Beaches & Bays

from $102
Cruise by water taxi to Bark Bay then walk the scenic coast track to Anchorage. Book Now
Availability: All year round
Summer Departure(s): 9.00am, 10.30am
Winter Departure(s): 9.30am
Trip duration: Full Day
Ideal for: Walking the most scenic section of the Park
Activity level: Moderate
Cruise info: Marahau/Kaiteriteri to Bark Bay: 1 hr. Anchorage to Marahau/Kaiteriteri 45 min.
Walk info: Bark Bay to Anchorage: 3-4 hrs

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Beaches & Bays

Catch a morning water taxi into the Abel Tasman (Bark Bay), then enjoy a fantastic scenic walk past a succession of wonderful beaches and bays to Anchorage (3.5hrs). Highlights include the walk across the Falls River Swingbridge and across the Torrent Bay Estuary. Return to Marahau/Kaiteriteri on an afternoon water taxi.

What’s included in this tour?

Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • Water taxi fares


  • Water taxi from Marahau/Kaiteriteri to Bark Bay
  • Walk from Bark Bay to Anchorage
  • Water taxi from Anchorage to Marahau/Kaiteriteri

For transport between Nelson, Motueka and Marahau we recommend The Better Bus. You can book your transfers online or give them a call on 027 577 6975

Environmental Access Fee (EAF)

A portion of your ticket price goes directly towards preserving the unique environment you will enjoy on your trip in the Abel Tasman. This includes the compulsory concession fees paid to the Department of Conversation as well as voluntary contributions to local organisations and projects to improve the environment, ecology and access to the national park.
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