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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
| Wellers Rock, Dunedin 9023, New Zealand
+64 21 134 6876
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had so much fun on our sea kayak. We saw amazing bird life, albatross, penguins and seals swimming around the kayak. Our guide was patient and let us set the pace. No experience necessary. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank G E
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Enjoyable to get out on the water in such good conditions. Saw seals (right up to the kayak) and shags. Very relaxed and laid back guide, classic kiwi bloke, would be good if there was some more information on the history of the area and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank ericmunro8
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

A wonderful tour of the Peninsula. Our guide, Manu, was so friendly and shared his knowledge of the history and wildlife of Dunedin. We saw seals and a pup, shags and even an Albatross!! It was an amazing experience being so close to the animals...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Hannavictoria4
Reviewed 14 February 2018

The tour was really beautiful and well guided by the two kayak-guys. We saw seaguls, seals and a huge albatros just flying above our heads. After the tour we got invited for a hot Café Latte and they were so kind and brought us to...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank sistamarie2018
Reviewed 10 February 2018

This is a wonderful local operator. We loved the personalized, professional service, nice boats and up close with the seals. We’ve been on other kayaking trips and this one rates higher. Ricky and his family make everyone feel at home and at ease. Lots of...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Abby H
Reviewed 20 January 2018

We booked this tour instead of paying the exorbitant fee charged by Royal Caribbean for a similar tour and we were not disappointed. I would highly recommend the Kayak Tour offered by Eden Cafe and Boat Hire. We had a personal guide, Ricky, who was...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank kaylenea2020
Reviewed 11 January 2018

My family of 4 (myself, husband and 2 teens) really enjoyed ourselves on our sea kayaking tour. Our guide Ricky had lots of interesting stories and facts about the area. He was kind and patient with us, making sure we were comfortable and safe. I...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank Amy F
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

We had a great time kayaking with Manu on the Otago harbour. Although it was a little windy, we still got to see seals, albatross and shags up close from the kayaks. Manu is a fantastic guide - very friendly and knowledgeable. Would highly recommend!

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank runninginjandals
Reviewed 4 January 2018

My last day in Dunedin and I got to see Albatross from a kayak...what a nice way to spend the day before leaving after a few months living here. It's a really nice way tosee the peninsula. Good local knowledge and chilled atmosphere. Cheers.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank rosiehadfield
Reviewed 3 January 2018

I fantastic natural attraction and for someone who has lived on the Peninsula for 8 years its a shame we have now done this before! Well equipped and a great guide Ricky with heaps of knowledge on the Peninsula and all the wildlife that you...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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