Abel Tasman Marahau Water Taxis

Abel Tasman Marahau Water Taxis

Reviews

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Alice

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

We were thoroughly impressed with these guys! We booked to be dropped off and presumed it was going to be a straight forward ride but they crew were really knowledgeable which really added to the experience! They gave us a tour of split apple rock and shared loads about the local wildlife and area. They were efficient and really friendly - would recommend!

Reviewed almost 2 years ago

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Rohzine

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Convenient and friendly water taxi.

Reviewed about 2 years ago and experienced in January 2017

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Steve Shaw

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

The water taxis are awesome. Punctual, friendly, great boat. Brilliant!

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in December 2016

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Frederik Fuchs

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Awesome ride, skipper and views.

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in October 2016

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Kenlly

Netherlands

Ranking: 7/10

Expensive but an experience. Beautiful views and stories!

Reviewed about 3 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Anna-Lisa Funk

Ranking: 10/10

Amazing views of Abel Tasman National Park. Good to have both walking (hiking) and water tour.

Reviewed about 3 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Falko

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Starting from Marahau, the aqua taxi brings you to several points along the Abel Tasman Coast Track. Stopping at the divided apple rock and a seal colony, the ride itself is a fantastic activity. Price ($35 to Torrent Bay) is okay. Boats at cruising at 50kmh.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in November 2015

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Sophie Kalnymsky

Canada

Ranking: 9/10

Fun and efficient. They double as tourist guides and allow you to walk any small or big portion of the Abel Tasman area. Taxis are on time. They make sure you know where you are going when they drop you off. Safe also.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Inge van Noorf

Netherlands

Ranking: 7/10

Quite expensive but good to see the view on the water.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in December 2014

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Max Grabowski

Germany

Ranking: 7/10

Bit too expensive, though a good attraction.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Max Tetzlaff

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

High price but good tour with a lot of information.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Julia Schabenberger

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Price is reasonable, great possibility to see different parts of the National Park.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago and experienced in April 2014

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Paula Renton

New Zealand

Ranking: 7/10

Went on a scenic cruise mid March. Tour guide skipper Paul was very good and knowledgeable.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Nina Helmling

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Very cramped but otherwise the fastest way to get from A to B in the Abel Tasman Park. Nice surprise tractor ride in the end!

Reviewed almost 5 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Romina De Hill

Argentina

Ranking: 8/10

It was fun. We went from Marahau to Anchorage Bay and walked back. It was a bit expensive for a short ride though.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Julia Kallenbach

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

We took the water taxi to Anchorage Bay and the trip was nice, the skipper kindly. We got the first date we wanted.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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Kristine and William

Norway

Ranking: 7/10

Good guide, nice to get a scenic tour, not just a taxi straight there.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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David Lee

New Zealand

Ranking: 8/10

Very friendly and informative staff offering a range of services to help you enjoy one of the most beautiful areas of the country.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Thomas Fischer

Switzerland

Ranking: 10/10

Perfect organisation of trip. Professional and caring skipper.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Tanja and Pascal

Germany

Ranking: 7/10

Friendly staff, too expensive.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Barbara

Switzerland

Ranking: 10/10

Booked a trip to Totaranui and had actually a tour with sighseeting and dolphin and seal watching!

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in December 2012

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Michal

Israel

Ranking: 9/10

Very good but very expensive.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Fahl

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Skipper was friendly, price a bit too high, since it is only transport without further fun-factor.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in December 2012

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Knorr Bracher

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Super.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in November 2012

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Dijkshourn

Netherlands

Ranking: 7/10

The roundtrip by taxi was nice, see a lot of things. Picked us up at the right time.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Alex Laidlaw

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Excellent service.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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C Schaap

Netherlands

Ranking: 7/10

OK, some waiting on the way back.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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gareth williams

United Kingdom

Ranking: 7/10

whilst the walk in the park was lovely this service was let down by the fact the pick up was 25 mins late in getting to us. An excuse was given by the driver that the other boat should have told him we were there waiting. other than that this service provides a day walking in the park if the full walk is not practicable.

Reviewed almost 7 years ago

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Carole Carter

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

45 minute trip Marahau - Torrent Bay. $32. Good value and a beautiful walk back along Abel Tasman track.

Reviewed almost 7 years ago and experienced in March 2012

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Jessica Tilly

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Transfer to day walk, nice guides, explained a lot and showed us around.

