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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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Flexible and friendly

I've rented kayaks from these guys for self-guided tours a couple of times now. The equipment is good and the briefings are excellent. They were very helpful in providing advice... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 May 2015
Docdubyer
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2015

I've rented kayaks from these guys for self-guided tours a couple of times now. The equipment is good and the briefings are excellent. They were very helpful in providing advice and ideas for both trips but also very flexible and accommodating. Professional but fun people to deal with and based in a great place for kayak adventuring.

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St Albans, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2015 via mobile

So glad we booked our 1 day Sea Kayak adventure around Marlborough Sounds with this small but extremely enthusiastic company. Aaron and his team are faultless, great customer service, perfect homemade lunches (including chocolate Muffin!) and fantastic, informative guiding. Nick was our guide for the day, he was professional, polite, safety conscious and has a wealth of knowledge about the... More 

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Freshwater, England, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2015

Enthusiastic, efficient welcoming team. It was good to use this company rather than the bigger, well established one. They arranged the perfect, self guided kayaking trip for us. It suited our requirements exactly. Good equipment, faultless safety briefing, enough excitement on the water, then a luxurious lodge in the middle of nowhere for overnight. Would use this company again if... More 

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Alice Springs, Australia
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44 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2015

My husband and I had great time biking on and around the Queen Charlotte Track. Nat was a wonderful guide, you can tell she and Aaron care and are really invested in the area and giving their customers a great experience, both biking and kayaking. Highly recommend a doing a tour with them!

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

Thanks Wendy and Josh for your review! We are glad you enjoyed your time with us and could see how much we love sharing this area with visitors. Cheers again More 

Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2015

Meeting two locals who have a passion for the tourism industry in New Zealand and a love of kayaking makes for a outstanding company! These guys have top notch knowledge on Marlborough and provide you with a intimate experience. Health and safety demonstration before we headed out onto the water was well done and explained great for the international travellers... More 

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

Thanks so much Team Wellington I-site! It was great having you on board and being able to share our passion with you. More 

Jena, Germany
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2015 via mobile

It was our first kayak tour with Aaron! Great experience and awesome views!!! The Marlborough Sounds are one of the nicest spots in NZ! Thanks again

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Hailsham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2014

I have never been kayaking before so was initially rather nervous. we had a guide for the morning and then paddled back in the afternoon by ourselves. The people at the base were very helpful and sorted us with everything that we needed. Our guide was amazing and I soon felt confident enough to really enjoy the trip. He was... More 

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

Thanks very much for taking the time to review us! Glad to hear that you enjoyed your day with and without Guide. We hope that your day has made you keen to do some more sea kayaking! :-) More 

Wayland, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2014

We were late in arriving and hadn't booked ahead but the people at Sea Kayak Adventures took it all in their stride and managed to get us into a two-person kayak and on the water in record time. They are well organized, gave us a thorough and short training session, and launched us out onto the aquamarine water within a... More 

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

Thanks so much for the review. We are stoked you enjoyed your first time kayaking and hope that you are now eager beavers to get out there and do it some more! :-) More 

West Country
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62 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2014

My wife and I hired a double kayak for the day to see some of the Sounds and we were certainly not disappointed. We were given an excellent safety briefing by Nat and were then driven to our departure point. Nat ensured we were comfortable with handling the Kayak before leaving us to enjoy a days paddling in the Sounds.... More 

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Southington, Connecticut
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2014

I signed up for a three day kayak tour on and around the bays/coves of Queen Charlotte Sound as part of a two week trip on the South Island. I've kayaked with friends, but never ventured out on my own so I was thrilled to have such professional, passionate and wonderfully engaging people guiding me. Aaron and Nat, owners of... More 

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