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Seal Kayak Kaikoura

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Seal Kayak Kaikoura
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“sunset tour”(4 reviews)
“great fun”(5 reviews)
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...more
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2 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
+64 27 261 0124
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All reviews sunset tour great fun amazing experience fur seals great guide a lot of fun levi pedal beeing equipment nature kayaking life birds dolphins
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Loved our tour with Levi & his team. Professional, lots of local knowledge & most importantly it was a super fun trip. Equipment was top notice & very clean. We saw some wildlife & a beautiful sunset! Highly recommend this company - 10/10!

Thank Monique M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wow! Had an amazing time kayaking on the sunset cruise. Levi and Matt were excellent guides. We got right up close to the seals, and watched them play in the water. On our way back, one came really close to the boat and instead of...More

Thank jesssenior24
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great sunset trip with Levi and Liz. We got to go pretty close to the seals and although they didn’t get into the water, it was still fun to see them in their natural environment. The pedal kayaks were great - much...More

Thank Matthew F
LeviO68, Owner at Seal Kayak Kaikoura, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Cool thanks guys :) we love our sunset tours!! hopefully have some seals in the water your next trip with us. Many thanks, Levi

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good time on the water. Had to see a seal fighting with an octopus, it was amazing. The guide was very interesting and had the answers to all our questions. The pedal kayak is easier than the usual one. I recommend.

Thank Elodie A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This really is a one of a kind tour. The paddle kayaks are so easy to use and makes it great to take awesome photos. The sunset tour is exceptionally beautiful and if you bring your own phone they do a great job taking a...More

Thank Compass819935
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

I came in the off season so there were only 3 of us on the trip but Levi was awesome at keeping up the energy and excitement. His genuine love for what he does was contagious! We saw a ton of adorable seals a few...More

Thank Heyli P
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely incredible! Levi ur an absolute hero! Super luxurious kayaking at its finest! Great experience, awesome service and so relaxing! Highly recommend to everyone!

Thank RachelP3683
Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

We were very lucky to be going out with Levi on a cold morning, as no one else was booked with him . There were a few seals for this time of year. Levi was very knowledgeable and friendly. My wife was a little uneasy...More

Thank Jeffwoolley
Reviewed April 30, 2018

Did the sunset tour with our two teens aged 14 and 16. It was the highlight of the trip for our boys-they rated it higher than the dolphin swim! . We all loved the ease of the paddle kayaks and watching the seals and of...More

Thank Sairsy
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

Totally recommend this amazing experience with pedal kayaking. Our guide was brilliant. Great being in small groups and our guide so knowledgeable on the area, seals, birds etc etc.

Thank Diane A
Levi O, Owner at Seal Kayak Kaikoura, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2018

Awesome! stoked you enjoyed your experience with us :) Levi

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April 4, 2018|
Response from LeviO68 | Property representative |
Hiya! the roads have been ok but after strong wet weather they are likely to be closed as the slips may come down, but if the weather is fine the roads are great to use. :)
April 2, 2018|
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Response from LeviO68 | Property representative |
Hi Tina, yes we are open over winter :)