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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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Golden Future Tour and Promised Land Tour

We had the exceptional experience of walking into the heart of Abel Tasman National Park with Faye... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
366Debbie
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Christchurch, New Zealand
Incredible experience. A Perfect Day

We were met by Stu at Marahau & taken by boat at around 8:30 one lovely sunny morning into Abel... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
Palace49
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Surrey
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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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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the exceptional experience of walking into the heart of Abel Tasman National Park with Faye on one day, and followed it up with an another outstanding day on the water exploring the coastline with Stew. Their knowledge, passion and enthusiasm was infectious and...More

Thank 366Debbie
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We were met by Stu at Marahau & taken by boat at around 8:30 one lovely sunny morning into Abel Tasman National Park. A tractor took us across the sands and out to sea. There were many stops including a coffee & cake stop (provided...More

Thank Palace49
Reviewed 22 June 2017

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

Thank Julie K
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

Thank Jono_Regan
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

Thank craigalank
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

Thank Weeley1
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.

Thank homedelsac
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

Thank wildaboutaustralia
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

Thank Wicked28
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

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