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Stilwell Bay

Abel Tasman National Park 7183, New Zealand
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Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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Sydney, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
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
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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