Welcome to Golden Bay Kayaks

'helpful, knowledgeable and a great kiwi attitude,It really was a stand-out experience for us,the highlight of our trip to New Zealand'

The Abel Tasman National Park is one of the top 10 kayaking destinations is the world...kayaking with Golden Bay Kayaks is a standout experience for those that visit, this is a must do!

Launch from our stunning Tata Beach base in Golden Bay and you are immediately in the Abel Tasman National Park.

We offer:


The Northern End of the Abel Tasman is rich in New Zealand Culture, heritage and is ecologically diverse, it really is world class.

It is a place on Earth that if it is not on your bucket list....it should be.

  • Guided tours


    Tata Islands make a stunning backdrop as you launch straight into the Abel Tasman National Park from our base at Tata beach
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  • Day Hire


    Choose a double kayak, sit-on-top or Stand up paddle board
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  • Freedom hire


    The only tour company that will allow you to paddle the entire length of the Abel Tasman National Park
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Kayaking through Abel Tasman National Park, Spring 2011 from Derek Morrison on Vimeo.

Writer Dallas Hewett and photographer Derek Morrison explore Abel Tasman National Park, New Zealand, by kayak over five days in early spring 2011. Watch as Dallas describes how he fell in love with a lagoon filled with juvenile fur seals and this beautiful National Park, which Derek describes as "a photographer's paradise".

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