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Abel Tasman Eco Tours

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Marahau 7197, New Zealand
+64 800 223 538
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Fantastic wildlife tour off Abel Tasman!

My wife Sarah and I had a wonderful half day boat tour December 2nd with Stew Robertson along the... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2016
David G
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London, United Kingdom
Educational & Fun Outing

The moment we met Stu, I could sense that he was both an educated and eco-minded person. Part of... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2016
Dan K
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Singapore, Singapore
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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 16 December 2016

My wife Sarah and I had a wonderful half day boat tour December 2nd with Stew Robertson along the Abel Tasman shore. Stew is an excellent host and guide; very safe and competent skippering, and he has an unparalleled knowledge of the wildlife and ecosystems...More

Thank David G
GoldenFuture, Owner at Abel Tasman Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2017

David, thanks so much for your great review, we really appreciate you taking the time to pass on your experience to others. Best regards to you and Sarah. cheers. Stew

Reviewed 11 December 2016

The moment we met Stu, I could sense that he was both an educated and eco-minded person. Part of the money you pay for the trip goes to support the environment and his fast boat. In return, you get to enjoy the fast boat, see...More

Thank Dan K
GoldenFuture, Owner at Abel Tasman Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2017

Cheers Dan, thanks for this great review, I'm glad you had an awesome day, hope we didn't go too fast! But yes Zeehaen is notoriously quick.;) cheers. Stew

Reviewed 26 November 2016

Stu our guide and the owner of Eco tours was enthusiastic and knowledgeable. The tour was small 9 people on an older refurbished sea ferry type boat. Stu was an excellent boat driver and the park was stunning. We had a great day.

Thank Barbara M
GoldenFuture, Owner at Abel Tasman Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2016

Hi Barbara, thanks so much for your awesome review! It certainly was a stunning day despite the bleak forecast. Glad you appreciated my driving, I take pride in a smooth ride. ;) all the best and thanks. Stew

Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

We took the Golden Future boat tour and could not have been more pleased. if you are considering a visit into Abel Tasman you will not be disappointed - Hire them!!!. We have done other ecotours and Stew's knowledge and insight into the Abel Tasman...More

Thank Vern D
GoldenFuture, Owner at Abel Tasman Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2016

Hi Vern, thanks for the fantastic feedback, and also promoting us to your accommodation hosts, they've since booked their whole family to come out with us. You guys rock! Thanks and best regards. Stew

Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

An absolutely brilliant day out! The guide's knowledge of the flora and fauna, as well as the history and ecology of the national park was outstanding. He was down to earth and happy to answer any and all questions, as well as being considerate and...More

Thank Ciaran K
GoldenFuture, Owner at Abel Tasman Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2016

Hi Ciaran K, It doesn't get better than that! Thanks so much for your fantastic review. We aim to please.

Reviewed 4 November 2016

This boat trip was quite exciting and Stew did not have a set itinerary and could take us to the most interesting places. As a marine biologist he was able to give an in depth commentary and explanation of the flora and fauna in the...More

Thank circumnavigator2016
GoldenFuture, Owner at Abel Tasman Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2016

Hi circumnavigator, thanks so much for the top review. What you've described is exactly what we're aiming to provide, we're so stoked you got it. Cheers and best regards. Stew

Reviewed 28 October 2016

The most marvelous day today, out and about with Stew. He is so passionate and knowledgeable - the day was unforgettable. Thank you Stew.

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GoldenFuture, Owner at Abel Tasman Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2016

Hi arabella, You are so welcome! Glad to have spent the day with you and thanks for the great review. cheers Stew.

Reviewed 27 October 2016

We are family of 5 (kids 10, 13, 16), we had a wonderful day yesterday on Stew's golden future tour. Day started rainy... but turned to be sunny towards noon. Throughout the trip Stew was providing interesting information on anything from geology through history of...More

Thank Dorit C
GoldenFuture, Owner at Abel Tasman Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2016

Hi Guys, Cheers for the amazing review! That certainly was a cool day. The torrential rain at the start was a bit annoying but hey, that's what keeps NZ green! and thanks for finding that Oarfish! what an unusual discovery. It was great to meet...More

Reviewed 20 October 2016

We had a fantastic day out with Stew. He knows so much about the beautiful Abel Tasman Park, and he has a lovely friendly personality. We were so impressed with his knowledge of bird life, sea creatures and fauna- how he remembers it who knows!...More

Thank Lynne C
GoldenFuture, Owner at Abel Tasman Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2016

Hi Lynne, Thanks for the great review! I love sharing my knowledge with others, especially the locals. Great to meet you both and we hope to see you lots more in the future. thanks and best regards Stew

Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

This was our fifth tour on the water. It was the best. Stew is passionate about the environment and it comes across in his tour. The boat is small but fully equipped and safe. His comments as we moved through the park were informed and...More

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GoldenFuture, Owner at Abel Tasman Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2016

Hi Robert, I am so glad you had a great time. We aim to surpass our clients expectations and are proud that we could give you a time to remember. Of course we only seems to get the highest quality clients so it's you who...More

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