Abel Tasman Sailing Adventures is a local family-owned yacht charter business who have been providing great sailing opportunities in the region for 22 years. Scheduled tours, private day tours, multi day tours and tour highlights!
Join with others on one of our Daily Tours Our scheduled tours provide affordable options for individuals and smaller groups by joining in with others. Enjoy the company of others as you explore the region. There are a variety of tours including a Full Day Sail or combine your sailing with walking, kayaking, water taxi or cycling. Scheduled tours bound for the Abel Tasman National Park depart daily from Kaiteriteri Beach, while Nelson and Mapua day tours depart on a regular basis from Nelson Waterfront, during summer. We operate during the cooler seasons too, just enquire as it's likely we have others on our waiting list.
Private Day Tours
A personalised trip ideal for an exclusive experience. A special occasion, family gathering, weddings, hen & stag do, groups or work functions. The trip is customised to suit your individual needs and with no set timetable we are flexible to make the most of the opportunities of the day. Whether for a few hours or a full day our friendly and personal service creates a most memorable time aboard. On our private tours you have full use of the yacht’s inventory which varies with your chosen yacht. This may include sit-on-kayaks, stand up paddleboards, fishing & snorkelling gear – lots of toys for you to enjoy.
A private tour is ideal for exploring the more secluded parts of the Abel Tasman National Park, or enjoying a Nelson Harbour Cruise as a Christmas work function, a corporate event, dinner parties, special birthday or celebration.
Multi-day tours allow you to fully immerse yourself and relax in the beauty of our region. Stay on board a few days, a week or longer if you wish! Your yacht is your activity, transport and accommodation – all in one! Ideal for families, friends and small groups. All muti-day tours are personalised, where the trip itinerary is customised to your interests and the opportunities on the day. No two tours are the same. There is plenty to experience within the Abel Tasman National Park, including walking some of the coastal tracks, beach strolls and swimming, snorkeling, fishing and of course sailing.
Departures from either Nelson waterfront or Kaiteriteri Beach. Options to bring your own meals or have us provide a fully catered holiday.
Explore the hidden secrets of the Abel Tasman National Park. Skipper is your personal guide & host with excellent local knowledge.Our tours are perfect for small groups, ensuring you receive a personlised experience. No sailing experience necessary, however should you wish to give sailing a go just speak with your skipper. We hold both charter and water taxi consessions ensuring that we have more opportunity to take you to secluded and private areas of the National Park.
Our boats are interactive and get you closer to the shore. Enjoy a swim, stroll the beach, walk the coastal track, kayak or cycle the great taste trail. The environmentally friendly way to explore Abel Tasman National Park.
We are DOC concessioned operators
We are a Gold Qualmark Endorsed Visitor Activity
Maritime NZ Approved Operator
Business Awards Winners
-NMIT Nelson Tasman Chamber of Commerce Business Awards Winners
-2007 Winners Small Business Award
-2007 Finalist Sustainable Business Award
-2007 Finalist Tourism Excellance Award
-2004 Finalist Small Business Award
-2003 Finalist Small Business Award
Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence
5 Kaiteriteri-Sandy Bay Road,
Kaiteriteri, Nelson Region
7197 , New Zealand