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Abel Tasman Sailing Adventures

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Address: 5 Kaiteriteri-Sandy Bay Road | Kaiteriteri Beach, Kaiteriteri 7197, New Zealand
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+64 3-547 6666
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Come and participate, or simply relax, aboard our three, 10-metre...

Come and participate, or simply relax, aboard our three, 10-metre performance catamarans, experiencing high-calibre sailing while gliding through a golden corner of Aotearoa. Prices start at $80. With exclusive charters, sea kayaking, National Park walks, water-taxi rides, and even skydiving to add to your sailing, we have comprehensive Abel Tasman combinations. The sensation is truly amazing when the sails raise, inflate, and send you cruising over the gorgeous waters of the Abel Tasman National Park.

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Brilliant all day sail

Back December I did a full day sailing around the Able Tasman on a lovely catamaran. Jane on reception was lovely and welcoming and the service carried through the whole trip. The... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
GiSanders26
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Sydney, Australia

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Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Back December I did a full day sailing around the Able Tasman on a lovely catamaran. Jane on reception was lovely and welcoming and the service carried through the whole trip. The captain who im pretty sure was called Mark was very professional, friendly and made the day so much fun. He had lots of knowledge about the local Area... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fabulous way to sail up the Able Tasman coast stopping at interesting historic and nature spots, especially hearing the bellbirds singing magic. Very comfortable on board and a good amount of time on the beach for lunch and explore before back sailing again. Thanks to our Captain Tim who looked after us on board and land staff, great communication... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time sailing along the coast of the Abel Tasman National Forest. It was a great small group experience....away from the crowds. We had a perfect day with Tim, our captain stopping to see seals and other attractions along the coast before stopping for a terrific picnic lunch. Definitely check it out...easy to take the bus from... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an amazing chilled way to see the National park. The guide that took us was very informative and answered any questions. Free tea and coffee was provided and you can also bring your own alcohol if you wish. We stopped off at some beautiful beaches and went swimming in some crystal clear water, also saw some seals. Highly... More 

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Sailing09, Owner at Abel Tasman Sailing Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks for your recommendation! Great that you enjoyed your day. Thank you. More 

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Reviewed 21 March 2017

My wife and I had awesome day out sailing around Abel Tasman National Park. Lots of good facts were given about the history of the area. Much more peaceful and enjoyable than a ferry.

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Sailing09, Owner at Abel Tasman Sailing Adventures, responded to this review

It is always fantastic to turn off the engine and to just relax and listen to the sounds of sailing. We often say it's the peaceful, quiet, relaxing way to experience The Park. Thanks for sailing with us. More 

Amsterdam
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

Our family of five (three young kids) experienced a magnificent three day / two night sailing trip on the beautiful Te Harinui. We loved every minute of it. Martin is a great and experienced skipper that not only knows the area like the back of his hand (he and his wife are active in the park for a twenty odd... More 

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Sailing09, Owner at Abel Tasman Sailing Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful comments. It was a pleasure to have you and your family on board. We have had boats longer than our kids (now teenagers) so have learnt a few tricks about family entertainment along the way! It is in seeing the satisfaction, the learning and the joy in our guests from having a great experience on... More 

Nelson, New Zealand
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39 reviews
25 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

My Mum and myself really enjoyed our day out sailing on the catamaran. The skipper was awesome and very knowledgable pointing out all the attractions. The lunch included, one gluten free, was the best I have had on any trip. Well worth spending a day out for this.

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Sailing09, Owner at Abel Tasman Sailing Adventures, responded to this review

Great that you enjoyed your day out with us. With our lunches we do try to cater for most dietary requirements and excellent that you enjoyed yours so much. Thanks. More 

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5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We were traveling with a group of friends, (two other couples - six of us in total) and chartered a private sailing tour. We had an awesome time. The boat was comfortable, and great for the size of our group. Our captain Tim took us around Abel Tasman park and tailored our route and stops to our preferences, and he... More 

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Sailing09, Owner at Abel Tasman Sailing Adventures, responded to this review

A private tour is certainly a special way to experience some of the quiet and magic places of The Park. No fixed itinerary means we can customise the trip to what you enjoy and it seems Tim did this just right for you. Thanks for choosing us. More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We booked this tour because we thought it would give us a good impression of Abel Tasman NP and also enable us to walk through the native bush after the cruise. There wasn't a lot of information given to us whilst on board although wildlife was pointed out and also some of the special islands and features e.g. Split Apple... More 

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Sailing09, Owner at Abel Tasman Sailing Adventures, responded to this review

I always wish we could have sunny weather for our sailors but that can't always be the case. We do try our best in interrupting the weather forecast but may not always get this right. Flip flops are fine on the beach or short walks but I would always recommend strong footwear for the longer walks. Generally good trainers are... More 

Dunstable, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Pick one of a good range of boat trip and walking options highlighting the beauty of the Abel Tasman National Park from the sea and the coastal track. Take a picnic and your swimsuit to make the most of the day. Brilliant.

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Sailing09, Owner at Abel Tasman Sailing Adventures, responded to this review

Yes, it's not just sailing trips we offer but you can combine a half day sail with walking, water taxi combo or even with kayaking. Mix it up so you can get the right trip for you! More 

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