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Big Tonga Marine Reserve Full Day

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This ultimate one day experience begins with a scenic Sea Shuttle cruise into the centre of the Tonga Island Marine Reserve where we begin our kayaking from Onetahuti Beach.
Paddling offshore, we’ll head out to Tonga Island, say ‘Gidday’ to the seals, then make our way back along the coastline, before stopping for a well deserved kiwi lunch on a spectacular beach. We’ll float into Falls River lagoon (winds/tides permitting) for some great photo opportunities, then slowly make our way down to Anchorage where our Sea Shuttle will arrive to collect us.
Whether you choose to meet us at Onetahuti, carry on walking after the tour, or simply come kayaking for the day, The Big Tonga fits into any itinerary.
We hold a marine mammal permit and can get as close as 20 metres to the Fur Seals at Tonga Island.

Duration: 1 day

Location: Tonga Island Marine Reserve, Abel Tasman National Park New Zealand
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Reviewed 7 May 2019 via mobile

We went on a full day kayaktrip and it was amazing. The guide was frienly, the lunch was good and we also saw some wildlife. We enjoyed it so much that the next day we went on another kayak trip.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Sandrad7013
Reviewed 2 May 2019

I had a fantastic day doing this tour. The pick up in Nelson was on time, check in was easy and the staff were friendly. Jayden was our tour guide and he was brilliant - friendly and informative. A baby seal jumped onto our kayak...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Claire M
Reviewed 4 April 2019

We had an amazing day with perfect weather in this idyllic location. The friendly guide was very informative throughout the day and encouraged us to explore places we wouldn't have gone on our own. The kayaking was broken up with a lovely lunch on a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank BerkhamstedClaire
Reviewed 7 March 2019

A brilliant day out with excellent organisation and a very good guide. Jayden was fun, friendly and informative . The sea was rougher than I expected but we were well instructed and enjoyed the waves and the quiet coves and lagoons. Definitely recommend.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Anna R
Reviewed 23 February 2019 via mobile

My daughter and I did the Big Tonga Marine Reserves. It was awesome and so beautiful. We saw the seals, three penguins, dolphins from a distance, and a number of birds! The lagoons and bays are just stunning! A big shout out to Amber our...More

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