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Meeting your heroes

Entering the calm waters of Shag Harbour. Photo: Matthew Pike
3-5 days
Many campsites; Whariwharangi Hut ($32, 20 bunks); Awaroa Hut ($32, 26 bunks); Bark Bay Hut ($32, 34 bunks); Anchorage Hut ($32, 34 bunks). All must be booked in advance
Tata Beach, 14km east of Takaka on Abel Tasman Drive
Is the reality of coming face to face with Abel Tasman National Park as good as it’s hyped up to be? Matthew Pike kayaks the full length of the park...

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