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Abel Tasman Coast Track

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Address: Abel Tasman National Park, New Zealand
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Great Walk

You can make this walk as long or as short as you want. Turn back at any point for a couple hours to multiple days. The beaches and coves are beautiful.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can make this walk as long or as short as you want. Turn back at any point for a couple hours to multiple days. The beaches and coves are beautiful.

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Lakewood, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited in January, busy place but so pretty with the prettiest water. I took a guided boat tour on a lovely afternoo. and saw some seals. A really nice relaxing track to hike!

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went on the start on the Abel Tasman Coastal track for a short walk. Walked for 40 mins before turning back. Easy wide track with beautiful views and beaches. Lots of shade after the initial estuary walk at the start. The is a cafe at the start but because of the time of year it was closed even though it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I did a gorgeous three nights four days kayak trip in Abel Tasman. Absolutely recommend to anyone lucky enough to go to the area. We are experienced backpackers but not kayakers and still had a load of fun by ourselves. One quick tip: we prepared as we would for a backpacking trip (ie very light packs, dehydrated... More 

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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

We have a launch moored at Motueka and spend a lot of the summer cruising the waters around Abel Tasman. Glorious sandy beaches and the walking tracks are maintained to a very high standard giving spectacular views along the way.

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Birmingham, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

We walked south - the paths are well marked and hug the coast, crossing beaches at times - watch for tide times although the are usually alternatives. Wonderful trees and shrubs give lots of shade. There are a few camping grounds and the odd toilet facility along the route. If you like walking this is a stunning place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

I was here in 2014 (TripAdv doesn't go back that far), as it was a optional stop on the Kiwi Experience Tour. SO happy that I chose to stay a bit longer and booked a walk in the park. You have to book a water taxi to the entrance of the park and its walking tracks, that's the only way... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Gorgeous winter day! Water taxi from Khaiteriteri to apple Tree Bay. Walk to anchorage bay and water taxi back to Khaiteriteri. A few hours of paradise. Just the best.

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Blonduos, Iceland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

Took a day trip on the coast track and it was such a nice hike. It was so hot but still worth all the sweat. The view was stunning, beautiful - simply amazing. The beaches, the crystal blue water and all the beautiful plants and trees makes it an awesome place to take pictures. The track is pretty easy and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

This was an amazing track. I did a two day trek from Bark Bay to Totaranui staying in the hut at Aworoa. It was a brilliant walk and the hut was lovely. I have also completed a one day trek of the northern part of the track including the Gibb's Hill track. We had good weather for both of these,... More 

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