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Abel Tasman Tours


Love. Life. Live. Local

At Abel Tasman Tours we are passionate about local, we are passionate about the environment, and we are passionate about doing what you love and doing it well. That’s why we venture to the most beautiful, wild and natural places, and visit the healthiest, most organic, original and creative artisans the Tasman region has to offer.

TOURS

 

Wine - Beer - Artisan Food Tours...

 

 Wine and Vineyard Tour

Wine and Vineyard Tour

$79 pp (4hours)

Be guided on a scenic tour to some of the most stunning, boutique vineyards and tasting rooms in New Zealand. The Moutere hills with its clay soils and superb microclimate is prime for producing some of the best grapes and wine in the world. Stops may include...

Riwaka Resurgence - Neudorf Vineyards - Kahurangi Estate - Moutere Hills Vineyard - Rimu Grove - Flaxmore Vineyards - Himmelsfeld

 

 

Craft Beer , Hop Garden and Tavern Tour

Craft Beer , Hop Garden and Tavern Tour

$79 pp (4hours)

Be guided on a scenic tour to some of the best craft breweries and taverns in New Zealand and in the heart of our Hop growing region! From Sour ales to full on IPAs you will get your malt and hop fix for sure. Stops may include...

Hop Federation (Riwaka) - Townsend Brewery ( T.O.A.D Hall, Motueka) - Moutere Pub (Upper Moutere, NZs oldest pub) - Golden Bear Brewery (Mapua Wharf) - Sprig and Fern Tavern (Motueka or Mapua) - McCashins Brewery (Stoke Beer - Stoke) - Eddy Line Brewery and Pizzeria (Richmond)

 

 

 Wine and Craft Beer Tours

Wine and Craft Beer Tour

$79 pp (4hours)

Combine the best of our Brewery and tavern tour with our wine and Vineyard tour to create a special day out for all. Stops may include...

Riwaka Resurgence - Neudorf Vineyards - Kahurangi Estate - Moutere Hills Vineyard - Rimu Grove - Flaxmore Vineyards - Himmelsfeld, Hop Federation (Riwaka) - Townsend Brewery ( T.O.A.D Hall, Motueka) - Moutere Pub (Upper Moutere, NZs oldest pub) - Golden Bear Brewery (Mapua Wharf) - Sprig and Fern Tavern (Motueka or Mapua) - McCashins Brewery (Stoke Beer - Stoke) - Eddy Line Brewery and Pizzeria (Richmond)

 

 

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Full Day Gourmet

$119 pp (6 hour +)

Be guided on a tour to the best of our artisan producers, from beer, wine and cider to sheep milk cheese, local olives, mushrooms and fresh local produce. Let your guide immerse you into a seasonal bread basket of flavour, love and culture....

Pictured: Breakfast aboard Taranto.nz ;-) its an attempt at a very English style of humour...

 

Personalised Tours

Like some or all of what’s on offer??? Don’t have much time??? Got a lot of time??? Give us a call and we can organise a special personalised tour just for YOU!

Tour notes

Wine tasting service charge applies and varies from free - $10 per vineyard (often donated to a charity).

A 4 hour tour in the Moutere area will usually enjoy 3 - 5 stops depending on time spent in each location, additional stops may be added with prior arrangement and will be charged at $20 pp per hour.

Food can be purchased at some of our stops.

If you would like us to book a restaurant table for lunch please enquire at the time of booking.

Phone, email or text to request your booking.

 

Nature - Health - Scenic Tours...

 

 Abel Tasman half day

Abel Tasman half day

Pick up Motueka@ 7.30 am return 11.30am $59 pp
Kaiteriteri @ 8am return @ 11.15 am $49 pp

Be guided on a journey to some of the most stunning beaches in the world, from Motueka to Kaiteriteri beach and on to the mysterious ”split apple rock”. Take a short walk on the southern end of the famous ”Abel Tasman coastal track” before heading back before lunch.

 

 

Yoga and Community Tour (Tuesday only)

Yoga and Community Tour
(Tuesday only)

Pick up @ Kaiteriteri 8.30 am return 11.15 am $49 pp
Motueka 9 am return 11 am $39 pp

Start your day with a Yoga class in a beautiful setting at New Zealand’s oldest intentional community. After Yoga learn the history of the community and enjoy a brief stop at T.O.A.D hall when you can purchase a healthy snack or smoothie bowl.
Price includes yoga class investment

 

 

 Pikikirunga Paradise (Takaka hill tour)

Pikikirunga Paradise
(Takaka hill tour)

$99 pp 9.30 am

Drive up the Pikikirunga range (Takaka Hill) with stunning views out over Tasman, and Golden Bay, enjoy views over both the Abel Tasman and Kahurangi National parks. First we stop to discover the stunning Ngarua Caves with its extensive and breathtaking variety of stalagmites and stalactites, also featuring an excellent skeletal display of the extinct Moa. We then climb to the top of Pikikirunga and take the ”off the beaten track” road into canaan downs where we begin of our walk (2 hours return) to Harwoods Hole, though lush Tolkein like beech forest and one of the filming sites for The Lord of the Rings movies, to the deepest vertical shaft in New Zealand.

