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Vista Cruise, Water Taxi, Walk, Sea Kayak and Beachfront Lodges in Abel Tasman National Park. Guided and self-guided Combinations to suit you, year-round. A family business welcoming visitors since 1841! Options from 2 hours to 5 days. Overnight at...more
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1 Kaiteriteri-Sandy Bay Rd, Abel Tasman National Park 7197, New Zealand
+64 3-528 2027
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed a day walk in the Abel Tasman NP. To do so, the water taxi brought us to Medlands Beach and we hiked to Anchorage. That took us about 4hrs, with a short walk to Cleopatra Pools. We had to walk the high tide...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JuliaB6767
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I booked a 3-day tramp with a friend. On the plus side is the walk. It is spectacular and this is why it is one of the great walks of NZ. We enjoy the tramping but also like the glamping. This means we carry less...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SusanWellington
DJWAbelTas, Wilson Team Member at Wilsons Abel Tasman, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to detail your self-guided trip with us. I’m glad you enjoyed Abel Tasman National Park and most of your experiences. Our Lodge Hosts remember how upset you were on arrival. It was embarrassing to all concerned, especially your friend...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quite a boring 1.5hrs boat trip...feel the boat trip is just aimed at their taxi service to different bays. Some commentary but couldn’t hear it on the top deck. Cruising out quite far from shore so no chance of spotting any seals or wildlife. Friendly...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank f126
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quick cruise with excellent narration. 11.6km hike down to Anchorage (less than 4 hours). It was a beautiful walk at a healthy pace. We brought a lunch and ate at the picnic table in Torrent Bay. Walk ended at Anchorage with a gorgeous beach and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did the Beaches Bays and Seals kayak tour. First, we boarded a bus from downtown Nelson that took us to where we started our tour. The next part of the tour we met up with 1 of our guides, Hope, to fill out paperwork....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lisa A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had limited time and were not prepared to hike so I booked a boat cruise only. I was not told that the boat stops multiple times doubling the duration of the cruise. Everyone else got off for at least a 2 hour hike. I...More

Thank Voyager820380
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were picked up from Motueka by the free shuttle bus and taken to Kaiteriteri, where we joined the Wilson's tour boat that takes travellers to various bays and picks them up again later. We chose the tour that dropped us off at Awaroa Bay,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DavidJP48
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Wilson's offer many options for your abel tasman experience. When researching you will find many operators....for a one day trip that includes a ferry ride, kayaking and walking this one fits the bill perfectly. The booking was easy (over the phone). Tim and Joe, our...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

We did the three day tramping (hiking) trip through Abel Tasman and had an amazing experience. We were exhausted by the end, but so glad with what we accomplished. Our guide Irwin was excellent, and seemed to know every fern species in the bush. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Everything was great (even the weather)when we went to see the Abel Tasman NP with Wilsons. Bying tickets wirh good advice. Information and kindness on the boats. And on time. We went in nov. = not high season, and went 10.30 from Kaiteriteri having bought...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Response from whosgoingtobali | Reviewed this property |
You can take a trail that's out and back and go only as far as you'd like
Estefania R
11 February 2018|
Response from HLHAbeltas | Property representative |
Hi Estefania, thank you for reaching out to us. All our emails have been answered so without your email address I can't check what happened to your inquiry. All our trips can be booked online. Please email us again if you... More
Estefania R
11 February 2018|
Response from JJawandering | Reviewed this property |
Try emailing the I-Site information centre at Nelson or Motueka. I found staff very helpful at the Nelson centre.