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Abel Tasman Kayaks

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Abel Tasman National Park, New Zealand
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About Abel Tasman Kayaks
Abel Tasman Kayaks was established in 1986, realising a vision to bring visitors into the glorious Abel Tasman National Park. Sea kayaking is such a unique, low impact way to explore the beautiful golden beaches, peaceful coves and lagoons, offshore islands, wildlife and the native forest fringing our granite coastline! This innovation became an instant hit with visitors to the area, and saw the growth and development of Abel Tasman Kayaks into one of the leading kayak operations in the world. We have continued to lead the way with a strong commitment to high safety standards and experienced guides with incredible passion and extensive local knowledge of the park. We offer a comprehensive portfolio of guided, day and multi-day tours. We are here to bring this magic place to life for you....
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited in the May off-season, but had one of those perfect late Fall days with flat water and clear skies. Our paddle was in the morning, and our guide was excellent. He kept up the narration while making sure that the pace was suitable...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank NineOneSeven
Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

What an amazing experience. Myself and three mates were recommended this tour and it did not disappoint. We Kayaked the coast of the abel tasman with our fantastic instructor Bal. Bal was so informative and great fun! The morning coffee and lunch provided were fantastic...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank RachSheedy
Reviewed April 29, 2019

Literally the only issue we had in the entire trip from this wonderful organisation was that the tour we were most interested in doing wasn't on offer when we wanted to do it! From when we accidentally then booked the wrong start date (and they...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Amelia M
Reviewed April 26, 2019

I can't praise these guys enough - not just the guided Kayak tour we did itself, but for organising and customising our overall trip throughout the Abel Tasman National park!! We wanted to experience the area in a number of different ways over a few...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank drpayne
Reviewed April 26, 2019 via mobile

Incredible experience! In a double person kayak, me and a friend took a trip by the sea and passed by Fisherman's Island ans then Adelle Island where we saw a lot of seals on the coast playing and swimming very nesr to us. I've never...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank F1952TBfranciscof
Reviewed April 19, 2019 via mobile

A perfect day to spend on the water! We got up close with the baby seals, stopped at a beautiful beach and had a nice picnic! Our guide was super nice and informative! Definitely would do this again!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank tarahK3341UY
Reviewed April 17, 2019 via mobile

Great coffee at Soul Food, the pop up cafe, nice friendly knowledgeable staff at Abel Tasman Kayaks, effectively run and organized, would definitely come back and do again.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank AoteaTravelMan
Reviewed April 13, 2019

The ATK operation is impressive - well organized, helpful, knowledgeable and a lot of fun. Our guide, Nicole, was really engaged with everyone in our group and made sure we learned about the wildlife and history of the Abel Tasman park. Her genuine enthusiasm and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank michellekE6589LA
Reviewed April 11, 2019

We were lucky to have the stars align on the day we visited Abel Tasman with Abel Tasman Kayaks. We chose the Earth Sea Sky Kayak option as it seemed best suited to us - hike in the morning, kayak in the afternoon. Good choice!...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ojerio
Reviewed April 10, 2019 via mobile

I couldn’t recommend Abel Tasman kayaks more highly! The high standard of care and professionalism is immediately apparent as soon as you set foot on their base. All of this plus a fun and easy going vibe means that immediately you know you’ve chosen the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Almendra M
May 14, 2019|
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The walk between Bark Bay and Torrent Bay (on the Remote coast trip) is spectacular. You will cross the suspension bridge, one of the highlights. This walk is one of my top five favorites, ever. Unfortunately, I haven't... More
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Susan V
December 29, 2016|
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Response from Kenny P | Reviewed this property |
Sadly no ideas. We stayed in Te Anau and drove 120km to get to Milford. Limited and pretty basic facilities in Milford from what I can gather.
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workingmom919
May 5, 2016|
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Response from YogiFlounder |
Hi workingmom, yes they do offer a few different overnight trips. If you google "abel tasman kayaks" you can click on their website and see which ones they offer. We will be visiting in Nov. and plan to do the Remote Coast... More
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