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Abel Tasman Aqua Taxi - Day Tours

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Address: Sandy Bay Rd, Marahau 7197, New Zealand
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+64 3-527 8083
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Experience the breath-taking beauty of the Abel Tasman National Park from...

Experience the breath-taking beauty of the Abel Tasman National Park from the comfort of our purpose-built, eco-friendly water taxis. Whether you're looking for a short walk, a scenic day out, or a multi-day hiking adventure we have an option to suit. AquaTaxi gets you closer to those out-of-the-way spots along the Abel Tasman coastline and to the Park's incredible golden-sand beaches. Let the friendly team at AquaTaxi help you create an itinerary best suited to your needs, time and budget.

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Best way to see so much of Abel Tasman in a day

Very friendly skippers and offers the flexibility for you to do your own route - which beach you get off at, where you walk to and where they pick you up. All boats well... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Sydney
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very friendly skippers and offers the flexibility for you to do your own route - which beach you get off at, where you walk to and where they pick you up. All boats well maintained.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great service. The staff were friendly and knew what they were doing. The skipper, Justin, was a fountain if information. He took the time to show us the wildlife and scenic sights a long the way. A highlight was shag harbour which we were lucky enough to see as the tides were aligned. Definitely much more than a water taxi... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Well can't really review this . We had made a booking on phone . This is activated on arrival. When we got there weather had turned for the worse and I suffer a little with sea sickness. They were very honest and advised not to go. Probably didn't want someone getting sick on boat. Shame would love to have seen... More 

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Perth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Efficient and friendly company. They took us in a taxi up from Marahau to Anchorage with a little side trip to see Split Apple Rock. All safe and efficient. We then walked back to Marahau through the Abel Tasman park. A four hour walk. Much of this is through native forest and ferns with not too many views of the... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We used the water taxi service to take us up the Abel Tasman track so we could walk back. Despite literally hundreds of people being there at check in everyone got the trip they wanted with a minimum of fuss. Our ride was a bit of a tour seeing local highlights and seals before landing. Pick up was hassle free,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The customer service from AquaTaxi was excellent, and Paul, our chartered boat captain, provided a thoroughly enjoyable tour of the coastline, beaches, and related attractions of Abel Tasman National Park—with some interesting explanation of its history included. Ask him to take you to the restaurant in Marahu for lunch, and then pick you up and return to the water. What... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

operating out of Marahau, seem to have a monopoly, but means regular departures from early in morning til late afternoon

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La Plata, Argentina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

cool people, excellent service, usefull. a bit expensive but it is a good option to get to other very nice beaches without walking many hours to get there. we took the taxi to get to the beaches and then walk back (some were long walks!)

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even though a little expensive was a great experience. Our driver was funny & informative & we had a great transfer to anchoridge and walked back to marahau.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the boat from Totaranui to Bark Bay, and were given 3 hours to get to Awaroa to be picked up. We are fit and young and walked at a decent pace the entire time, however still did not get to Awaroa in time to be picked up. We missed our boat and there were no more that day... More 

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