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Guided Wildlife Kayaking Experience in Kaikoura

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Experience the thrill of guided kayaking in Kaikoura, paddle amid stunning vistas and encounter playful seals, dolphins, and penguins!


  • Feel the sea while being up close to marine life in Kaikoura, and kayak alongside seals, dolphins, and penguins.

  • After getting a training from your guide on basics of kayaking, get the chance to watch seals dive around you while paddling.

  • Worried about the cold? No stress, they've covered you with essentials like GORE-TEX dry pants and wetsuit booties.

  • Choose the sunset tour for stunning sunset views cand lose encounters with marine life.

  • Fun Fact: Kaikoura is a great place to spot several species of majestic albatrosses soaring above the waves.


  • Kayaking experience in Kaikoura

  • Expert guide

  • All equipment & training

  • Family kayaking (optional)

  • Sunset evening classic tour (optional)

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.


1 review
Jan Stein Joergensen



Apr, 2024

Great trip and sweet and professional guides, with a lot of knowledge to share.

Marine Adventure at Kaikoura

Marvel at the fantastic beauty of Kaikoura's cliffs, mountains, and craggy rocks as you kayak through its enchanting ocean waters, under the guidance of professional experts. A safety briefing and paddling tutorial set the day in motion. Then, equipped with cutting-edge gear, you'll set sail along the exquisite coastline. Feast upon the breathtaking vistas while the thrill of encountering wildlife like seals, dusky dolphins, and blue penguins adds a sprinkle of wild excitement to the experience.

Soak In Nature's Marvels, Guided Under the Expert's Eye

Here's where it gets interesting, these fur seals love their octopus snack, leading to a fascinating show of ducking, diving, and weaving around your kayak! Did you know that Kaikoura, means "to eat crayfish" in Maori? An apt fact, considering the area's rich marine life. Don't miss out on this unique opportunity of cruising along with New Zealand's vibrant marine life in a memorable, guided kayaking tour.

Important Information

  • It is recommended you bring sunglasses, a cap, running shoes or sandals, drinking water, a camera and a towel.

  • The guided family kayaking tour requires a minimum of 2 guests.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the scheduled time of your visit to avoid any delays.

Meeting Point

  • Meet your guide at Kaikoura Kayaks.

  • Address: 19 Killarney Street, Kaikōura 7300, New Zealand.

  • Landmark: A short walk from Sudima Hotel.

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