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Kaikoura Kayaks

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Kaikoura, New Zealand
About Kaikoura Kayaks
Celebrating over 20 Years of Service! KAIKOURA'S ORIGINAL KAYAK OPERATOR - Est. 1998 100% guaranteed Seal viewing, meet the locals of the marine kind in a real Sea Kayak with us today. Curious NZ Fur Seals, Blue Penguins and Dusky Dolphins are only a few paddle strokes away and our local Kiwi Guides would love to introduce you to them around the Kaikoura Peninsula. Stay warm and dry in our enclosed stable sea kayaks with all equipment provided including GORE-TEX dry pants in winter, wetsuit booties for your feet and dry bags for camera's. Our “Wildlife Kayaking" tours offer a safe, enjoyable, interactive experience, with little effort and a whole lot of good fun. No experience needed, suitable for all ages and abilities, families welcome. If you want to tick off a real Kayaking experience from your bucket list with the help of our qualified Guides amongst a multitude of marine life, come paddling with us! Kaikoura’s only Kayak operator permitted to view Seals, Dolphins & Whale's.
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moncurs2015 wrote a review 2 May
Auckland Central, New Zealand5 contributions
Amazing morning on the water with Miles and Crew so many dolphins I lost count best day ever ❤️ Perfect in every way
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Date of experience: May 2022
Judy M wrote a review Apr 2022
Hamilton, New Zealand18 contributions2 helpful votes
Outstanding day with the kayaks! Saw both dolphins and seals which was epic! Great guides in Emma and Sophie who were awesome! We as a family all enjoyed this and would highly recommend it.
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Date of experience: April 2022
Anna B wrote a review Apr 2022
Lower Hutt, New Zealand3 contributions
Fantastic trip out on the water, nearly two hours spent with a mega pod of dusky dolphins. The team was great, funny, helpful and caring of the animals we interacted with. Huge thanks to our guide the hilarious Kyle for paddling the kids (6 & 9) while we could go at our pace. An amazing experience.
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Date of experience: April 2022
Ss wrote a review Apr 2022
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The team catered to individual need, which was amazing! They drove us to a different site just to allow us our preference. Highly recommended
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Date of experience: April 2022
Kellie L wrote a review Apr 2022
6 contributions5 helpful votes
First time kayaker, very experienced guide led me through the process of getting in and out of kayak, etc In the water for nearly two hours, saw a huge school of dolphins that we got to spend time with, who needs seals! Thanks Miles and Kyle
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Date of experience: April 2022
Response from KaikouraKayaks, Manager at Kaikoura Kayaks
Responded 1 week ago
Thanks Kellie. We hope that was your first of many times kayaking!
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