Experience Highlights

  • Enjoy a swimming, bush walk, snorkelling or kayaking excursion while exploring the Abel Tasman National Park
  • Visit the magnificent Tonga Island seal colony
  • Witness the remarkable Split Apple Rock in all its glory
  • Enjoy this intimate sailing excursion with a maximum of eight guests or charter the yacht privately
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Type: Private Experience
  • Type: Group Experience


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Cruise, kayak, swim, bird watch, photograph, snorkel, walk, eat and relax all in one 6-hour scenic cruise experience around Abel Tasman National Park's coastline and Tonga Island seal colony. Boarding at Stephens Bay, Kaiteriteri, your journey begins by heading towards Split Apple Rock. While here, you can spot several shags drying their wings – as well as learn about the Maori legend surrounding its formation. Visit the resident fur seals before finding shelter for a light lunch. After which, you’re free to go swimming or embark on a relaxing bush walk along part of New Zealand's breathtaking Abel Tasman track while food is prepared. Or why not utilise the snorkelling equipment or sea kayaks? There are plenty of exciting activities available during the during the day. This small group experience caters for a maximum of 10 guests, offering a more intimate and flexible day. 


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