Abel Tasman: Scenic Cruise to Anchorage Bay from Kaiteriteri

Abel Tasman: Scenic Cruise to Anchorage Bay from Kaiteriteri

From $49.24 per person

Take a boat trip from Kaiteriteri to Anchorage Bay and explore the short walks or relax on the beach. See the famous Split Apple Rock and fur seals at Adele Island Bird Sanctuary.

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Duration 1 day
Starting times 9:00 AM, 12:40 PM
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  • Visit the most photographed Rock in New Zealand
  • View the New Zealand Fur Seals at Adele Island Bird Sanctuary
  • Take in the panoramic views of the Abel Tasman Coastline from the Pitt Head Lookout
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Cruise from Kaiteriteri to Anchorage Bay and back on a scenic boat shuttle ride. When you arrive, take your time relaxing on the beach or choose between several short walks. Explore Anchorage Bay and see the DOC (Department of Conservation) Hut. Walk on the golden, sandy beach with its sheltered and calm waters, making it an ideal destination for families. After walking, swimming, sunbathing, and relaxing, board the boat shuttle to return to Kaiteriteri at 11:45 AM or 3:45 PM departure. You can also ask your captain if there are any more departure times that day. Walks you may wish to explore from Anchorage Bay include: • Te Pukatea Bay: 50 minutes return • Te Pukatea Bay via Pitt Head and panoramic viewpoints: 1.5-hour loop track • Cleopatra’s Pool (Torrent River): 2 hours return • Watering Cove: 50 minutes return • Astrolabe Lookout (turn right for 5 minutes at top of Watering Cove track): 30 minutes return
  • Return boat shuttle boarding pass
  • Department of Conservation access fees
  • Live commentary onboard boat
  • Food and drink
  • Guided walks

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Meeting point

Meet at the Abel Tasman Sea Shuttles office at least 15 minutes prior to travel for check-in and to collect your boarding pass. The office is located midway along the beach between the Kai Restaurant and Kaiteriteri Shop.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing
  • Sun hat
  • Camera
  • Food and drinks
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Perfect weather day. Saw Split Rock, fur seals and the final destination, Anchorage Day was SPECTACULAR. We stayed 3 hours. Opted out of the various bush walks as we had done several. Instead we walked along the long fine golden sandy beach. Barefeet. Needed that! Loved it

April 9, 2021

We're a young family with a 4 year old,friendly staff and we had a great day at Anchorage bay.Dont forget to bring your swimwear.highly recommended!happy new year!

January 1, 2021

Beautiful stunning place

October 4, 2020

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