Scheduled Tours

Mapua Full Day Sail

Nelson Full Day
A Nelson must do, explore Tasman Bay & Mapua Seaside Village in just one day.
Scheduled Tours
$219 per person $170 per child

Capture new perspectives of the Nelson waterfront as you sail out of the harbour, past Fifeshire Rock, Haulashore Island and the unique boulder bank. Witness the Rabbit Island (Moturoa) coastline, cross the sand bar and moor at Mapua Wharf. This seaside village is a vibrant hub of galleries, studios, restaurants, wine bars, cafes, and boutique breweries.

Explore Mapua, dine for lunch, enjoy the local craft breweries and wine bars and then sit back, relax and catch the afternoon breeze back to Nelson. 

  • Meeting Place and Time: 10 am Check in, in front of the Styx Restaurant, Nelson Waterfront. 
  • Departs & Returns from:  Nelson Waterfront at 10:30 am, Return at 4 pm.
  • What's included: Full day skippered sailing tour,  Complimentary tea & coffee. Toilets on board.
  • Essential to Bring: Your day bag, layers of warm clothing, wind proof jacket, your own water bottle, your packed lunch (or pocket money for Mapua), plenty of sun screen (SPF 30+ is best), sun hat, sun glasses and your camera!

 Sailing Schedule*

10:30 am   Depart Nelson
12:30 pm   Arrive Mapua
2:00 pm     Depart Mapua
4:00 pm     Arrive Nelson

*Departure times may have be varied to suit the high tides. Minimum numbers apply. We will let you know about this at time of booking. Unfortunately this tour is not available from the 24th of December to the 13th of January due to this being our peak sailing time in the Abel Tasman National Park.