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
All the information you need to know can be found below. If you have any other questions please contact us
Check in: 8.30am (and *10.30am subject to availability)
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.
The Important Stuff
Group size: Minimum 2 people
Prior experience: Highly recommended
Safety briefing: 1hr - 2 hrs
Age limit: 14 years +
Transport: $30 Nelson return
Price: Based on 2 people
Gear We Provide
Top quality sea kayaks, buoyancy aids, spray skirts, spray jackets, paddles, spare paddle, flares, waterproof maps, hand pump, dry bag and gear bag
What To Bring
Water bottle, sunscreen, camera, insect repellent, medication, first aid supplies and sufficient food (there is nowhere to purchase food while in the national park).
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.
Abel Tasman Map
Click the link below to download your Abel Tasman Map: