Wilsons Abel Tasman Scenic Cruise

From NZ$50 per adult

Wilsons Abel Tasman Scenic Cruise

Relax in style with the best view of the Abel Tasman National Park from comfortable seats around tables on upper and lower decks with an Abel Tasman cruise. Featuring a cafe and bar on board. Let the friendly hosts introduce you to the stories of the landscape.

Scenic Cruises departing from Kaiteriteri. Hop off along the way or stay onboard to enjoy a relaxing Abel Tasman cruise. No need for you to go ashore to experience the wonders of Abel Tasman National Park with this Abel Tasman cruise. Take a full day or just a morning or afternoon.

Abel Tasman Cruise Options

9.20 am Departure

  • Available all year round
  • Returns 12.55 pm (summer) or 4.10 pm (low season – 19 April to 19 October)
  • Enjoy this spectacular coastal cruise from Kaiteriteri through the Astrolabe Roadstead to Torrent Bay and Bark Bay
  • Stop in at picturesque beaches and covers to collect walkers and kayakers
  • Pause to view the Tonga Island Seal Colony in the Marine Reserve
  • Then continue north to the isolated beaches to the long sweep of burnished sands at Totaranui before returning to Kaiteriteri

1.00 pm Departure

  • Available 20 October to 18 April
  • Returns 4.10 pm to Kaiteriteri
  • Enjoy this spectacular coastal cruise from Kaiteriteri through the Astrolabe Roadstead to Torrent Bay and Bark Bay
  • Stop in at picturesque beaches and covers to collect walkers and kayakers
  • Pause to view the Tonga Island Seal Colony in the Marine Reserve
  • Then continue north to the isolated beaches to the long sweep of burnished sands at Totaranui before returning to Kaiteriteri

4.15 pm Departure

  • Available 20 October to 18 April
  • Returns 6.00 pm to Kaiteriteri
  • Enjoy a pre-dinner aperitif to wind up for your evening, or an afternoon tea to unwind after a busy day.
  • Watch the sunset against the backdrop of forest, golden beaches and towering granite outcrops as you cruise the shelter waters of the Astrolabe Roadstead.
  • Cruise from Kaiteriteri to Tonga Beach return

Information

  • Front loading ramp for easy, safe and comfortable beach transfers
  • Comfortable seating with chairs around tables on upper and lower viewing decks
  • With its shallow draft, the catamaran hugs the shore, travelling in close to idyllic, golden beaches and making the most of the viewing opportunities offered by the crystal clear shallows
  • Your skipper and friendly hosts will introduce you to the natural highlights and fascinating history of the area
  • You can choose, sun and fresh air on the top deck, or relax on the sheltered lower deck
  • The onboard licensed cafe, serves a selection of hot and cold drinks accompanied by delicious snacks

Location

Wilsons Abel Tasman Head Office, Main Road, Motueka, New Zealand