Enjoy our cruise to Awaroa and upon arrival dine at the world famous Awaroa Lodge*. After lunch take a walk to another stunning beach for your pick up!

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*The Awaroa Lodge and Cafe is open all year.


– 9.00am
– 10.30am*
– 12.40pm

FREE bus transfers from Nelson or Motueka for 9:00 sailing.


Take our informative cruise to Awaroa. Relax on the beach and enjoy a delicious lunch (additional cost) and the hospitality at *Awaroa Lodge and Cafe. Get picked up again at Awaroa or at your leisure, hike through native forest to Tonga Quarry (1.5 hours). A highlight – new boardwalk and bridges over Richardson Stream.

*The Awaroa Lodge and café is open all year.

Pick ups:

Awaroa at 1:00pm* 2.45pm or 4.15pm**

Tonga Quarry 1:15pm* 3:10pm 4:30pm**

Options to walk to Medlands Bay (3 hrs walk). Pick-up available at 3.30pm or 4.45pm**

*Summer Season 15th of October to 30th of April
**Peak Summer 1st December to 31st March

Suitability : Comfortable walking. Reasonable level of fitness required from Tonga Quarry to Medlands Bay.


– $79 Adult
– $38 Child (5-14 years)
- Under 5 free
– FREE bus transfers on this trip


– Check with us for tides if walking north across Awaroa inlet
– Lunch additional cost at Awaroa Lodge

We have snacks and drinks available on all our boats!

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