• SELF-GUIDED
  • 5 DAYS
  • Easy to Moderate
PRICE FROM £ 1,245 per person
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT £ 395 per person

OVERVIEW

The Abel Tasman Coast Track is New Zealand's most acclaimed coastal walk. The walk snakes its way along the gorgeous coastline of Abel Tasman national park. Magnificent views over pristine golden beaches and the crystal clear water of Tasman and Golden Bays are just a few of the rewards of walking this linear end-to-end track.

This region has more sunshine hours than anywhere else in New Zealand so you'll get to enjoy those deep freshwater pools and the many streams that you encounter. There's also the isolated beach or two that will beckon you to stop, sit and just enjoy.

You will be treated to 4-star accommodation and excellent meals at Awaroa Lodge, private transfers from Nelson to Marahau, and the best of creature comforts available in Marahau village, for an unsurpassed fully-immersive walking experience.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Walk the stunning Abel Tasman Great Walk from Marahau to Totaranui
  • Spectacular coastline including one-of-a-kind views over gorgeous golden coves, sparkling waters, and native forest
  • Stacks of opportunities to take a swim in crystal clear waters
  • Forests filled with birdsong and lush rainforest gullies filled with majestic tree ferns
  • Stay in 4-star luxury at Awaroa Lodge, with sumptuous a la carte dinners

AT A GLANCE

TRIP LENGTH
5 DAYS
WALK GRADE
Easy to Moderate
PRICE FROM
£ 1245 per person twin/double share
SINGLE OCCUPANCY
£ 395 per person

ITINERARY

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Full access to the Abel Tasman National Park and its beauty
  • 4 nights accommodation in beautiful lodges including 4-star Awaroa lodge
  • Walk the entire track end to end pack free
  • A la carte meals at Awaroa Lodge including 2-course dinners
  • 4 breakfasts, 3 walkers lunches and 3 dinners
  • Comprehensive Stroll track notes

ACCOMMODATION & DINING DESKTOP

The highlight on our Abel Tasman walk means staying right in the middle of Abel Tasman National Park for two nights and being able to explore the area at your own leisure. The luxury of the Awaroa Lodge is an additional bonus. The lodge has a long history which you’ll learn more about once you arrive and the staff are ready to help in any way they can. Why not add a day at end of the trip and really relax? The dinners at Awaroa are 2 course a la carte and the cooked breakfasts are also prepared by Awaroa’s professional chefs.

GENERAL INFO

AVAILABILITY

This trip is not available from the end of April until the start of October. We also suggest that you book January and February well in advance and bear in mind the area gets very crowded with holidaymakers.

The end of December until the end of March is considered high season. Please bear in mind there will be additional costs for the Christmas and New Year period (22nd December – 7th January).

Spring (October to December) and autumn (March to end of April) are excellent times to walk!

WALKING

This track is smooth, well-graded, with mostly gentle ascents and descents. This is as good as it gets. Walks are about 13 km a day allowing you to explore the many isolated beaches and potentially add on some of the optional walks we have suggested.

GETTING THERE AND AWAY

Flights to Nelson are available from all major New Zealand centres. From Nelson, you will enjoy a private transfer to the beginning of the Abel Tasman Track. If you choose to self-drive, the roads (coastal or inland) from Christchurch are excellent and offer ample opportunities to explore on the way. Your vehicle can be left safely at your accommodation in Marahau. See getting there and away for Queen Charlotte for other alternatives if you are considering doing both walks.

WEATHER

December through February is usually warm to hot with excellent swimming weather. But as mentioned please book well in advance for January and February due to the summer school holidays. March through May and September to November is usually cooler, with long sunny days, perfect for walking.

See the New Zealand Meteorological Service for information about average temperatures and rainfall at different times of the year.

INSURANCE

We require that you have adequate travel insurance against potential losses, damage or injury, including cancellation costs and loss of luggage.

For all trips that require international travel, you must have purchased travel insurance that also includes medical evacuation coverage.

We also charge a cancellation fee if you cancel your walking holiday after we have confirmed it to cover costs incurred from our suppliers and in the office.  See the FAQ section for more information.

INFORMATION PACK

For almost 30 years we have taken pride in providing seamlessly organised walking holidays, but we know, even with that in mind, that you’ll have many more questions. You will receive a very detailed information pack and itinerary approximately 6 weeks out from departure outlining all the fine detail and much more.

CONTACT

If you have any questions, feel free to ask one of our destination consultants. You can get in touch with us via our contact form or email us at info@Stroll.com

MAP

ABEL TASMAN MAP

DEPARTURE DATES

  • DATES
    AVAILABILITY
    PRICE
    Single Occupancy
    Details
  • 1 Oct 2023 - 25 Apr 2024
    AVAILABLE

    from £ 1245

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    £ 395

    Not Inclusive of High Season. No availability Jan-Mar.

  • 22 Dec 2023 - 31 Mar 2024
    AVAILABLE

    from £ 1360

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    £ 430

    High Season. No availability Jan-Mar.

