Abel Tasman National Park

Abel Tasman Coast Track
Abel Tasman Coast Track
Track 3 – 5 days. Easy. One way.
Easy, sunny coastal track with golden sands and excellent swimming. The busiest track in the country, following the length of the national park coastline.
Abel Tasman Inland Track
Track 3 – 5 days. Easy/medium. One way.
Linking with the Coast Track at either end, this more challenging route explores the park's hilly interior.
Harwood's Hole
Harwood's Hole
Track Easy/medium. Return via same track.
Short walk to Harwood's Hole, a deep vertical shaft.

Track grades

Unusually smooth, well-marked track, easy gradients. Up to about 4 hours per day.
Typical lowland track. Generally easy walking and well marked. Ascents of up to 1000m. Some easy river crossings, unmarked travel along rivers.
Typical tops track. Experienced trampers only. Rough, muddy and poorly marked or unmarked. Ascents of up to 2000m. River crossings, open tops, passes. Up to about 8 hours per day.
Navigation and snow skills (use of ice axe and crampons) required. Glaciers, exposure to falls.
Rough or non-existent tracks. Following ridges, bush spurs, and rivers. Steep ascents, arduous travel, hazardous conditions, snow and navigation skills essential.