Freedom Anchorage
Availability: All year round
Summer Departure(s): 8.30am, 10.30am
Winter Departure(s): 9.00am
Trip duration: Full Day
Activity level: Moderate
Ideal for: People wanting to kayak and then continue walking the Coastal Track
Kayak info: Marahau to Anchorage

Freedom Anchorage

From $105

We provide you with a kayak and all of the safety gear you will need for your day-long kayaking adventure. After a briefing and instructions on how to use the equipment by a friendly kayaking instructor, you set off from Marahau to spend your day exploring the southern stretch of the Abel Tasman at your own pace, on your way through to Anchorage. You leave your kayak on the beach at Anchorage and we’ll have it transported back to Marahau on a water taxi. From Anchorage, you can continue walking north along the Abel Tasman Coastal Track. Alternatively walk back to Marahau (3.5hrs) or catch a water taxi.

We run a daily shuttle bus to Marahau from Nelson and Motueka.  If you don’t have your own transport please give us a call on 0800 80 80 18 to add bus transfers to your booking.

  • Minimum age 14 years
  • Minimum 2 people

What’s included in this tour?

Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • 1 day kayak hire
  • Kayak retrieval


  • Kayak from Marahau to Anchorage
  • Either: Walk north into the Park or
  • Walk south back to Marahau or
  • Water taxi back to Marahau (+$40)

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