Ngarua Caves entry price per adult is $25, for children aged between 5-15 it is $10 and under 5s are free.

 

 

Mohua Magic  (Golden Bay Day)

Mohua Magic (Golden Bay Day)

$139 pp 8.30 am (Full day tour)

Start your day by crossing the magic Pikikirunga Range (Takaka hill) with stunning views out over Tasman, and Golden Bay, and over both the Abel Tasman and Kahurangi National parks. Your first stop will be in the town of Takaka the melting pot of Hippies, farmers and fishermen, one of NZs most funky small towns, here you can grab a coffee or lunch for later. We then move onto the magic of ”The Grove” one of the only remnants of lowland subtropical forest at the top of the south island, marvel at the Giant North Rata trees sending there tentacle like roots out over the maze of limestone rock formations, and the Nikau palms reaching for the sky, ’This place is unreal!’. We then enjoy a short walk on one of eastern golden bays beautiful beaches before heading back towards Takaka where you can purchase some lunch or do some shopping at some of the many funky local shops. Then heading onto the mesmerising Te Waikoropupu springs, New Zealand's largest freshwater springs and the largest coldwater springs in the southern hemisphere, with some of the clearest water ever measured. After the springs we begin making our way back towards Motueka, if we have time we may visit the famous rock climbing spot of Paine’s ford for a swim in the river or the weird and mysterious mummified cow of the Takaka Hill.

 

 

Wharariki beach, Wild West Coast

Wharariki beach, Wild West Coast

$165 pp 8 am (Full day tour)

Start your day by crossing the magic Pikikirunga Range (Takaka hill) with stunning views out over Tasman, and Golden Bay, and over both the Abel Tasman and Kahurangi National parks. Your first stop will be in the town of Takaka the melting pot of Hippies, farmers and fishermen, one of NZs most funky small towns, here you can grab a coffee or lunch for later. We then drive north passing the historic town of collingwood and to the base of Farewell spit where we begin our short walk (30 mins) to the stunning, wild and windswept Wharariki beach on the wild west coast. We then head onto the mesmerising Te Waikoropupu springs, New Zealand's largest freshwater springs and the largest coldwater springs in the southern hemisphere, with some of the clearest water ever measured. After the springs we begin making our way back towards Motueka, if we have time we may visit the famous rock climbing spot of Paine’s ford for a swim in the river or the weird and mysterious mummified cow of the Takaka Hill.

 

Personalised Tours

Want a full day in nature with a private yoga lesson? or a healthy day being pampered at the local spa? Give us a call and we can organise a special personalised tour just for YOU!

Tour notes

All Nature and Health tours are subject to a minimum charge of 4 people, check our website for specials or see if you can join an existing tour booking.

Add a packed lunch @ $15 pp, must be ordered at the time of booking.

Food and drink can be purchased at some of our stops.

Phone, email or text to request your booking.

 

Guided Walks

 

Nelson Lakes National Park

Coming Soon...

Nelson Lakes National Park

Mt Robert Loop
Rotoiti LakeSide
Peninsula Walk

Abel Tasman National Park Inland

Kahurangi National Park

Mt Arthur Day walk
Lake Sylvester Day Walk
Lake Peel Day Walk

Details available soon.

 

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ELLIOT - YOUR GUIDE


Elliot - is a true local guide

Elliot is a true local guide! His family has been settled in the Tasman region for more than 100 years! Growing, farming and nurturing life. Elliot will guide you on a passionate and fun journey rich in informative stories and history. With in-depth knowledge of the area, its growers and artisan producers, your adventure to some of Tasman’s “special places“ is set to be a truly local and personal experience.

Elliot

  +64 021844665
  +64 021844665
  +64 021844665
  info@abeltasmantours.kiwi

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SHUTTLE & HIRE

SHUTTLE & HIRE SERVICE

Shuttle and hire

Our shuttle vans are available to hire and take your party to your Top of the South destinations! Please Contact Us for all enquiries and our very competitive prices.

Our shuttle vans are available to hire and take your party to your Top of the South destinations!
Our shuttle vans are available to hire and take your party to your Top of the South destinations!
Our shuttle vans are available to hire and take your party to your Top of the South destinations!
Our shuttle vans are available to hire and take your party to your Top of the South destinations!
Our shuttle vans are available to hire and take your party to your Top of the South destinations!
Our shuttle vans are available to hire and take your party to your Top of the South destinations!
Our shuttle vans are available to hire and take your party to your Top of the South destinations!
Our shuttle vans are available to hire and take your party to your Top of the South destinations!

 

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