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Address: Abel Tasman National Park 7183, New Zealand

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Great little beach

This is just one of the many beaches in the Abel Tasman National Park. Easy walk in to this beach so take a picnic lunch and enjoy the scenery.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Val L
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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is just one of the many beaches in the Abel Tasman National Park. Easy walk in to this beach so take a picnic lunch and enjoy the scenery.

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

What should have been a beautiful and tranquil beach in a National Park was overtaken by at least 20 water skis, the noise of water skiing all day long and the smell of diesel. I was surprised this was allowed in a National Park.

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Collingwood, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

A quiet bay, swimming is safe and welcome after a long walk. Waters lapping and clear: ideal picnic spot too: only sad thing is that either the boaties or other trampers seem to leave bits of their rubbish behind.. :(

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Levin, New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2011

My mother had holidayed here until she was 12, the bay use to be called Astrolab but was renamed after mums family because her father and grandfather built houses here.It is still untouched, only accesable by sea or the walking track. There is a toilet here now and it has a lovely veiw of Adele Island, its golden sand, clear... More 

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