Abel Tasman Coastal Walk

The Abel Tasman Coastal Track is located in the Abel Tasman National Park at the northwest tip of New Zealand’s South Island. Due to the local climate, this track can be walked year round. Golden sandy beaches meet coastal forest and granite cliffs on this Great Walk set in our smallest but most popular national park. Known for its great weather and popular with both hikers and sea kayakers, the Abel Tasman Track is an ideal walk for families and first time walkers.

What to Expect

Golden Sandy Beaches

If it is beaches you seek, then the Abel Tasman Coastal Track boast some of New Zealands best with golden sands stretching for miles including Onetahuiti Beach.

Unique Rock Formations

Admire the many unique granite formations and naturally shaped granite cliffs including the much-photographed Split Apple Rock

Marine Life

This coast is a popular haven for New Zealand fur seals and if you opt for a spot of sea kayaking along the way, you are bound to have a close encounter!

Variety of Options

Serviced by a number of water taxi operators and with road access to different sections, walkers can hop on or off at numerous points and carry only a day pack.