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Abel Tasman Eco Tours

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Marahau 7197, New Zealand
+64 800 223 538
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Unique experience in paradise

After doing some research on the best way to experience the Abel Tasman with young ones, we settled... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2017
Wicked28
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Calgary, Canada
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Such an inspirierend Adventure!

John, the owner and tourguide of 'Eco-Tours' gave us a wonderful insight of this nearly untouched... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2017
Harry W
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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 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

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

Thank Harry W
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

Reviewed 14 March 2017

The scenery breathtaking, and the wildlife amazing. Stew shared his knowledge in a relaxed and informal way. I loved that he is involved in the conservation of the area and really knows his stuff! One of our best days in the South Island :-)

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

Cheers Lara! It was magic catching up with you and the family. I'm always proud show friends around our home patch. xx Stew

Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Highly recommended tour on boat, not only because of the amazing views of the Abel Tasman park and its shore but also because of the all the information given by Stew about the flora, fauna and history of the whole area! Do not miss it!!!!

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

Many thanks for your outstanding review jctorresro, I haven't missed a day's work yet either, it must be a sweet job! cheers. Stew

Reviewed 7 March 2017

We booked the Golden Futures tour with the company on the recommendation of our B&B hosts. The tour was very well organised including a pick up and drop off by Stu at our B&B. About half the time was spent in the boat and the...More

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

Thanks for the honest feedback i_m_tours, yes that's one of the trickiest parts of my job is pitching material to all levels and language abilities. Most of the time I'm lucky, it sounds to me like there were some nature geeks asking technical questions perhaps...More

Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were recommended to try Abel Tasman Eco Tours, as we are on a short visit to the national park. I have to say our expectations were more than met! Stew is a wonderfully knowledgeable guide who takes his time to show...More

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

Thanks for the recommendation Malvinchik, we really appreciate your feedback. Best regards. Stew

Reviewed 28 February 2017

What an absolutely awesome day! Fay is a lovely person to spend the day with and is just a wonderful guide to the flora and fauna of Abel Tasman National Park. We took the Promised Land tour and it not only lived up to our...More

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

Thanks Wifeoflofticus! I will pass on your regards to Fay, she will be rapt that her passion rubbed off on you guys. It's great that you appreciated the special nature of our Promised Land Tour. It is unlikely that this tour will ever be mainstream,...More

Reviewed 27 February 2017

We did 2 tours (2 day combo) well worth it cos one was an inland walk and the other was a coastal boat trip. Stew did the boat and Fay did the walk - both were fantastic guides. Stew (the owner) actually pays a fee...More

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

Thanks PamelaJ, you did the right thing opting for the combo, what an amazing insight into two very different faces of this tiny national park. Well done! and many thanks for the outstanding review. Best regards. Stew

Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

A great experience on a wonderful day! Very interesting and also nice and relaxing. Stew is doing a great job having a hug knowledge and telling it in a very interesting way. It is obviously how much he loves this place and cares about it!

Thank BrigitteSK68
GoldenFuture, Owner at Abel Tasman Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Thanks for the great review Brigitte, I'm so glad the passion came through. Best regards. Stew

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