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Small, but private!
Favorite thing: Around every corner is another secluded idyllic beach where you can stop and rest for a while. Most are accessible from the track, and from the kayaks.
All this in Abel Tasman National Park, at the top of the South Island of New Zealand.
Fondest memory: I really love the bush and especially the tree ferns, not to mention the golden sand and blue/green water!
Favorite thing: The seas are crispy clear and the sand is so golden like you have never seen before. Around every corner is another beach and more secluded beauty.
The bush is pristine, some natural and original, some is regrowth after pioneers cleared some of the land in an attempt to farm it.
Lovely rocks, but there are seals there too.
Favorite thing: Often I found the rocks more beautiful and interesting than the seals. The shapes and colours were endless and intriguing.
Fondest memory: I have no idea how on earth these seals get up onto the rocks, as if they have very useful arms!! But those flippers must be powerful to drag their heavy weight up the rocks.
More rock sitters.
Favorite thing: There are water birds in the Park as well, here basking on the rocks.
Fondest memory: There's just so much to see on a visit to Abel Tasman National Park.
Look hard for the seals.
Favorite thing: If you know where to look, and then look hard you find the graceful seals sunbathing on the rocks. Just don't get too close, they smell quite bad!!
The Water Taxi drivers take you to see them and can answer most of your questions.
It's the colours that are so awesome.
Favorite thing: Even just the colour of the sea makes the visit here worthwhile. To get up for sunrise or sit on the beach at sunset is great to see the colours change.
Favorite thing: Be sure to get out onto the water and experience the coastline, there is so much to see. Here we view the amazing rock formations with lovely colours and of course the gorgeous blue/green sea.
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