The Barn Cabins & Camp

Marine Explorer

Hike your way into the Abel Tasman track, past Anchorage, Cleopatra’s Pools and Torrent Bay. Set up camp at Bark Bay and the next morning you will be on a Guided Kayaking Trip through the Marine Reserve. You will then be on the last boat back to Marahau that afternoon!
  • Day One; 7 hour Hike into Bark Bay from Marahau
  •  Camp at Bark Bay (Hut Upgrade Available)
  •  Day Two; Kayak the Marine Reserve down To Anchorage
  •  Boat Out to Marahau end of Day Two
  •  Minimum Two People
  •  Visit Anchorage, Cleopatras Pools, Torrent Bay & Falls River Swing Bridge, Shag Harbour, Tonga Island



Walk into the park on day one, setting up camp in the Marine reserve to then meet up with your Kayak guide the next day to explore the Abel Tasman Marine reserve from the water.

The first day is approximately a 6-hour walk. Start off going through Astrolabe and then onto Anchorage, Cleopatra’s pools, Torrent Bay the Falls river Swing bridge before setting spending the night at Bark Bay. Camping or huts may be available. The next day, your Kayak guide will turn up, kayaks in hand to show you through the Marine Reserve. With expert knowledge, you will explore the coast for the day before getting a boat back out of the park at the end of the day back to Marahau.


Adult – 15 years plus

Dietary Preferences

Standard – Add on, Vegetarian – Included