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Address: Anakiwa 7281, New Zealand
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US$89.88*
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Full-Day Guided Sea Kayaking Trip from Anakiwa
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US$64.72*
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Half-Day Guided Sea Kayaking Tour from Anakiwa

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Amazing time

Aaron and Nat are friendly and experienced guides who helped us organise our school trip, making it safe and enjoyable. They listened to what we were after and delivered... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Alan W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Aaron and Nat are friendly and experienced guides who helped us organise our school trip, making it safe and enjoyable. They listened to what we were after and delivered perfectly, even when we were changing our plans. I would highly recommend this company to anyone who wants to have a positive "sounds" experience. Thanks Team!

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Thank Alan W
sprat89, Owner at Sea Kayak Adventures, responded to this review

Hi Alan, thanks so much for reviewing us! I had an epic time on the water with the lads and im glad that we could cater to the groups needs. We look forward to hopefully to seeing the next lot of yr 13's. Cheers Nat More 

St Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife, our 23 yo son and I went for a guided day trip here. We were the only ones in our group and our guide Darryl was happy to tailor the trip to what we wanted. As a result we had a fairly leisurely paddle, stopping for a mid-morning break and then a late lunch. We still felt we... More 

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sprat89, Owner at Sea Kayak Adventures, responded to this review

Hi team, Im glad that you guys could make the most of being the only ones in the group and really make it the trip you wanted it to be. Thanks for taking the time to review us and I will pass on the review to Daryl. Cheers Nat More 

Madison, Wisconsin
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our guide, Shawn, was excellent. He checked in on how we were feeling about the wind and the rigor of the trip as we were paddling to decide where to stop for lunch. We saw a blue penguin, sea ray, and other birds that he was the first to spot. And, he gave us a great history lesson on the... More 

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sprat89, Owner at Sea Kayak Adventures, responded to this review

HI there, thank you for taking the time to review your trip. We are stoked to hear that you enjoyed your day trip with Sean and saw some of the wildlife on offer here in the Sounds. Cheers Nat More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

We had an amazing time on our overnight trip in the Marlborough Sound. Nat hooked us up with some great kayaks and gave us all the info we needed to really enjoy ourselves. On our way back in we were lucky enough to have a pod of dolphins swim by us and one even went right under out boat. I've... More 

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sprat89, Owner at Sea Kayak Adventures, responded to this review

Hey Erin and Co, thanks for the awesome review! Glad you had a great time and got to meet some of the 'locals'. They are pretty spectacular to see. Cheers Nat More 

Denver, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Our guide Darrell was great. He gauged our kayaking abilities accurately, and was super friendly and helpful throughout the day. We were provided a lot of history of events and natural history of the area. Saw blue cod, sting rays, lots of non-stinging jelly fish, small sharks and variety of birds. Highly recommend as good alternative to 23km day 3... More 

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sprat89, Owner at Sea Kayak Adventures, responded to this review

Hi Mark, thank you for your review and we have passed on the feedback to Daryl. He certainly has learnt his stuff very quickly and has a great way of sharing it. Cheers Nat More 

Bjert, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

I have thoroughly enjoyed my two day MTB trip on the Queen Charlotte Track. The track is not highly technical for the experienced rider, but it does require a certain level of fitness to get up the steepest inclines. The climbing is definitely worth the sweat as the most stunning views of the Marlborough Sounds await on top. My trip... More 

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Thank VagnPedersen
sprat89, Owner at Sea Kayak Adventures, responded to this review

HI Vagn, stoked you enjoyed this awesome track we live next to. The views definitely make up for the hard work you put in. The kayak trip finishes off seeing the Sounds from all angles. Thanks for taking the time to review. Cheers Nat More 

Morton, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Aaron and his partner were super helpful and cautious. We rented a double for three days. Aaron spent a lot of time with us helping us understand the route options and the weather and wind patterns. We chose to wait two days to start until a system passed though. Aaron would not even have let us go out, I believe,... More 

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sprat89, Owner at Sea Kayak Adventures, responded to this review

Hi April and Fred, thanks for taking the time to review us. Glad that you had a good time out there and were able to explore the Queen Charlotte Track too. Cheers Nat More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

Just completed a three day / 2 night sea kayak trip with Sea Kayak Adventure and TOTALLY recommend. (6th Feb 2017) Two dads and two children under 12 on our annual trip and once again Sea Kayak Adventures, Nat and Aaron made the trip awesome, easy to arrange and fantastic customer experience. This year we left Anakiwa and paddled Queen... More 

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sprat89, Owner at Sea Kayak Adventures, responded to this review

Hi Sean, thanks so much for taking the time to review us. We really do appreciate it. Im glad that you enjoyed your trip ....and the muffins. Daryl has done really well with his interp so it's nice to hear that from you. It is nice to be able to get you out and about in the Sounds. We look... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

We had a terrific half day paddling with Sea Kayak Adventures. The setting is stunning and SKA were well organised and equipped. Good to have an initial safety briefing where you book in and then on the water very efficiently. We had a guide with us for our tour with two kids (8&9) and this made the day. Great banter,... More 

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Thank Andrew H
sprat89, Owner at Sea Kayak Adventures, responded to this review

HI Andrew, thanks for taking the time to review us. We do try and keep the boring bits to a minimum so you can have more time on the water, enjoying yourselves. Glad you enjoyed having the guide around. Cheers Nat More 

Palmerston North, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Fantastic afternoon trip in double kayaks in some beautiful surroundings. Jeremy explained the instructions / health & safety with ease and we all felt informed for a great paddle on the water. Thanks Jeremy for the on-going commentary throughout the trip about what we were paddling through and what was around us; very knowledgeable likeable guy. Thanks again for an... More 

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sprat89, Owner at Sea Kayak Adventures, responded to this review

Hi Kieran, stoked you had a great afternoon with Jeremy. His experience really does show in his work and we are very lucky yo have him here. Thanks for taking the time to review us. Cheers Nat More 

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