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Address: 1 Kaiteriteri-Sandy Bay Rd, Abel Tasman National Park 7197, New Zealand
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+64 3-528 2027
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07:30 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Year-round guided and independent walking, guided sea kayaking and water...

Year-round guided and independent walking, guided sea kayaking and water transport in Abel Tasman National Park. Options from 2 hours to 5 days in the Park. Fast, safe comfortable Vista Cruise. Overnight at Torrent Bay Lodge or Meadowbank Homestead – Awaroa on the beachfront within Park boundaries. Ensuite accommodation, fine food, no heavy packs to carry. Travel with multiple NZ Tourism Award winners. Let us take care of the details while you switch off and enjoy.

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The best way to see Abel Tasman in a day

All 3 of us had the most perfect day with Wilsons. We booked the number 6 tour which drops off at Medlands and you walk to Anchorage. The weather was amazing and walk simply... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
NatashaRachael
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

All 3 of us had the most perfect day with Wilsons. We booked the number 6 tour which drops off at Medlands and you walk to Anchorage. The weather was amazing and walk simply stunning. The boat allowed you to see all the bays on the way up, including a stop to Split Apple Rock before starting the drop offs.... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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309 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy free parking at the start and a great day out in a sheltered area, so not too much wind. We booked from Bookme website at a good discount and had a wonderful day. About an hour from Nelson and an easy pretty drive. We did the boat trip leaving at 0930 to the top and returned, getting off half... More 

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Thank Salcheltenham
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I decided to do option 6 in travel Tasman National Park with Wilsons. The booking was very easy, collecting the tickets was just as easy. The boat was by far the best one of all the operators that we saw, you could sit up top in comfort and had a very informative journey out and back. The... More 

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East Horsley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We hadn't booked an Abel Tasman expedition before we arrived in Nelson, but we really wanted to kayak into the National Park. Wilsons had space on their Apple Bay kayak in the morning the next day, but this was only a 2-3hr expedition. The girl on the phone promised to get back to me with options for a walk followed... More 

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Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were blown away during our trip (Kayak Seals & Walk). Our guide took us on an amazing kayak adventure circling an Adele island were saw plenty of seals. At times they were curious and swam pretty close to us. The unguided hike/walking tour was beautiful and not too difficult. Highly recommend this activity.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fantastic packaged tour taking in the Abel Tasman walking track over 3 glorious days in early April. Staying in the 2 lodges owned and operated by Wilsons was a highlight as was the views from the track. A wonderful 'glamping' experience. Highly recommend it.

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Boulder, Colorado
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just returned from a 3 day kayak+hike trip and had a fantastic time. The weather was gorgeous and the seas calm which helped with kayaking! more than anything the professionalism of the guides (Tim and Garrett) were absolutely outstanding. They went beyond our expectations at making us visit every corner of the coast a kayak discovery. Their kayaks were... More 

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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We did Wilsons tour #3 (seals and beach) because it included a seal colony viewing, a walk and a boat ride. This is a great tour, and the walking is fantastic. The first 40 minutes or so of the walk from Tonga quarry is a bit boring (and quite a bit going up so can be tough, but it's worth... More 

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Sidmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

I tried to book a trip with Wilson's online and by phone through an i-Site (Tourist Information Office). The website was incredibly slow and I was able neither to establish availability of the specific date/time I wanted nor to book when I tried to do that anyway. I also tried to book through the Motueka i-Site and the member of... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Boat right picked us up in downtown near the Shoreline restaurant. Hour long boat ride with views of he shoreline of the Abel Tasman Park. Dropped us off at Tonga and picked us back up at Medlands beach. Hour ride back. They give you 3-3 1/2 hours to do a 3 hike so we hung out on the beach at... More 

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