3 Day Kayak & Walk
Start your 2 days of kayaking in Marahau. Choose your route north as far as Onetahuti over 2 days. At Onetahuti (end of day 2) your kayak will be picked up by water taxi. Day 3 walk further north as far as Totaranaui. Return by water taxi to Marahau.
All the information you need to know can be found below. If you have any other questions please contact us
Check in: 8.30am (or 10.30am & 12noon subject to availability)
Included: Kayak hire, gear, kayak retrieval & water taxi fares
Water taxi: 1 taxi ride
Kayaking time: Approx 4 hours each day
Walking time: Approx 4 hours (12.5km) (subject to tidal crossing)
Food: Packed lunch available (day one only) $15/pp
The Important Stuff
Group size: Minimum 2 people
Prior experience: Highly recommended
Safety briefing: 1hr - 2hrs
Age limit: 14 years +
Accommodation: Camp or hut fees not included. Camp Fees $15pp / Hut Fees $38pp (must be pre booked)
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
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