Rental Types

For 32 sun-drenched years kayak rentals have been the sole focus of our business.

That means we know what’s waiting to be discovered deep within the living park. Seals, caves, dolphins, rugged coastline, golden sand beaches …they’re out there…and more. That heritage also makes us uniquely qualified to prepare our clients so they feel safe and confident.

As the only company specialising in kayak rentals, we provide a comprehensive safety briefing and a comprehensive set of trip options. Our years of experience have enabled us to piece together the best trips and we overlay that with our knowledge and passion for the park. 

So when you’re serious about getting a taste of freedom, come and see us at Abel Tasman Kayaks - Kayak Rentals and Do It Your Way! Our trips are set out by days and activity type so read below to find out what will suit you best.

A 1 - 5 day hire provides the versatility for you to plan your own trip. Explore the enchanting granite coastline under your own steam to find your favourite spot. We have options from 1 - 5 days.


Our base pricing is:

Kayak Hire Pricing  Per person
 1 Day Hire $90pp
 2 Day Hire  $130pp
 3 Day Hire $160pp
 4 Day Hire  $190pp
 5 Day Hire  $220pp
 Additional Days  $40pp
 Water Taxi retrieval for a single kayak  $20
 Water Taxi retrieval for a double kayak  $40
 Bag Transfer - per transfer  $20
Accommodation Pricing per night Per Person
DoC Camp

$15pp NZ

$30pp Intl 

DoC Hut

$38pp NZ

$75pp Intl

Aquapackers From $110pp
Awaroa Glamping From $120pp

If you can't find a trip that matches your requirements from our extensive range of packaged options feel free to custom build your own trip.

Enjoy the luxury of kayaking one way with the sea breeze. It's like paddling downhill.  We've designed a trip for you. After completing our safety briefing you will catch the 12noon water taxi up to your destination of choice (as far North as Onetahuti) and then paddle one way back to Marahau with the seabreeze at your back!  We offer trips from 2 - 5 days to explore the park that are packaged with everything you need. Below is our pricing with accommodation included.

Kayak Hire Pricing - includes kayak hire, kayak transfer, passenger transfer & camp site(s)
 Per person
 2 Day Park Start  $210pp
 3 Day Park Start $255pp
 4 Day Park Start  $300pp
Alternative camping accommodation Per night Per person
Aquapackers From $110pp
Awaroa Glamping From $120pp

If you can't find a trip that suits from our options we can build you a custom trip, please fill out this form and we can get back to you with suggestions and pricing.

A kayak and walk trip provides the flexibility to experience the Abel Tasman on both land and sea. Our trips start off with our briefing and then you spend time paddling the beautiful golden beaches, peaceful coves and lagoons, offshore islands, wildlife and the native forest fringing our granite coastline! We pick up your kayak and you continue by foot to explore the coastal track. We have trips that walk both North and South and from 1 - 5 days that are packaged with everything included.  If you can't find an option that suits we can custom build a trip specifically for you.

We can customise a trip just for you! Fill out this for form and we will get back to you with suggestions and pricing.