Reviewed almost 7 years ago and experienced in March 2012

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Jen Sweeting

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

On time, friendly, efficient and informative.

Reviewed almost 7 years ago and experienced in March 2012

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Bernie Rihari

New Zealand

Ranking: 8/10

Friendly. Helpful when we wanted to catch an earlier than scheduled taxi back. We were unsure if the non english speaking passengers understood the instructions.

Reviewed almost 7 years ago and experienced in March 2012

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Heath

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Excellent service.

Reviewed almost 7 years ago and experienced in March 2012

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J Jmal

United States

Ranking: 10/10

Took water taxi to Bark Bay in Abel Tasman National Park and walked 7.8 km to Anchorage Bay. Water taxi picked us up and took us back to Marahau. Great day and beautiful scenery.

Reviewed almost 7 years ago and experienced in March 2012

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Andreas Schacke

Switzerland

Ranking: 9/10

Good fun being pulled by tractor, friendly, helpful staff, nice stops and information. Overall a great experience,

Reviewed almost 7 years ago and experienced in March 2012

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Camp

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Thoroughly enjoyable.

Reviewed almost 7 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Domroes

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Good trip and tips!

Reviewed almost 7 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Re Wardlaw

England

Ranking: 9/10

Helpful and very well informed staff. (Shop and taxis).

Reviewed almost 7 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Monika Kneidl

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Scenic boat trip along the Abel Tasman coastline, very friendly and helpful staff.

Reviewed almost 7 years ago and experienced in March 2012

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C Wardlaw

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Useful service, driver could have been more informative about the surroundings.

Reviewed almost 7 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Wil de Kubber

Netherlands

Ranking: 7/10

Nice people and well organised.

Reviewed about 7 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Webb & Muckelt

England

Ranking: 7/10

Well organised, took taxi and did a short walk.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Markus

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

A bit pricey, but good service. Well organised.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Ken

Australia

Ranking: 7/10

A nice day out but a little pricey.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Gerhard Schoenmeubeck

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Effective, puncutal and friendly.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Dirk & Marlene

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Much fun, very good guide/skipper.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Louis Smit

Netherlands

Ranking: 7/10

Good service, flexible in times for return trip, they should advise to bring a towel because you get wet feet.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Mesa Anderson

United States

Ranking: 10/10

Used this service to travel back to Marahau after 3 day Abel Tasman track. This was a great way to conclude the trip.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Berry

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Lovely people, easy to book and looked after us well.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in November 2011

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Wolter Zigterman

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Fantastic organisation! Joyful captains!

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in November 2011

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Sebastian

Germany

Ranking: 7/10

Friendly and cool staff, quite a high price.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in November 2011

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Jaime Ress

Australia

Ranking: 8/10

Nice, friendly and informative drivers. Flexible too, were happy to help. We went for a great trip around to Abel Tasman National Park - took their time, answered all our questions.

Reviewed almost 8 years ago and experienced in March 2011

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Gerryq Winters

Canada

Ranking: 9/10

Provided insight to the park, transport was organised and on time.

Reviewed almost 8 years ago and experienced in March 2011

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Ute Janich

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Excellent opportunity to get to several points in Abel Tasman National Park. Many different offers and good service.

Reviewed almost 8 years ago and experienced in April 2011

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Nicky Bell

England

Ranking: 10/10

Friendly skipper took us to the top of the Abel Tasman Track (Separation Point) calling at every bay and place of interest with interesting info to entertain us for a bargain. $42 best water taxis for Tasman.

Reviewed almost 8 years ago and experienced in April 2011

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Sallie Calvert

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

Flexible, co-operative, informative about local history as we toured, extra effort.

Reviewed almost 8 years ago and experienced in April 2011

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Walker

Australia

Ranking: 8/10

Good service, reliable and informative.

Reviewed almost 8 years ago and experienced in March 2011

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Chris Forrest

Australia

Ranking: 8/10

Did the scenic boat trip - 3hr return trip from Marahau to Totaranui via Split Rock and Seal Colony. Great way to spend a few hours on the water - good value.

Reviewed almost 8 years ago and experienced in March 2011

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Bryan & Ineke Beck

Australia

Ranking: 7/10

Good trip but very cramped in full boat.

Reviewed almost 8 years ago and experienced in March 2011

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Prideaux

Australia

Ranking: 7/10

Interesting trip. Too crowded/lacked space with all larger sized people on board.

