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Address: 506 High Street, Motueka, New Zealand
Phone Number: 035287251
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The Sea Kayak Company is a family owned business that operates guided and...

The Sea Kayak Company is a family owned business that operates guided and freedom rental kayak trips in the Abel Tasman National Park.

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$86*
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Full-Day Astrolabe Kayaking Eco-Tour
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Full-Day Abel Tasman Kayak and Walk
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Full-Day Abel Tasman Relaxed or Late Riser Kayaking

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amazing group trip thanks to sea kayak co

I organised a group of 6 mums and 6 13 year old girls to do the 2 day Tonga Is trip. The Sea Kayak Co team were so helpful, particularly as I had to speak to them multiple times... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2016
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New Zealand
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41 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

I organised a group of 6 mums and 6 13 year old girls to do the 2 day Tonga Is trip. The Sea Kayak Co team were so helpful, particularly as I had to speak to them multiple times as we kept chopping and changing our booking. The trip itself was superb - we all loved it. The first day... More 

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SeaKayakCompany, Owner at The Sea Kayak Company, responded to this review

Hi Ladies. Thank you for your review.Pleased you had a great time and hope to see you all again some time. Many Thanks, Paul and the SKC crew :) More 

Patumahoe, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

This is a fabulous experience and one for the bucket list!, I will not get into how beautiful and awesome the tour is for there oodles to read on this. Unfortunately I will go over some issues of the "Sea Kayak Co." Loading and unloading fully laden kayaks (4-5) on and off the trailer while some of the Sea Kayak... More 

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Salisbury
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

I did the 5 day Eco Explorer & it was awesome! The Sea Kayak Co is a great company, with top quality equipment, extremely experienced guide & good support crew back at base. We were well fed throughout the trip & our individual requirements met without fuss or extra cost. I did this tour on my own & thoroughly enjoyed... More 

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Te Anau, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

This was the best day trip that I've made in my entire three-week trip in New Zealand! I did the half-day kayak and half-day hike trip, and I think it was the perfect way to see and explore the Abel Tasman National Park. The views from the kayak were incredible, and our guide Hayley was excellent! She knew so much... More 

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SeaKayakCompany, Owner at The Sea Kayak Company, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Our guides really do appreciate your comments. hope to see you again some time. Kind regards Paul and the SKC crew :) More 

Tauranga, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

Fantastic trip, awesome scenery, good food, great fellow kayakers. I did enjoy the trip, and would recommend it to others. It was good to be able to take only the necessities, and put them in the plastic bags provided, Saved taking the backpack, so was able to leave some stuff behind at base BUT!! 1. Lifting full laden kayaks onto... More 

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Limassol, Cyprus
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

We started off the day on a water taxi which took us on a small tour around the many beaches of Abel Tasman before been dropped off at our location, where we met with our guide. Had a lovely picnic lunch followed by 2-3 hour kayaking along the coastline of Abel Tasman. Unbelievable waters and beaches that can only be... More 

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SeaKayakCompany, Owner at The Sea Kayak Company, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Daniella. Pleased you enjoyed your day out in our slice of paradise. You will have to come back some day. Kind regards, Paul and the SKC crew :) More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

I started the day at their base in motueka. They were all friendly and chatty and very welcoming ( despite being 7.30am! They also offered a coffee ). They then drove us to Marahau to get the water taxi to our starting point. There was some confusion and I was left without out my ticket. But everything seemed to be... More 

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SeaKayakCompany, Owner at The Sea Kayak Company, responded to this review

Hi Thomas. Thank you for your review. Pleased you enjoyed your day out and hope to see you again some time. Kind regards,Paul and the SKC crew :) More 

Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

We did the two day kayak and hiking trip staying overnight on the Aquapackers houseboat. Great experience, great staff (thanks Ruby). Staying overnight was a real treat. Breaking up the two days into half days of kayaking and hiking worked well for us with opportunities for extra exploring or chilling out on the beach.

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SeaKayakCompany, Owner at The Sea Kayak Company, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Alistair. Pleased you enjoyed your day out with Ruby. That trip is great fun with the stay on the Aquapackers. Hope to see you again some time.Kind regards, Paul and the SKC crew :) More 

Stratham, NH
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131 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

I booked this trip online. The Sea Kayak Company representative answered all of my questions about the various trips offered before I booked and suggested various options. We parked at the base in Motueka and were transported to Maraharu by bus. There we took a water taxi to Onetahuti and kayaked in the morning with 5 fellow kayakers and the... More 

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PaulKerwin, Owner at The Sea Kayak Company, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Pleased you enjoyed your trip and hope to see you again sometime.Kind regards, Paul and the SKC crew :) More 

Nelson, New Zealand
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63 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

We did the Heart of the Park with a water taxi from Marahau at 10.30am. A fantastic trip that is not too strenuous but gives you a great experience in the park. when we got to Bark Bay we had time to walk up to the Bark Bay falls/swingbridge which was a lovely short walk to experience the track. Then... More 

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SeaKayakCompany, Owner at The Sea Kayak Company, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and pleased you enjoyed your trip. hope to see you again sometime. Kind regards, Paul and the SKC crew :) More 

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