Single Day - Guided Sea Kayaking Trips





Half Day Blast $120pp marahau-watering KAYAK & WATER TAXI

  • Duration: Half Day
  • Check-in: 8:30am  and also 11.30am
  • Water Taxi: yes
  • Walking: no
  • Catered: no
  • Experience: none

Perfect for those of you who are short on time, never been in a kayak before or just want the easy going experience.

Either cruise up on the morning’s calm waters or catch a ride on the afternoon sea breeze through the southern bays and islands of the Abel Tasman. 


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ABEL TASMAN platter
$140pp marahau - anchorage via pitt head KAYAK, WALK, WATER TAXI

  • Duration: Full Day
  • Check-in: 8:30am
  • Water Taxi: yes
  • Walking: yes
  • Catered: yes
  • Experience: none
You’ll spend the morning on our Half Day Blast kayak tour through to Watering Cove.

After lunch take in the stunning panorama whilst walking the coastal trail to Anchorage via the Pitt Head loop and the beauty of Te Pukatea Bay.

For the energetic a quick sojourn to Cleopatras Pool is also an option.

This is a fantastic trip.








gourmet platter
$160pp marahau - bark bay KAYAK, WALK, WATER TAXI

  • Duration: Full Day
  • Check-in: 8:30am
  • Water Taxi: yes
  • Walking: yes
  • Catered: yes
  • Experience: none
Start your day on the water taxi up to Torrent Bay. Walk the beautiful coastal track between Torrent bay and Bark Bay crossing the Falls River swing bridge. Enjoy your lunch at Bark Bay beach before being picked up the the water taxi and heading to Watering Cove. Enjoy kayaking in the sheltered waters of the Astrolabe. Here you will experience beautiful beaches, seals and all the other wonders of the southern Abel Tasman. If conditions permit finish with a kayak sail back to Marahau. Trip may be reversed.






Anchorage Escape
$160pp marahau-anchorage KAYAK & WATER TAXI
  • Duration: Full Day
  • Check-in: 8:30am
  • Water Taxi: yes
  • Walking: no
  • Catered: yes
  • Experience: none
Take your trip that bit further and escape the calm waters of the southern Abel Tasman to brave the mad mile.

Once the madness is behind you wind down with a cruising sail (weather dependant) in to the Anchorage and meet your water taxi to bring you back to Marahau.

With various accommodation options available in Anchorage this trip is a great option for travelers wanting the incorporate some kayaking into their Abel Tasman plans.

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msk Magical Marine
$199pp onetahuti-anchorage KAYAK & WATER TAXI

  • Duration: Full Day
  • Check-in: 8:30am
  • Water Taxi: yes
  • Walking: no
  • Catered: yes
  • Experience: none
This is an Abel Tasman Classic, this trip checks off the list of Kayak must sees in the Park. 

Start the day with a water taxi trip to Onetahuti (Big Tonga), and kayak south through the Tonga Island Marine reserve, where wild life is abundant, penguins, seals, stingray, birds and for you lucky ones possibly dolphins and for those of you who carry extreme luck, orca whales.

Follow the coast line and it’s spectacular rock formation, pillars, arches and caves, lagoons and rivers and the odd golden beach.

Finish your day with a sail into the Anchorage to meet you water taxi back to Marahau.

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What to Know

MSK Guides
What can I say? We have a pretty old school approach here that is all about enjoyment.  Our guides are all Kiwis, locals with a real passion for our National Park.  We are all experienced instructors who pride ourselves in making your experience of the Abel Tasman genuine,unique and truly memorable.   


Safety

At the start of every MSK trip we give you a quick introduction to kayaking and how to make the best of your trip with us (Its called a safety briefing and it takes about 30 minutes). We also pride ourselves in providing you with the latest, specialised sea kayaking equipment to ensure your safety and comfort throughout your Abel Tasman experience.


Food
On all guided trips we provide lunch, snacks and refreshments (Strong plunger coffee!, and fresh organic New Zealand juice) throughout the day


What should you Bring?
Shorts, T-Shirt, Sandals/Shoes, Hat, Sunscreen, Sunglasses, Camera, Towel, Swimwear, Insect Repellant, Water bottle, Warm change of clothes, Personal medication.


We Provide?
Bouyancy Jacket, Paddle Jackets, Spray Decks, Bailing Pumps, Waterproof Maps, Waterproof Camera Bags, Dry Bags, (Wet Suits, Booties, Thermals, Gloves & Hats during the winter months), Emergency Flares


Transport
For your convenience we run a daily return bus from Nelson (through Motueka) to Marahau each day. It saves you from having to drive, so you can sit back and take in the scenery.  $30 return from Nelson and free return from Motueka.  

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