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Abel Tasman Eco Tours

#1 of 11 things to do in Marahau Features Animals
Marahau 7197, New Zealand
+64 800 223 538
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Amazing Experience

My husband and I had a lovely day doing the boat tour. We learned so much from our knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Julie K
Perfect way to experience the Abel Tasman Wilderness

My wife, 2 children (4 and 2 yo) and I visited Abel Tasman region and were unsure how to see this... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2017
Jono_Regan
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Enhance your experience of natural New Zealand. The Abel Tasman's only conservation tour. Relax, be inspired and marvel at the paradise we call home. Our top notch guides will 'open your eyes' to the world around you. Choose from a fully guided boat charter and walk exploring and learning about the amazing diversity and conservation in this iconic park, or an interpid van and walk into the ancient heart of the park. Combine both tours and get a free lunch both days! $5 From each ticket goes to conservation in the park. If you want a real Abel Tasman Experience it doesn't get better than this! Tour includes morning tea and free transport from your local accomodation. Lunch is $18 extra.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Marahau 7197, New Zealand
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+64 800 223 538
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and I had a lovely day doing the boat tour. We learned so much from our knowledgeable guide and company owner, Stu. The views were amazing the entire day and we saw such wonderful wildlife including a full cove of seal pups! This...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2017

My wife, 2 children (4 and 2 yo) and I visited Abel Tasman region and were unsure how to see this beautiful wilderness; especially with the 2 young kids. After some internet searching we came across Abel Tasman Eco Tours. The website is very easy...More

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GoldenFuture, Owner at Abel Tasman Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Hey Jono, thanks so much for your flattering and detailed review. We're so glad the passion rubbed off on you and the family, and we really appreciate you taking the time to let others know about us. Great Job! best regards to you and the...More

Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

We did the Promised Land day hike our first day. Our guide, Fay, was knowledgeable, helpful, and fun. The hike was beautiful and got you to a place where you couldn't hear any human made noise other than your own breathing. Trail did require attention...More

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GoldenFuture, Owner at Abel Tasman Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Kia ora Craig, Many thanks for your awesome review! I will pass on your glowing praise to Fay, she will be happy as! Thanks again for choosing to come out with us, and we're glad we could take you to such a remote location in...More

Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Marahau, South Island, New Zealand. If you go there, book a trip out on Stu's boat. He's a knowledgeable man, deeply involved in conservation and knows the best places to see wildlife - and he'll take you to them. It was one of the best...More

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GoldenFuture, Owner at Abel Tasman Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Kia ora Weeley1, Cheers so much for the recommendation and glad we could be up there at the top of the list! Best regards Stew

Reviewed 6 April 2017

Stew is a very knowledgeable and friendly guide, which makes 90% of the value of the excursion. A nice way to have a good view of the Area in one day.

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GoldenFuture, Owner at Abel Tasman Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Thanks for the great review homedelsac, all that extra homework I did at uni is paying off! cheers and best regards. Stew

Reviewed 27 March 2017

Although the weather was inclement and seas relatively rough, Stu was a fantastic skipper with excellent boat handling skills. His knowledge and commentary was first class and we had a fantastic few hours exploring the area.I found the trip very personable and I highly recommend...More

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GoldenFuture, Owner at Abel Tasman Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Kia ora wildaboutaustralia, Yes I do remember the day was pretty mucky! Thanks so much for the gleaming company and fascinating conversations. Always stoked to entertain colleagues, and here's hoping we can come and see you one day! Many thanks Stew

Reviewed 25 March 2017

An early start on a beautiful day driving to Marahau to meet up with Stu and the rest of our tour. The temperature during the day can swing widely so try and dress for chilly morning at sea and hot beach weather for lunch. Right...More

Thank Jawknee
GoldenFuture, Owner at Abel Tasman Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

No worries Jawknee! SO glad we could give you a sweet introduction to New Zealand's unique environment. Thanks and best regards to you and the family. Stew

Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

After doing some research on the best way to experience the Abel Tasman with young ones, we settled on a day out with Stew on his boat. The tour was full, but right from the outset, Stew made us feel very welcome as he greeted...More

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GoldenFuture, Owner at Abel Tasman Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Thanks for the great review Wicked28! We're so glad you decided to go with us, and it's great to realise what a fantastic gift it is to the young ones to come and learn about nature and how to protect it. Best regards. Stew

Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

John, the owner and tourguide of 'Eco-Tours' gave us a wonderful insight of this nearly untouched paradies. We enjoyed every moment of this one day trip and we can only recommend it for all nature lovers! Thank you! Harry and Anne-Marie from SwitzerlandMore

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GoldenFuture, Owner at Abel Tasman Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Thanks Harry and Anne-Marie! The key to providing a great experience is to love every minute of it yourself, and I love meeting all you amazing guests from all over the world, who are here to appreciate our wonderful nature. Best wishes to you both....More

Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Loved our day out in Abel Tasman with Stu. Learnt so much not just about the Abel Tasman area but also about conservation throughout New Zealand, we were certainly far better informed for the rest of our trip. Enjoyed being able to walk part of...More

Thank Liz W
GoldenFuture, Owner at Abel Tasman Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Cheers Liz! Many thanks for the excellent review. Kind regards. Stew

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