Abel Tasman and Golden Bay Shuttle

Private Driver Hire provides private transport to and from the Abel Tasman national park, Marahau, Kaiteriteri, Golden Bay and the surrounding region.

We take just your group, from couples up to groups of 11 in our larger vans (more than 1 van can be arranged for bigger groups).

Nelson / Marlborough to Abel Tasman private shuttle transfers and track transport.

We can pick you up from any location in the Nelson / Marlborough area and drive you in comfort to or back from one of the main access points into the national park.

Most of the water taxis and boat tours leave from either Kaiteriteri or Marahau. The Abel Tasman Coast Track (one of the more easily accessible of New Zealand’s Great Walks) starts at Marahau or at the northern end at Wainui Bay (in Golden Bay).

Prices below are per suv vehicle, so same rate for either 1 to 4 passengers inclusive one way (groups larger than 4 priced on application). Add $400 to these trip rates for starting from Picton or Blenheim.

Nelson to Marahau shuttle (Coastal track hikers entrance or exit point)$230
Nelson to Kaiteriteri (most boat tour and water taxi excursions to the Abel Tasman park depart from here)$230
Nelson to Wainui Bay (Abel Tasman park trampers exit or entrance point)$500

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Nelson / Marlborough to Takaka private transfers.

Private Driver Hire provides a private transport service between Nelson / Marlborough and Takaka in Golden Bay. We provide a vehicle just for your own exclusive group, your not sharing it with other passengers.

Below price is per suv vehicle, so the rate is the same for either 1 to 4 passengers inclusive one way (groups larger than 4 priced on application). If coming from Picton or Blenheim, add $400 to / from  to below price.

Nelson – Takaka (Golden Bay)$400

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Nelson / Marlborough to Golden Bay private transfers and day tours.

We also offer a transport service to Golden Bay from Nelson or Marlborough or either direction.Just request a quote for your required destination and passenger numbers and we will send you one.

Or come on our Best of Golden Bay scenic highlights tour from Nelson.This full day tour starts from and returns to your accommodation 9am – 6.30pm.

We visit Te Waikoropupu Springs, Takaka, The Grove, Pohara beach, Tata beach, Wainui falls and return back to Nelson all in a spectacular day showing you why this region is one of the most scenic locations in New Zealand. A must do if visiting the Nelson region with limited time.

Cost is $1050 for the day. Please advise how many passengers you have at the time of booking so we can provide an appropriate vehicle.

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We also offer wine tours in the Nelson / Marlborough region

We can tailor our flexible transportation service to suit your needs and your schedule. Simply request a quote with passenger numbers to or from your required destination and we will send you one. OR come on our scenic highlights tour of the region, look under Nelson Tasman tours section.