ScenicNZ travel options are flexible so you can plan your own adventure.

Orient yourself first by checking out this detailed map of Abel Tasman National Park. Next, look at the breakdown of walking times between campsites, towns, accommodation and pick-up points to decide which package suits you. All packages are unguided experiences.

Walking Times for tracks in Abel Tasman National Park

Marahau to Anchorage
3.5 – 4 hours/12.4 km

Anchorage to Bark Bay
3-4 hours/11.5km

Bark Bay to Onetahuti
2 hours/6.4km

Onetahuti to Awaroa
2.5 hours/7.1km

Awaroa to Totaranui
2.5 hours/7.1km

Facts about Abel Tasman National Park

• It is the smallest and most popular National Park in New Zealand, consisting of 22,530 hectares

• The park was established as such in 1942, three hundred years after its namesake was the first European to visit New Zealand

• With over 2,200 hours of sunshine annually the coast of Abel Tasman National Park is one of the country’s sunniest spots

• It is also internationally renowned for its unique coastal scenery, all fully accessible on foot or by sea

• Each year over 27,000 visitors stay overnight in one of the park’s eight huts, with many more making single day excursions

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Bus Timetable

Travel between Nelson, Abel Tasman National Park and Golden Bay. Find out exactly where ScenicNZ can take you, and when.

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Abel Tasman National Park is New Zealand’s most popular and easy-to-access national park. Get the overview and travel times between points of interest here.

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Get your group together and take control. Charter an air conditioned coach to drive you, at your pace, anywhere in the Abel Tasman National Park.

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Day Trips & Packages

You can see the best of Abel Tasman National Park in one day. Coach, cruise, walk, paddle a kayak, or combine options to ramp up the action.

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