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Abel Tasman Kayaks was established in 1986, realising a vision to bring visitors into the glorious Abel Tasman National Park. Sea kayaking is such a unique, low impact way to explore the beautiful golden beaches, peaceful coves and lagoons, offshore...more
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We did the 3 day classic and it was one of the highlights of our time in New Zealand. Our guide Jeremy was great, he had a lot of knowledge about the local birds and wildlife and there was basically always something cool to look...More
We have been on a two days kayak trip with ATK. All in all we have to say that it was the perfect trip. The weather was fine, the equipment was superb and the organisation of the trip was through and through well done! We...More
The 5 day classic had been on my bucket list for a few years. I finally booked in, and departed on the 3rd of January.
Other parties in my group were 3 other solo travelers and a mother/daughter duo.
We set off with our guide...More
We had an amazing time during the Three Day Classic! Kayaking was a brilliant way to experience Abel Tasman and get up close to seals, shags and other wildlife. Our amazing guide, Canadian dreamboat Sarah, kept us safe as well as having heaps of knowledge,...More
We had a great Kayak trip and got up really close to the sea lions in the water. Casual approach suited us just fine but don't expect hours of safety briefing. We did the half day trip and that was enough for us - it's...More
Highly recommended. We did the full day wildlife kayak around Tonga Islans with an excellent guide (Harley). Loved the wildlife, kayaking amongst rocks and up streams and all the information shared about the area. Really lucky with a beautiful day on the water
We did a half day kayak with water taxi back and had an incredible bucket-list experience! Our guide Louisa was fantastic and made the trip informative and fun. We had the perfect amount of instruction and were in the water in a reasonable amount of...More
The kayaking was amazing around the Abel Tasman however the service of Abel Tasman Kayaks left a lot to be desired. We had a group of 11 and we initially booked the wrong tour online (which would be a very easy thing to do given...More
Date of experience: January 2019
Jack K, Owner at Abel Tasman Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
As the owner of this business it happens that I directly served you this day and know of your experience intimately. I am regretful that this review was the course of action you felt to take in light of what actually happened. The details of...More
Had an absolutely amazing day with Callum on The Remote Coast day trip. Surrounded by stunning scenery, within minutes we saw blue penguins, paddles past beautiful seals and a range of sea birds. Our beach retreat for lunch was perfect as was a delicious lunch....More
We didn’t the 10:30 am briefing and were on the water by noon! We were able to stop briefly at apple tree and then proceed to round Adele and fisherman island. We didn’t feel rushed but an extra hour at the earlier briefing would have...More
Hi workingmom, yes they do offer a few different overnight trips. If you google "abel tasman kayaks" you can click on their website and see which ones they offer. We will be visiting in Nov. and plan to do the Remote Coast... More
Hi workingmom, yes they do offer a few different overnight trips. If you google "abel tasman kayaks" you can click on their website and see which ones they offer. We will be visiting in Nov. and plan to do the Remote Coast overnighter. Hope this helps!