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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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Such a great experience! Wonderful views

The service was great right from booking the afternoon trip, checking if it was going to go ahead since weather was iffy and then getting us on the water. Lance was a great guide... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 January 2017
Roberta B
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Southampton, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

The service was great right from booking the afternoon trip, checking if it was going to go ahead since weather was iffy and then getting us on the water. Lance was a great guide with a good sense of humour. Was great chatting to him as he showed us round the coast. Water got a bit choppy on the way... More 

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

Hey Roberta, Im happy that you got to do your trip and enjoy the Sounds in the differing weather patterns. Lance has really come into his own this season and it's nice to hear that clients are enjoying his company. Thanks for taking the time to review us. Cheers Nat More 

Lubbeek, Belgium
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

We spent a lazy day kayaking on the sounds. Beautiful! Our guide provided details about the flora and fauna present in the sounds, while also telling us the story how Kiwi lost his wings.

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

Hi Mayra, thanks for taking the time to review us. We appreciate it. It sounds like you had a pretty epic trip with lots of Maori legends being told. Stoked! Cheers Nat More 

Sacramento, California
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22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Jeremy, our guide, was phenomenal. He led the six of us over a three day tour of the sounds and couldn't have been a more knowledgable guide about flora and fauna. He was incredibly experienced and supportive of our various skill levels. I couldn't recommend this place any higher!

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

Hi Roxanne, thanks so much for taking the time to review us. Jeremy has picked up so much in a short space of time and with his solid guiding experience, he can make everyone feel settled in kayaks. Awesome! Cheers Nat More 

Skopelos, Greece
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

The communication through email was easy and we were booked up in no time. We met Aaron at their base where he gave us the low down on the area, safety info and suggestions of where to paddle. The weather was perfect and we were lucky enough to spot a sting ray swimming beneath our kayaks. Over all a great... More 

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

HI Neil and Yvonne, Thank you for taking the time to give us some feedback, we really appreciate it. We are stoked that you enjoyed your afternoon and got to see a stingray! We look forward to seeing you again in the future - hopefully in Greece! Cheers Nat More 

New York City, New York
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Sea Kayak Adventures is worth the 30 minute drive from Picton (many of the other companies we looked at left from the Picton Harbor) for both the beautiful launch in to the sound and for the service. For our half-day paddle, our guide Jeremy was so great, he has been the most knowledgeable guide and we've had in our three... More 

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

Hi Allie, thanks for taking the time to give us some feedback. Yes we would agree that Jeremy has picked up the interpretation very quickly and has a great way of delivering that knowledge. We are glad that you thought the drive was worth it, it just adds to the adventure with a scenic drive first. Cheers Nat More 

Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Sea Kayak Adventures were a pleasure to deal with. They made all the logistics easy - well worth spending the extra cash to have pick ups, drop offs, boats, passes and accomodation organised - plus gear and luggage waiting for us at each location. Great idea to split the 3 days into 3 different activities - walk, bike, kayak. Made... More 

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

Hi Chanel and Che, thanks for taking the time to review us. The 3 day combo is a fantastic way to see the Sounds from all perspectives - Im glad that you agree! Cheers Nat More 

Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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43 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Hired a double kayak for half day from Aaron to potter around the bay. He gave a clear briefing and had a good style and gave us equipment that fitted well. Minimum of fuss but we felt confident that he knew well what he was doing.

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

Hi Henrietta, thanks for taking the time to review us! Glad to hear that the briefing was on point for your rental. Cheers More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Aaron is a great instructor and knows a lot about the history of the sounds, had a laugh with us lads and cooked some dank feeds

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

Glad you guys had a wicked few days out there with Aaron! He enjoyed his time with the crew too. Cheers More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Aaron was a great instructor and was knowledgeable about his soundings and had a great time would advise, he was a awesome man great gear great veiws.

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

The views are pretty awesome aren't they! Thanks for the review. More 

sydney
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63 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

We visited and did a half day tour from a cruise ship port stopover. Nat organized to collect us from the i-site in town and we were driven approximately 25 minutes out to their take off spot on the Sound. It was a wonderful 3 1/2 hours with our own private guide Alex,who was Canadian , but had an amazing... More 

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

Thank you very much for your feedback. We are glad you had a great afternoon with Alex and enjoyed his company. We try to be as flexible as we can with cruise ships to make it less stressful. Once again thank you for your feedback. Cheers Nat More 

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