1 Day Kayak & Walk

From Mārahau, kayak to Anchorage through the Astrolabe Roadstead and the Mad Mile. Leave your kayak at Anchorage for a water taxi pick up and then walk south to Mārahau and enjoy the scenery that the coastal track has to offer

$135.00 pp

1 day Recommended

All the information you need to know can be found below. If you have any other questions please  contact us

Price: $135pp Incl: EAF

Check in: 8.30am (and *10.30am subject to availability)

Departs: Daily (Closed 25th Dec, 1st Jan & 1st May - 30th Sept)

Included: Kayak hire, gear, kayak retrieval & safety briefing

Water taxi: Kayak retrieval only

Kayaking time: Approx 3 - 4 hours

Walking time: Approx 3 - 4 hours (12kms)

Food: Packed lunch available, add $25pp

* please note that for the 10.30am briefing you will kayak as far as Observation Beach.

Group size: Minimum 2 people

Prior experience: Highly recommended

Safety briefing: Approx 1.5 hours

Age limit: 14 years +

Accommodation: Nil

Transport: $70pp Nelson return.  $40pp Motueka return

Price: Based on 2 people


Top quality sea kayaks, buoyancy aids, spray skirts, spray jackets, paddles, spare paddle, flares, waterproof maps, hand pump, dry bag and gear bag.

Personal Gear:

Water bottle, sunscreen, camera, insect repellent, medication, first aid supplies and sufficient food (there is nowhere to purchase food while in the national park).

Kayaking clothing:

Warm layer (fleece/thermal/merino), quick drying clothing (avoid cotton & long pants), sun hat and sandals.

Camping equipment (for multi day kayak rentals):

Tent, sleeping bags, sleeping mats, cooker, pot, pan, cooking utensils, cutlery, torch and plates.

Personal clothing for camping:

Rain jacket, footwear for walking, warm clothes including socks, long sleeve top, long pants and a warm jacket.

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.

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