Things to do in Abel Tasman National Park

Top Things to Do in Abel Tasman National Park

Things to Do in Abel Tasman National Park


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  • Kez280
    Wellington, New Zealand34 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fabulous location and excellent views. Great place for some hiking - but don't be fooled, track can get quite steep and rough in places. A real mix of coastal/beach walking and bush walking. Rated for intermediate hikers. Check out the Wilson's Tours - they treated us really well.
    Written 12 April 2024
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  • darren m
    Canterbury Region, New Zealand4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A must do if in the area, allow an hour or more return, waterfall is lovely also the walk to it is an easy grade track suitable for most levels of fitness.
    Written 3 April 2024
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  • Bob H
    Mississauga, Canada17,997 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    My wife and I went on a tour and had a fabulous time. The scenery is spectacular and rugged. Well worth seeing this.
    Written 28 April 2020
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  • marcy s
    Vancouver, Canada674 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We stopped here for lunch while doing the coast walk from Anchorage Bay to Marahau. An idyllic little spot, very few people, gentle surf. I was constantly amazed by the lack of litter everywhere I went in Abel Tasman. Stillwell Bay is no different. A gorgeous little bay. There's a drop toilet farther along the beach if you need it. Just keep an eye on the water, as you can be cut off from the trail head when the tide comes in.
    Written 27 December 2018
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  • Seachange53
    Auckland Central, New Zealand21 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Absolutely wonderful tour group. Slick operation. Could not fault anything aspect. Accomodation and food fantastic. Would highly recommend.
    Written 12 April 2024
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  • LRadford
    Perth, Australia25 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fab day, all members of my grouped loved it. Including the guide, we paddled out with 6 of us. Emily was a fantastic guide. Whole process was seamless, no waiting around or being unsure. Company provided wind breaker jackets and dry bags. Kayaked out to Split apple rock, had tea/coffee and a break on the beach. Our guide had picnic rugs, extra layers if we were cold, wind proof jackets etc felt like they'd thought of everything to give us a great trip. Timing was great, long enough to have fun and feel like we've had an experience without feeling tired/it going on for too long. Grateful for the hot showers at the end!
    Written 6 March 2024
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  • Jillian B
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A great day!! Such a good way to spend the day on the water at Abel Tasman. Beautiful waters, beaches, great swim /kayak/hike spots. Our captain, Tim, was so nice, so knowledgeable on the area, and just a gem. Lunch (& beer/wine) was fresh, local and excellent too! Tim helped us spot all sorts of wildlife too - birds, seals, sting rays. We had a great day!! Would definitely recommend!
    Written 7 December 2023
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  • Jan Tearle
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beginners navigation is a great course. It was fun and Laurie is a great tutor, always ensuring you understood the concepts, you had fun and opened your eyes to what those squiggly contour lines on the small maps actually looked like when you were out there in amongst the hills.
    Written 23 June 2021
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  • Anne H
    Troon, UK4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    What an amazing day from start to finish! I cannot recommend this tour enough - it was full of a wide range of info about this National park’s wildlife, geology, history and botany, in the most amazing setting. A great crew and a friendly and funny bunch of fellow tourists. We saw a shark, sting rays, seals, dolphins and some birds. Truly fantastic! (Also had lovely coffee and lunch provided.)

    (We had also spent a day getting a boat to the park earlier in the week with another company and whilst it was good, this tour is much more informative, flexible and better value.)

    Great job @abeltasmanecotours
    Written 1 March 2023
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  • Kim P
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Wow the (safety) explanation from Mitch was so good! The stuff was good and the way Mitch took the time was really super! Thks Mitch!
    Written 5 November 2023
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