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Kaikoura Kayaks
Ranked #1 of 27 Tours in Kaikoura
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Owner description: Celebrating 20 Years of Service - KAIKOURA'S ORIGINAL KAYAK OPERATOR EST.1998 - 100% Success rate for Seal viewing - catch up with the locals of the marine kind in a real Sea Kayak with us today. Curious NZ Fur Seals, Blue Penguins and Dusky Dolphins are only a few paddle strokes away and our local Kiwi Guides would love to introduce you to them around the Kaikoura Peninsula. Stay warm and dry in our enclosed stable sea kayaks with all equipment provided including GORE-TEX dry pants in winter, wetsuit booty's for your feet and dry bags for camera's. Our eco-friendly 1/2 day guided "Seal Kayaking" tours offer a safe, enjoyable, interactive experience, with little effort and a whole lot of good fun. No experience necessary, suitable for all ages and abilities. Family's are most welcome. If you want to tick off a real Kayaking experience from your bucket list with the help of our qualified Guides amongst a multitude of marine life while in New Zealand, come paddling with us! (:
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you George and Connor for a fab morning kayaking !!!! Very professional and fab fun!!! I would highly recommend these guys :)

Thank theaberdeenannie
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KaikouraKayaks, Front Office Manager at Kaikoura Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you:) Safe Travels

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hired kayaks from these guys and had a great morning out. They briefed us well about the dangers and area we could cover & how to get the most out of our hire, & although the bay seemed small at first (the Atlantic gales & mists prevented us going too far) the variety of wildlife was fantastic and we were lucky enough to spend much of the morning playing with the local pod of dusky dolphins. Also, although we had not joined in with the guided group, there was still great communication when they spotted wildlife so that we could join in the fun.
Thanks boys - we would definitely recommend you to anyone whether wanting to join in the tour or going it alone.

Thank janethefrog
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KaikouraKayaks, Front Office Manager at Kaikoura Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review and thank you for the fantastic recommendation!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Connor and Matt were our fantastic and friendly guides. They were highly experienced, and put us all at ease with their passion and incredibly interesting knowledge about the sea, nature, landscape. They can cater for almost anyone of all abilities and ages and very thorough with briefing and guiding accordingly. Do not think anyone could be disappointed by this amazing experience and being so close to nature. Really nice to feel like you out doing something physical and at the same time closest you can ever really get to seals and little blue penguins. Was brillant! Thank you!

Thank Wanderer97870
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great trip with matt and our family. I liked watching the seal eat the octopus it was very funny when the seal threw the octopus into the air. We also heard that the group before us had seen a Whale! We saw some dolphins too. It was the best way to see the seals. (Jessica, age 8 years)

Thank rbg1971
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great experience, Matt and Connor had everything under control and were very knowledgeable too. We had a delay due to weather conditions and Matt was spot on with his prediction and timing. No problem with kids, very safe and brilliant to see some seals in this environment as the sun went down.

Thank matnicho
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