To make life simple for you, we have hand picked the best options for you to choose from. If these do not suit then simply email us or give us a call and we can make it perfect just for you!
Your destination is up to you – you choose your adventure
We are currently closed for the winter season (1st May 2021 - 31st Oct 2021). You can still book for next summer, email us or call us with your enquires.
Due to the current situation we all find ourselves in post Covid-19 we have decided to implement our new 'Booking Assurance'.
Our Booking Assurance gives you the assurance that if you make any booking with us and if you are unable to travel due to government travel restrictions, covid-19 testing or self isolation then you have the flexibility to change your booking date or if this does not suit a full refund will be provided.
Please see our terms & conditions page for full T&C's
About Kayak Rentals
Renting a kayak gives you the flexibility to discover the treasures of the Abel Tasman at your pace. Begin your journey at Marahau with a comprehensive safety briefing covering all aspects from paddling techniques, trip routes and emergency situations to ensure your rental is as safe and enjoyable as possible.
Rental briefings are at 8.30am (or 10.30am & 12noon subject to availability).
Age Limit: 14 years +
Safety Briefings: Approx 1.5 hours
Group Size: Minimum of 2 people
Prior Experience: Highly recommended
Accommodation: Camp or hut passes must be pre-booked via DOC website
Northern limit: Shag Harbour is the furthest north a kayak rental is allowed
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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.
Campsite & Hut Bookings
All campsite and hut bookings must be pre booked via the Department of Conservation (DOC) website.
New Zealand resident fees.
Campsite fee: $15pp per night
Hut fee: $38pp per night
Overseas traveler fees.
Campsite fee: $30pp per night
Hut fee: $75pp per night
1 Day Rental: $75 per person
2 Day Rental: $120 per person
3 Day Rental: $160 per person
Kayak Retrieval: $44 per double kayak
$39 per single kayak
Water Taxi Fares: From $36 per person
Camp / Hut Fees: $15 / $38 per person
Our base is purpose built - just for sea kayaking!
At our base you will find:
Free hot showers
Free gear storage
Three cafes within a five minute walk
All Abel Tasman information & bookings
Abel Tasman Map
Click the link below to download your Abel Tasman Map: