Crème de la Crème
KAYAK: Onetahuti to Bark Bay WALK: Bark Bay to Anchorage
Highlights: Tonga Island Marine Reserve, NZ Fur Seals, Falls River Swing Bridge, Tidal Lagoons, Most Popular Walk
The title of this outstanding kayaking trip says it all! Putting it simply – the best of the best! Experience the beauty of your surroundings on a water taxi to Onetahuti. From here you will kayak the azure waters to Tonga Island – home of the inquisitive NZ Fur Seal (kekeno) and the shy Little Blue Penguin (kororā).
Disembark from your paddle at beautiful Bark Bay where you can enjoy lunch and cool off with a swim in the crystal clear sea.
Your unguided afternoon walk south will lead you through the most renowned walking section of the National Park. This stretch of the track is bursting with picture perfect scenery and features that are sure to take your breath away.
* This walk requires a steady pace to complete within the allocated timeframe.
Ātaahua – Beautiful
Check In: 8.30am
Groups Size: Maximum 8 people (larger groups on request)
Lunch: Optional - add $15
Kayak: Onetahuti to Bark Bay (approx 2 hours)
Walk: Bark Bay to Anchorage (12km, approx 3 hours)
Water Taxi: Two taxi rides
Bus: $30 Nelson return. Free Motueka return
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.
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