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Wilsons Abel Tasman

930 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
Thank HayleyHirschfeld
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did the morning sea kayak to split apple rock. As a group of eight we took up the whole tour. The kayaking was great fun and our guide did a good job of managing our different abilities. Was the highlight of our holiday; even...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Rangingmummy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wilsons Abel Tasman offered a wide variety of excursion options and appeared to be a well-oiled, professional operation. Since we had a limited amount of time available to quickly experience some of the sights of Abel Tasman National Park, the Wilsons Southern Park Highlights Vista...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank eelSeattle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We used Wilsons to and from our accommodation at Awaroa Lodge. Both boats were punctual, comfortable, had friendly polite crews, and gave us a great start and finish to our stay.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank TheBonzNottingham
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an amazing time walking and kayaking for 3 days with Wilsons! We were part of a small tour and the lovely Alex and Caleb were very informative and kept a good walking speed, letting the group divide naturally where some were faster then...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Ed-en-Yet-raket
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did the 3 day hike through Abel Tasman and really enjoyed the experience. It was stress free having Wilson’s do all the hard work - we just needed to carry our day pack and enjoy the walk and scenery. The staff are really friendly...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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