladyjenbug
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Wonderful day in the Abel Tasman

We have used Marahau Water Taxis for 3 different Abel Tasman day excursions. Each time we have done... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
HuiaBay
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this trip, and made sure the person booking it knew we had children and did not want them out all day. They suggested a short ride and being dropped at Anchorage where we could do a short walk or just hang out and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank victoriabO2792YC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were dropped off at Ankerage bay, did a short walk to another beautiful bay where we swam and built sand castles, then caught the last taxi home. It was a fantastic trip! Kids loved the novelty of boarding the boat on dry land and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ladyjenbug
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have used Marahau Water Taxis for 3 different Abel Tasman day excursions. Each time we have done the boat trip right up to the top and then been dropped to one of the beaches on the return trip to walk to another. My favorite...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank HuiaBay
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're going to spend some time at the Abel Tasman National Park, it's a must-do to take a water taxi, unless you have time to tramp in and out. The water taxi drivers certainly do know what they're doing, plus they give a commentary...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank training1029
Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

Much too expensive for the service. You have to run during the walk if you want to reach the boat on time. Advertised 3 hours 50 walk but when high tide it is 5 hours walk so you have to rush if you want to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank chilangoazul
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Winter weather made this a choppy ride but it was adrenaline-fuelled and the ideal way to access the park

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank annemarie552
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Right on time, we hopped onto the boat to be towed out to sea by a tractor. Make sure to wear easy on-and-off footwear because you will have to wade in the water to get to land when you are dropped off. We had to...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Patricia0703
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

What a slick, but informative and friendly, operation this is! This all began the previous night when we booked our water taxi at Marahau iSite. The staff could not be more helpful and offered welcome and useful advice. On the following morning it was like...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank redsgothenburg
Reviewed 23 February 2018

We used Marahau water taxis to help us get around the park, often at short notice when walkers couldn't go any further. They were helpful, friendly and went above and beyond the call of duty. A brilliant company.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Marion Q
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Used them as part of the package with R&R Kayaks. Great team, entertaining and informative and felt safe at all times. Owner is bloody funny too!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank BrendanArrowtown2
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