Split Apple Rock

EXPERIENCE

A one day private Nelson photography tour with a local landscape photographer. On this workshop, you’ll learn about shooting forests, rivers and coastal sunsets while exploring the inland Abel Tasman National Park and iconic Split Apple Rock.
Benefit from expert photographic know-how from one of our professional landscape photographers and be guided into any one of a selection of locations for a unique photography experience tailored especially for you.

ITINERARY

Your tour will start when you are picked you up from your Nelson accommodation or a pre-arranged city location before being driven out to the Abel Tasman National Park to photograph lush beech forest and limestone rock formations. On the drive out there will be opportunities to stop at locations to photograph scenic views of the area and bush clad streams. We will also stop to pick up lunch (included) before heading into the national park.
We will spend most of the day exploring the inland Abel Tasman National Park and learning how to take control of some of the most important settings on your camera, you will also have the chance to capture long exposure images with use of our ND filters. After this we will head to the coast and take a short bush walk to photograph Split Apple Rock at sunset.
This private tour is priced at $950 for 1 person, or $495 per person for 2 or more people.
Tour Start Time: The start time of this tour is flexible to work in with the sunset time and your travel schedule. Ideally, a time will be chosen to allow for the tour to finish with a sunset shoot. We will contact you once a booking has been made, to confirm the best pick-up time for you.
Please note: The above itinerary will be changed to suit the weather, start time of the tour and your photographic objectives to get the most out of your day with us.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 8-hour private tour
  • Iconic Split Apple Rock
  • Inland Abel Tasman National Park
  • Unique limestone formations

 PRICE INCLUDES

  • 8 hrs photography tuition
  • Packed lunch & Coffee
  • Free copy of our “Pocket Guide Landscape and Wildlife Photography” along with settings cards on Long Exposure and Forest Photography
  • Free hire of Tripod and ND Filters
  • Transport during the tour
  • Hotel pickup/dropoff
  • DOC concession fees

 PRIVATE TOUR

1 Person - NZD$950

2+ People - NZD$495 each

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 HELICOPTER ADD-ON

There are parts of New Zealand that are still true wilderness and on this tour we fly you into the heart of Kahurangi National Park. We will land on Mount Owen, the highest peak in the park. We leave early in the morning to allow plenty of time to photograph this stunning location in morning light. There is also the option to extend this flight (at extra cost) to also fly further into Kahurangi to Mount Olympus, a location made famous by the Lord of the Rings movies.
  • $POA
Abel Tasman National Park

 BOAT CHARTER ADD-ON

Spend the day photographing the world famous Abel Tasman National Park on your own privately chartered boat. The coastline of the Abel Tasman is made up of small bays with stunning beaches and rock formations that provide wonderful photography subjects. As well as exploring the beautiful coastline we will also call into some of the most photogenic points in the Abel Tasman and follow short walking tracks to stunning viewpoints.
  • $POA