Reviewed almost 8 years ago and experienced in March 2011

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Nick van de Belt

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

The driver was great, made a taxi a great experience. Seen nice things and enjoyed the Abel Tasman track.

Reviewed almost 8 years ago and experienced in March 2011

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AJ van Pelt

Netherlands

Ranking: 10/10

Beauty of nature and variety!

Reviewed almost 8 years ago and experienced in March 2011

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Kimberly St Louis

United States

Ranking: 10/10

Fun staff, on time.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in February 2011

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Gabriele Achilles

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Its fun to cross the water at maximum speed like 007, but here at the A.T.N.P. a little more patience seems to be needed by the tourists for a sustainable way of tourism. We all owe this the N.P., unique in the world!

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in March 2006

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Maxine Lees

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Friendly, affordable, punctual, comfortable door to door (almost) service.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Matt Haneline

United States

Ranking: 10/10

Unbelievable views, friendly. Great way to spend a whole day.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Rens Hemselmans

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Bit expensive, but good job.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Marianne Swauger

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Everything was excellent and well organised.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Claudia Jackson and Geoffroy van Roelenbosch

England

Ranking: 9/10

Good service, the drivers showed us as much as possible, rocks, seals, penguins. They won't just abandon you, they have hearts:).

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Sophia Kelly

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Excellent service, guided us with different options. They ran to a good time schedule, very enjoyable boat ride with a bit of banter thrown in from our captain Nick, service with a smile.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Bekema

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Good service, excellent trip. You also go along the rocks with the seals.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in February 2011

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Maike

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Taxi with a lot of sight seeing and a very nice boat driver.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Mikel Bruijnaers

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Picked us up and took us back to the camping ground. Good information about the region. Good service after all.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Jim & Suzy Ducker

United States

Ranking: 10/10

Took water taxi to Bark Bay - walked the 15miles back. Friendly driver and easy to co-ordinate.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Mark Leeuwenburgh

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Good service, nice on time.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Hartheib Schmid

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Flexible and friendly.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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LandJ

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Very well organised.

The taxi service enabled us to have a great walk along the Abel Tasman Coastal Track.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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J Holden

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

Informative. Did round trip.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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M Theuws

Netherlands

Ranking: 10/10

Very nice skipper. Showed us beautiful spots and when we were too late to get back on time they picked us up with the last canoe boat!!

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Wendy Good

Australia

Ranking: 8/10

Well-organised, family of personable staff, we were dealing from over seas.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Heini Sutter

Switzerland

Ranking: 10/10

Great idea walking and transportation of best places. Great experience.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Eva Bock

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Took water taxis and a kayak trip with them and enjoyed both a lot.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Jeroen

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Friendly, relaxed approach. Skippers happy to chat and talk about area.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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C P Lawrence

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

A very good service, even if the young man 'driving' enjoyed showing off!

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Steve Pearce

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Efficient, pleasant staff, safety conscious, highly recommended.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Faucon

France

Ranking: 8/10

Very good trip but the guide speaks very quickly for us.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Liz Foxwell-Canning

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

We hadn't expected as much information along our journey - it was great.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Laura Hayes

Ireland

Ranking: 8/10

4pm mis the last boat back and we would have liked another 2-3 hours in the National Park.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Andy Martin

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Friendly and helpful - also give a tour on the way.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Beate Godsk

Denmark

Ranking: 9/10

Good entertaining guide. Plus an extra trip to Split Apple Rock.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Katny

New Zealand

Ranking: 8/10

Running commentary/information, lovely scenic stops and fun ride.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Daniel Fischer

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Good service, happy guides, extremely funny.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Sarah Wild

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Great service, friendly and informative, we had a great ride and pick up. It must be hard for the operators/skippers to say the same things everyday and sound as though we were the first to hear it. Well done.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Joanne Byrne

Ireland

Ranking: 8/10

Very nice service - friendly and charming drivers!

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Andreas

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Very well organised, friendly staff - an absolute must do!!

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Steve and Kay Unguran

United States

Ranking: 10/10

Best day of trip! Did neat day in the park, walk - wonderful!

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Bettina Mikschi

Austria

Ranking: 9/10

Picked us up in Totaranui after we did the Abel Tasman Coast Track, we arrived early and wanted to take an earlier boat - wasn't possible! Would be great next time because cost a lot!

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Daniel Bogdanowitsch

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Drive with the water taxi to Onetahati and walk down to Anchorage (or Torrent Bay). Water taxi picks you up there.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Derek Dean

New Zealand

Ranking: 8/10

Good customer service, timely, friendly.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Anne

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Good and friendly service.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Colin Daniels

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Expensive but still a memorable experience in a beautiful area.

Reviewed almost 9 years ago and experienced in February 2010

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Polil

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

The driver was very friendly! He offered us a break on the beach! Very funny/interesting water.

Reviewed almost 9 years ago and experienced in March 2010

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theblack

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

We were rained out on the Abel Tasman, and thanks to the park warden and a very brave water taxi guy, we got out of a situation at Awaroa that we thought we may have been in for considerably longer than we were!!

Reviewed almost 9 years ago

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Behrenot

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Friendly staff, good equipment, well organised.

Reviewed about 9 years ago and experienced in May 2010

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edwardasmith

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Excellent water taxi service to the Abel Tasman coastal path. Strongly recommend.

Reviewed about 9 years ago and experienced in May 2010

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fetidlobster

Australia

Ranking: 2/10

Unfriendly and unhelpful staff. Would not recommend. Schedule was also inconvenient; other water taxi companies seemed more flexible in their scheduling.

Reviewed about 9 years ago

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klokolosh

Ranking: 1/10

These guys were not very nice to deal with. They didn't operate their taxis on the schedule they posted and after 4 days of hiking, failure of service is not fun. In the end we had to catch one of the Aquataxis, which happened to turn up. When we asked for a refund from Marahau water taxi for not picking us up, they were belligerent and insisted on being paid for failure to deliver the service. I would never ever deal with these guys again. The guy from Aqua taxi was way nicer and it was a very nice experience. Do not book with Marahau Water Taxis.

Reviewed about 9 years ago

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Paul Frew

Ranking: 8/10

Professional & reliable & gave good information about pick up points & were very prompt with delivery & collection.

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in January 2010

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Mette

Denmark

Ranking: 9/10

Very well organised.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Bjorn Sall

Sweden

Ranking: 9/10

Great service, plus you get as unexpected guided tour on the way.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Wight

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Very friendly organised staff, day trips with pick ups from track.

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in April 2009

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Faurack

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Good organisation

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Wanda Lawson

Canada

Ranking: 8/10

Friendly staff, great boat ride but could have let us know we had to walk in the water to get off the boat.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Harm Kraai

United States

Ranking: 10/10

Good instructions, prompt, good humoured.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Matthiis & Femke

Netherlands

Ranking: 5/10

Entirely not what we expected it to be. The water taxi takes you from one bay to the other, fast, with boats with 225hp engines. That's good if you want to get to your destination fast, but not if you're looking for a scenic boat tour. Don't be misled by the name "scenic boat tour", it's just a way of getting the boats full.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Cheryl Gorman

Canada

Ranking: 10/10

Wil take tomorrow to go to Abel Tasman - cannot speak yet but looks good (maybe a little expensive).

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Joseph Borking

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Nice guys, Give good service, good humour. Tell about the surroundings as you go. Their planning to pick you up is ''on the clock''

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Pete H

Canada

Ranking: 8/10

Friendly driver, organized company. Everything went well.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Elisabeth Egerup

Denmark

Ranking: 10/10

Very beautiful trip - all day. We went for a walk for two hours, got picked up by a taxi and brought to a beach where we had lunch and an introduction to kayaking - Wuper!

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Doris Resch

New Zealand

Ranking: 8/10

Nice - but othing spectacular - walking was very good.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Chris & Dawn Humphries

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Fantastic tour, top friendly staff, great boats!! Only thing I would say is when you book tell people you will get wet to mid thingh.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Roma

France

Ranking: 9/10

Very helpful.

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in November 2009

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Thomas Signes

Switzerland

Ranking: 7/10

Very good but very expensive

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Gensen

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

He let us drop off half way through the park, and walked back the our campsite

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in November 2009

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Robb Howland

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Excellent services, v.friendly and co-operative. Did have to consider the price.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Huber

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

To Torrent Bay, cool driver, great fun.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Michael McGuinness

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Friendly, safe, punctual.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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JeanOddy

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

We walked to Anchorage in Abel Tasman Park and were picked up by water taxi. Taxi ride quite exciting and a total contrast to the walk.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Tanja Titze

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Very nice people, helpful, on time.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Peter Riches

Australia

Ranking: 8/10

Great idea for a service, seemed a little inefficient taking the boats out of the water each time but loved the old David Brown tractors. Skipper provided some interesting info.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Holliger

Switzerland

Ranking: 8/10

Well organized, friendly staff (Discover Abel Tasman)

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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John B

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

All aspects were good. Good explanations, helpful instructions,friendly, genuine staff. Could find no faults.

