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Address: Kaiteriteri Beach, Kaiteriteri 7197, New Zealand
Phone Number: 00 643 547 6666
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Come and participate, or simply relax, aboard our three, 10-metre...

Come and participate, or simply relax, aboard our three, 10-metre performance catamarans, experiencing high-calibre sailing while gliding through a golden corner of Aotearoa. Prices start at $80. With exclusive charters, sea kayaking, National Park walks, water-taxi rides, and even skydiving to add to your sailing, we have comprehensive Abel Tasman combinations. The sensation is truly amazing when the sails raise, inflate, and send you cruising over the gorgeous waters of the Abel Tasman National Park.

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Absolutely beautiful

This is one of New Zealand's most beautiful beaches. If you haven't been here this is a must. If you have a boat then you will get to see many secluded beaches.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Sarah H
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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked through a travel agent. Total coast around $150 NZD. For that I got picked up from my hostel and dropped off at start point. I did a self guided walk along the coast which had some pretty nice views along the way. An easy walk, I am not a hiker and I found it pretty easy going. Got to... More 

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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is one of New Zealand's most beautiful beaches. If you haven't been here this is a must. If you have a boat then you will get to see many secluded beaches.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We walked 3 hours into Anchorage, from Maharou and met a catamaran to sail back to Kaiteretere. Started with a tasty coffee and nibble at the cool coffee shop at the Maharou end of the track (opens at 8am.) The walk is easy, not too taxing for kids or anyone of moderate fitness. That said, we were glad to be... More 

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Sailing09, Owner at Abel Tasman Sailing Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks. It can be a very relaxing day out and pleased you enjoyed it. More 

Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Imagine a day where you first kayak for three hours in crystal clear water with a friendly and skilled guide pointing out birds, seals and tellubg small local stories. After this you walk thirty minutes through rainforest bush with a great wiew of the bay at the top of the hill. You enjoy the included lunchpacket on the beach before... More 

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Sailing09, Owner at Abel Tasman Sailing Adventures, responded to this review

Your day seemed magical! So pleased you enjoyed it. It's the value for the money that counts and we are pleased you are happy. More 

Hohenstein, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wanted to book a half day sailing tour with the company for $74. Unfortunately no one else booked this tour, so the tour agent offered me an alternative: A return trip with a pick-up in the Abel Tasman park. I asked at least twice: Will we see the same spots as on the half day tour, that they offer.... More 

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Sailing09, Owner at Abel Tasman Sailing Adventures, responded to this review

Oh, sorry you are not too happy and didn't enjoy your trip. Some of your comments don't make sense to me. The trip you are talking about is $104, not the figures you talk about. While we take credit card details to secure your booking we only take payment with you actually using your card, we don't make card not... More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

We couldn't have asked for a better day. The sea was calm and the sun was out, not the perfect day for sailing as there was hardly any wind. It is still highly recommended to bring a jacket and plenty of sunscreen! We really enjoyed our day on the boat exploring the National Park from the waterside and stopping in... More 

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Sailing09, Owner at Abel Tasman Sailing Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks for sailing with us and pleased you enjoyed your day. It would be so good to have control over that weather! It would make our life so much easier! Some days too little wind, some days too much wind. Thanks for the recommendations. More 

Napa, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

From the booking with Caroline through to the day spent with Tim the skipper, the whole experience was first rate. We arrived at 9:45am and by 10am we were on the boat for a quick debrief and under way. Initially the wind was quite light but Tim took us around some of the attractions in the bay. Tim was pretty... More 

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Sailing09, Owner at Abel Tasman Sailing Adventures, responded to this review

A pleasure to have you on board. Private charters are a wonderful way to make sure we can tailor the trip to suit you and what you enjoy. Fantastic our team did exactly this for you. Thanks! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

The two-day catamaran sailing adventure was the highlight of our round-the-world 5 week honeymoon adventure. We had a delightful captain, Mark, and a lovely hostess share their experience of Abel Tasman national park, including barbecuing local fish/mussels catch, paddle-boarding through remote lagoons, swimming, exploring the ridge, and running in the morning though the park.

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Sailing09, Owner at Abel Tasman Sailing Adventures, responded to this review

The highlight of your world tour honeymoon!!! That is just awesome, thank you! :) More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

Issac and Paul were friendly and welcoming as were all the staff we came into contact with. The "Ab Fab" sea-kayak and tramping day trip was well organized and professional. The icing on the cake was a pause in the return water taxi ride for dolphins alongside the boat. What a winner!

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

Abel Tasman sailing Adventure staff over came a booking time issue NO fault of theirs. We still ended up having a GREAT day on water. The skipper was informative, a fine host and safe. Would go again next year

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Sailing09, Owner at Abel Tasman Sailing Adventures, responded to this review

Having a Great day is what it is all about. Thanks for sailing and see you next year! More 

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