Travel Blogs from Marahau, New Zealand

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The Nature Splendour of Abel Tasman Marine Park, Marahau, New Zealand travel blog

The Nature Splendour of Abel Tasman Marine Park

A travel blog entry by keithandkim

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... our drop off point.    The water taxi sped off and made a quick stop at one of the most photographed rocks in New Zealand, Split apple rock. A giant boulder that rests on a pile of rocks that was split right down the middle by the elements, It ...

Sea Kayaking Abel Tasman, Marahau, New Zealand travel blog

Sea Kayaking Abel Tasman

A travel blog entry by nickiemoore

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... . And we learned what ‘custard’ really meant, to our cost. Best wishes Nickie & Phil X   Summary Day 1: Marahau - Onetahuti by Aqua-Taxi, Onetahuti - Medands Beach kayaking Day 2: Medlands Beach - Te Pukatea kayaking :) Day 3: Te ...

Candy Beaches at Abel Tasman, Marahau, New Zealand travel blog

Candy Beaches at Abel Tasman

A travel blog entry by orizarska

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I walked and took pictures, and walked and took pictures, and walked and took pictures...for 20 km. It was a long day! ***   WORLD CHANGE STARTS WITH EDUCATED CHILDREN! Give a girl the life long gift of education! Support my appeal 100 GIRLS ...

Driving, Glaciers, Pancakes and More Driving, Marahau, New Zealand travel blog

Driving, Glaciers, Pancakes and More Driving

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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March.30 The night before we decided to start the drive to Jackson Bay (completely out of our way) because we read that it was rated as a good drive and figured they may be something out there to see and ended up stopping along the way for the night. In ...

Hiking to Anchorage Bay...or Not, Marahau, New Zealand travel blog

Hiking to Anchorage Bay...or Not

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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Sadly we failed to pull any april fools jokes on eachother, maybe because we were more focused on how wet and cold we were. We set out in the morning to do the hike to Anchorage Bay (only accessible by boat or walk) which is a 3.5-4 hour walk (11.5 km). ...

"Stunning Walk"

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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... activity in New Zealand continued, we left the Rotorua area and headed south with brief stops in Taupo (the Skydiving Capital of New Zealand), Taihape (the Gumboot Capital of New Zealand- really… the best symbol this town could identify with was a ...

Some Kayaking in Abel Tasman, Marahau, New Zealand travel blog

Some Kayaking in Abel Tasman

A travel blog entry by sfrtw

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... rides.  This would allow us to see a good chunk of Abel Tasman.  The planned tour:  Take a water taxi from Marahau to Tonga Island; Kayak from Tonga Bay via Bark Bay and Torrent Bay back to Anchorage Bay; then water taxi from Anchorage ...

Nelson & Abel Tasman National Park, Marahau, New Zealand travel blog

Nelson & Abel Tasman National Park

A travel blog entry by lauraandrich

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... there wasn't that much to do so we decided to keep on driving to Abel Tasman National Park. We had planned to stay in Marahau but decided on the slightly bigger Kariteriteri. Both were just seafront stretches of road really but in the guide books one of ...

Marahau and the Able Tasman, Marahau, New Zealand travel blog

Marahau and the Able Tasman

A travel blog entry by ritchie

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... the same woman, she was the first one to pick me up and also the last one to drop me off. The Able Tasman is one of New Zealand's most famous hikes, or tramps as they're known here. I saw a book the other day called New Zealands Best 100 Tramps. I ...

Abel Tasman National Park, Marahau, New Zealand travel blog

Abel Tasman National Park

A travel blog entry by amandaroberts79

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... reward for our hard work. At this point we were still in the park and just had a 4hr walk the next day to return to Marahau. Which was quite relaxing until Heather realised that she had left half her clothes on the boat and we needed to work out how we ...

Day 226, Marahau, New Zealand travel blog

Day 226

A travel blog entry by jessievilla

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... my morsel was delicious (for all of three seconds anyway.) Rest of the afternoon was spent driving through the countryside, heading for Marahau on the West Coast. Scenery is mind-blowing – vineyards and mountains and plains, oh my. We stop for a ...

Abel Tasman NP - The NorthWest and wiggly roads, Marahau, New Zealand travel blog

Abel Tasman NP - The NorthWest and wiggly roads

A travel blog entry by mobymojo

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... in Vic but more rugged and moody, not as sunny. Very impresive. We stopped at Punakaiki and were again trapped in by our new worst enemies, the sand-flies. Why didnt any travel brochures tell us about them??? I had a cracking run the following morning ...

Einde van de tracking, Marahau, New Zealand travel blog

Einde van de tracking

A travel blog entry by arjanvanderbijl

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einde van de 3 daagse tracking en het slapen in ...

$%#&)*@! Sandflies!!!, Marahau, New Zealand travel blog

$%#&)*@! Sandflies!!!

A travel blog entry by wolftrails

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... the way, most notably at Pelorus Bridge, where we spent 30 minutes enjoying the sun and taking a few pictures. After arriving in Marahau, our base for the next three nights, we wanted to just enjoy a nice outdoor dinner at the local restaurant... The ...

