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By land or water, make your holiday unforgettable

We offer seamless kayak and walk products ranging from half to multi day adventures.

Our extensive range of trips will suit however you want to explore the Abel Tasman.  Come explore the beautiful golden beaches, peaceful coves and lagoons, offshore islands, wildlife and the native forest fringing granite coastline that is the Abel Tasman!

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Featured trips

 

 

Guided Kayak Tours

Guided

Choose passion & stories

 
Kayak Rental

Freedom

SET SAIL ON YOUR OWN ADVENTURE

 
Custom Holidays

Custom

Itineraries & charters

 
Walking Tours

Walking

Experience one of New Zealand’s
great walks

 

What our customers say

Friend and I did a two day kayak and walk. Started with kayak on day one. The kayak was all packed with our overnight camp gear we hired from the place. Location and parking was easy. Good safety demonstration and a short ride to launch site on back of tractor/trailer. Site had a good setup with shower and toilet facilities. Staff were very helpful on arrival and departure. Camp gear... read more


L7624ZLadrianm

3 day immersion at the Abel Tasman ,saw lots of seals and surrounded always by pristine park
Was a group tour
Guide super helpful with kayaks and paddling was enjoyable with a min to mod fitness level of middle aged person


gggerty

Loved every minute of this trip! These guys are super organized and friendly. Everything was sorted and the guides were awesome and very experienced. Time went by so fast. Wish I had done the 5- day tour!


nzfoodi

We did the two day guided kayaking trip, including an overnight stay on Mosquito Bay. Craig was our tour guide. Everything was included in the trip - kayak, safety gear, all meals, tent and sleeping bags etc.

We were collected from our accommodation and transported over to the Abel Tasman Kayak base in Marahau. It's a really cool and hippy base. All very professional, but still seriously hip and cool :...
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DaisyTurnip

Find the time to put this trip on your bucket list, but more importantly make the time to take the trip so it's not on the list anymore. We did the 5 day kayak trip with ATK- Kyle was our guide and I can't think of a way we could have enjoyed the trip more.(oh, wait ...if I had zero sandfly bites...) Not Kyle's fault and still not a detractor... read more


Peter C

I did the 3 day tiki tour as a solo female traveller and found it an amazing experience. Everything was well organised and I had great communication from Abel Tasman Kayaks in relation to my questions prior to and post booking. Each staff member I dealt with was great from those who were emailing me back, those at their base, those who did the water taxi driving and those who... read more


impulsivekiwi

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Anticipation of the mission and the day(s) ahead. Anticipation of the mission and the day(s) ahead.

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Breath in and out ... overnighting in the Abel Tas Breath in and out ... overnighting in the Abel Tasman allows you to do just that.
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Up early to catch the perfect shot, there is nothi Up early to catch the perfect shot, there is nothing like a morning sky.
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#nelson
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#tripadviser
#southislandnz
#explorenz
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#Motuekaisite
#abeltasmanlodge
Guides make it easy for you to get out and explore Guides make it easy for you to get out and explore the Abel Tasman with all the right gear, they also  share their passion for the Abel Tasman with every client who passes through our doors - it's infectious!
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#southislandnz
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#Motuekaisite
#abeltasmanlodge
Set your pace, explore Abel Tasman National Park b Set your pace, explore Abel Tasman National Park by kayak or foot. Kayaking here is considered the best in New Zealand and the coastal track is part of the New Zealand Great Walk network. It's easy to combine kayaking and walking to explore this national treasure.
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Abel Tasman National Park night sky - magic. . . . Abel Tasman National Park night sky - magic.
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#nelson
#nzmustdos
#natgeotravel
#aatraveller
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#quantas
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#southislandnz
#explorenz
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#Motuekaisite
#abeltasmanlodge
Have you ever explored Frenchman Bay? It is one of Have you ever explored Frenchman Bay? It is one of a handful of tidal inlets in the park great for exploring on a high tide.
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Sunrise Anchorage. Photo credit @barekiwi . . .. Sunrise Anchorage. Photo credit @barekiwi 
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#nelsontasmannz
#abeltasman
#purenz 
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#kayakingnz
#seakayaking
#seakayakingnz
#nelson
#nzmustdos
#natgeotravel
#aatraveller
#straytravel
#lonelyplanet
#flightcentreau
#quantas
#tripadviser
#southislandnz
#explorenz
#DoSomethingNewNZ
Huge Congratulations to our Senior Guide Balveer S Huge Congratulations to our Senior Guide Balveer Singh who gained his New Zealand residency today.  Balveer, you have brought a lot of smiles and happiness to countless numbers of guests and colleagues in the six years you have been with us.  We are grateful for the effort you put in, and for the enormous lengths you have gone to on your journey to become an outdoor adventure guide in Aotearoa New Zealand.  We know how much this means to you and we thank you for who you are and all you have done.  We are proud you are part of our ATK family.
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