We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Stilwell Bay

Abel Tasman National Park 7183, New Zealand
Save
Review Highlights
perfect picnic site--especially for day tripping young families

Hard to review separately as you have to trek to get there unless you water taxi in and out which... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2017
Erik B
kayaking

While kayaking we saw seals and beautiful birds up close. Since it was windy the guides helped us... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2017
sacarajane
,
Denver, Colorado
Read all 8 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average0%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible0%
24 Mar 2017
“perfect picnic site--especially for day tripping young families”
2 Mar 2017
“kayaking”
LOCATION
Abel Tasman National Park 7183, New Zealand
Write a Review
Reviews (8)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Hard to review separately as you have to trek to get there unless you water taxi in and out which might be an option for a family with small children--spend a few hours watching them chase the seagulls --looked like great sandbar swimming at the...More

Thank Erik B
Reviewed 2 March 2017

While kayaking we saw seals and beautiful birds up close. Since it was windy the guides helped us connect our boats and set up a sail. We had a picknic on the beach

Thank sacarajane
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Not too far from the start at Marahau, easy to walk to this bay in a hour or so from the track start.

Thank happysheepChina
Reviewed 18 February 2015

This is just one of the many beaches in the Abel Tasman National Park. Easy walk in to this beach so take a picnic lunch and enjoy the scenery.

Thank Val L
Reviewed 8 January 2014

What should have been a beautiful and tranquil beach in a National Park was overtaken by at least 20 water skis, the noise of water skiing all day long and the smell of diesel. I was surprised this was allowed in a National Park.

2  Thank Ashley_Sydney
Reviewed 8 April 2013

A quiet bay, swimming is safe and welcome after a long walk. Waters lapping and clear: ideal picnic spot too: only sad thing is that either the boaties or other trampers seem to leave bits of their rubbish behind.. :(

1  Thank EldaH
Reviewed 13 November 2011

My mother had holidayed here until she was 12, the bay use to be called Astrolab but was renamed after mums family because her father and grandfather built houses here.It is still untouched, only accesable by sea or the walking track. There is a toilet...More

1  Thank Levinites
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Stilwell Bay staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit