Cruise into the heart of the National Park to walk the most varied section of the Coastal Track. Optional side trip to Cleopatra's Pool.
Cruise into the heart of Abel Tasman National Park to disembark at idyllic Medlands Beach. From here, the coastal track weaves through sunny groves of Manuka and fern between breathtaking views of the granite coast and lush gullies of mature forest, to reach tranquil forest pools and long golden sand beaches.
Cross the rushing Falls River by way of an impressive swing bridge. Allow an extra 30 minutes to take a short (500m) side track beside a forest stream to visit Cleopatra's Pool.
Need to know
Anchorage Beach has a Department of Conservation hut and camp ground with drinking water, shelter, picnic tables and toilet facilities.