Welcome to Marahau Water Taxis

We’ve got your Abel Tasman experience covered

Whether you want a short walk, a long hike, a relaxed scenic cruise or simply to spend the day on a beach in the Abel Tasman, we have the perfect trip for you.

Marahau Water Taxi - Water Taxi Trips in The Abel Tasman National Park
Marahau Water Taxis provides water transportation services in the Abel Tasman National Park, all year round. Scheduled sailings depart daily and are a popular way to experience the Abel Tasman Coastal Track. Marahau Water Taxis is the only water transport company operating in the Abel Tasman to have its own general store, camping ground, sea kayaking base and cafe/beer garden right on site. We’ve got your Abel Tasman experience covered!

The Abel Tasman National Park contains a great number of walk sections, trip alternatives and epic locations. Because we like to keep things simple at Marahau Water Taxis our trips and scheduled sailings are incredibly easy to understand and book.

One Way Fares

Marahau Water Taxis run scheduled services up and down the Abel Tasman throughout the day to all of the main beaches in the park.
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Walking & Hiking

Our packaged, return trips allow you to water taxi to the heart of the Park, to walk a section of the Coastal Track and then be whisked back to Marahau at the end of your walk.
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Private Charters

If your excursion into the Abel Tasman just doesn’t match up with any of our scheduled services we have the flexibility to provide special charter services to suit your specific requirements. Book Now
Marahau Water Taxis is proud to be a certified Zero Carbon business.
The Environmental Access Fee (EAF) is the portion of your ticket price that goes directly towards preserving the unique environment you will enjoy on your Abel Tasman excursion. 

Don’t have your own transport?

Don’t worry, Marahau Water Taxi runs a shuttle bus between Nelson, Motueka and Marahau. Please give us a call on 0800 80 80 18 to add bus transfers to your booking.

Don’t have your own transport?

For transport between Nelson, Motueka and Marahau we recommend The Better Bus. You can book your transfers online or give them a call on   027 577 6975.

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