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Seal Kayak Kaikoura

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Kaikoura, New Zealand
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About Seal Kayak Kaikoura
Seal Kayak Kaikoura is the first kayak tour of its sort in New Zealand, which allows you to either pedal or paddle. Its easy! 100% success rate of viewing NZ Fur Seals. There is also a lot of other marine life to view - the Blue penguin, Albatross and plenty more. Enjoy the fun and friendly fur seals playing around and under your hands-free Pedal Kayak. Take photos/selfies with ease. Families welcome, small group
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Explore the Kaikoura coast on a hands-free kayak tour with an experienced guide. Use your feet to pedal your boat, so your hands are free to snap photos of New Zealand fur seals and the scenic shoreline. Choose one of three kayak tours: follow a route to the best spots for viewing seals, penguins and albatross, watch a New Zealand sunset on the water, or opt for a shorter, little-kid friendly spin along the coast. Encounter the South Island’s distinctive wildlife up close in a natural environment that’s unforgettably beautiful.
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Jacqueline M wrote a review Apr 2022
Auckland, New Zealand145 contributions10 helpful votes
We did the sunset seal kayak and it was our first time using the pedal kayaks - what a fun experience! The night we went out you couldn't ask for a more perfect evening - it was flat calm. We didn't see many seals, just a few on the rocks but it was still every enjoyable. Our guides were awesome and would definitely recommend to people visiting.
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Date of experience: January 2022
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Martin C wrote a review Mar 2022
Auckland Central, New Zealand30 contributions17 helpful votes
The whole experience was a bit different for us as we had our guide Ruben all to ourselves for the evening kayak. We have never used these types of foot pedal kayaks before, so it was it new challenge for us - still had to pedal, but we didn't have much to do with our arms. We got put into the water so didn't have to get wet and the same coming out. Only water that got on us was the bottom of our shoes on the beach! Pretty big swells the evening we went out, so we wernt able to get as close to the seals as we would have liked, but there were a few in the water around us which was great. We started getting a bit Sea sick after an hour so we started heading back after that. Really enjoyable experience and would recommend it to anyone. Great value for money.
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Response from Levi6080, Owner at Seal Kayak Kaikoura
Responded Apr 11, 2022
Thanks for your awesome review; sorry you felt a little seasick. hopefully, conditions will be nicer for you next time :)
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outandabout wrote a review Jan 2022
Waihi, New Zealand6 contributions
Awesome first time in a paddle kayak. Easy to use and leaves your hands free for taking pics. Georgia our guide was wonderful. Safety conscious and knowledgeable about the area and wildlife. My husband had to be talked into going but he loved it too. Saw a lot of seals and one swum with our kayak for a while. Very nice out on the water as it was a lovely day. Come on NZers...support these businesses if you can!
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Response from Levi6080, Owner at Seal Kayak Kaikoura
Responded Apr 11, 2022
oh, thank you :) and stoked to hear you roped your husband into it, too. see you next time.
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Verónica Z wrote a review Jan 2022
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Awesome experience for all the family, especially teens! The guides are amazing! Stunning views and perfect timing for stop and enjoy the sea as well as watch seals playing around. I will certainly repeat it!
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Date of experience: January 2022
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Response from Levi6080, Owner at Seal Kayak Kaikoura
Responded Apr 11, 2022
Yay, I'm stoked to hear you had a blast with us! I look forward to having you back out there soon!
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Juanita H wrote a review Jan 2022
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We loved this! Will definitely do it again. Georgia was great. Lots of laughs and fun facts about seals. Thanks Levi and team 🙂
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Date of experience: January 2022
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Response from Levi6080, Owner at Seal Kayak Kaikoura
Responded Apr 11, 2022
Awesome! Thanks for your review :) We will see you next time.
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