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A fun bumpy ride across the waves

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

Reviewed 3 September 2018
annemarie552
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Bath, United Kingdom
The only way to travel hereabouts.

What a slick, but informative and friendly, operation this is! This all began the previous night... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2018
redsgothenburg
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Fort William, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

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

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

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

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.

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!

Thank BrendanArrowtown2
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Great service. Booked a water taxi ride from Marahau to Anchorage the day before our planned walk. Fantastic and friendly service. On time - a real bonus with the added sightsighing on route.

Thank NZfour
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Excellent service and organization. Booked a water taxi to Bark Bay two days prior to reservation. Expected point-to-point shuttling, but was pleasantly surprised when taxi driver paused along the route to point out interesting features of our journey. Office staff were also helpful and confident.

Thank HanFenech
Reviewed 31 December 2017

We did the day hike into Anchorage from Marahau (just under 4 hours with stops) and too the water taxi back. The organization of these guys is amazing- we were on the 4pm return, and at about 10 minutes to there were around 100 people...More

Thank Kri S
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Did the Absolute Abel Tasman water tour and hike from Bark's Bay to Anchorage. It was beautiful. Lots of wildlife. The water taxi took us on several short side trips (e.g. to see seals or sea lions, birdlife, etc.) We even got into a beautiful...More

Thank Richard Z
Reviewed 25 November 2017

The watertaxi takes you to all different Station of the hiking trails and you can hike as Long as you want to get picked up again. This allows you to see more of the park. And it is fun to go with this speedboat.

Thank reisebine106
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