Fly Golden Bay and Cruise Abel Tasman Day Tour from Nelson

Departs Nelson
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Highlights

  • Abel Tasman Cruise past golden, bush fringed beaches
  • A walk to Te Waikoropupu Springs - clearest in the world
  • A spectacular flight over Wharariki sea arches, Farewell Spit and Abel Tasman

A fantastic "Top-of-the-South" New Zealand experience that gets you off the beaten track to explore both Golden Bay and Abel Tasman by air and by sea - with time to explore the cafes and art galleries of Takaka Village and visit the famed Te Waikoropupu Springs, the clearest in the world.

What's Included?

  • Coach transfer to Abel Tasman from Nelson
  • Abel Tasman Sea Shuttle Cruise
  • Scenic drive from Abel Tasman to Takaka village
  • Time to explore Takaka village
  • Shuttle to Waikoropupu Springs
  • A walk to the clearest water in the world
  • Spectacular scenic flight back to Nelson via Wharariki Sea Arches, Farewell Spit and Abel Tasman

Check in at Nelson Airport at 9.30 am for your flight from Nelson to Takaka. You'll have spectacular views of the Takaka 'Marble Mountain' and Harwoods hole on the way to the stunning west coast Wharariki Arches, Farewell Spit and Abel Tasman National Park.

From there its a quick 10 minute drive to the entrance of the native bush walk to the chrystal clear Te Waikoropupu Springs, past ancient gold diggings. Spend an hour and a half exploring the creative town of Takaka lined with cafes and art galleries.

Then your driver will take you on a scenic drive around extraordinary limestone coastlines to the golden beach of Totaranui at the northern entrance to Abel Tasman National Park.

From there you'll have time to get some sand between your toes and a refreshing swim before taking a coastal cruise along the bush fringed beaches of the park. Your day finishes with a transfer back to the Nelson Airport at 5pm.

Session Length

  • Departs at 9:30am and returns at 5.30pm

Guidelines

  • A minimum of two passengers are required for this experience
  • Lunch is not included, however there are plenty of great cafes in Takaka

Cancellation

Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to their policy.

  • Up to 7 days before departure: Fare can be refunded for a feee of $50 per one way fare
  • Transferrable to another person at no charge, provided payload limitations on the aircraft are not exceeded as a result of the transfer
  • For all changes, if the new fare is greater than the original fare paid, an additional charge equal to the fare difference will be incurred
  • Open dated bookings are valid for 12 months from the original travel date booked
  • Fully refunded if cancelled by the provider fir weather or operational reasons

Numbers on the Day

A minimum 2 passengers are required to proceed. There may be up to 8 people on the tour.

Weather

All flights and sea cruises subject to weather.

Dress Code

Dress warmly for the sea cruise and please bring comfortable shoes, jacket, snacks and water.

This tour starts and ends in Nelson and covers the top of the north-west South Island - Abel Tasman, Takaka, Te Waikoropupu Springs, Wharariki Beach, Farewell Spit and Abel Tasman National Park.