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Abel Tasman Charters - Day Tours

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We provide 6 hour scenic day trips on board our comfortable catamarans into the beautiful Abel Tasman National Park with opportunities for kayaking, swimming and bush walk adventures, including a visit to the Tonga Island Marine Reserve. You'll get...more
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Abel Tasman National Park, New Zealand
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All reviews his son great hosts small group excellent lunch day trip new zealand abel tasman nz history smoked fish style lunch fresh local food nelson area amazing experience native wildlife amazing tour split apple rock highlight of our trip
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Tim was our captain and he made this day tour outstanding! The fact that they keep these tours intimate and small keeps it personal and fun. We met with our group of 7 on the beach, Tim gave us a quick intro and brought us...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Rod S, Owner at Abel Tasman Charters - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Rebekah We are so glad you enjoyed your day in the Abel Tasman with our fantastic skipper Tim as your guide.It sounds like from your review he did a great job of giving you the BEST Abel Tasman day possible as we know he...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our party of 3 spent an idyllic day with Abel Tasman Charters, cruising, swimming,kayaking and hiking in the stunning National Park. We were in the exceptionally capable hands of Emma, who radiated competence on the water, detailed knowledge of the park and its nature, and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Rod S, Manager at Abel Tasman Charters - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your excellent review. It is rewarding for us to hear that you felt nourished by your day out with us and our brilliant skipper Emma. We appreciate what an honor it is to be the highlight of your New Zealand trip as...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fantastic day with Abel Tasman Charters. Tim was an informative, capable, safe, and enjoyable captain. The views, activists and food were delightful. We appreciated the small group and tailored activities. Perfect way to experience the Tasman Sea and Nelson area.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Rod S, Owner at Abel Tasman Charters - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your great review. We appreciate you taking the time to let others know about your experience with us. Wishing you happy travels

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A simply wonderful day taking in breathtaking scenery, beautiful beaches and a delicious lunch. Emma and Mac were brilliant company and so knowledgeable. Can’t recommend highly enough. Seven star day. Thank you.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful day on the Torea (Oystercatcher) with skipper Emma and crew Angus (Rod's son). They are both knowledgeable and friendly, and very helpful at all times. Lunch was excellent, featuring local produce and a wide selection of beverages. The ciabatta rolls were...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Rod S, Owner at Abel Tasman Charters - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much! It is great to hear you enjoyed our trip so much the first time that you returned. Thanks for your helpful review also as we like to think the trip is available to most fitness levels. We look forward to another adventure...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing time with Tim today. The pace of the day was perfect, he explained a lot and made us great lunch! We felt so privileged to be such a small group and the activities were great (kayak, walking, swimming, saw some seals and birds). Thanks...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did this tour the first week in January with Tim, who was our captain and host for the day. He took amazing care of us, had great stories to tell and information to provide, and couldn't have been better at providing a truly memorable...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Rod S, Owner at Abel Tasman Charters - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your review. We are glad to hear you had such a fantastic day with the wonderful Tim. It is always nice to hear that you are getting it right and we will pass your great review on to him.

Reviewed 9 January 2019

We joined Rod and his first mate Angus for an overnight trip through the waters just off AT on New Year's Day. Prior to joining Rod and Angus, we did Milford Sound, swam with Hector's dolphins in Akoroa, hiked through the mountains in Queenstown, swam...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Rod S, Owner at Abel Tasman Charters - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Wow! Thanks for your fantastic review. It is so nice to hear that you enjoyed your Overnight in the Abel Tasman with us so much especially after all the other great adventures you experienced while in New Zealand. We loved having you all aboard and...More

Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

We really enjoyed our charter with Emma and Angus on Christmas Eve. It was a beautiful and sunny day and the boat was perfect for our small group (6 on board plus crew). The lunch was delicious and there were lots of options for fun...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

Rod took us on a wonderful cruise of Abel Tasman bays. He provided a lovely lunch after gentle touring of the bays, telling stories of the amazing work the Kiwis have done to protect this beautiful coastline. He was super flexible about what we did...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Scenic524843
14 August 2018|
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Response from Rod S | Property representative |
Hi Yes, the trip is suitable for children and infants also as we can ensure they are able to participate in all the activities. Thanks for your enquiry
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V4963ONdianes
1 April 2018|
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Response from Rod S | Property representative |
Hi We do not run our Best Abel Tasman Daytrip that late in May but you may still privately charter the boat. It is still possible to kayak also
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18RachelMN
26 December 2017|
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Response from Rod S | Property representative |
Hi Rachel The cost of our Best Abel Tasman Daytrip is $285 per person and includes lunch, all refreshments and use of the kayaks. We also include towels sunscreen and a helpful skipper to be your guide for the day.
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