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in November 2008

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Ines O'Sullivan

Ireland

Ranking: 9/10

Great fun, gave us a little tour around the coast. Stopped to show us dolphins + seals

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in November 2009

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Thomas

Belgium

Ranking: 7/10

Good service but pricy

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in November 2009

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Julia May

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Nice boat, driver, explanations about Abel Tasman N.P, what we hadn't expected.

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in November 2009

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Bue Verrept

Belgium

Ranking: 7/10

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Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in November 2009

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Louis Duhaime

Canada

Ranking: 7/10

Friendly staff and Taxis on time - would have appreciated a ramp to get on / off boat & thus avoid having to remove shoes

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in November 2009

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Jakob Jurgen

Austria

Ranking: 9/10

Nice water taxi ride to Split Apple Rock then Tonga Island seals. Perfect organistation of delivery and pick up on beaches.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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marcusba

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Good drop off service into the lovely Abel Tasman.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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emily walters

England

Ranking: 9/10

really nice helpful guys and a great way to do the walk without staying in the park.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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pedawrds

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Great staff, super coxwains, very helpful. Fantastic environmental experience.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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MauzcoV

Netherlands

Ranking: 7/10

A good way to start your walking, they bring you the requested point or pick up.

Reviewed almost 10 years ago and experienced in March 2009

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FiensG

Belgium

Ranking: 7/10

Locations good, and facilities. Needs refreshing though, getting a bit old.

Reviewed almost 10 years ago and experienced in March 2009

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WinstonH

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Really nice way to start a hike in Abel Tasman. Nice people, interesting story.

Reviewed almost 10 years ago and experienced in March 2009

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Joel

France

Ranking: 9/10

Friendly captain, willing to answer questions. Pickup on time.

Reviewed almost 10 years ago and experienced in March 2009

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CharlesG

France

Ranking: 7/10

Good experience on the boat, nice views. Lots of explanations, warm welcom.
Still expensive and only 4 trips a day.

Reviewed about 10 years ago and experienced in March 2009

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LucieG

France

Ranking: 7/10

Explanations on the boat about wildlife, warm welcome but quite expensive and only 4 trips per day.

Reviewed about 10 years ago and experienced in March 2009

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AndrewF78

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Excellent. Good fun, service. Well worth it and very good price.

Reviewed about 10 years ago and experienced in February 2009

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WendyS

England

Ranking: 10/10

Informative, knowledgable. Helpful.

Reviewed about 10 years ago and experienced in February 2009

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TillE412

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Excellent trip. You have to do it, Abel Tasman National Park is a must.

Reviewed about 10 years ago and experienced in April 2009

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SSheil

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

A really good trip, with a pleasant helpful drive.

Reviewed about 10 years ago

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HermannR

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Very friendly, experienced. Great day tour offer, well organised. Good equipment.

Reviewed about 10 years ago and experienced in April 2009

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RubyJ

Belgium

Ranking: 3/10

Too expensive.

Reviewed about 10 years ago

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HerbertH

Austria

Ranking: 8/10

Day walk - Abel Tasman National Park.

Reviewed about 10 years ago

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LizG

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Friendly people + fun.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Tim_P

England

Ranking: 8/10

Good punctuality. Helpful staff.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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EelcoK

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Not just very practical, also great fun. They showed us some sights along the way with good information.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in February 2009

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JoseB

Netherlands

Ranking: 7/10

Taxi to Totaranui, back to Barkbay, have a nice walk to Torrant Bay. Then back by Taxi to Marahau.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in February 2009

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Byleveld

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Water taxi + walking back.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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NicoleG

Switzerland

Ranking: 7/10

We've bookd a tour to see the seals the splitted stone and to go hiking. I thought we didnt have enough time for seals and the splitted stone but to much for hiking.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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PeterG

Switzerland

Ranking: 7/10

Expensive.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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JulianeH

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

We saw seal pups and penguins. Good service and nice skipper.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in December 2008

