3 Day Kayak, Walk & Water Taxi
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 & safety briefing
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) $15pp
The Important Stuff
Group size: Minimum 2 people
Prior experience: Highly recommended
Safety briefing: Approx 1.5 hours
Age limit: 14 years +
Accommodation: Camp or hut fees not included. Camp Fees $15pp / Hut Fees $38pp (must be pre booked via DOC website)
Transport: $30 Nelson return. Free Motueka 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.
Why Choose R&R Kayaks?
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.
We are R&R Kayaks.
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