Trails: Take water taxi from Marahau to Totaranui Beach – Totaranui Beach campsite – Abel Tasman Coast Track south access to Goat Bay and Awaroa – Awaroa Inlet low tide cross – Awaroa Hut and Camp site – Onetahuti Beach – Bark Bay campsite.
Car Park: Yes on Totaranui Camp but no road access on Bark Bay. Set “-40.822546,173.004009” in your GPS, 135km 2.5 hrs drive from Nelson, or take water taxi from Marahau Abel Tasman Centre.
Public Toilet: Yes.
Weather: Check Weather before you go!
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Total climbing: 923 m
Average speed: 4.54 km/h
Total Time: 07:09:12
Difficulty Rating: 3.11 – M or M+ when wet
The “Total Time” is my time in Jan which includes breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea time. That day was rainy and windy and the track was muddy and slippy. If you walk on average 3.5km/h plus 90 min stop then the total time will be around 7.5 hrs. Think about the time if you carry a big hiking bag.
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