Cruise Kaiteriteri to Anchorage. <<57199B44F71AC345A385805D2FD92592>]/Prev 1025847/XRefStm 2499>> 0000056092 00000 n For independent kayak rentals, a minimum of two people and previous sea-kayaking experience are essential. There is a maximum group size of eight riders. Cookers and lighting are not provided in any of the huts. Camp or stay in the cosy and historic Whariwharangi Hut (a former homestead built around 1896) just behind the beach. We’ll plan your perfect trip based on the tides, and arm you with what you need and our favourite spots. The track then leads over the forested Tonga Saddle. Check with visitor centres for any track updates and important notices, which report closures or maintenance on huts, campsites, roads and tracks - also listed on Nelson/Tasman alerts. Abel Tasman Kayaks was established in 1986, realising a vision to bring visitors into the glorious Abel Tasman National Park. Vista Cruise to the beach of your choice where you can relax or enjoy a walk along the Abel Tasman Coast Track. Start each day when you’re ready, and set your own pace along the track. 0000677371 00000 n In peak season (October to April), DOC hut wardens and staff are based at the huts and Tōtaranui Camp Office. Abel Tasman Coast Track The Abel Tasman National Park is New Zealand’s smallest but most popular national park, and the Coastal Track is renowned as one of the country’s Great Walks. Note: There are some low tide crossings along the Abel Tasman Coast Track. Visitors arriving without a valid booking, or staying at a hut or campsite other than the one named on their ticket, will be charged a penalty fee or may be asked to leave the park. 0000045693 00000 n If you are allergic to wasp stings, take your medication, such as antihistamines, with you. Along the track, the scenery alternates between sandy beaches and rocky headlands of regenerating kānuka. 0000036982 00000 n 0000004197 00000 n AquaTaxi gets you closer to those out-of-the-way spots along the Abel Tasman coastline. Bookings are required for children and/or youth even though it's free for them to stay. It is not recommended as an entrance to the Park. Click the link below for more information and detailed maps for this trail. 1. You’ll then meander through lush coastal forest before being led back to the sea and the idyllic golden sands of Bark Bay. The Abel Tasman Coast Track has four main entrances: It is also possible to access Awaroa estuary on a road that is 31 km from Takaka. Our northbound trips give you more choice of departure days. 0000045507 00000 n Drop off and pick up times of transport operators. At low tide, it is possible to follow the beach below the high tide mark around the inlet and wade across to Awaroa Hut and Campsite. 0000055259 00000 n Abel Tasman Coast Track locality map. The Abel Tasman track follows the coastline along the north coast of the south island of New Zealand from Marahau to Wainui. 0000588634 00000 n 0000002684 00000 n 0000770837 00000 n Fill in the visitors book if you are staying in a hut. If you get a discount you won't be charged a booking fee. Walk Abel Tasman National Park Escape, revive and reconnect, surrounded by fresh air and friends. Note: This is 7 km from the track entrance by walking and it is not advisable to walk this. If the weather is too rough to safely kayak to your intended destination (the campsite you have booked), stop and wait for a few hours for sea conditions to improve. Numbers peak in January with over 250 per day and drop in August to less than 25. Oktober 1659 in Batavia, Java) war ein niederländischer Seefahrer. If you are renting a kayak or going on a guided trip, discuss your kayak trip with your chosen kayak operator before booking huts or campsites. A steep climb takes you through stands of mānuka. 0000602656 00000 n To do this, email: email@example.com. You can make a 5–7 day circuit using the Abel Tasman Inland Track. Start: 7.00 or 10.15am End: 5.30pm. Bookings are open for trips to 30 June 2021. 0000589289 00000 n We hope you enjoy your Abel Tasman Coast Walk when visiting the Abel Tasman National Park. For the ultimate walk in Abel Tasman National Park, join the coastal walk to the Inland Track. Most visitors only walk in one direction on the Coast Track and get a water taxi in the other direction. "Ordinarily resident in New Zealand" means those: who hold a residence class, student or work visa; and, who have lived in New Zealand for six of the previous 12 months; and. It is a beautiful track with stunning coastal scenery, and the opportunity to take part in kayaking and guided walks, as well as catering for independent walkers. 0000045902 00000 n 0000047053 00000 n 0000038178 00000 n 0000000016 00000 n Browse by Location View on Map Abel Tasman National Park Kaiteriteri View on Map Kahurangi National Park View on Map Marahau View on Map Mapua & Ruby Coast View on Map View on Map Motueka … Pay your fees by booking the huts and/or campsites before you start the track. Department of Conservation | Te Papa Atawhai, https://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/places-to-go/nelson-tasman/places/abel-tasman-national-park/things-to-do/tracks/abel-tasman-coast-track/. The Abel Tasman Coast Track is one of New Zealand’s 10 Great Walks, treks that are designed to showcase the best of this stunning country. Read more about concessions, To make multiple bookings for facilities/services on behalf of customers, you must obtain permission or an agent agreement from DOC. The Coast Track highlights the incredible beaches, tropical forests, and turquoise waters of the Abel Tasman National Park on the northwest corner of New Zealand’s South Island. The trail offers a … It is 60km in total and is generally walked in three to five days in either direction. As you return to Kaiteriteri, enjoy a complimentary hot drink on board. The main disadvantages are the shorter daylight hours and cooler temperatures. 0000608752 00000 n Alternatively, if you need to catch a water taxi, turn right at the junction and take the non-DOC track down to the beach. Book the Extended Cruise Option for the journey all the way to Totaranui, then return for your chosen walk or beach stop. Before you go, know the Outdoor Safety Code – 5 simple rules to help you #MakeItHomeNZ. It is a one way walk of 16 km, which will take you around 5 1/2 hours allowing for photos. Make the most of your Abel Tasman experience by viewing our Abel Tasman Aqua Taxi schedule. Walking the Abel Tasman Coast Track was one of the best things we did during our two-month stay in New Zealand. The Abel Tasman is the only coastally located national park in New Zealand. 0000609056 00000 n 0000707567 00000 n It's 128 km from Nelson and 21 km from Takaka. Water taxis operate year round and must be booked in advance. It is a one way walk of 16 km, which will take you around 5 1/2 hours allowing for photos.