Abel Tasman Day trip - Kayak and Walk - Falls River Swing Bridge

Paddle & Walk

from $260
Combine a beautiful coastal walk between Torrent Bay and Bark Bay and an exhilarating kayak back to Anchorage. Book Now
Availability: Oct - Apr
Summer Departure(s): 8:30am
Trip duration: Full Day
Ideal for: Combining a walk and kayak in the middle of the Park
Activity level: Challenging
Cruise info: Marahau to Torrent Bay: 45 min. Anchorage to Marahau: 45 min.
Walk info: Torrent Bay to Bark Bay: 2.5 hrs
Kayak info: Bark Bay to Anchorage: 2 hrs

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Paddle & Walk

Water taxi into the heart of the park to Torrent Bay in the morning. Walk the beautiful Abel Tasman Coast Track between Torrent Bay and Bark Bay, including crossing the Falls River Swingbridge. Eat your lunch at Bark Bay and meet your guide before kayaking south to Anchorage. You’ll get a new perspective of the amazing beaches and bays you viewed from the water. Catch the 4pm water taxi from Anchorage back to Marahau.

  • Minimum age 12 years

What’s included in this tour?

Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • 1 day kayak hire
  • Optional lunch $20
  • Water taxi transfers for you and your kayak


  • Water taxi from Marahau to Torrent Bay
  • Walk from Torrent Bay to Bark Bay
  • Kayak from Bark Bay to Anchorage
  • Water taxi from Anchorage to Marahau

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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Risk Disclosure

In any outdoor adventure activity, participants are exposed to variations in weather conditions and therefore there is an element of risk involved.
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