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Abel Tasman Vista Cruise

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    Let us show you the best of Abel Tasman National Park with Vista Cruise departures every day, year-round, from Kaiteriteri at 9.20 am, cruising all the way to Totaranui, calling in at idyllic bays and islands, then returning at 4.15 pm. During our summer months (1 October to 30 April) there are three Vista Cruise departures from Kaiteriteri to Totaranui and return:
    • Depart 9.20 am, return 12.55 pm
    • Depart 10.30 am, return 2.40 pm
    • Depart 1.00 pm, return  4.15 pm.During this time you can experience the length of the spectacular Tasman Bay coast in a morning or afternoon, or take a full day. 
    From open or enclosed viewing decks, you have the opportunity to take photographs of our famous Split Apple Rock. Cruise into Tonga Island Marine Reserve and pause to see what the resident seal colony is up to. Skim past golden beaches and forested hillsides, and get close to picturesque bays as walkers and kayakers are transferred to the beach. 
    Relax on board with comfortable seating around tables on upper and lower decks. Bring a picnic, order one of our delicious picnic lunches, or choose from our seasonal menu of tasty light meals, plus hot and cold drinks at the onboard licensed cafe. 
    If you would like to join the action, book a beach stop with walking or guided sea kayaking to spend some time ashore in this breath-taking National Park.
    Your scenic cruises features:
    • Front loading ramp for easy, safe, comfortable beach transfers
    • Your skipper provides interpretative commentary to introduce you to a landscape full of stories 
    • Maps and interpretative notes in six different languages
    • You can choose, sun and fresh air on the top deck, or relax on the sheltered lower deck We can book coach transfers for you from Nelson or Motueka (extra cost).
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    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Absolutely loved our cruise out into the famous Abel Tasman. Beautiful beaches, Rock outcrops, seals, dolphins, informative staff. Very suitable for a fun family day or couples-whatever. Would do it again, and enjoy one of the drop offs where you can go for a walk...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Jaffa001
    Reviewed 26 May 2019

    Absolutely loved our cruise out into the famous Abel Tasman, saw heaps of dolphins and seals aswell. Beautiful beaches, informative staff. Very suitable for a fun family day out. Would do again.

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank maryd5114
    Reviewed 26 April 2019

    Wilsons Abel Tasman offered a wide variety of excursion options and appeared to be a well-oiled, professional operation. Since we had a limited amount of time available to quickly experience some of the sights of Abel Tasman National Park, the Wilsons Southern Park Highlights Vista...More

    Date of experience: November 2018
    Thank R K L
    Reviewed 29 March 2019

    This is a very well organised trip running on time at the various beaches visited. The captain gave a very helpful commentary as we cruised up the beautiful coast, and a highlight was going into the Awaroa lagoon at high tide where the boat got...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    1  Thank Heather C
    Reviewed 29 March 2019 via mobile

    Wow what a day!! It was incredible from start to finish. Hope, our guide, was the perfect tutor, guide and great company too. She managed the different abilities within our group of eight, keeping us all together, safe and happy. Wilson’s look after you every...More

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    11 April 2019|
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    Response from Diversions | Reviewed this property |
    We booked the night before because of the weather and didn’t have any issues at all. It would be a shame to go on a rainy day but on the plus side it’s usually beautiful weather in Nelson
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    Walk options range from beachstop with optional short walk, to 2 hrs, 4 hrs or 6 hrs. You can decide this on the day or when your reconfirm your trip the day before.
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