Explore Golden Bay and Abel Tasman by air land and sea
Spectacular scenic flight from Nelson over Abel Tasman
Visit Te Waikoropupu Springs, clearest water in the world
Time to enjoy the pristine beaches and bush at Abel Tasman
Gorgeous Abel Tasman Cruise past golden beaches
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Scenic flight from Nelson
Shuttle transport to Te Waikoropupu Springs, Takaka, and Totaranui
Cruise past Abel Tasman bushfringed golden beaches
Food and drinks, lunch (available for purchase at Takaka and on the cruise)
What you can expect
Enjoy a fantastic top of the south experience that gets you off the beaten track to explore beautiful Golden Bay and the idyllic Abel Tasman National Park, with no retracing of steps. This day includes a spectacular scenic flight, bush walking, a scenic coastal drive, time to explore the Abel Tasman Beaches and and an afternoon cruise in the gorgeous Abel Tasman National Park - with time to enjoy it all!
Starting at Nelson Airport we'll fly you on a spectacular scenic flight to Takaka over the stunning azure waters and golden sands of the Abel Tasman National Park
From there is is a short trip to Te Waikoropupu Springs, where you can take an easy 30 minute bush walk past historic gold diggings to the clearest water in the world.
From there your driver will meet you and take you on a scenic drive around the limestone rocks and beaches of Golden Bay to Totaranui at the northern entrance of Abel Tasman National Park. In the winter you will have a few hours to soak up the beauty or take a walk in the native bush - with the beach virtually all to yourself! In the summer you'll have a short cruise to Awaroa beach where you can stop for lunch at the Awaroa Lodge, swim, sunbathe or walk in the pristine environment.
Top it all off with a stunning cruise along the bush-fringed beaches thought to Kaiteriteri. Keep your eyes peeled for dolphins and seals!. After your cruise you'll be returned in a comfortable shuttle back to Nelson Airport.