Kahu Kayaks - Southern Blend Guided Kayak Tour and Walk


Experience the stunning scenery of Abel Tasman on a 3 hour guided kayak tour followed by a self-guided nature walk.


  • Visit the Adele island wildlife and bird sanctuary
  • Over a Dozen Stunning Golden Beaches
  • Sheltered and scenic waters
  • Café style hot drinks

Heading off from Marahau on a guided kayak tour we make our way up to Observation Beach taking in the beautiful sights of the Abel Tasman coastline.

Your scenic paddle will take you past dozens of golden sandy beaches, sea caves, reefs and two islands which make for fantastic photo opportunities.

Then back onto dry land where you will enjoy an easy self-guided walk back to Marahau along the headlands and through native fern gullies.

Adult $120.00
Child $85.00 (Aged 8-14 years)
Family $350.00 (2 Adults + 2 Children)

What's included

  • Safety Briefing and experienced Guide
  • Kayaks and all safety equipment
  • Dry Bag for cameras
  • Self guided nature walk


  • Kayak - 3 hours + Walk - 2-3 hours.


  • 325 Sandy Bay-Marahau Road, Marahau 7197, New Zealand


  • Minimum age: 8
  • Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult..

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.


  • Please Note: Each tour requires a minimum of 2x adults booked to run.

    Children between 8-14 years must be 1:1 ratio with an adult.

Available Bookings from 06 Sep to 12 Sep 2022

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  • Adult$84.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$59.00
  • Family$245.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme


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ericag3 from New Zealand wrote on 04 April 2022

Coastal exploration

Awesome weather with favorable winds, tide and amazing guide :) - Brad guided us along and took time to explore the small interesting "caves" tightly hugging coast and we also got to enjoy bird song, Ray and seals sightings.

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hazels2 from New Zealand wrote on 29 April 2021

Awesome day out

Amazing morning out on the water with Brad! Saw seals, heard beautiful birdsong, explored caves and had delicious coffee. The afternoon walk back along track was really beautiful with lots of amazing views and beaches. Highly recommend this trip- well worth the money!

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Lynne O'Sullivan from New Zealand wrote on 15 November 2020

Fabulous and friendly NZ guides

From pickup , kayak guiding , coffee on the beach to drop off back to our Nelson based accommodation; the team at Kahu are seamless. Fabulous day in the Abel Tasman park. ?

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claree from New Zealand wrote on 12 January 2022

Such a good day!

I really loved this, a highlight of my trip for sure. It was a relaxed and fun day, Steven was a fabulous guide, looking after everyone, yet laid back and allowing us to enjoy it. We kayaked quite a long way, but it was easy once you got into the swing of it, and saw seals, stopped for coffee on the beach, and sat and relaxed and chatted once we got to our final destination. The walk back was highly scenic, and very enjoyable. Thank you everyone, I really enjoyed my day!

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Lucy Pennycook from New Zealand wrote on 04 April 2021

Perfect day out on the water

Really great day out with Kahu Kayaks. Great banter and chat all day, was in safe hands! Highlight of our holiday!

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    Child Aged 8-14 years

      Family 2 Adults + 2 Children

        *This option must be made together with another price type.

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