Marahau Adventurer

from $649
Experience the stunning Abel Tasman Coastline as you fly from Motueka to Awaroa, walk from Awaroa to Onetahuti and kayak back to Marahau!
Availability: Oct - Apr
Summer Departure(s): 8:00am
Trip duration: Full Day
Ideal for: Experiencing the Park from the air and the water
Activity level: Moderate
Cruise info: Anchorage to Marahau: 45 min.
Walk info: Awaroa to Onetahuti
Kayak info: Onetahuti to Anchorage

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Marahau Adventurer

Start your day with a stunning scenic flight in our luxury helicopter from Motueka Airport to Awaroa. Along the way you’ll be treated to breathtaking views of the Abel Tasman Coastline as well as orchards, vineyards, rivers, granite cliffs and views across Tasman Bay.

We’ll drop you at Awaroa where you’ll walk for one hour along the Coastal Track before meeting your kayak guide at Onetahuti. From there you will set off on a truly unique adventure through the Abel Tasman. You’ll paddle through the magical Tonga Island Marine Reserve with opportunities to view seals before stopping for a catered picnic lunch at one of the Park’s magnificent golden beaches. You’ll get a chance to explore the area to swim, or simply to lounge on the beach.

From here you continue paddling to Anchorage, one of the Abel Tasman’s most popular beaches, and then take an exhilarating water taxi ride back to Marahau (the start of the Abel Tasman Coastal Track). Travelling by water taxi allows you to get closer to the action before you wind up on the Marahau Waterfront enjoying a complimentary beverage at Hooked; the cafe and beer garden.

Catch the bus back to your vehicle at the Motueka Airport.

  • Minimum age 14 years

What’s included in this tour?

Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • Helicopter flight from Motueka to Awaroa
  • 1 day kayak hire (join guided trip)
  • Lunch & Snacks
  • Water taxi transfer for you and your kayak
  • One drink at Hooked
  • Bus from Marahau to Motueka


  • Helicopter from Motueka to Awaroa
  • Walk from Awaroa to Onetahuti
  • Kayak from Onetahuti to Anchorage
  • Water taxi from Anchorage to Marahau
  • Bus from Marahau to Motueka

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