Boat Charters

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The Dream Maker Weddings and EventsImagine your own private cruise to any of the beautiful beaches or islands in the Abel Tasman National Park from Kaiteriteri to celebrate a wedding, birthday, family reunion, company incentive or just for fun. The Dream Maker works closely with the best charters in the park combining services to create a unique and memorable way for you to enjoy some time out. You can exclusively hire a charter boat for up to 8 hours. Choose a sunrise breakfast or dinner cruise, platters or picnic all arranged for you with quality crockery and beautifully crafted menus to suit your needs and budget. All bookings include tea and coffee and a light snack and you're free to bring your own alcoholic drinks. Your time is your own to relax with friends, walk in the park, swim or snorkel in the safe and stunning waters of the bays, explore the rocks and caves' don't forget to take your camera to capture the wild life and stunning scenery as well as your moments.

The Dream Maker holds the necessary Department of Conservation permits to hold and manage events in the National Park. We also have an in-house Celebrant available making planning and budget easy with our one stop shop.

Points to consider:

  1. Please ask for the best charter to suit your group size.  There are DOC restrictions to consider when booking your event location. 
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  2. There are different options for time and distance. The Dream Maker can advise the best options for your occasion.
  3. You are required to have a department of Conservation permit to hold an event in the National Park. The Dream Maker holds this permit and can advise on any restrictions.
  4.  The Dream Maker has a pop up toilet for events and there are many well maintained public toilets within the Abel Tasman
  5. The Abel Tasman National Park is known by photographer’s as a wonderland from rock forms and golden beaches, capturing a diverse back drop. (Optional Extra)
  6. Plenty of shelter on the beaches with fun rocks and warm water pools to keep children entertained.
  7. No wet weather back-up but we can manage an alternative which is advised to save disappointment if Mother Nature isn't on our side.
  8. Evening Cruises available to enjoy the sun going down and pre-dinner nibbles and drinks, with the Adele Island Birdsong.
  9. A evening donning experience and bus charter can be arranged for groups who wish to enjoy a drink and not worry about driving and parking.
  10. Camping and accommodation can also be arranged to complete the experience.

Package can includes:

  • Exclusive Charter Boat appropriate for your group size and requirements.
  • Specialized Gourmet picnic or romantic platters
  • Host to serve, prepare and clean up.
  • Options for BYO Food and Booze.
  • Bus charters, Taxi or custom cars also available for hire.
  • Celebration Cake

Other options: You can create a small and personal wedding.The Dream Maker Weddings & Events


  • The Dream Maker herself can provide Celebrant & Services she can also be the host or arrange extra helpers.
  • Assistance with license application. More info Here
  • Flowers for the couple or person celebrating (Up-grade for beach styling available)
  • Photographer and/or videographer
  • Music
  • Custom designed package, incorporating anything else through the Dream Maker services.

Basic Party Boat hire starts at a minimum of 4 hours based $250 per hour with an options to up-grade for catering, hosting and other Dream Maker products services.



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