Trip Planner: South Pacific / New Zealand / South Island / Nelson-Tasman Region / Abel Tasman National Park / Abel Tasman Coast Track
Journey through some of the island's lushest coastal landscapes along Abel Tasman Coast Track, arguably the nation's most popular hiking route. Stretching 51 km (32 mi) through the surrounding Abel Tasman National Park, the trail features numerous side-branches, resting spots, and natural points of interest. Grab some comfortable walking shoes and hit the well-marked path, admiring secluded beaches, sweeping ocean views, and winding rivers along your way. Though it takes several days to travel the track in its entirety, you can get a solid taste of the area by opting for a smaller section of the path. Bear in mind during your trek that some portions of the trail are only crossable at low tide, so plan accordingly. For Abel Tasman Coast Track and beyond, use our Abel Tasman National Park journey planner to get the most from your Abel Tasman National Park vacation.
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Walking the Abel Tasman Coast Track was one of the best things we did during our two-month stay in New Zealand. We hiked the track from Medlands Beach to Anchorage, and it was 11.5 km of sensory... more »
This place had the best beaches, hikes and gorgeous scenery. Just lots to love. A must see park for sure. more »
A very great track. Which one should run at any time. The path offers variety between bush walk and beach. You will discover many beautiful little nature beaches and beautiful viewpoints. The paths are easy to walk and very well signposted.
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