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
Our Booking Assurance policy assures that if you make any booking with us and you are unable to travel due to government travel restrictions, COVID-19 testing or self isolation, you have the flexibility to change your booking date. If this does not suit, a full refund will be provided.
Please see our full Terms & Conditions here
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 Mārahau 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: $16pp per night
Hut fee: $42pp per night
Overseas traveler fees.
Campsite fee: $24pp per night
Hut fee: $56pp per night
1 Day Rental: $110 per person
2 Day Rental: $170 per person
3 Day Rental: $230 per person
All rental prices Incl: EAF
Kayak Retrieval: $50 per double kayak
$44 per single kayak
Water Taxi Fares: From $47 per person
Camp / Hut Fees: $16 - $24 / $42 - $56 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: