- Sport levelBeginner
- Spoken languagesEnglish
- Durationfrom 2 days to 3 days
- Opening seasons:
Paddle with dolphins by day and bivouac on the beach with this multi-day kayak & camp in Abel Tasman.
Spend up to three days exploring the wild coastline of Abel Tasman National Park on this sea kayaking adventure. Immerse yourself in wild beauty on scenic beaches and join wildlife as they enjoy the lagoon-like waters of Tonga Island – travelling from Marahau to Golden Bay with the bare necessities.
This activity is run & operated from Marahau and travels through Abel Tasman National Park. With itineraries organised for two-day and three-day trips, points of interest include Observation Beach, Adele Island, Tonga Island Marine Reserve and Maori Pa (village).
Meet your guide at the activity base in Marahau for this kayak & camp adventure in Abel Tasman National Park. Choosing to spend two days or three days exploring the coastline, all multi-day trips start with a scenic cruise far north – reaching your beach base where all your equipment will be waiting:
2 Days – Awaroa Route: Kayak the coastline from beautiful Awaroa in the North back to Marahau. Completely immerse yourself in the natural wonders of the Abel Tasman National Park. Experience it all from paddling with seals, relaxing on numerous beaches, exploring lagoons, islands and Maori Pa (village) sites to learning about local history and lore. It’s a relaxing, content-rich and memorable two-day experience.
3 Days - Totaranui Route: Kayak the coastline from Totaranui to Marahau. Spacious and spectacular, the northern section is seldom visited by others. Travel past the reach of tourist charters and enjoy secluded beaches, abundant wildlife and unique Maori traditions. Spend days hiking and kayaking along the shoreline and sleep under the stars on this truly amazing trip.
Accommodation & Catering
A fully catered trip, all meals and light refreshments are included. Rustic camping facilities are beach-based with private or shared tents available. Thermarest inflatable mattresses, sleeping bags and all camping equipment is provided.
Suitable for adventurous beginners, this multi-day tour includes all soft & hard kayaking gear - Total kayak time approx 4hrs with breaks. Please pack appropriately with suitable water clothes and thermal layers for evenings.
→ You are automatically refunded for the full activity price
2) Cancellation between 4 and 10 days prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are entitled to a 50% refund
3) 4 days or later, prior to the agreed activity starting date, is considered last-minute cancellations
→ No refund will be made