Three Day Tiki Tour

$499pp

Duration: 3 Days

This is 'kiwi tikiing' at its best. One day unguided walking, one day guided kayak and one day kayaking on your own.

This is 'kiwi tikiing' at its best. One day unguided walking, one day guided kayak and one day kayaking on your own. Water taxi to Totaranui and spend the first day walking in the northern section of the park. After crossing the Awaroa Lagoon spend a night at Awaroa Glamping, Awaroa Bay. Day two sees you paddling on our guided Remote Marine Reserve TourAccommodation on night two is at Bark Bay or Anchorage campsite depending on the tide, we supply all the camping gear. Day three allows you to explore the coastline by kayak from either Bark to Anchorage or Anchorage to Marahau depending on where you camped the night before. Now that's what we call a tiki tour! 

We run five walking and kayaking combinations.  Each trip covers a different section of the Abel Tasman Great Walk coastal track, Kayak & Walk, The Two GodsTwo Day Tiki, Three Day Tiki & Remote Marine Reserve Overnighter.

Paddling is our business, with all activities supported by our purpose-built kayak base, free hot showers, free wifi, free equipment storage & client transporters. We also provide high-quality soft gear - fitted for each client by our guides and high-quality hard gear – customised for comfort for each client.

On this trip in the marine reserve you have a professional guide with you for around 6 hours sharing their knowledge and passion of the Abel Tasman. We supply lunch and camping gear on day two. 

Every trip is unique like each of our clients.

Min of 2 pax required for this trip. Single supplement $60pp.

We are normally able to secure space at Awaroa Glamping but at peak times this may not be possible, when booking your reservation it will be unconfirmed until we secure space. In the event we are not able to secure space we can discuss alternative accommodation in the National Park.

 You will need to bring dinner for night 2 and breakfast for day 3. 

 

Itinerary

Day One

8.15am
Check in and we will provide tips and a map for your walk.
8.30am
Water Taxi Marahau to Totaranaui.
10.00am
Arrive Totaranui. Walk Totaranui to Awaroa 2 hours, 5.5kms. Arrive Awaroa Glamping for your first night’s accommodation.

Day Two

Your day two kayaking is based around the tide.  We will let you know on check in which kayak option will be on offer or you can check our tide timetable in the description.

Awaroa - Bark Bay

9.00am
Depart Awaroa and walk to Awaroa Beach.
9.45am
Meet your guide who will arrive via water taxi.
10.00am
Kayak from Awaroa - Bark Bay. Kayak approx 4 hours with breaks.
1.15pm
Enjoy lunch in the Onetahuti area.
3.30pm
Arrive Anchorage and spend the night in the campground.

Onetahuti - Anchorage

8.00am
Depart Awaroa.
9.30am
Meet your guide who will arrive via water taxi.
10.00am
Kayak Onetahuti to Anchorage approx 4 hours with breaks.
12.30pm
Enjoy lunch in the Bark Bay area.
3.30pm
Arrive Anchorage and spend the night in the campground.

Day Three

Bark Bay overnight options

Kayak unguided from Bark Bay to Anchorage approx 3 hours with breaks. OR Walk unguided from Bark Bay to Anchorage approx  High Tide route 4 -  4.5 hrs (11.7km) Low Tide route 3hrs - 3.5hrs (9.2km).

3.30pm
Arrive Anchorage.
3.45pm
Water taxi to Marahau.
4.30pm
Arrive back in Marahau.

Anchorage overnight options 

Kayak unguided from Anchorage to Marahau approx 4 hours with breaks. OR Walk unguided from Anchorage to Marahau approx 3-4 hours, 11.5kms. 4.00pm Arrive back in Marahau.

4.00pm
Arrive back in Marahau.

What to bring

Please bring personal water bottle, hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, towel, swimsuit, warm top (wool or fleece), wind jacket, a change of clothes, cameras and any medication. You will also need clothing and changes of clothing for the number of days you are out, torch, first aid kit.

Food:

2 lunches, 2 dinners, 2 breakfast and snacks provided by you. Kayak trip includes lunch. Awaroa Glamping has options available for dinner and breakfast at your own cost, these need to be pre-ordered a few days before departure. Be sure to bring enough food for your whole journey. We recommend purchasing food before you get to Marahau.

Make sure you bring plenty of fresh water. Filtered water is available at our base and hut sites.

 

We provide

A top quality double sea kayak, lifejacket, paddle, spray skirt, paddle jacket, dry bags for cameras, a map, a full camp set for night two and of course an awesome Abel Tasman Kayaks guide for day two.

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