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Eden Cafe & Boat Hire

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Kayak Tour

Enjoyable to get out on the water in such good conditions. Saw seals (right up to the kayak) and... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
Dunedin, New Zealand
Kayaking Tour

A wonderful tour of the Peninsula. Our guide, Manu, was so friendly and shared his knowledge of the... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2018
via mobile
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
| Wellers Rock, Dunedin 9023, New Zealand
+64 21 134 6876
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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

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

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

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

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

2  Thank Kaylene A
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

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!

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.

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

Thank DarrenM2977
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Great paddling in shore and around the heads; seals swimming alongside us, different varieties of birds including Albatross above us, sparkling water, clear skies. An authentic and genuine hands on trip with Manu our knowledgeable and capable guide.

1  Thank Graeme K
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