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.

$184.00 pp

3 days

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)

Departs: Daily

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

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 $30pp / Hut Fees $75pp (must be pre booked)

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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