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Reliable, good service

AquaTaxi have a monopoly on transport up and down this coast, so it’s a good job they are doing it... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Oxford, United Kingdom
Friendly and punctual water taxi service

We enjoyed a wonderful day exploring the beaches and bays of Abel Tasman np with the help of this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Virginia N
Glenmoore, Pennsylvania
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Experience the breath-taking beauty of the Abel Tasman National Park from the comfort of our purpose-built, eco-friendly water taxis. Whether you're looking for a short walk, a scenic day out, or a multi-day hiking adventure we have an option to...more
Sandy Bay Rd, Marahau 7197, New Zealand
+64 3-527 8083
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Reviewed 4 days ago

AquaTaxi have a monopoly on transport up and down this coast, so it’s a good job they are doing it well. You can get a taxi from most beaches to the other beaches, you need to prebook into specific time slots and walk at a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a wonderful day exploring the beaches and bays of Abel Tasman np with the help of this water taxi service.

Thank Virginia N
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

We didn’t have a full day available to us as we had to be back by 3.30pm but we wanted to make the most of our time in the National Park and also include a walk so we did the Slice of Paradise 1 which...More

Thank ImAnAussie
Reviewed 19 September 2018

We took the water taxi up the coast and walked along the beautiful coast path in time to be picked up for the return to Marahau. There was great excitement that day as killer whales had been spotted offshore. The boat that left after ours...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Last week I booked the Paradise 2 trip option for myself and teenage son. We got taken to Totaranui and then returned to Bark Bay for a 3 walk to Anchorage. From there we were picked up again and returned to Marahau. Sean drove the...More

Thank htp58
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Fast ribs to take you to various bays up the coast or to drop you off & pick you up from walks. Very friendly & great fun.

Thank PJ777
Reviewed 23 April 2018

My wife and kids and I took the Aqua Taxi from Marahau to Bark Bay. We jumped on the boat in the Aqua Taxi parking area and driven to the water by tractor. The kids loved driving along the road in the boat. Our driver/guide...More

Thank Loyal-QPR-Fan
Reviewed 11 April 2018

You guys are amazing how you co-ordinate all the people and luggage from one place to another. We have to congratulate you, it was a pleasure to watch :0

Thank turtle63
Reviewed 10 April 2018

This is a well run and enjoyable water taxi service. We used it three days running to enable is to be dropped off and picked up along the Abel Tasman Track. it meant we were able to walk most of the Track easily over those...More

Thank NRB20132013
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

It was really a great service! Always on time, friendly, local information, great driving on the waves!

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23 July 2018|
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Response from htp58 | Reviewed this property |
Araroa lodge was one of the stops so you can get there. You’ll need to check out their website for the timetable and costs.
15 January 2016|
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Response from Nooks25 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can book on the day, but "in season" particularly, they become busy and you may not have a choice. I'm sure you will be able to though. We last went in winter and the boat was almost full of people wanting to be... More