Abel Tasman & Golden Bay Transport

Private Driver Hire provides private transport to 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) to and from the Abel Tasman national park, Golden Bay and the surrounding 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 on the website)

Nelson/Marlborough to Abel Tasman private transfers.

We provide an affordable private transport service between Nelson/Marlborough and Abel Tasman National Park. 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.

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 $250 to these rates for starting from Picton or Blenheim.

Nelson – Marahau (Abel Tasman park hikers entrance or exit point) $170
Nelson – Kaiteriteri (most boat tour excursions to the Abel Tasman park depart from here) $170
Nelson-Wainui Bay (Abel Tasman park hikers exit or entrance point) $340


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 same rate for either 1 to 4 passengers inclusive one way.(groups larger than 4 priced on application)Add $250 to/from Picton or Blenheim to below price.

Nelson – Takaka (Golden Bay) $260


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 $200 per person or $550 minimum charge for the day if less than 3 of you.