Gourmet Platter
Availability: All year round
Summer Departure(s): 8.30am
Winter Departure(s): 9.00am
Trip duration: Full Day
Activity level: Moderate
Ideal for: Walking the most scenic section of the Park and kayaking in the calmest waters!
Kayak info: Observation Beach to Marahau
Cruise info: Marahau to Torrent Bay: 45 min. Bark Bay to Observation Beach: 30 min
Walk info: Torrent Bay to Bark Bay

Gourmet Platter

From $190

Travel by water taxi to Torrent Bay in the morning. Walk the beautiful coastal track between Torrent Bay and Bark Bay, including across the Falls River Swingbridge. Eat your lunch at Bark Bay before catching a water taxi south, back to Observation Beach. Join up with your guide before kayaking through the sheltered waters of the Astrolabe Roadstead visiting golden beaches, the wildlife on Adele Island sanctuary and the other wonders of the southern Abel Tasman. Finish with a sail home to Marahau on the sea breeze.

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 12 years

What’s included in this tour?

Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • 1 day kayak hire
  • Water taxi transfers for you and your kayak
  • Optional lunch for $15


  • Water taxi from Marahau to Torrent Bay
  • Walk from Torrent Bay to Bark Bay
  • Water taxi from Bark Bay to Observation Beach
  • Kayak from Observation Beach to Marahau

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latest news!

Freedom Kayak Trips: All freedom kayak trips are operating as of now.
Guided Kayak Trips: All guided kayak trips will be operating from the 1st of Oct 2020.

From now until the 30th Sept 2020 we will not be operating guided kayak trips due to current covid-19 operational conditions with the exception of the Fantasy Island guided kayak trip.

our bus services are temporarily suspended until the 1st of november 2020