  • 1 Oct 2024 - 25 Apr 2025
    AVAILABLE

    from £ 1300

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    £ 405

    Not Inclusive of High Season

  • 22 Dec 2024 - 31 Mar 2025
    AVAILABLE

    from £ 1415

    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    £ 440

    High Season

sections

Overview

The Abel Tasman Coast Track is New Zealand's most acclaimed coastal walk. The walk snakes its way along the gorgeous coastline of Abel Tasman national park. Magnificent views over pristine golden beaches and the crystal clear water of Tasman and Golden Bays are just a few of the rewards of walking this linear end-to-end track.

This region has more sunshine hours than anywhere else in New Zealand so you'll get to enjoy those deep freshwater pools and the many streams that you encounter. There's also the isolated beach or two that will beckon you to stop, sit and just enjoy.

You will be treated to 4-star accommodation and excellent meals at Awaroa Lodge, private transfers from Nelson to Marahau, and the best of creature comforts available in Marahau village, for an unsurpassed fully-immersive walking experience.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Walk the stunning Abel Tasman Great Walk from Marahau to Totaranui
  • Spectacular coastline including one-of-a-kind views over gorgeous golden coves, sparkling waters, and native forest
  • Stacks of opportunities to take a swim in crystal clear waters
  • Forests filled with birdsong and lush rainforest gullies filled with majestic tree ferns
  • Stay in 4-star luxury at Awaroa Lodge, with sumptuous a la carte dinners
Itinerary
What’s Included
  • Full access to the Abel Tasman National Park and its beauty
  • 4 nights accommodation in beautiful lodges including 4-star Awaroa lodge
  • Walk the entire track end to end pack free
  • A la carte meals at Awaroa Lodge including 2-course dinners
  • 4 breakfasts, 3 walkers lunches and 3 dinners
  • Comprehensive Stroll track notes
Accommodation & Dining

The highlight on our Abel Tasman walk means staying right in the middle of Abel Tasman National Park for two nights and being able to explore the area at your own leisure. The luxury of the Awaroa Lodge is an additional bonus. The lodge has a long history which you’ll learn more about once you arrive and the staff are ready to help in any way they can. Why not add a day at end of the trip and really relax? The dinners at Awaroa are 2 course a la carte and the cooked breakfasts are also prepared by Awaroa’s professional chefs.

General Info

AVAILABILITY

This trip is not available from the end of April until the start of October. We also suggest that you book January and February well in advance and bear in mind the area gets very crowded with holidaymakers.

The end of December until the end of March is considered high season. Please bear in mind there will be additional costs for the Christmas and New Year period (22nd December – 7th January).

Spring (October to December) and autumn (March to end of April) are excellent times to walk!

WALKING

This track is smooth, well-graded, with mostly gentle ascents and descents. This is as good as it gets. Walks are about 13 km a day allowing you to explore the many isolated beaches and potentially add on some of the optional walks we have suggested.

GETTING THERE AND AWAY

Flights to Nelson are available from all major New Zealand centres. From Nelson, you will enjoy a private transfer to the beginning of the Abel Tasman Track. If you choose to self-drive, the roads (coastal or inland) from Christchurch are excellent and offer ample opportunities to explore on the way. Your vehicle can be left safely at your accommodation in Marahau. See getting there and away for Queen Charlotte for other alternatives if you are considering doing both walks.

WEATHER

December through February is usually warm to hot with excellent swimming weather. But as mentioned please book well in advance for January and February due to the summer school holidays. March through May and September to November is usually cooler, with long sunny days, perfect for walking.

See the New Zealand Meteorological Service for information about average temperatures and rainfall at different times of the year.

INSURANCE

We require that you have adequate travel insurance against potential losses, damage or injury, including cancellation costs and loss of luggage.

For all trips that require international travel, you must have purchased travel insurance that also includes medical evacuation coverage.

We also charge a cancellation fee if you cancel your walking holiday after we have confirmed it to cover costs incurred from our suppliers and in the office.  See the FAQ section for more information.

INFORMATION PACK

For almost 30 years we have taken pride in providing seamlessly organised walking holidays, but we know, even with that in mind, that you’ll have many more questions. You will receive a very detailed information pack and itinerary approximately 6 weeks out from departure outlining all the fine detail and much more.

CONTACT

If you have any questions, feel free to ask one of our destination consultants. You can get in touch with us via our contact form or email us at info@Stroll.com

Map

ABEL TASMAN MAP

Departure Dates
  • DATES
    AVAILABILITY
    PRICE
    Single Occupancy
    DETAILS
  • Date
    1 Oct 2023 - 25 Apr 2024
    AVAILIBILITY
    AVAILABLE
    PRICE
    from £ 1245
    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    £ 395
    DETAILS

    Not Inclusive of High Season. No availability Jan-Mar.

  • Date
    22 Dec 2023 - 31 Mar 2024
    AVAILIBILITY
    AVAILABLE
    PRICE
    from £ 1360
    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    £ 430
    DETAILS

    High Season. No availability Jan-Mar.

  • Date
    1 Oct 2024 - 25 Apr 2025
    AVAILIBILITY
    AVAILABLE
    PRICE
    from £ 1300
    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    £ 405
    DETAILS

    Not Inclusive of High Season

  • Date
    22 Dec 2024 - 31 Mar 2025
    AVAILIBILITY
    AVAILABLE
    PRICE
    from £ 1415
    SINGLE OCCUPANCY
    £ 440
    DETAILS

    High Season

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