Queen and King of the Bay


Jan 28 - Jan 29


Kaiteriteri Beach, Tasman


nathan@nathanfaavae.nz 0274266734

Nathan Fa'avae

The South Island’s longest running surfski race.

This event weekend in the beautiful Tasman region of the upper South Island includes 2 races to make for an awesome weekend of paddling.

Saturday 28th January- Queen and King of the Bay
Kaiteriteri Beach to Port Māpua – 26km
A superb 26km paddle along the coastline in Tasman Bay, past Motueka, Kina and Ruby Bay.

Sunday 29th January- Abel Tasman Islands
Kaiteriteri Beach – Split Apple Rock – Adele Island – Kaiteriteri Beach – 18km
Starting and finishing at Kaiteriteri beach, this loop course takes paddlers into the spectacular Abel Tasman National Park.

NB: Race organisers may switch race days if the weather demands it.

Full event details https://www.surfski.co.nz/

The Queen and King of the Bay race is the 4th event in the 2022/23 Darcy Prize NZ Ocean surfski series