Into the Able Tasman, Marahau, New Zealand travel blog

Into the Able Tasman

A travel blog entry by robsworld

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Able Tasman, Marahau, New Zealand travel blog

Able Tasman

A travel blog entry by kforkelly

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Highlight: Kayaking from beach to beach, and seal to seal. Lowlight: Dropping my cell phone in the salt water. (That makes 3 dead cells in 6 months. Yikes!) Call me irresponsible- or just unlucky? Anyways, Ale Tasman was mostly brilliant. Stunning ...

Old Macdonald Had a Farm, Marahau, New Zealand travel blog

Old Macdonald Had a Farm

A travel blog entry by amy-and-ian

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... we stocked up before heading out along Queen Charlotte Drive (just as scenic the second time round).  Upon returning back in Marahau, as I previously mentioned, I had to start work with Wilsons while Amy, Mum and Bob went off exploring. It's not as ...

Day 227, Marahau, New Zealand travel blog

Day 227

A travel blog entry by jessievilla

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... Bambi, so I’ll just sit and enjoy the scenery I think. Anyway, had a very nice afternoon sailing leisurely back towards Marahau. Stopped and saw some seals, sailed around lots of little beaches and some islands; yeah I could totally get used to ...

Abel Tasman, Pohara - Totaranui - Marahau, New Zealand travel blog

Abel Tasman

A travel blog entry by geoffnsteph

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... to get some walking in. Mon 19 Feb Another glorious day - very hot, very blue skies - seriously nice. Drove south to Marahau to "try" another section of the walk, using boat out, walk back. Changed our island crossing plans and brought forward the ...

Abel Tasman, Marahau, New Zealand travel blog

Abel Tasman

A travel blog entry by amandaseims

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... then managed to get work on a tall ships voyage across the Pacific to barbados, Galapogas Islands, some other places and finally New Zealand.  He had no sailing experience but simply offered to work on board which gave him free board and ...

Kajakkiretki Abel Tasmanin kansallispuistossa, Marahau, New Zealand travel blog

Kajakkiretki Abel Tasmanin kansallispuistossa

A travel blog entry by loskoivisto

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Upea paiva Abel Tasmanin kansallispuistossa! Saa sailyi yhta upeana kuin eilen ja kajakkiretki oli todella onnistunut. Sininen taivas, turkoosia vetta, kultaisia hiekkarantoja ja valkoisia laguuneja. Jumalaisen kaunis paikka. Ja siihen paalle viela ...

מאי לאי, Marahau, New Zealand travel blog

מאי לאי

A travel blog entry by shirak

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ב- 30.12.12, בדיוק חמישה חודשים מאז שהתחלנו במסע, ...

A walk in the park, Marahau, New Zealand travel blog

A walk in the park

A travel blog entry by travelburnett

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We are staying on tonight as well so we have a leisurely start. The normal campground routine is to be out and away by 10 am. There are lots of activities available here, particularly sea kayaking and mountain biking but we stick with the ...

Abel Tasman National Park, Marahau, New Zealand travel blog

Abel Tasman National Park

A travel blog entry by lasse-kaya

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Skrevet av Lasse. Alarmen som gikk klokken 08.15 ble skrudd av til tross for at vi hadde planlagt avreise med en båt klokken 09.00. Båten vi hadde tenkt å ta, skulle ta oss oppover langs kysten av Abel Tasman National Park, men siden vi ikke stod ...

Weka, Marahau, New Zealand travel blog

Weka

A travel blog entry by travelburnett

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... before continuing to peck about in the undergrowth. Subsequent research suggests that it is a weka. It is 4pm when we arrive in Marahau. The campsite is right by the beach and is 1km from the start of the Abel Tasman track, a popular long distance ...

A Walk In The Park, Marahau, New Zealand travel blog

A Walk In The Park

A travel blog entry by sam.bewitching

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... myself, or that I had been cheated out of my full day walk, not that I am complaining. When we made it back to Marahau, I headed to the inside kitchen area where I got talking to a random Canadian and accidentally told her how the book she was reading ...

Marahau, Marahau, New Zealand travel blog

Marahau

A travel blog entry by camer

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Kayaking in Abel Tasman NP, Marahau, New Zealand travel blog

Kayaking in Abel Tasman NP

A travel blog entry by daveandnat

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Rain and Abel, Marahau, New Zealand travel blog

Rain and Abel

A travel blog entry by warm

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... nbsp; We sat out some of the worst in Nelson - disturbing church, nice pubs; Kaiteriteri - beautiful coastline, nothing else; and Marahau - peaceful, relaxing gateway to the park. Once the rain had ceased we took a water taxi to the boat launch ...

Back on the road again, Marahau, New Zealand travel blog

Back on the road again

A travel blog entry by paigebink

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... to play it by ear as the low shoulder season crowds don't have all the tours running on weekdays anymore =( After seeing how busy the beach strip was we headed a little farther north to Marahau for the night and are staying at a campground called the ...

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