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Address: Anakiwa 7281, New Zealand
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Full-Day Guided Sea Kayaking Trip from Anakiwa
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US$64.71*
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Half-Day Guided Sea Kayaking Tour from Anakiwa

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Wonderful Kayaking Experience in Marlborough Sound

We enjoyed a wonderful half day of guided kayaking in Marlborough Sound on April 5,2016 with Sea Kayak Adventures of Anakiwa NZ. Our guide, Alex, was excellent in all respects... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 April 2016
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Madison, Wisconsin
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Madison, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

We enjoyed a wonderful half day of guided kayaking in Marlborough Sound on April 5,2016 with Sea Kayak Adventures of Anakiwa NZ. Our guide, Alex, was excellent in all respects. He spent time on dry land going over the techniques and safety aspects of kayaking, so that all of us felt competent and confident. Once in the water, we went... More 

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

Hi Jim and Nan, Thank you for your feedback. Alex has done a great job for us this season and we can tell he loves his job so I'm glad that shows on his trips. The Combo trip does allow for you to see the Queen Charlotte Sound from different angles which is great when on a limited time line.... More 

Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

Nat picked us up promptly in Picton and provided pleasant company during the drive to Anaikiwa. She set us up with bikes and helmets, as well as a mobile phone in case we got into trouble, then gave us a bit of safety and trail riding advice and pointed us to the entrance to the Queen Charlotte Track. The ride... More 

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

Hi Guys, thank you very much for taking the time to review your trip with us! We are glad that you found the process reliable and professional. The Queen Charlotte Track is a great track to ride for beginners and experienced alike, and we are right next to it! Thanks again, Nat. More 

Houston, Texas
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252 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Our guide, Alex, led us on three separate day outings. He shared info about the area, flora and fauna. He kept us moving at a comfortable pace; providing helpful tips in a friendly manner. Sea Kayak Adventures provided convenient pickup and drop off at our accommodation (nearby Tanglewood B&B). All kayaking gear was provided (including a dry bag, rain wear,... More 

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

Hi Pam, Glad you had an enjoyable 3 day trip with us and found it a good introduction to NZ. Thanks for taking the time to review us. Cheers Nat More 

Albuquerque,NM
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

Nice easy kayak with Charlie our guide helping us see some wild life and telling us a bit about the history of the sound and the people who live on the sound. He also told us a little about his life as a New Zealander.

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

Hi there, thank you for taking the time to give us some feedback. Glad you enjoyed Charlie's company, we think he is doing a great job in his first season too and this just proves it so thank you. Nat More 

Whanganui, New Zealand
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

Great email communication - everything was so easy. Aaron picked us up and returned us to our Picton accommodation. Good gear, very professional - thank you - don't miss out.

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

Hi there, Thanks for your review! Great to hear you were impressed with the gear, we try to keep it rotated so it is always in good condition. Thanks again. Nat More 

Houston, Texas
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7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

We did a half day tour and were lucky to get Alex as our guide. Alex is a young American fellow who loves his job. He was very helpful with us Kayak newbies and led us on a great tour. We even gathered some mussels along the way and ate them later that evening.

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

Hi there, thank you for taking the time to give us feedback! We are glad you enjoyed Alex's company, we are very lucky to have him too! Don't tell him that though ;-) Cheers Nat More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

We booked our tour through the I-Site in Picton - very lady minute. The company picked us up in Picton the next day, and took us out kayaking for the whole day. What a great way to visit the Sound! Our guide was excellent, very sociable and knowledgeable of the area. We saw some beautiful coastline up close, wildlife galore,... More 

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

Hi There, Thank you so much for taking the time to give us some feedback. We are stoked to hear that you enjoyed your day and glad you enjoyed your lunch. We think kayaking is a pretty awesome way of seeing the Sounds too! Thanks again. More 

Nelson, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

Staff and guide were great, the scenery can't be beat! We took a half day guided trip, which ended in Mistletoe Bay. The drive back gave us the opportunity to see some of Kenepuru Sound.

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

Hi there, Thanks for the review. Glad you enjoyed your trip and the drive back, its a pretty nice drive. Thanks again. Nat More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

We were lucky enough to pick a day tour with only 4 people in total. This made for a great flexible day out in the sound. We saw loads of stingrays, a fur seal and lots of nature along the way and stopped for lunch in Mistletoe bay which was beautiful. Our guide was great, really down to earth and... More 

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

Hey guys, thanks very much for taking the time to review your trip. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your day and the lunch :-) Thanks again. More 

Mackay, Australia
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016

I initially googled and found this company. The response was quick and were able to accommodate our large group of 9 adults and 1 13 year old. Emails were exchanged and we booked in to experience kayaking with Nat and Aaron's company. We were on a cruise ship, so they worked in with our time ashore. We were collected from... More 

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

Hi there Michelle Thanks so much for your feedback, we appreciate your time and effort. Im glad you had a great time on the water with the boys - they do think they're funny ;-) and found the booking process easy. Again thank you. Nat More 

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