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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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Highlight of our 6 week NZ trip!

We did a one day kayak trip from Anakiwa in the Queen Charlotte sounds and it was definitely one of our highlights in New Zealand. We were in a tandem kayak and given safety... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 July 2014
Flockers5
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2014 via mobile

We did a one day kayak trip from Anakiwa in the Queen Charlotte sounds and it was definitely one of our highlights in New Zealand. We were in a tandem kayak and given safety briefing beforehand. We saw lots of wildlife (NZ fur seals, blue penguin, lots of birds) and kayaked all the way out to level with Picton and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2014

We went sea kayaking on a half day trip with Aaron. He was very knowledgeable about the area and the wildlife and plants within it. He was also incredibly easy to chat to. He looked after our group really well making sure we understood the basics of what we needed to do and all the safety aspects. We really enjoyed... More 

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Luneburg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2014 via mobile

Called in spontaneous to check out prices and availability. Decided to do a half day kayak tour for $ 40 per person. As we are unexperienced people in kayaking we got a thoroughly safety briefing and felt very comfortable with the advice. Nice and friendly service will use them next time for mountain biking!

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2014 via mobile

Rented a tandem kayak for five days from sea kayak adventures in mid march 2014 and can highly recommend these guys. From their first, detailed response to my initial enquiry, through the end of the rental driving back to the shop (they went out their way to drop us off at the picton bus terminal, even stopped at a bakery... More 

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Isle of Man
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2014

We hired kayaks from Aaron and Nat who gave us some friendly advice on a route and an overnight stay, as an experienced kayaker back home I had requested a single kayak, this wasn't a problem (it was more of an issue elsewhere in NZ!). Kayaks were picked up later and we overnighted in a great setting in Mistletoe Bay... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2014

we had a fantastic day out with Aaron - he was really knowledgeable about the local area, flora, fauna, birds and fish and happy to share it with us with a lovely manner.

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Mougins
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2014

The two of us went on a guided kayak trip with Aaron ,the owner of the company.First of all his safety talk was very detailed and delivered with a sense of humour ! He is very thorough and we felt very safe thereafter.We were in a double kayak and so we set off surrounded by the beauty of the Queen... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2014

We opted for the guided kayak then freedom mountain bike option for the half day. Having never done kayaking before, they ran through everything in detail with us at the start and off we went. It was just two of us in our double kayak and our guide Libbie in her own one. We spent a couple hours on the... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2014

The Sounds is one of the most stunning sights in NZ. I was glad I got to experience it under the guidance of Aaron & Nat. Their customer service & knowledge of the area was outstanding. The water is like glass & if you are lucky like I was, you may get to see some marine life while paddling around.... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2014

This is a fun way to spend a few hours on the water, but winds can made it hard going in certain sections. Its a good way to get a little exercise and see the sounds close up.

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