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freedom Kayaking

Freedom kayaking Abel Tasman gives you the independence to see the wonders of the coastline at your own pace. Kahu Kayaks will equip you with everything you need to have an enjoyable and safe sea kayaking experience, NOTE: for two or more people, Double Kayaks used unless group has uneven number

All freedom kayaking packages include the following:

  • A comprehensive kayak briefing before your kayak trip starts.
  • Instruction on the use of sea kayak equipment.
  • Kayak safety briefing along with expected weather and sea conditions in the Abel Tasman.
  • A kayak guide will accompany you for the start of your sea kayak journey to help with kayak technique and give any final advice to make your adventure safe and fun!

We are also happy to help with ideas for packing your kayak and trip itinerary.

Basic Freedom Prices

from nzd $80 pp

OTHER THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

1 day
$80
per person
2 day
$130
per person
3 day
$170
per person
4 day
$190
per person
5 day
$205
per person
  • Requires a Minimum of 2 people.
  • Minimum age for freedom kayaking is 14 years when travelling with an adult.
  • Double Kayaks used unless group has uneven number.
  • DOC Camp Passes should be pre-booked, we are happy to help with this.
  • One way kayak hire available Retrieval Costs: $44 Double $39 Single (Passenger fares additional)
  • Full range of camping equipment for hire
  • All kayaks come fully equipped with quality safety gear
  • Important to note that the northern kayak limit is Shag Harbour, so you cannot camp any further north than Onetahuti unless you are walking.

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1 Day Kayak & watertaxi

From nzd $145 pp

Freedom Kayak your way from Marahau to Anchorage Bay, jump on the water taxi for a ride  back to Marahau

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1 Day Kayak & Walk

From nzd $105 pp

Freedom Kayak your way from Marahau to Anchorage Bay, where you will leave your kayak and walk south back to Marahau

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2 Day Kayak & Walk

From nzd $150 pp

Freedom Kayak for two days, working your way north from our base in Marahau towards Bark Bay or Onetahuti. Swap your kayak for your pack and spend a day or two walking back.

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3 Day KAYAK & WATERTAXI

From nzd $240 pp

Freedom Kayak for three days up to Onetahuti, at the end of day three jump aboard our Abel Tasman water taxi service for the ride home.

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what to bring

  • Swimwear
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Footwear
  • Camera
  • T-shirt
  • Warm top
  • Water bottle and snacks
  • Any personal medication
  • Camping equipment
  • Camp passes
  • Food for trip duration