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Great little beach

This is just one of the many beaches in the Abel Tasman National Park. Easy walk in to this beach... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2015
Val L
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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
Beautiful picnic spot while walking the Abel Tasman

A quiet bay, swimming is safe and welcome after a long walk. Waters lapping and clear: ideal picnic... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2013
EldaH
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Collingwood, New Zealand
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Jan 20, 2018
“nice beach for a walk, not for a swim though!”
Mar 24, 2017
“perfect picnic site--especially for day tripping young families”
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

great walk but not suitable for swimming.. although we were there during summer time the sea was cold to swim.

Thank Johnmir13
Reviewed 24 March 2017

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...More

Thank Erik B
Reviewed 3 March 2017

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

Thank sacarajane
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Not too far from the start at Marahau, easy to walk to this bay in a hour or so from the track start.

Thank happysheepChina
Reviewed 18 February 2015

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.

Thank Val L
Reviewed 9 January 2014

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.

4  Thank Ashley_Sydney
Reviewed 9 April 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.. :(

1  Thank EldaH
Reviewed 14 November 2011

My mother had holidayed here until she was 12, the bay use to be called Astrolab but was renamed after mums family because her father and grandfather built houses here.It is still untouched, only accesable by sea or the walking track. There is a toilet...More

1  Thank Levinites
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