Abel Tasman Coast Track, Abel Tasman National Park

4.8
#1 of 102 in Outdoors in Nelson-Tasman Region
Journey through some of the island's lushest coastal landscapes along Abel Tasman Coast Track, arguably the nation's most popular hiking route. Stretching 51 km (32 mi) through the surrounding Abel Tasman National Park, the trail features numerous side-branches, resting spots, and natural points of interest. Grab some comfortable walking shoes and hit the well-marked path, admiring secluded beaches, sweeping ocean views, and winding rivers along your way. Though it takes several days to travel the track in its entirety, you can get a solid taste of the area by opting for a smaller section of the path. Bear in mind during your trek that some portions of the trail are only crossable at low tide, so plan accordingly. For Abel Tasman Coast Track and beyond, use our Abel Tasman National Park journey planner to get the most from your Abel Tasman National Park vacation.
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  • We took the water taxi to anchorage and then took the 4 hour hike back to our car. The hike took 3 hours with stops and pictures. Really nice trails and great views. This park is a must do if you are ...  more »
  • The NZ dept of conservation rates this as on of 8 Great Walks in new Zealand. Great way to see the beauty of this country. We traveled from Nelson on the Intercity NZ bus which drops you in Marahau ri...  more »
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