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Abel Tasman Eco Tours

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Eco Tour of a lifetime!!!

can not recommend enough! The knowledge and love behind Stew amazed me! He loves our backyard and... read more

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courtneybyrne1995
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Nelson, New Zealand
NMIT Tourism Trip

I had so much fun, Stew was awesome. The scenery was stunning and breathtaking. A big highlight was... read more

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Kassy F
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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 yesterday

can not recommend enough! The knowledge and love behind Stew amazed me! He loves our backyard and treasures it so much and loves passing on his knowledge on the place. Can not wait to bring more whanau back through this tour!

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GoldenFuture, Owner at Abel Tasman Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thanks for the awesome review Courtney! much appreciated and glad you had a great time. See you again some time :)

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I had so much fun, Stew was awesome. The scenery was stunning and breathtaking. A big highlight was seeing all the seal cubs and how they came so close to our boat. I'm so glad that the weather turned out to be awesome. Thank you...More

Thank Kassy F
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GoldenFuture, Owner at Abel Tasman Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded today

No worries Kassy, cheers for the great review. Kind regards. Stew

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An exceptional day. From the pick up to return. Extraordinarily knowledgeable guide. An obvious love of the park and how it can enhance the preservation of the natural world. Everything I believe in. Thank you and please continue the excellent work. Stunningly beautiful region. Do...More

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GoldenFuture, Owner at Abel Tasman Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Cheers Robert, thanks for your fantastic review! all the best. Stew

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was an outstanding tour with Stew, who impressed us with his detailed knowledge of the Abel Tasman Park. Thanks again for the great day. Jens und Ilona

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GoldenFuture, Owner at Abel Tasman Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Jens and Ilona, we really appreciate your awesome review. Thanks for coming out with me and we hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip around NZ. All the best! Stew

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Most amazing day out in the park. I thought I knew the area but I learned so much. Stu really knows his stuff and presents it in such an interesting and easy to understand way. A must do in the Abel tasman

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GoldenFuture, Owner at Abel Tasman Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Cheers Anita, it was a real pleasure to have you and your family out on our tour. And what a stunner it was! cheers. Stew

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Reviewed 1 April 2018

This trip was recommended to us by a Dutch couple at our B&B in Wellington so we thought we'd give it a go. It isn't cheap but it is superb value for money and we would highly recommend it. The key to the whole day...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2018

This was far more than just a cruise on the beautiful waters of Tasman Bay. Thanks to leader Stew Robertson's deep knowledge of the area and its wildlife, we learned an emormous amount about the ecology of the area. Really has to be the top...More

Thank Ash P
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GoldenFuture, Owner at Abel Tasman Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2018

Cheers Ash! Awesome recommendation, and well done for supporting Ngatimoti School and purchasing our trip through the silent auction. It was lovely to spend time with you both. cheers. Stew

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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

This was a most useful interesting and enjoyable experience. The day trip was excellently led by Stu who was keen to impart his local knowledge and encourage empathy with his wonderful local environment. Well worth the fare and that included the ride down to the...More

Thank Linda M
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GoldenFuture, Owner at Abel Tasman Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

Hi Linda, awesome! so glad you had a great day and thanks for the lovely review. cheers Stew

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

I’m so happy we found this tour! We so enjoyed our full day on the water with Stew aboard his “water taxi” turned eco tour boat. We had a terrific weather day which may be why we were lucky enough to see so many wonderful...More

Thank betsyl105
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GoldenFuture, Owner at Abel Tasman Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2018

Hi Betsy, Thanks for the glowing review, that really was a day out of the box. We've never seen that many Hector's in one day. But yes stoked to get seals, penguin and dolphins before morning tea :) It was lovely to meet you both...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Want to really visit Abel Tasman National Park? This is the way. We did not discover this tour until 10:00 p.m. the night before, but through an online chat, they found us a spot. We were so fortunate. Stew uses a small boat that is...More

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GoldenFuture, Owner at Abel Tasman Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Thanks for your Awesome Review IN_Travelers, a great description of the tour and we're glad you had a great time. thanks and kind regards Stew

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