NZ: Day 21
Planning the Hike
I had read in the Lonely Planet that the Abel Tasman is considered in the top 10 walks and beaches in the world.
Therefore when we were back in Wellington I did a bit of planning and organised a 2 day trek for the six of us along a section of the Great Coast track of the National Park.
In total we were to cover circa. 38km, taking the Water Taxi up to Totaranui and walking back towards Kaiteriteri spending a night camping in Bark Bay.
In order to camp in the National Park, a camping permit pass is required which needs booked in advance; http://www.doc.govt.nz/
Our permit to camp at Bark Bay Campground cost $32 for the night.
We stocked up on a lot of bread, peanut butter, cereal bars, tins of beans and water for the trek to keep us going for the 2 days- there are water…
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