1 Day Kayak & Walk

From Marahau, 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 Marahau and enjoy the scenery that the coastal track has to offer

$95.00 pp

1 day

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

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

Departs: Daily

Included: Kayak hire, gear & kayak retrieval

Water taxi: Nil

Kayaking time: Approx 3 - 4 hours

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

Food: Packed lunch available (day one only) $15/pp

* 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: 1hr - 2 hrs

Age limit: 14 years +

Accommodation: Nil

Transport: $30 Nelson 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.

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