Boat Rides & Cruises in Abel Tasman National Park

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Boat Rides & Cruises in Abel Tasman National Park

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  • Paul S
    19 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Rod Stuart and Kim were great hosts. Packed a lot of activities into the day. Went boating, kayaking to see fur seals, swimming and hiking. The swimming was cold! Bring sunscreen but if you forget, Rod will have you covered. I highly recommend this tour!
    Written 23 March 2024
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  • Escape53273840974
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Went on a tour with my mother, and it was excellent. Our guide was Quinn was our guide and he kept it entertaining by using his knowledge of local wildlife. While it’s not promised he made sure we could see as many creatures as possible. As far as the admin task I would send anyone there. They ensure you make it to your destination at every step of the way. If it is a smaller group they can cater the experience to what you want to see. I would recommend this to anyone and I wouldn’t ever worry about sending someone to them. Only thing I would recommend is some sort of cushion along the back because the plastic starts to rub against it but that’s my only complaint.
    Written 12 November 2023
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  • Sarah P
    Edinburgh, UK15 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Really enjoyed this boat trip and self guided walk. The boat was great, really pleasant sailing and nice occasional commentary from the skipper. We ordered the picnic - which maybe wasn’t worth the price - but very convenient to have the option of ordering it. We took the boat in the morning and walked the afternoon, but I’d suggest doing it the other way around - then it’s super convenient to have them bring a picnic for you and you’ll be ready for a swim at Anchorage before boarding the boat.
    Written 25 March 2024
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  • Arturo E
    Folsom, CA5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful walk, easy to follow. Afternoon cruise topped every expectation. The catamaran was spotless, the never ending supply of tea, coffee and cookies, the crew beyond friendly and super knowledgeable. 11/10!
    Written 27 March 2024
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  • Rick Jensen
    New York City, NY33 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A great day in Abel Tasman. Good easy morning walk up the coastal track. Rain at lunch disappeared once we got out on the water. A delightful afternoon kayak with guide Pandi who took us along the coast. The highlight was the group of baby seals frolicking by an island. They were still young enough to be curious about humans and swam back and forth only a handful of meters away. Unforgettable.
    Written 9 April 2024
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  • Tim A
    Pool of Muckhart, UK74 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    If you want to see Abel Tasman in all its glory, this is the place. Magical memories thanks to Tim from Abel Tasman Charters. We met at Stephen’s Bay, easy to find, and Tim was there on beach with Zodiac tender to take us to the Taranui. Boat was ideal for our 4 private charter. Comfortable, well appointed and great catering. The trip was utterly fantastic. We kayaked, snorkelled, took tender into hidden caves and lagoons and paused at Adele Island to listen to the enchanting song of many Bellbirds, chiming in harmony. So many great memories- well worth every penny and a testament to Abel Tasman Charters. One of the best boat trips ever.
    Written 3 March 2024
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  • yasminlee92
    Lake Munmorah, Australia9 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    An excellent way to fit 2 activities into a day and see a fair bit of the Abel Tasman national park! Our guide Brody was full of information and made for a very safe and enjoyable 2/3hr paddle. Lunch provided was delicious. The walking section is beautiful and easy to complete in the time provided. All very well organised and worth the money!
    Written 23 January 2023
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  • Daryn E
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Our group of seven had the most wonderful, amazing experience onboard the catamaran Te Harinui recently. Skipper Martin and Chef Joe made the whole trip the best it could possibly be, providing everything we needed and wanted plus so much more. Martin's extensive knowledge, experience and insight meant that he was able to tailor the trip to suit all of us perfectly, and everything far exceeded all of our expectations. Special thanks also to the company for the part they played in making sure the trip still went ahead when we had to make last-minute changes due to Cyclone Gabrielle. A fabulous trip and a fabulous company - thank you.
    Written 27 February 2023
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