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“A highlight in a country of highlights”

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 4 weeks ago

A great day out. Abel Tasman is a wonderful place, great to see Stew and others working to conserve it. The kids enjoyed every minute. Stew was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the National Park and gave us just the right amount of information to be able to really enjoy and appreciate it.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stew Robertson took us out for the day (9 to 3) on his boat. We were lucky to be off-season and had Stew and his boat to ourselves. He showed and told us so much about the ecology of the bays around Marahou. He is deeply knowledgeable and committed to his work, showing us life from the smallest rock dwellers to a seal running across a secluded beach. Without doubt the highlight of a trip to South Island that was full of highlights. Many thanks, Stew

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GoldenFuture, Owner at Abel Tasman Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Yay, thanks for the awesome review Steve. Glad we were a highlight! It certainly was a beautiful day. Best regards to you guys. Stew

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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

It was a cloudy day and the sea was seriously choppy but Stew who took us looked so confident that we felt absolutely comfortable on the deep sea with waves that felt like a free fall!
Very interesting information and the views were mind blowing!
The tea/coffee/hot chocolate was so welcome when we got off for a break at mosquito island so was the yum cake , as we were chilled!
The ride was exhilarating! And the sighting of fur seals and birds were excellent
Well done Stew!

Thank Varsha_Manohar
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GoldenFuture, Owner at Abel Tasman Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Varsha! You certainly came out on a more challenging day, but you were an awesome crew. It's all about attitude and you guys rocked it! It was great to meet you and I'm so glad you had a good day with us.
kind regards

Stew

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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.

Thank CorruGate
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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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