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Best Abel Tasman Day trip

Abel Tasman Charters - Day Tours

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Our small group personalized day-trip is the best way to experience all the Abel Tasman National Park has to offer in comfort in one day. You get to meet other travelers and receive the personal attention of the skipper as we limit numbers to 5 couples or 11 passengers. Choose how energetic you want to be with plenty of activities on offer. Our cruise itinerary is flexible and our friendly, knowledgeable skippers are excellent at locating local wildlife such as New Zealand fur seals, Little Blue penguins and on occasion dolphins.We ensure you are able to learn about the history and ecology of the Abel Tasman while take in the stunning scenery. We cruise past Split Apple Rock as far as the Tonga Island Marine Reserve in the heart of the park where New Zealand fur seals bask in the sun. Then we find a sheltered bay with opportunities to kayak, go ashore for a bush walk, or just relax on board while we prepare a delicious platter style lunch with fresh local ingredients.

What You'll Get

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Tonga Island Marine Reserve, Abel Tasman National Park New Zealand

We cruise as far as the reserve where travelers have the opportunity to hike, kayak and see NZ fur seals.

The trip changes daily depending on tides and wildlife viewing opportunities.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Split Apple Rock, Moonraker Way, Kaiteriteri 7197 New Zealand

We cruise along the beautiful Abel Tasman coastline ensuring a close up view of this iconic rock while discussing the history and ecology of the area.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Abel Tasman Coast Track, Harvey Road, Marahau, Abel Tasman National Park 7010 New Zealand

Our day trip allows the opportunity to walk the track and complete the Pitt Head loop overlooking the scenic Te Pukatea bay. This hike is our pick of the walks in the Abel Tasman for the scenery, history and fern glades

Duration: 1 hour

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • 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 11 travelers
  • Lunch - We provide a platter style lunch with fresh local ingredients to cater for a range of diets.
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Soda/Pop
  • Alcoholic Beverages - Wine and Beer are offered with lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Snacks - A fruit bowl is kept fully stocked with fresh local produce for our guests to help themselves
  • Use of kayaks, snorkels and flippers
  • Restroom on board

Departure Point
Stephen’s Bay, 3650961 Kaiteriteri 7197, Tasman 7197, New Zealand

Departure Time
10:00 AM

6 hours

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

Voucher Info
A paper voucher is required for this attraction/activity. You must print and bring your printed voucher with you on the day of the activity, as required by our local provider.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Abel Tasman Charters - Day Tours in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

A paper voucher is required to redeem this service. Please bring your printed voucher with you to this activity.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

The Fine Print

7-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operators terms and conditions for this offer here. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised Goods and services.