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Abel Tasman National Park Cruise and Forest Walk

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    What to Expect
    Discover New Zealand’s South Island on a full-day tour which starts from Kaiteriteri Beach at 9am. Then you´ll take the cruise to and around Abel Tasman National Park. Be prepared to bring walking shoes to walk good 10.5 km. You'll walk through some of the most stunning forests that New Zealand has to offer.

    Following a full-park scenic cruise, enjoy a drop-off at Medlands Beach at 11:30am. Walk along the Anchorage Beach including the scenic highlights of the South Head lookout. Pass the famous Falls River swing-bridge and take a swim at Cleopatra’s Pool.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    2 Kaiteriteri-Sandy Bay Road, Kaiteriteri 7197, New Zealand
    Departure Time
    7h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • National Park fees
    • Live commentary on board
    • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Restroom on board
    • Food and drinks
    • Lunch
    • Transportation to/from attractions
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
    • A moderate amount of walking is involved. Comfortable footwear and warm clothing is recommended
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 48 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Popular mentions
    We enjoyed our landing craft cruise from Kaiteriteri to Anchorage and back. There was an informative nature commentary and we saw the geologically interesting Split Apple Rock and shags. I f we had booked the full cruise we would also have seen southern right whales! Anchorage
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    We were very impressed with the organisation having been picked up outside our motel by bus, and taken to where we collected our tickets and boarded the boat on the beach. The commentary was informative and were taken to the Split Apple rock and then the seal colony on a near
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    We were picked up at the main beach and cruised on around to split apple rock. The running commentary was informative and entertaining. We got off the boat at anchorage on the beach and headed off to walk the Pitt head loop track. We had 2.5 hours spare to walk and were picked
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    It was a shame to visit the national park for only one day but our holiday time was limited. My wife and I researched many options. The ability to see coastal sights from the boat and disembark at Anchorage to enjoy the walks was an ideal way to fill the day. It gave us plenty
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    This beautiful part of NZ is a must. We did the Discovery Day Tour which includes a boat trip and 7km walk through the National Park. Sit back and enjoy a boat cruise stopping off at various spots to load and unload passengers. On the way back get dropped off at one of the
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    About the operator
    By: Abel Tasman Sea Shuttle Ltd
    392 reviews
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    Indianapolis, Indiana
    Great day!
    My husband and I took booked the full park cruise with Abel Tasman Sea Shuttles. Since it was off-season
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    Kin T
    Los Angeles, California
    Cruise around Abel Tasman National Park
    We had only 1/2 day to spend time at Abel Tasman National Park. This cruise was the best way to see the park. Next
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    Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
    Lovely trail and boat but time is to short to take time to relax
    We were having the option of dropping at the apple tree bay and a 2 hour walk to Anchora beach to be picked up by
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    Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
    Well organised sea taxi/cruise
    Had a lovely day cruising up the Able Tasman park… Dropped off at one beach- picked up at another. The bus
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    We enjoyed our landing craft cruise from Kaiteriteri to Anchorage and back. There was an informative nature
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    Adele P
    Auckland, New Zealand
    Value for money.
    Great day out and worth every cent. Getting dropped off and doing the walk was great. Informative and friendly,
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    Christchurch, New Zealand
    Kaiteriteri to Anchorage Beach - sea shuttle
    It was a smooth trip, some interesting commentary on the way, clean boat and they waited for us as we sprinted
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    Great experience at Able Tasman National Park
    First day, We did 3 hours Scenic cruise with Able Tasman Sea Shuttle and 2.5 hours walking. Beautiful scenery,
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    Silvia F
    Great experience
    It was a great experience! The skipper is awesome and knowledgeable. We saw some baby seals :) I also saw some
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    Will recommend to mates and family
    Very knowledgable and friendly crew. Can’t fault anything from the trip. I just should have packed a warmer jacket
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    Bay cruise
    Great service friendly staff they were on time for pick up and even picked people up at different locations on the
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    Nick T
    Extra helpful
    Very well organized and run. We booked and paid for a full day hike and boat rides. The weather was forecast to
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    Full day boat trip on Abel tasman
    Beautiful day and scenery - friendly staff - not the best boat for a scenic trip - very few seats on top deck -
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    Probably worth it to go on one of the other tours
    I went on the half scenic cruise. It was very short and we don't really get to see much.. So I would recommend
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    Nelson, New Zealand
    The half day trip was really good, especially for the children, they had an awesome time. Well worth the day out
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