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South IslandNelson RegionAbel Tasman

Discover Abel Tasman with Kahu Kayaks

Kahu Kayaks welcomes you to the Abel Tasman National Park, our golden piece of Aotearoa. We are a genuine, small kayak company, 100% locally owned and operated based in Marahau, with loads of experience taking guided kayaking trips in the Abel Tasman.

A range of guided kayaking tours and freedom rental sea kayaking trips in kayak canoes. Guided kayak trips with guides that will take you along a stunning stretch of coastline for a fantastic sea kayaking experience. Enjoy panoramic views of Abel Tasman National Park, check out nesting cormorants, sea caves, islands and the world famous Split Apple Rock.

Our Abel Tasman freedom kayaking package allows you the independence to see the wonders of the coastline at your own pace with all it's spectacular views and natural spots to visit and outdoor activities.

Full and half day guided sea kayaking trips around the Abel Tasman National Park coastline. Fantastic panoramic views, sea caves, islands, and the Tonga island seal colony to explore along the way, along with other popular and historic attractions.

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Email: paddle@kahukayaks.co.nz

Website: Kahu Kayaks

Phone: 0800 300 101

Phone (intl): 0064 3 5278300

Abel Tasman Address:
Marahau Beach RD 2 Motueka 7161

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ToGy

Belgium

Ranking: 8/10

Good equipment, friendly and funny staff.

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Anne King

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Very friendly, good transport service which could be better. Provide cold drinks at beach stops.

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Harald

Austria

Ranking: 10/10

Great tour, was really wonderful, the guides were all very friendly. Told us stories about the Abel Tasman NP, Golden Bay and some islands.

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Remy van Heugten

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

A walk and kayak tour in one day. Very well organised. Quite expensive though. Still, great guide on the kayak tour seeing seals and one penguin!!

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Lilja Bjork Hermannsdottir

Iceland

Ranking: 7/10

Went for a walk in the Abel Tasman and kayak in the afternoon. Very touristic in the park. I went for an alternative less busy route. Friendly guys - bit factory work feeling, but I got what I expected.

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Mark Bakker

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Nice way to get to know the Abel Tasman park - nice people/well organised.

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Fran & Roger

Switzerland

Ranking: 10/10

Easy booking, good flyer, nice and friendly staff, great experience, nice lunch. Interesting information about New Zealand and wildlife.

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Annika

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

What an awesome day! Okay, we were extremely lucky with the weather and wildlife, but later we talked to other travellers and the owner of the backpackers where we stayed - all of them highly recommended Kahu, because of the friendly and knowledgable stuff. Liked the humor a lot (just watch the video on their homepage...) ;)

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Keith_W

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Kahu Kayaks was recommended to me by the ladies at the Motueka Top 10 holiday park, and I booked the 'Swingers Delight' trip as offering a little bit of everything. I'm reallly glad I did go with Kahu Kayaks, as I had a great day in Abel Tasman - from the pick-up in the morning until being dropped home later in the day. Highlights were: watching a seal feed its pup; coffee on the beach, and; the wonderful views from the Abel Tasman track . I found all the crew to be very friendly, and I was glad to be supporting a locally-owned enterprise.

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Deirdre Hayes

Ireland

Ranking: 8/10

Excellent experience, friendly staff, but felt it was a little expensive.

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Cornelia & Josef

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Very nice day out in Abel Tasman. Good kayaking guides and sailing was great.

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Gert

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

A very nice Kayak trip with great guide! the trip along the coast is very beautiful and we got to see, from very nearby, penguins, seals, and great birds. The company also offers a combination with a scenic tour, this was not really our cup of tea and we suggest to take the beautiful walk through Abel Tasman park back instead.

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katel86

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Winter Wonderland trip was brilliant. Our guide Andy was funny, lunch was delish (i will always remember the muffin) seals, penguins and scenery were beautiful. Great day trip!