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Abel Tasman Sailing Adventures

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Address: 5 Kaiteriteri-Sandy Bay Road | 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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A World Apart - A Family Affair

We did a 2 day, one night catamaran trip in the Able Tasman National Park with Abel Tasman Sailing Adventures. We were two couples and we joined one other couple on the boat. We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2016
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Seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

We did a 2 day, one night catamaran trip in the Able Tasman National Park with Abel Tasman Sailing Adventures. We were two couples and we joined one other couple on the boat. We met up at their beachfront office where we were met by Jane-Maree, half of the coupe who own the business, and their teenaged son, who helped... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

This was by far the highlight of 3 weeks of adventure in New Zealand. Our sailing captain, Martin, was superb. An incredibly knowledgeable sailor who was happy to teach us. The best part of the experience was by choosing a sailing charter rather than the water taxis, we had many of Abel Tasman's stunning beaches more or less to ourselves.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

We took a water taxi out to the Anchorage stopping on the way to see Split Apple Rock and some seals with their pups. At Anchorage we went for a walk of around 1 1/2 hours around Pitt Head. The path is well defined and has a few steep climbs but not too hard. Views over Anchorage and Tepukatea Bay... More 

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

Thanks for your comments. Pleased you had a great day out! More 

South Island, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

We got really lucky with the sunny weather, hardly any wind that day and me my partner and a close friend sailed through the different bays along Abel Tasman... I think it is a good way to see Abel Tasman for a day if you are time constricted. I did the walk myself A year ago and totally loved Abel... More 

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

Great that you enjoyed your day. Thanks for sailing with us. We find that a lot of our clients are new to sailing and are taking the opportunity to give it a go with the spectacular scenery and our experienced skipper at hand. More 

Redmond, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

Sail to a secluded beach on a small catamaran, spend a few hours exploring and enjoying lunch, then sail or water taxi back to Kaiteriteri. A great way to spend a day relaxing.

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

Bliss! Many thanks for sailing with us! More 

Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

What a wonderful way to experience this beautiful National Park - walking, taking photos, swimming, paddle-boarding (woops!), snorkling, fabulous meals, interesting conversation, lulled to sleep at night by the gentle rocking of the boat.

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

The multiday trips on our cruising catamaran Jamarh really are a special way to experience the national park and so pleased you enjoyed it. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016 via mobile

We went out with Tim on the full day sailing trip today which was a great way to see and experience Abel Tasman from the water!! If you're not very keen on kayaking around than this relaxing day on the boat is just what you're looking for!! To be honest, yes it is expensive if you're travelling on a low... More 

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

And thank you to you. We would be very happy to have you sail with us again. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

What a great day out! Repeated it 3 times as we were so impressed! The only way to see everything that the Abel Tasman has to offer along with very informative commentary and friendly staff. Would highly recommend this trip to anybody who is lucky enough to be in the area.

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

Thank you! Happy repeat return customers- that's what we love to hear! More 

Motueka, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

I did a full day of sailing and got to see loads of the park! As well as so many beautiful beaches we saw seals (including super cute pups), two little blue penguins and heaps of sea birds. Caroline in the office was really helpful with questions and made booking super easy. The skipper Fjord was great and gave us... More 

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

Thanks for your comments. So pleased you had a wonderful day! Fjord is a new skipper with us so it's great to hear he is giving great service. More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016 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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Sailing09, Owner at Abel Tasman Sailing Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. I’m pleased our team looked after you and they all did their best to help you enjoy the day. The Abel Tasman National Park is one of the must see things to experience in our region. Many people who do our tours tend to stay in the region of Kaiteriteri and the National Park. However... More 

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