$220pp

Start with a scenic ride on our Water Taxi into the heart of the national park. Explore the surrounding coastline by kayak paddling past Tonga Island.

Start with a scenic ride on our Water Taxi into the heart of the national park. Explore the surrounding coastline by kayak paddling past Tonga Island. Observe the antics of the resident New Zealand Fur Seals Kekeno and watch out for little Blue Penguins too! You will have ample time to spend with the playful Kekeno who call the island home. Return by water taxi to Marahau on either the 12.30pm or 2pm boat. The later time allows you to relax on the beach before heading back to Marahau. 

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Seal Sanctuary Tour

Trip Information

Duration: Half Day

  • Check-in: 8.30am
  • Open: 1 Oct - 30 Apr
  • Age: Minimum 12 years, under the age of 16 you need to be accompanied by an adult on a 1 to 1 ratio
  • Food: Includes lunch
  • Prior Experience: Not necessary
  • Paddling: Approximately 2 hours interspersed with breaks
  • Kayak Sailing: Yes if conditions allow
  • Bush Walk: No
  • Water Taxi: Two Water Taxi cruises
  • Bus: $30 Nelson return, free Motueka return. Please note we only offer one pick up in the morning and one return in the evening. ATK Bus list

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