Escape Winter in Abel Tasman National Park

At the top of the South Island, average temperatures on the coast vary by only 10 degrees C between summer and winter. Ideal for walking and kayaking.

Still basking under the most sunshine hours in the country, Abel Tasman National Park beckons with sheltered golden-sand beaches, aquamarine waters and the crisp light of photographers' dreams. Wildlife comes out to play.

Wilsons Abel Tasman offers a full range of boat cruising, walking and guided sea kayaking with timetables designed to suit the shorter daylight hours of the season. Trips depart every day from Kaiteriteri with coach connections to Nelson and Motueka. Check out their range of day trip options here.

Overnight trips staying at Wilsons Abel Tasman's Beachfront Lodges require a minimum of 4 people for each departure. So, if you have a group of friends looking for a civilised adventure, or would like to join a group of like-minded travellers, contact Wilsons Abel Tasman so they can help you design your escape from winter.

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