Catch a water taxi to Totaranui before walking South.
Experience the coastline by water before walking back to Marahau.
The Abel Tasman Coastal track is part of New Zealand’s great walk network. Its’ famous for its access to it’s many golden beaches and the native forest fringing the granite coastline. It is unique, in that every ‘section’ of the coastal track offers multiple opportunities to stop off at golden sand beaches and other coastal highlights, in fact certain sections of the coastal track are the stunning sweeping golden beaches.
Walking in the park is generally broken into the following sections Marahau to Observation, Observation to Anchorage, Anchorage to Bark Bay, Bark Bay to Onetahhuti, Onetahuti to Awaroa and Awaroa to Totaranui.
Each section is roughly 2 – 4 hours of walking on a well formed track.
The Abel Tasman is part of New Zealand’s great walk network and this premier track is designed for all levels of fitness. An outline of the journey is below. DoC’s full track brochure can be downloaded here.
- Adult: $50
- Child (up to 14): $25
- Child (5 & under): $0
8.30amCheck in.8.45amWater Taxi to Totaranui.10.00amArrive Totaranui.