Stilwell Bay
Stilwell Bay
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marcy s
Vancouver, Canada657 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2018 • Friends
We stopped here for lunch while doing the coast walk from Anchorage Bay to Marahau. An idyllic little spot, very few people, gentle surf. I was constantly amazed by the lack of litter everywhere I went in Abel Tasman. Stillwell Bay is no different. A gorgeous little bay. There's a drop toilet farther along the beach if you need it. Just keep an eye on the water, as you can be cut off from the trail head when the tide comes in.
Written 27 December 2018
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Fleur Baikie
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2018 • Friends
This is a stunning beach and we were the only ones there! A perfect break along the walk along the coast.
Written 19 December 2018
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TravellerFaye
Lennox Head, Australia1,854 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2018 • Friends
During our three day Abel Tasman Coastal walk we stopped in at Stilwell Bay for am picnic lunch. It is pretty and easily accessible from the track.
Written 22 October 2018
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Likornios
Athens, Greece894 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2018 • Couples
great walk but not suitable for swimming.. although we were there during summer time the sea was cold to swim.
Written 20 January 2018
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Erik B
Victoria, Canada308 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2017 • Couples
Hard to review separately as you have to trek to get there unless you water taxi in and out which might be an option for a family with small children--spend a few hours watching them chase the seagulls --looked like great sandbar swimming at the north end (check it for rips with the Aquataxi skipper).
Otherwise--if you are doing any part of the trek--the lure of the beautiful beach and waters will draw you down for a sand pedicure and a rest
Written 24 March 2017
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sacarajane
Denver, CO84 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2017 • Couples
While kayaking we saw seals and beautiful birds up close. Since it was windy the guides helped us connect our boats and set up a sail. We had a picknic on the beach

Written 2 March 2017
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HappySheep
Wellington, New Zealand1,563 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2017 • Family
Not too far from the start at Marahau, easy to walk to this bay in a hour or so from the track start.
Written 13 February 2017
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Val L
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand22 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2015 • Friends
This is just one of the many beaches in the Abel Tasman National Park. Easy walk in to this beach so take a picnic lunch and enjoy the scenery.
Written 18 February 2015
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Ashley T
New York City, NY108 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2013 • Couples
What should have been a beautiful and tranquil beach in a National Park was overtaken by at least 20 water skis, the noise of water skiing all day long and the smell of diesel. I was surprised this was allowed in a National Park.
Written 8 January 2014
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EldaH
Collingwood, New Zealand44 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2013
A quiet bay, swimming is safe and welcome after a long walk. Waters lapping and clear: ideal picnic spot too:
only sad thing is that either the boaties or other trampers seem to leave bits of their rubbish behind.. :(
Written 8 April 2013
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