Old Macdonalds Farm - Abel Tasman Village, Nelson, New Zealand

Bookings for all Local Attractions can be made through our office.

Independent Guides Sea KayakingScenic Abel Tasman National Park
Take a trip into the park on a guided kayak trip or book a freedom rental and go it alone. , based at Old MacDonalds Farm will equip you, teach you how to manage your kayak and will guide you around the sights of the park. Mitch has plenty of experience in ensuring you have a safe and enjoyable trip.

Abel Tasman Stand up Paddleboarding
Guided Trips, Early morning, during the day and in the evening. The best time and experiance you will have, take a few days here to enjoy all we have with combo trips

Welcome to Moana NZ SUP, supplier of quality stand up paddle boards and all the gear that goes with it. We are based in Nelson, top of the South Island and supply boards all over New Zealand.

Nelson Haven Kayaks are a small Kayak and Paddleboard rental company dedicated to giving you the best experience you will have in Tasman Bay If you want a small sit on top Kayak to muck about with for a few days we can arrange a great deal. The kayaks we have are ideal if you have a child as they can go with you. We are based in Marahau at the start of the abel tasman national park, and can still meet you in Nelson as I have family there

Abel Tasman Golden Future You’ll leave with your eyes open; and it will enhance your whole experience of natural New Zealand. Let a qualified ecologist guide you through a plethora of ecosystems in the world famous Abel Tasman National Park

Abel Tasman Canyons
Abel Tasman Canyons runs awesome adventurous canyoning trips in and around Abel Tasman National Park

Abel Tasman Sea Shuttle
Transport into the park. Scenic cruise and package deals with walk options available. Awesome guys with nice comfy boats.

Abel Tasman National Park Enterprises will take you to destinations in the park, picking you up from Old Macdonald's Farm Office and bringing you home again at the end of the day. There are plenty of cruise options from Seals, Bush and Beach Walks to a Cruise and Stroll. While on their launches you can get a hot drink or something to eat or just walk around the deck and take in the spectacular views of the coast line.

Abel Tasman National Park Aqua Taxi run water jet taxi services into the National Park throughout the day. Their speed boats can take you into many destinations in the park, pick up kayaks and point out sites of interest around the park.

The Sea kayak Company is a friendly family run kayak business that specialises in guided paddling adventures in the gorgeous Tonga Island Marine reserve area of the Abel Tasman National Park. Our trips range from half a day to five days. Give us a call and we can help you find the perfect trip.No problem to pick you up from Old MacDonalds Farm

Abel Tasman Sailing Adventures
Go sailing from Kaiteriteri as far as Bark Bay and Return.

View the local arts and crafts at the Arts Unique Gallery
See our local wood carvers and sculptors at work at the Arts Unique Gallery found at the start of the Able Tasman track. You can buy or just window-shop with pottery using the local environment as a motif, handmade musical instruments, intricate wooden puppets, handmade furniture made from native timber, handmade greenstone jewelry and bone carvings and lots more.

Ask our local carver and artist, Woody, about the giant carved wooden heads that stand around the gallery. He'll be only to happy to speak with you about anything that is of interest to you.  

FreefallingSkydive Abel Tasman
Tandem Skydive is for all ages and lifestyles. Internationally qualified owner operator Tandem Masters with thousands of jumps experience will guide you through your skydive. The courtesy coach will provide free transport to the drop zone.

Visit the Ngarua Caves
Visit the Ngarua caves and see the magnificent illuminated cathedral. See and touch carbon-dated Moa bones, millions of stallagtites (some of which are musical), and see historical names on the cave walls. Truly a subterranean experience for all ages. Guided tours are taken through the caves hourly from 10:00am to 4:00pm.

U Fly Extreme
“Your chance to actually fly a stunt Plane. Extreme Adrenaline activity. Highly addictive this is an instructional flight, so you can be as mild or WILD as you like. No experience necessary.
All flight gear provided. HD video available. Make the “Exceptional” possible. The Best part of flight training...... Aerobatics In the best aircraft for it.................Pitts Special
and YOU DO IT !


Abel Tasman Coachlines
Services to and between the following destinations. Nelson – Mapua - Motueka – Kaiteriteri – Marahau

Great Food

Fat Tui, Marahau
Tasmans. Menu, reviews, ratings & hours for Fat Tui Tasman. Abel Tasman National Park Marahau 03-527 8420

Or in the Golden Bay region....

Farewell Spit safarisFarewell Spit Safari
Join Farewell Spit Safari for a leisurely safari in comfortable purpose built 4WD vehicles on Farewell Spit - a bird sanctuary and wetland of world reknown. See migratory wading birds, climb a huge sand dune for panoramic views of Farewell Spit. Enjoy refreshments at the historic lighthouse and an interesting commentary by experienced and friendly guides.

For more information on the Nelson and Golden Bay region see the Latitude Nelson Website.


For all booking enquires email: info@oldmacs.co.nz

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