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Wilsons Abel Tasman

936 reviews
Abel Tasman National Park, New Zealand
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About Wilsons Abel Tasman
Vista Cruise, Water Taxi, Walk, Sea Kayak and Beachfront Lodges in Abel Tasman National Park. Guided and self-guided Combinations to suit you, year-round. A family business welcoming visitors since 1841! Options from 2 hours to 5 days. Overnight at Torrent Bay Lodge or Meadowbank Homestead – Awaroa on the beachfront within Park boundaries. Ensuite accommodation, fine food, no heavy packs to carry. Travel with multiple NZ Tourism Award winners. Let us take care of the details so you can switch off and enjoy. Relax! Life just seems better here.
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Home to pristine bays, dense forests, and soaring headlands, the Abel Tasman National Park boasts some of New Zealand’s most beautiful coastal scenery—but to appreciate it fully, you have to take to the sea. On this tour, cruise the South Island’s coastal waters and discover top attractions including Split Apple Rock and the Tonga Island Marine Reserve—with live commentary and optional beach stops.
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Reviewed 2 days ago

What an absolutely fantastic day... Drove to Kaiteriteri and had a great boat ride to Medlands. The one thing that was a downer was that some pushy tour operator tried to get his party on before those pf us that had been waiting patiently, everyone...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mart888
Reviewed 1 week ago

In a holiday that had daily highlights and gobsmacking views, this three day, two night escorted walk in Abel Tasman was sublime. We received our walking gear holdalls the day before at our hotel in Nelson, so as soon as we left the car we...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank seaholley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've just finished a 3 day pass with Wilsons and couldn't speak highly enough about them. All the staff from the lady in the office to the boat crew and driver are very friendly and knowledgeable. This is a great way to see the Abel...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank CaneloLeche
Reviewed May 25, 2019

Absolutely loved our cruise out into the famous Abel Tasman, saw heaps of dolphins and seals aswell. Beautiful beaches, informative staff. Very suitable for a fun family day out. Would do again.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank maryd5114
Reviewed May 21, 2019

We had a great day with Paddie who was an amazing guide. I booked incl. the lunch option which was worth it. Definitely bring some food as we were kayaking for about 2.5 hours round trip. Lots of breaks in all the bays where Paddie...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Ailton007
Reviewed May 9, 2019

we arrived for Seals and Beach walk , and it was great it was raining but really didn't matter to us we enjoyed listening to the capt commentary and was dropped off at Tonga beach where we walked across inland and over to Medland beach...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sandra M
Reviewed May 8, 2019

Great trip, friendly staff, and we ordered the yummy packed lunch which came in handy on our hike, and sunshine that day, whats not to like!?!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 670jennieg
Reviewed May 2, 2019

I did the morning kayaking with Hope as our guide. She was very personable, knowledgeable and competent. It was a great morning (calm, sunny and warm) for paddling. In the afternoon my wife and I did the round trip Vista Cruise without getting off as...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank PetiteTraveller221
Reviewed May 1, 2019

Our large group was taken from Kaiteriteri to Medlands Beach & then walked through to Bark Bay We were enjoying a family reunion & celebrating 150 years since our Huffam forefathers arrived & settled in Bark Bay in 1869. Wilsons know their stuff & looked...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank LesH400
Reviewed April 28, 2019

Fantastic way to experience the Abel Tasman! We stayed overnight in the Torrent Bay Lodge which was so comfortable after a big day of travelling plus our walk in. Everything is organised for you and inclusive in the rates so you dont have to worry...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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October 3, 2018|
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Response from whosgoingtobali | Reviewed this property |
You can take a trail that's out and back and go only as far as you'd like
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Estefania R
February 10, 2018|
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Hi Estefania, thank you for reaching out to us. All our emails have been answered so without your email address I can't check what happened to your inquiry. All our trips can be booked online. Please email us again if you... More
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Estefania R
February 10, 2018|
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Response from JJawandering | Reviewed this property |
Try emailing the I-Site information centre at Nelson or Motueka. I found staff very helpful at the Nelson centre.
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