Waimea Crossing,boat tour around Tasman's Great Taste Trail, Nelson,N.Z

By: Strike Adventure  06-Dec-2011

The one and only, totally original, "Waimea Crossing" with Strike Adventure.


Right on the doorstep of Nelson City is a special marine adventure..

Take a ride with us and explore the Waimea Estuary, the South Island’s largest estuary that covers 3500 Hectares, 65 kilometres of coastline, with 14 islands.

Travel between islands, up channels, and experience views that even the locals haven’t seen. Explore the Waimea Estuary from water level with this unique offering that operates between Monaco Peninsula and Mapua.

Our trips have flexible start times to take account of tidal flows, channels, and water levels that we can navigate safely but bigger craft can’t. Discuss the history and experience the beautiful marine environment with our experienced and friendly guide.

Our trips include a coffee and slice of cake for each passenger at a waterfront café at the halfway point.


  • South Island’s largest Estuary
  • Experience a unique Nelson & Tasman Adventure – right on our doorstep.
  • Fully MNZ certified. SSM registered. TDC Commercial Operator CO 0110, DOC concessions NMWC15526
  • Full safety equipment including Lifejackets, satellite phone, VHF radio communications, 406 MHz EPIRB etc.

Only a 3 hour trip, depending on how much time you have to explore. Phone bookings only (03 541 0020 (office) or 03 544 2100 (hm). Payment by internet banking or cash on arrival.

Only $300.00 + GST (for 1- 3 people)
The information in this article was current at 02 Dec 2011


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