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SiegfriedL

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Everything was Okay.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in February 2009

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KuzakUSA

United States

Ranking: 9/10

Good job.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Lynn White

China

Ranking: 9/10

had great time. friendly staffs, good service.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Robert

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Friendly, caring for people. Entertaining boat driver, very good menu of different tours.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Paul

Australia

Ranking: 8/10

Excellent service, very easy, good staff. Maybe needed a better tour spiel. Excellent walk.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Boris

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Very friendly & flexible.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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S

Australia

Ranking: 8/10

Excellent, efficient service from friendly staff.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Frances

Australia

Ranking: 8/10

Very efficient, well run & informative.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Katrina

Australia

Ranking: 8/10

Slick operators.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Jan

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Water taxi was great. Only the walk the recommended was 5hrs instead of a 6hr walk. Little expensive.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Chris

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Perfect organisation, perfect in time. A bit more time for a view on the Split Apple Rock would be nice.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Kristin

Denmark

Ranking: 9/10

Funny driver, good commentary and on time.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Ian

England

Ranking: 10/10

Excellent pilot and considerate driver.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Annemarie

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Very kindly, experienced the landscape.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Ludolph

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

It was alot of fun because it was quite windy and we jumped over the waves.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Carla

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Water taxi was ok. Restaurant at the beach motorcamp; not friendly people - nice food.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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groenewold

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Good watertaxi. Relaxed. Did some nice walks.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Steven

Netherlands

Ranking: 7/10

Nice opportunity to walk part of coastal track however, longer walking times / distances are restricted due to timetable - latest pickup between 3-4pm.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Gunhild

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Nice view.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Danielle

Israel

Ranking: 7/10

Nice ride, seal viewing, cool driver but a bit expensive.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Paul

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

We were shown wildlife (fur seals, cormorants, penguins) on the way to the start of our walk.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Loren

Canada

Ranking: 8/10

Good experience, but a bit fast. Not as much time to look.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Kirsten

Denmark

Ranking: 10/10

This area is the best in New Zealand. The idea of the water taxi's and the service they provide is excellent. They react positively when a passenger is not turning up at the arranged pick up time.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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David

Ireland

Ranking: 8/10

Abel Tasman National Park Water taxi service. Good information. On time departure and pick up. Friendly staff.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Maggie

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Good fun, informative, enabled access to beautiful Abel Tasman coastal walk.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Anette

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Great experience. Very friendly and informative.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Jordi

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Quick, flexible and affordable.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Lucy

Ranking: 9/10

Great ride into the Abel Tasman National Park.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Susan

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Great day in the Abel Tasman Park. Tonga to Torrent Bay - excellent boat trip, driver gave plenty of info into the area, history and pointed out highlights etc... Beautiful walk.

Reviewed almost 11 years ago

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CollyBob

England

Ranking: 9/10

Good service into the Abel Tasman National Park.

Reviewed about 11 years ago

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Ted Sebastian

Canada

Ranking: 8/10

Straight forward and well done.

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Ben Ackland

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

The taxi itself was good, we saw Split Apple Rock and they gave us some information.

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Ernie

New Zealand

Ranking: 7/10

Late to pick us up.

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Hannah Holmes

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Efficient fast service with unexpected information.

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Gustavo

Peru

Ranking: 10/10

Well organised, just perfect and the scenery is amazing.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in February 2008

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Sophia

Ranking: 8/10

Very Friendly. Good info from the driver. He said we could ask to stop the boat at any time to ask questions. Very good. The Abel Tasman track is excellent too.

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Thomas

Switzerland

Ranking: 8/10

Good service

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Roger & Margaret

England

Ranking: 10/10

The detour to see the 'split rock' and the tree nesting shags was a nice touch, and the ride was exhilarating. Concern about a long walk on a hot day with no hat, which had been accidentally left on the boat, was alleviated when the driver, made a special trip back 10 minutes later to return it back to me. Service like that deserves a 10.

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Christian Schutte

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

On the way they explained some things to us about native birds which was good - not usual for taxis! Pretty flexible with pick ups.

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Meiki

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

A few good stories.

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Samantha

United States

Ranking: 10/10

Very helpful. Lost passport at accommodation place but they helped find it.

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Fred and Tim

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Funny driver and he drove fast

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Abbey

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Quite informative. No criticisms.

Reviewed over 11 years ago