Magical Marine Reserve
Availability: Oct - Apr
Summer Departure(s): 8.30am
Trip duration: Full Day
Activity level: Moderate
Ideal for: A full day of kayaking
Kayak info: Onetahuti to Anchorage
Cruise info: Marahau to Onetahuti: 1 hr 15 min. Anchorage to Marahau: 45 min.

Magical Marine Reserve

From $240

Travel by water taxi to Onetahuti in the morning to join your guided kayak trip. Paddle with your expert local guide southward through the glorious Tonga Island Marine Reserve visiting the friendly local wildlife. Enjoy your lunch on a golden beach before continuing our kayaking trip southwards and sail the sea breeze into Anchorage via tranquil lagoons. Water taxi from Anchorage back to Marahau.

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

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 Onetahuti
  • Kayak from Onetahuti to Anchorage
  • Water taxi from Anchorage 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