Pure Abel Tasman
CRUISE: Marahau to Bark Bay via Totaranui KAYAK: Bark Bay to Anchorage
Highlights: Scenic water taxi of entire national park, NZ Fur Seals, Split Apple Rock, Tidal Lagoons & Kayak Sailing.
Experience the length of the park the easy way! View the breath taking National Park from a water taxi and be mesmorised by the beautiful coastline and bays. On board the water taxi your skipper will showcase and share their wealth of knowledge about the park's history and highlights, visiting special phenomena such as Split Apple Rock and Tonga Island. Cruise your way back to Bark Bay where you will disembark and either enjoy an hour of beach time or go for a short walk before meeting your friendly guide for your afternoon kayak tour. Take in the sculptured granite coastline, multiple lagoons (tides permitting), Falls River Swing Bridge and Pinnacle Island Seal Colony in you small guided kayak group. Sit back and enjoy the afternoon sea breeze as you sail your way into Anchorage and will end your day with a water taxi back to Marahau.
(Unavailable 1st May 2021 - 31st October 2021)
Urutapu - Pure
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Check In: 8.30am
Groups Size: Maximum 8 people (larger groups on request)
Lunch: Optional - add $15
Departs: Daily (Unavailable 1st May 2021 - 31st October 2021)
Age: 12+ (under 16 need to be accompanied by adult on a 1:1 ratio)
Kayak: Bark Bay to Anchorage (approx 2 hours)
Walk: Optional - Bark Bay Area (3km, approx 1 hour)
Water Taxi: Two taxi rides (includes full scenic cruise of national park)
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.