ABEL TASMAN NATIONAL PARK
A stunning wilderness reserve and coastal paradise.
The Abel Tasman National Park is fringed in stunning coastal beaches and clear water, packed full of dense forest, limestone hills, and an endless supply of bushwalks, hikes, bike trails, and more. A trip here is packed full of activities. Spend a morning hiking through the river canyons on a hike or go all out for the most popular hike in New Zealand the Great Walk. Rent a mountain bike and bounce along the trails or cruise along a paved track. Experience the park from up above with a scenic flight or gut wrenching tandem skydive. Or, just simply enjoy the beaches and water with an evening on the beach or guided scuba diving tour. However, you choose to enjoy the park it’s guaranteed to make for a great trip.
TOP THINGS TO DO IN ABEL TASMAN NATIONAL PARK
These are popular activities to do in Abel Tasman National Park. We can help you choose.
Abel Tasman Coast Track: The 60km of Abel Tasman Coast Track is an opportunity to see some of the most beautiful beaches in New Zealand. The entirety of the walk takes about 3-5 days depending on your physical ability. There is plenty of accommodation options along the track, including luxury lodges.
Abel Tasman Kayaks: Experience the Abel Tasman Coastline to the fullest on a kayak. Take a multi-day guided tour around the National Park and checkout the wildlife hotspots, best photo locations, picnic spots, and more. Learn of the local ecology and geology as you kayak your way through one of the most beautiful parts of New Zealand.
Boat Tour: Kick back and relax on board a tour around the Abel Tasman National Park, with boat tours offering good grub and champagne on deck while you cruise through some of the points of interest in the region. Come the end of your boat tour you’ll have a full stomach and be a certified expert on the area.
Skydive: For the ultimate adrenaline rush over one of the most beautiful parts of New Zealand make sure to take a tandem sky dive over the gorgeous Abel Tasman Park. If you’re going to plummet from an airplane back to earth, might as well do it over a park with a sweet view.
Mountain Biking: For some exercise and off-road adventures rent mountain bikes from one of the many providers in Abel Tasman National Park. Choose one of the biking trails based on how extreme you want your biking experience to be. Trails range from bumpy sloped adrenaline pumpers to chilled out afternoon cruises.
Canyoning: For the ultimate canyoning experience book a session with a provider in the Abel Tasman National Park. You can Abseil, ascend, and soar across the rock faces with a stunning backdrop of dense forest and river canyons. Be ready to get wet as the river water splashed down on you while you scramble your way to the top.
Hiking: There are an endless selection of bushwalks, hikes and treks within the National Park. Depending on what kind of walker you are, you could enjoy a multiple day hike through the canyons and forest, or a casual 2 hour bushwalk through the park with your friends and family. Either way Abel Tasman has what you’re looking for.
Scuba Diving: Check out the abundance of marine life on the coastline of the Abel Tasman National Park. With your experienced crew you’ll be taken to the best diving spots in the region and you’ll have a chance to get up close and personal with some of the exotic marine life of New Zealand.
Scenic Flight: What better way to see all the Abel Tasman National Park than from up above with a scenic flight around the entire region. Snap Photos and sit back and relax as you pass over some of the most beautiful landscapes in New Zealand.