WALK: Torrent Bay to Observation Beach KAYAK: Observation Beach to Marahau
Highlights: Split Apple Rock, Cleopatra's Pool, Adele Island, NZ Fur Seals.
Start your day with a water taxi ride to Torrent Bay via the iconic Split Apple Rock. Enjoy your unguided walk through native flora to Cleopatra's Pool, a hidden taonga (treasure) of the Abel Tasman, and on to Observation Beach. Here you will meet your friendly guide for your afternoon kayak who will lead you through the sheltered Astrolabe waters, visiting the NZ Fur Seal (Kekeno) at Adele Island. As the afternoon sea breeze builds, sail your way back into Marahau.
* This walk requires a steady pace to complete within the allocated timeframe.
Harikoa - Delight
Check In: 8.30am
Group Size: Maximum 8 people (larger groups on request)
Lunch: Optional – add $15
Water Taxi: Nil
Bus: $30 Nelson return
Kayak: Observation Beach to Marahau (approx 2.5 hours)
Walk: Torrent Bay to Observation Beach (9km, approx 2.5 hours)
What To Bring
What to bring:
Please bring with you a water bottle, sunscreen, hat, insect repellent, swim suit or fast drying clothing (avoid pants or jeans), warm jacket (avoid cotton – wool or fleece is best), change of clothes, towel, walking shoes or walking sandals, any personal medication you may require and of course don’t forget your camera.
What we provide:
Top quality double sea kayak, buoyancy aid, spray skirt, paddle jacket, paddle, waterproof map, all safety gear required, food (when included), dry bag for cameras and of course one of our superstar guides.
Why Choose R&R Kayaks?
R&R Kayaks is the product of a dream. We've developed R&R from scratch, ensuring everything is the way it should be. Our Equipment is top of the line and the highest quality. Our base is clean, tidy and purpose built. Our guides are some of the best, hand-picked by us. Our tours are designed to showcase the highlights of the park and our kayak rentals give you the flexibility to do it your way.
We have an extremely high level of customer service with Trip Advisor Excellence Awards and we're the winners of the Start Up Business Award for Nelson/Tasman.
We believe it's the little things that count. With a fine eye for detail, we've thought of everything!
We stand by our high quality product and high level of customer service. So much so that we put our names behind it - we are Rets & Ro.
We are R&R Kayaks.
Abel Tasman Map
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