Dine at the Lodge

Walk from Bark Bay or Onetahuti to visit Awaroa - aka the People's Beach!

Availability: All year round
Summer Departure(s): 9.00am, 10.30am
Winter Departure(s): 9.30am
Trip duration: Full Day
Activity level: Moderate
Ideal for: Walking in the heart of the Park
Cruise info: Marahau to Bark Bay: 1hr or Onetahuti 1hr 15min. Awaroa to Marahau 1hr 30min.
Walk info: Bark Bay to Awaroa: 3hrs or Onetahuti to Awaroa: 1hr

Dine at the Lodge

From $114

Catch a morning water taxi into the Park, walk a section of the Coastal Track enjoying the Abel Tasman’s incredible beaches before returning on an afternoon water taxi. There are two walking options for this trip depending on how much of the Costal Track you would like to walk.

Note: The Awaroa Lodge does not operate during the winter months. It is typically closed for winter on the 30th of April and re-opens for spring in mid September. Please check www.awaroalodge.co.nz for further details.

Trip Options:

  • Option 1 – the shorter walk option. We drop you at Onetahuti for a 1 hour walk to Awaroa.
  • Option 2 – the longer walk option. We drop you at Bark Bay for a 3 hour walk to Awaroa.

What’s included in this tour?

Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • Water taxi fares

Itinerary

  • Water taxi from Marahau to Bark Bay (or Onetahuti)
  • Walk from Bark Bay (or Onetahuti) to Awaroa
  • Water taxi from Awaroa to Marahau

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

Environmental Access Fee (EAF)

A portion of your ticket price goes directly towards preserving the unique environment you will enjoy on your trip in the Abel Tasman. This includes the compulsory concession fees paid to the Department of Conversation as well as voluntary contributions to local organisations and projects to improve the environment, ecology and access to the national park.
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