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Abel Tasman Coastal Track

Distance:55.2 km
Duration:4.0 day(s)
Fitness Level:Average

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, this is an ideal walk for families and first time walkers.

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  • Highlights

    Golden Sandy Beaches

    Abel Tasman Coastal Track

    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

    Abel Tasman Coastal Track

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

    Marine Life

    Abel Tasman Coastal Track

    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

    Abel Tasman Coastal Track

    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.

  • Walk Details

    The Abel Tasman Coast Track is located in the Abel Tasman National Park at the northwest tip of New Zealand’s South Island. It can be walked year round. A variety of accommodation is possible from campsites and basic but comfortable accommodation in Department of Conservation huts to boat stays, backpackers and private lodges.

    New Zealand Walks is the definitive online travel guide to booking your guided or independent walk on the Abel Tasman Coastal Track in the Abel Tasman National Park.


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