1 Day Abel Tasman National Park Kayak Rental

Want the Abel Tasman experience? Explore the 12 golden beaches of the Astrolabe area, in a kayak rental for a day. 


Make a booking with your preferred option.


  • 1 Day Kayak hire to explore on your own the forest-fringed Astrolabe offering the highest concentration of golden sandy beaches in the Abel Tasman.
  • The highlight of this trip is visiting Adele Island sanctuary, home to an array of protected native birds and a popular hang out for NZ fur seals. Experience the cacophony of bird sound that is unique to the Island. It's a beautiful day for those with only one day to spare. 

Please note a minimum of 2 is required for this trip (no solo hires).


  • Kayak hire and gear


Day 1 : One Day Rental


At 8:15 am, the day begins with a warm welcome as you check in for your thrilling kayak adventure. Get ready to immerse yourself in the beauty of the Abel Tasman National Park as our expert guides provide a comprehensive briefing. They'll share valuable insights on the park's points of interest, weather forecasts, and local conditions, ensuring you're well-prepared for the journey ahead. Safety is our utmost priority, and you'll receive guidance on potential hazards and essential self-rescue techniques. At 10:00 am, it's time for an on-water assessment alongside your knowledgeable guide, ensuring everyone feels comfortable and confident before embarking on the expedition. By 10:30 am, you'll be ready to set off on your own, exploring the mesmerizing Astrolabe at your own pace. Take in the scenic wonders, revel in the tranquility, and make unforgettable memories. As the clock approaches 4:00 pm, it's time to return to Abel Tasman Kayaks' base, reflecting on a day filled with adventure and beauty. This exceptional itinerary is tailored for summer, making the most of the splendid 8:15 am check-in time. So, get ready to embark on an unforgettable journey through the wonders of nature!

Meals: None


Departs: Winter 8am - 5pm & Summer 8am - 7pm

Pickup: Marahau

Return: Marahau

What to Bring:

Water bottle
Insect repellent
Warm top (wool or fleece)
Wind jacket
A change of clothes
Any medication

Extra Costs:

Bus Transfer from Nelson and Motueka is available please book this separately (must be included on the voucher). 

If it is not and you require transport it is to be paid directly to us on arrival at our base. Please arrange pickup time directly with us or agent. 



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