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Abel Tasman Kayaks

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Abel Tasman Kayaks was established in 1986, realising a vision to bring visitors into the glorious Abel Tasman National Park. Sea kayaking is such a unique, low impact way to explore the beautiful golden beaches, peaceful coves and lagoons, offshore...more
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Abel Tasman National Park 7196, New Zealand
+64 3-527 8022
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had an awesome time kayaking the Abel Tasman with Scarlett. My dad had never kayaked before and I had only done it once but she made sure that we were all well prepared before starting our tour. We had 8 people in our group...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited at the end of November forecast looked dodgy but only rained when off the water. The tour guide had a huge fly sheet that worked well keeping us dry in the evenings. 2 man tents and themarest mats provided and were good quality. Food...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great experience with Abel Tasman Kayaks. We did the Earth Sea and Sky Tour. Everything was very well arranged. We also loved the lunch they provided us (especially the pasteries). The kayaks were of good quility and our kayak guide (Mowgli) was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank joostb322
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the many day trips I have done in NZ, and this was only my second time kayaking (ever). I was a little worried about the 18km we needed to travel along the perimeter of the park, but this has to be...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank infinitewanderlust
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We headed out on the water taxi where within the first 15 mins we saw dusky dolphins, bottle nose dolphins, blue penguins and a seal eating an octopus. My brother and I were last ones dropped off up at Totaranui, the boat driver gave us...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kwilly95
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An all round amazing experience. Thank you so much to Harley and Henry the dream team guides. Really well organized from start to finish. Magnificent food with wine and beer each evening. For a first time sea kayakers, I feel 100% safe and had complete...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Janeafrica
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing, Amazing, Amazing! 5 Star review for our guides (Nicole & Sarah) and Abel Tasman Kayaks. They picked us up in Nelson, gave us an incredible 3 day experience on the beautiful coast, provided excellent tips, told us a great history of the park and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Clayton B
Reviewed 7 November 2018

The three day trip down the AT coast is fabulous. I was worried it would be too much for me (Will my arms hurt? Will I get a blister? Will everyone think I'm slow? Etc) but it was really easy paddling and in no way...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 754,620
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed kayaking with Abel Tasman Kayaks. Our kayaks were well maintained and had comfortable back support. Participants had a dry run in using sea kayaks before being launched, which was helpful. The staff to participant ratio was good. Lunch was plentiful.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TravellerFaye
Reviewed 18 October 2018

I spent 8 months total in NZ, and my day sea kayaking in Abel Tasman with this group remains one of my favorite experiences. The guide (Logan) was funny and easy to get along with, and he made sure the group got to know one...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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29 December 2016|
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Response from Kenny P | Reviewed this property |
Sadly no ideas. We stayed in Te Anau and drove 120km to get to Milford. Limited and pretty basic facilities in Milford from what I can gather.
6 May 2016|
Response from YogiFlounder |
Hi workingmom, yes they do offer a few different overnight trips. If you google "abel tasman kayaks" you can click on their website and see which ones they offer. We will be visiting in Nov. and plan to do the Remote Coast... More
Julie M
16 February 2015|
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Response from snoooz | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. You can check their website which is pretty good.