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Family Cruiser Half Day

The half-day Abel Tasman kayaking tour is a great option for families exploring nesting cormorants, sea caves and the Split Apple Rock.
Family Cruiser Half Day


  • Exploring the famous Split Apple Rock

  • Cafe styled drinks included

  • Relaxed paced trip in the Abel Tasman National Park

  • Meet the friendly kayak guides with enthusiasm

  • Relax on this stunning beach or take one of the short walks around

  • Ideal for families or friends to chill out

Looking for a family-friendly activity in the Abel Tasman? Book onto a half-day or full-day sea kayaking tour to paddle through the tranquil waters of the Abel Tasman National Park. This coastal paradise is home to dozens of golden beaches, sea caves and reefs. During this family-friendly kayaking tour in the Abel Tasman, you’ll see nesting cormorants, playful marine life and the famous Split Apple Rock.

The three-hour gentle paddle is great for all ages and abilities, returning to Marahau at 12pm. If you choose the full day option, from Marahau you will catch a water taxi to Anchorage for an afternoon of relaxing on the beach or exploring some of the nearby short walks.

All kayak equipment is supplied so all you need to bring is your swimwear, water bottle and camera. The aquatic adventure in the Abel Tasman National Park is a must-do activity with many hidden gems to be uncovered.

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  • Three-hour morning kayaking tour
  • Experienced guides
  • All kayaking and safety gear
  • Cafe Style Hot drinks
  • Full day option includes a return water taxi to go to Anchorage for the afternoon


  • Lunch not included


  • Tours depart at 8.30am

Departure Location

  • Kahu Kayaks Base, Sandy Bay Marahau Road, Abel Tasman National Park, New Zealand

What To Bring

  • Swimwear
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Footwear
  • Camera
  • T-shirt
  • Warm top
  • Water bottle and snacks
  • Any personal medication
  • Food for trip duration

Additional Information

  • Minimum age is 6 years and above

Cancellation Policy

  • If a client cancels within 48 hours of day of departure then no refund will be made
  • All other cancellations prior to 48 hours may incur a 10% administration/cancellation fee
  • Operator reserves the right to cancel tours at any time if they feel the weather might present a danger to customers, and full refund will be made for all customers

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

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