4 Day Abel Tasman Family Adventure
4 Day Abel Tasman Family Adventure
Nelson is the gateway to the fabulous Abel Tasman National Park, it has plenty of adventure activities and fun attractions for the whole family to enjoy on this 4 day getaway.
|Tour Name:||4 Day Abel Tasman Family Adventure|
|From:||Nelson to Nelson|
|Valid:||May 18 - Mar 19|
From (NZD) $747 per person
|3 nights accommodation at the Grand Mercure Monaco Resort|
|4 days rental of 1.8L Toyota Corolla or similar (other car categories available on request)|
|Unlimited kms and vehicle insurance (excess applies)|
|GPS Navigation unit|
|Skywire flying fox adventure|
|Guided half day kayaking trip in the Abel Tasman National Park|
Prices are per person based on twin-share, and are subject to availability. Prices are correct at the time of submission but are subject to change without notice. Valid for travel May 2018 – March 2019. Blackout periods may apply. A non-refundable deposit of $500 per person is required at time of booking.
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Day by Day Tour Itinerary
On arrival, please collect your rental car and make your way to your hotel. The rest of today is at leisure to enjoy the local sights.
The Nelson region is an area of diverse beauty that enjoys a Mediterranean-type climate. It boasts the greatest number of sunshine hours in New Zealand as well as being home to a thriving arts and crafts colony where locals enjoy a relaxed, easy-going lifestyle.
Nelson is a great base to explore the Abel Tasman National Park.With numerous family style activities available including jet boating, rafting, horse treks, cycle tours, mountain biking, mini-golf, fun parks and much more!
Visit Happy Valley Adventures, a 15 minute drive to the northeast of Nelson city towards Cable Bay, this morning and experience the Skywire Flying Fox – the world’s longest flying fox adventure. You’ll soar like a bird for over 3kms and up to 150 metres above the beautiful native forest canopy on this amazing eco-ride. Securely fastened in one of four racing car seats in the Skywire chair, your ride takes you forwards and backwards for nearly 10 minutes, reaching speeds of almost 100kph!
After your Skywire adventure, you may like to experience some of the other attractions like paintball, horse treks, quad-bike rides or the Argo amphibious vehicle.
It is a 90 minute drive to Tata Beach in the Abel Tasman National Park. This is the starting point for your guided half day kayaking adventure. Gently paddle out to nearby Tata Islands, home to New Zealand’s largest shag colony.
Amble past the resident seal family while the penguins that pop up occasionally, will delight both you and the children. Pass through a beautiful granitic archway to Wainui Bay, home to some amazing rock formations and secluded golden beaches.
No previous kayaking experience is required as all ages and abilities are catered for in stable double kayaks. This is a fun day out the whole family will enjoy!
Free time for some last minute sightseeing before returning your rental car and departing Nelson for your next destination.
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The cost of getting to & from the airport to your accommodation is generally not included, although on some occasions it is, in which case we have specifcally mentioned it in the itinerary. There are always plenty of taxis or shuttles waiting at the airport. You also have the option in most cases to catch a bus into the city centres.
Once your deposit has been paid and you have received your deposit confirmation, we will organise your short break and when completed (normally within 48 hours) we will email you confirmation. When you pay your balance (45 days before the start date) we will email you a ‘Short Break Voucher’ shortly after along with your arrival information and everything else you need. Print this off and take it with you to NZ.
Your deposit is non-refundable. Relaxing Journeys would have already booked and confirmed all the components of your holiday and we will have to cancel everything and adhere to each suppliers cancellation policy. Should it become necessary for you to cancel your reservation 45 days or more prior to departure date, your deposit only shall be forfeited. Cancellations made within 45 days of departure date will incur the following charges: (Expressed as a percentage of the confirmed tour & holiday price plus your deposit).
44-22 days prior to departure – 25%
21-10 days prior to departure – 35%
9 days or less prior to departure – 50%
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