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Abel Tasman National Park Is Where You Want To Be

ScenicNZ makes it easy to travel as a group, or on your own, anywhere within the Abel Tasman National Park.

Keep your schedule flexible and explore all of the top spots yourself with our simple timetabled bus service, or book a day trip/package for a more guided experience of the region. We also have a charter option if you’re travelling in a large group.

Pick-up and drop-off hubs include the towns of Motueka, Kaiteriteri and Marahau. Services connect with water taxis, kayak operators, accommodation providers and several points along the Abel Tasman Coast Track.

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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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Map

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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Charters

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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Putting yourself into this picture is easy.

You could be the one walking through forest surrounded by birdsong, or seal spotting from your kayak. It could be you, stretching out in the sun on golden sands, swimming and picnicking, or wading ankle-deep through clear water at low tide. Imagine yourself in a boat, skimming across the bluest of bays on the brightest of days. Let’s get you there now.

THINGS TO DO IN ABEL TASMAN. >

Most Popular Day Trips & Packages

Coach, Cruise and Walk

Available all year

Combine a scenic coach ride and boat cruise with a 3–4 hour walk.

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Seals and Sand

Available all year

Combine a boat excursion to view seals with a walk on the Abel Tasman Coast Track.

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Bay Hopper

Available all year

Coach from Nelson to Kaiteriteri, cruise by boat to Bark Bay, then walk through ancient forest to Anchorage.

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Walk in the Park

Available all year

A flexible, transport-only option that gives you full control.

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