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“This is REAL eco-tourism”

Abel Tasman Eco Tours
Ranked #1 of 9 things to do in Marahau
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Enhance your experience of natural New Zealand. The Abel Tasman's only conservation tour. Relax, be inspired and marvel at the paradise we call home. Our top notch guides will 'open your eyes' to the world around you. Choose from a fully guided boat charter and walk exploring and learning about the amazing diversity and conservation in this iconic park, or an interpid van and walk into the ancient heart of the park. Combine both tours and get a free lunch both days! $5 From each ticket goes to conservation in the park. If you want a real Abel Tasman Experience it doesn't get better than this! Tour includes morning tea and free transport from your local accomodation. Lunch is $18 extra.
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Stew was both an excellent host and an excellent sharer of knowledge. He brought the 'real' Abel Tasman alive with his entertaining and conservation-focused tour.

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

We had such great trips with Abel Tasman Eco Tours!

We took part in the Golden Future Tour (guided boat tour through Abel Tasman National Park) and the Promised Land Tour (guided walking tour through Abel Tasman National Park off the beaten track). Stew and Fay were our guides on these tours and shared their endless wisdom about the national park and it's nature with us.

Abel Tasman Eco Tours is a fantastic Tour Operator that literally walks the extra mile for their customers. The brilliant service, the vast knowledge of the area and the ecological details of the flora and fauna are endless and there is always a smile on the guide's faces.

On top of all that we were provided with lovely morning tea (or coffee or hot chocolate) including cake at the most scenic spots you can imagine.

I would always recommend booking a trip with those guys. You will definitely not regret it.

Thank serenitylodgenz
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

We did both the boat trip and the land tour, but I'll concentrate on the boat. Stu the guide/owner's in-depth knowledge of marine biology makes the trip both a beautiful day out and an informative one. You'll visit some great beaches, take a short hike or two, and come out smarter than when you left. Seeing flounder the size of your thumbnail and learning about estuary ecosystems was great, and almost as impressive as the big tractor that takes the boat back to shore at low tide.

Thank Kiwieric
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

My partner and I spent a beautiful day on the water with Abel Tasman Eco Tours. Stew our guide was so knowledgeable about the flora and fauna. We've done a number of trips in the Abel Tasman now and this is by far the best and most informative.

Thank jeremystead
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GoldenFuture, Owner at Abel Tasman Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2017

Hi Jeremy, Thanks for the glowing review, we're glad to know you learnt a lot. We look forward to working with you on your own missions! cheers. Stew

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Reviewed 11 August 2017

We had the exceptional experience of walking into the heart of Abel Tasman National Park with Faye on one day, and followed it up with an another outstanding day on the water exploring the coastline with Stew.
Their knowledge, passion and enthusiasm was infectious and made for two inspiring days. The tag line of 'Open Your Eyes' is well founded - so much information was gently imparted over the days. Thoroughly enjoyable and very satisfying on so many levels (quite apart from the fact that everywhere we looked was outstandingly beautiful). Thanks so much, guys!

Thank 366Debbie
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GoldenFuture, Owner at Abel Tasman Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2017

Thanks Debbie, your review hit the nail on the head of what we are trying to achieve. We're so glad you did two tours with us, that's the best way to get a real insight into the diversity of the park. Best regards to you. Cheers. Stew

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