Live Like a Local for the Day – Fly, Walk, Cruise & Kayak with our Marahau Adventurer Package.
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 the Tasman Bay.
We’ll drop you in Awaroa where you’ll walk for one hour along the Coastal track before meeting your kayak guide at Onetahuti and setting off 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 parks magnificent golden beaches. You’ll get a chance to swim, lounge on the beach or explore the area.
From here you’ll be paddle onwards 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 the Hooked on Marahau Restaurant.
Depart Motueka Airport by helicopter at 8am or 8.30am.
Walk from Awaroa to Onetahuti (approx 1 hour walk time)
Meet your kayak guide at Onetahuti beach at 10.30am.
Kayak to Anchorage and stop for a catered lunch along the way.
Water taxi from Anchorage to Marahau at 4pm.
Enjoy a complimentary beverage at Hooked on Marahau waterfront restaurant before taking the bus back to Motueka or Nelson.