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Abel Tasman Trips

Camps, Huts, Activities, Hiking.
Your Guide for all things Great in the Abel Tasman.

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Best Trips in the Abel Tasman

There is such an awesome range of activities for very type of explorer in the Abel Tasman. 

70% of people are doing Day Trips into the Park. Great to enjoy the creature comforts of being back in Marahau. However, if you are looking to go overnight, make sure you explore some of our recommended Trips!

Our Top Four Day Trips

These Trips can all be organised with pick up from The Barn car park. Explore for the day and get dropped back at The Barn for a great meal, hot shower and comfy nights sleep.

All of the Abel Tasman Day Trips

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Canyoning

Kayaking

Water Taxi

Sailing

Overnight Trips

Combining the best day trips,
with the best place to stay,
in the right order.

Booking in

We make bespoke trips with minimum group sizes, so we work around your schedule, and will make it work for you.

Upon making a booking we will send all the relevant information to you with schedules and itineraries. Please get in contact if you would like to know more!

Going it solo

If you want to research, organise and book it all in yourself, please read through our trips to gather as much info as possible. Ensure you check the Tide Timetable for the Awaroa Crossing.

If you have any further questions about a trip just get in contact with us. We would love to help!

The Barn Food Truck at the Rec Deck

Re-opening ~November

Delivery in Marahau for $10 / Order for food, drinks, and alcohol.

Serving Lebanese-styled cuisine to the Abel Tasman out of The Food Truck. Serving both meat and vegan options, the organic beef is raised from our own paddocks here at The Barn. Check out more here.

Mezze

Pita

Bazila

Helpful Things At The Barn

A few things that we offer to help make your experience away go as smooth as possible.

Gear Hire

Camping Gear -abel tasman trips

We hire out a range of camping gear for anyone doing the Abel Tasman Track.

Bag Storage

When you Book to stay at The Barn, we have FREE Bag storage available. BYO lock, or buy one at our shop. First come first serve.

Car Parking

Car park - The Barn - Abel Tasman Trips

The Barn has on site car parking for $5 a night. We are just a 100m from the start of the Abel Tasman Track. Arranged onsite.

Yoga Class

Yoga at the barn, great after an abel tasman trip

Stretch those limbs out and re-center yourself. Expected yoga classes to begin in November. TBC. First Come First Serve.

Bike Parking

We have paid cover parking in our shed, or free bike racks to tie up to while you’re out in The Park.

Build Your Own DIY Abel Tasman Trip

If you love doing your own research, learning about Abel Tasman, and crafting the perfect plan, then we have summarised the key information for you to build your own adventure. This is a great starting guide about what to expect.

Picking the right campsites are always the key. I would recommend mixing it up between the different styles of campsites as outlined in our Abel Tasman Camping info.

Check out some of the articles below in the Archives for some more inspiration. 

Abel Tasman Inspiration

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Wharariki Beach

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Cable Bay

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Anchorage to Marahau Walk

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Porters Beach

Quick trips Just a 5-10 min walk from The Barn Make sure you bring your togs at high tide Photographers playground Always a good one...

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Awapoto Hike

Quick Tips About a 2 hour drive from The Barn Remote hike, so bring everything you need. Difficultly: medium to hard. Getting there Head up...

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Split Apple Rock

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Contact Us

We would love to hear from you if you have any questions or would like us to help book an awesome Abel Tasman Experience. We can fully book and organise day trip and over night trips in the Abel Tasman.

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