Abel Tasman Sea Shuttle

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398 Rankers Reviews

385 Face-to-Face

37 Boat Cruises

5 Water Taxis

51 Hiking Tours

31 Abel Tasman

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Innovative design for comfort and safety
Beautiful Bark Bay Beach
Magical Awaroa
Children ride half price
Short-beaked common dolphin
Short-beaked common dolphin; a lucky encounter
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View from Crusader
The 'Peoples Beach'

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A locally owned water taxi company with purpose built, catamarans that have walk on/off ramp access to keep those hiking feet dry, where possible.

Departs up to 4 times daily from Kaiteriteri Beach and a daily coach transfer from Nelson/Motueka to Kaiteriteri.

The experienced skippers, informative and fun commentary, along with our comfortable vessels and many walk/cruise options, will be the highlight of your visit to the Abel Tasman National Park. All our vessels have ramps for easy entry and exit to the cabin area and toilets onboard for your comfort.

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Location

South IslandNelson RegionAbel Tasman

Categories

  • Boat Cruises
  • Water Taxis
  • Hiking Tours

Operating Season And Hours

We are open every day apart from Xmas day, we are closed.

Contact

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Reviews

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S Weslake

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Took the shuttle in partnership with Kaiteriteri Kayaks to spend a day on the water. The water taxi was kind enough to detour on the way back in order for us to see Split Apple Rock.

Reviewed 9 months ago and experienced in March 2018

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David

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Informative, beautiful coastline, good customer service, dolphins, seals and birds.

Reviewed over 1 year ago and experienced in January 2017

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Wendy

New Zealand

Ranking: 8/10

A great boat ride!

Reviewed over 1 year ago and experienced in January 2017

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DEBBIE LAMBERT

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Laid back style, but efficient. Friendly and knowledgeable staff/crew. Loved the informality of only needing my first name!! Smashing guided tour from Kaiteriteri to Awaroa for the ambient experience. Well worth the money.

Reviewed over 1 year ago and experienced in January 2017

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Charlie Friesen

Canada

Ranking: 10/10

Great service, easy to contact and find, very informative upon arrival. Was dropped off at Bark Bay by friendly boat driver, even brought us out of the way to show us Split Apple Rock, really sweet!

Reviewed almost 2 years ago and experienced in December 2016

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Niels

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Great sightseeing on the boat in the National Park; then a really nice walk of about three hours, then picked up 15 further, all very well organised, with pickup in the morning from the i-Site.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago and experienced in October 2016

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Guenter

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Ein toller Ausflug trotzdem es zeitweise geregnet hat - wir haben viele Robben und auch Delphine gesehen. Die Crew hat sich wunderbar gekümmert.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Ferry and Carlyn

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Good advice, nice service, even despite a little rain it was a beautiful cruise.

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Carl

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful trip along the National Park. Good commentary from the captain. Although we were late he went slow so that the dolphins could join us and swim near the boat.

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Tom Brien

Australia

Ranking: 8/10

Provided more than just transfers with showing us seals and Split Apple Rock. Seemed expensive at $65 to $70, but great staff, with great knowledge.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Virgil Spruit

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Good punctual service. Stops at all major bays. Gives some nice explanation along the way and some great jokes. Would definitely recommend this water shuttle.

Reviewed about 3 years ago and experienced in December 2015

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GONZALEZ ROBERTO

Ranking: 10/10

Review and pictures here
http://www.minube.com/rincon/el-taxi-acuatico-a-abel-tasman-a3660062#user-87065

Reviewed about 3 years ago and experienced in October 2015

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Marion and Ralf

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

A fantastic trip!

Reviewed almost 4 years ago and experienced in December 2014

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