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Address: Anakiwa 7281, New Zealand
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US$89.73*
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Full-Day Guided Sea Kayaking Trip from Anakiwa
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US$64.60*
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Half-Day Guided Sea Kayaking Tour from Anakiwa

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Worth the Drive!

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... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2016
AllieB44
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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
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
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 

1 review
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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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
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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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 

Madison, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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Thank 472jim
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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18 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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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269 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
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
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 

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