Kaikoura Wildlife Kayaking Tour - 3 Hours

Fitness level moderate
Intensity level moderate
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Highlights & inclusions

Be captivated by the seal interactions
Guaranteed fur seal sightings
Explore the Kaikoura Peninsula by water
Chance encounters with dolphins and penguins
Experienced guides
All equipment and safety briefing

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Sat, Jun 15, 2024

What you can expect

Enjoy a peaceful 3 hour experience on Kaikoura's pristine waters where you get to enjoy an abundance of marine life in the majestic landscape of one of New Zealand's most spectacular regions!


What you need to know

  • Three-hour kayaking tour with experienced guide
  • All equipment and safety briefing
  • This experience departs at 8:30am, 12:30pm or 4:30pm
  • Session times may vary in the winter
  • The duration of this experience is 3 hours
  • You will have approximately 90 - 120 minutes spent on the water, including about 30 minutes interacting with the fur seals
  • This experience takes place in Kaikoura, South Island, which is 2.5 hours north of Christchurch, NZ
Departure Location
  • This experience departs from 19 Killarney Street, Kaikoura New Zealand
What To Bring
  • A hat, sunglasses, long sleeve thermal top, board shorts or quick dry long pants, water friendly sandals or trainers are recommended
Additional Information
  • Sea kayaking may be cancelled due to wind and sea conditions. This is however, somewhat dependant on the experience level of the participant. In the case of poor weather, we will reschedule your experience for a later date
  • You will need to sign a customer declaration prior to participating in the experience. All kayakers will be provided with the necessary equipment
  • We can accommodate almost anyone. You dont need any paddling experience for our tour as your guide will demonstrate the various paddling techniques used - it is quickly and easily learnt and gives you a very rewarding outcome. Non-swimmers are welcome. Open to all ages, familys most welcome
Terms And Conditions
  • I agree that by participating in this activity I accept there are inherent risks and hazards associated with participating in sea kayaking and I understand what these risks are (including serious harm and death). Understanding the risks: The staff and management of Kaikoura Kayaks take all practicable steps to identify and minimize potential dangers. The risks and hazards include, but are not limited to property damage, personal injury, illness because of adverse weather conditions, risk of drowning or death, sunburn, dehydration, hyperthermia & exhaustion, rolling or capsizing or flipping kayaks and Sups, hitting obstacles, (such as rocks or other watercraft) or being hit by other watercraft and equipment failure.
Cancellation Policy
  • Clients who cancel within 48 hours of the scheduled tour are not eligible for any refund.
  • Refunds are processed on a case-by-case basis and for genuine reasons only, e.g. If a booking is made initially through Kaikoura Kayaks website, then cancelled and subsequently rebooked through another website the original booking will stand and therefore can’t be refunded.
  • Kaikoura Kayaks reserves the right to cancel trips due to weather and sea conditions. Where Kaikoura Kayaks cancels a trip prior to departure, a full refund is available. Where a trip has commenced and is subsequently canceled, participants shall receive a 70% refund.
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

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