Waka Abel Tasman
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Our Waka Tours
What people are saying about our tours
Meeting Lee Anne and Thomas has been a highlight of our vacation. We so enjoyed the introduction to Māori culture. Paddling the Waka is a transformative experience. We would do... read more
11 December, 2022
Always a pleasure to be out on the water with you guys! Really enjoyed our paddle today, especially enjoyed Thomas's korero about the rohe. Knowledgeable and personable. My Mana Wāhine... read more
28 April, 2022
"Manaaki moana, manaaki tangata, haere whakamua"
Waka - a truly unique experience
By paddling in our waka hourua (double-hulled vessel) you share in our treasured ocean heritage. Waka is an inclusive experience where everyone can feel the joy of working as part of a team.
We begin and end all our trips with a karakia (blessing) for protection. You will learn tikanga (etiquette) associated with waka before becoming familiar with the boat and embarking on our haerenga (journey).