Tonga Island Marine Reserve, Abel Tasman National Park

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Tonga Island Marine Reserve is a protected area on the northern coast of the South Island of New Zealand. It surrounds Tonga Island and is next to the Abel Tasman National Park. The marine reserve was created in 1993 and covers an area of 1835ha.
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  • Seals occupy the shorelines of Tonga Islands in the dozens, probably even hundreds. Their babys were born when I visited end of December and you could hear them cry. The shoreline can be seen either f...  more »
  • Paradise but the two nights we were at Onetahuti beach, saw two lots of Germans campers trying to cook up mussels off the beach. Maybe needs better signage that it is a marine reserve. 
  • 1km from the island, in the middle of the sea with two kayaks, we find ourselves in the midst of a herd of 50 dolphins and sea lions! Reaching the island was the place with more sea lions concentration compared to the other islands
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