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Abel Tasman National Park Cruise and Walking Tour Combo

1. Abel Tasman National Park Cruise and Walking Tour Combo

Experience the best of Abel Tasman National Park on this full-day boat cruise and walk combination. There are 3 different walk options available on this day of discovering. Enjoy a scenic cruise, visits to Split Apple Rock and a fur seal colony, golden beaches, forest walking and wildlife encounters all on a single day out. There are 3 tour options: Option A: Astrolabe Beaches and Bays Walking distance: 7 km Walking time: 2.5 hours Details: After a scenic cruise, you’ll be dropped off at Apple Tree Bay at noon for a walk to Anchorage Beach, with time to visit 5 different beaches along the way. There is also the option of adding the 1-hour Pitt Head loop track to Te Pukatea Beach. Pick-up in Anchorage at 15:45 or 17:00** Arrival in Kaiteriteri at 16:30 or 17:30** Option B: Forest and Swing Bridge Walking distance: 10.5 km Walking time: 4 hours Details: Following a scenic cruise, you'll be dropped off at Medlands Beach at 11:30 for an interesting walk to Anchorage Beach that includes the scenic highlights of the South Head lookout, the famous Falls River swing bridge and Cleopatra’s Pool. Pick-up in Anchorage at 15:45 or 17:00** Arrival in Kaiteriteri at 16:30 or 17:30** Option C: 5 Beaches Walking distance: 8.8 km Walking time: 3.5 hours Details: After a scenic cruise, you'll be dropped off at Awaroa at 11:00 and enjoy a walk that takes in 5 beaches between Awaroa and your pick-up point at Medlands Beach. This option also features the option of stopping at the Peppers Awaroa Lodge Café, where you can enjoy the excellent views and native forests as well as a waterfall and lagoon at Bark Bay. Note that a steep climb from Tonga Quarry requires a reasonable level of fitness. Pick-up at Medlands Beach at 15:30 or 16:45* Arrival in Kaiteriteri at 16:30 or 17:30** * Summer season only: 15 October-30 April ** Peak summer only: 1 December-31 March

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We had pickup at the hotel which was so convenient for us. We then drove to Kaiteriteri with the driver who was informative and very clear with how the day was to go. The boat cruise was beautiful with a short stop to see a few seals resting on the rocks. We went all the way up the coast and then came down on the boat to get dropped off at Apple Tree Bay for our hike back up to Anchorage. The 7 km hike took us 2.5 hrs. because we stopped so many times for pictures and our take away lunch. It was a wonderful NZ experience .

Perfect day in paradise...beautiful unspoilt sandy beaches and great hikes through woodlands with glimpses of turquoise seas. Really well organised trip with efficient, friendly and organised crew. Highly recommended!

Amazing! Beautiful landscapes and beaches... And it's all planned for you to have time to hike on your own pace. The boat was great too!

What an absolutely fantastic day. A perfect balance of sightseeing, commentary & walking. Strongly recommend doing the full day package

Great trip, guide with good sense of humour, beautiful area to visit