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Abel Tasman Sea Shuttle Ltd

Motueka 7197, New Zealand
+64 800 732 748
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Very good cruise along the coast of Abel Tasman National Park.

There are several companies proving transportation by boat along the coastline of this great park... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
James K
Toronto, Canada
Beautiful views and fun guides!

We did the discovery day where the boat takes you around the whole park and then drops you off in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
New York City, New York
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Abel Tasman Sea Shuttle is a family owned company that offers tours in the Abel Tasman National Park. Our boats are designed for easy access with ramps(no steps or stairs), protection from the elements and toilets on board. Our reputation is built on customer care. Our boats are comfortable, fast and roomy allowing excellent photographic opportunities. Experience the best New Zealand has to offer with Abel Tasman Sea Shuttle.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“national park” (26 reviews)
“tonga quarry” (12 reviews)
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Motueka 7197, New Zealand
+64 800 732 748

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Reviewed 5 days ago

There are several companies proving transportation by boat along the coastline of this great park and we chose Sea Shuttle. The guide/boat captain provided a lot of information of the different stops along the way, which ones required the most / least hiking, trail difficulty,...More

Thank James K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the discovery day where the boat takes you around the whole park and then drops you off in Medlands Beach and pick you up in Anchorage (about a 4 hour hike). Super professional staff who provide you with interesting facts about the park...More

Thank JetsetHer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked the Kayak, Seals, and Cruise combination via email. We chose them because of the great option and because they offered an incredibly generous bus service from Nelson to Kaiteriteri, just south of Abel Tasman National Park. Unfortunately, our hostel didn't make it onto...More

Thank kshrinath26
Reviewed 16 June 2017

As opposed to some of their competitors these guys offer free bus transfer from Richmond or Nelson, which is very valuable for many of our guests!

Thank ThePearOrchard
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We only had two days in Kaiteriteri and wanted to see the Abel Tasman Park in some way. A person in our party is not able to hike so taking a ride on the water taxi seemed like a great solution. We bought the full...More

Thank jpape_titusville
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Abel Tasman Sea Shuttle was a great company to utilise for a visit into the Abel Tasman National Park. My partner and I booked a Seals, Bridges and Walk tour and were extremely happy with it. Starting from our bus pick up and friendly driver,...More

Thank Amy R
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We unfortunately only had two days in this region but are really glad we spent one day doing the 'Discoverer' day trip with this company. We walked from Medlands Bay to Anchorage which took about 3 hours. It's a really great way to see the...More

Thank fishandch1ps
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I booked the Abel Tasman cruise and enjoyed it enormously. It is a lovely part of the world, and the trip gave us a good look at the many lovely beaches and other features along the Park. Mike, the skipper, and Nic his colleague were...More

Thank H3913LQdavidl
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We took a 9 am cruise around the national park ( "Discovery Day") and later got off at Medland Beach to hike back to Anchorage Point. The shuttle picked us up at Anchorage Point ( 3:30 pm or 5 pm - your choice) and brought...More

Thank Magdalena6804
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

This was our second trip on sea shuttles and well worth it. The commentary is funny and informative there is alot to experience and see with sea shuttles. There are various trips pick ups and drop offs within the national park. There are some snacks...More

Thank PatMacnz64
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Response from NZSwanns | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I think the easiest sections for walking are anywhere from Marahau through to Awaroa. We got dropped off by water taxi to Torrens Bay and walked to Awaroa and it was about 6.5 hours including breaks which was quite a... More