Water taxi north to the golden expanse of Onetahuti beach to discover New Zealand fur seals Kekeno and little blue penguins at Tonga Island Marine Reserve. Kekeno are extremely good swimmers watch them in their natural environment on Tonga Island. Paddle south with the breeze, exploring sculptured granite headlands, tranquil lagoons and everything that’s special about the heart of the Abel Tasman. Your guide has many stories of Maori and European settlers, and the natural history of this picturesque area. Return to Marahau by water taxi.
- top quality double kayak, lifejacket, paddle, spray skirt, paddle jacket
- dry bags for cameras, detailed map, full safety briefing with a qualified guide
- Day 1 : Marine Reserve TourItinerary* 8.30am Check in and meet your guide. 9.00am Water Taxi to Onetahuti. 10.15am Arrive at Onetahuti. 10.30am Kayak from Onetahuti to Anchorage. Kayak approx 4 hours with breaks.. 1.00pm Enjoy lunch in the Bark Bay area. 3.45pm Arrive Anchorage. 4.00pm Water taxi to Marahau. 4.30pm Arrive back in Marahau. *Subject to change and weather.Meals :Lunch
8.30am (1 Oct - 30 Apr) except Christmas Day
Bus Transfer from Nelson $30 return, $15 return from Motueka
Lunch included. Please let us know if you have any dietary requirements.