Oar-some Marine Reserve

Highlights: Tonga Island Marine Reserve, Seal Colonies, Tidal Lagoons

$200.00 pp

Full Day

So much to see in this spectacular one day guided adventure! On a high tide, explore the dreamy depths of Shag Harbour where you can get up close and personal with the resident NZ Fur Seal (kekeno). Kayak to Tonga Island and spot the NZ fur seals basking on the rocks and playing in the waters around you. The heart of the National Park offers many gorgeous tidal lagoons and multiple choices of golden sand beaches for you to relax and enjoy your lunch and freshly brewed coffee. Sail to Anchorage in the afternoon sea breeze and finish your day with a water taxi ride back to Marahau.


Ka mau te wehi – Awesome

Check In: 8.30am

Groups Size: Maximum 8 people (larger groups on request)

Lunch: Included

Departs: Daily

Age: 14+

Kayak: Onetahuti to Anchorage

Water Taxi: Two taxi rides

Bus: $30 Nelson return

Walk: Nil

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.

Brochure Map Low Res Copy page 001Click the link below to download your Abel Tasman Map:

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