Matt from Kaikoura Kayaks will take you on a guided kayak tour of Kaikoura’s marine wild life viewing seals up close in their natural environment, birdlife and chance encounters with local Dusky Dolphins.
Welcome to Kaikoura, few places in the world can boast of such natural wonders ….where the marine life out numbers the people.
Join Kaikoura Kayaks on one of their half day guided seal kayaking tours departing from their premises in Killarney street, Kaikoura. Kitted up with lifejackets and all the safety essentials it’s off along the peninsula where instruction on theart of paddling and safety brief is given.
Seals are fairly common along the Kaikoura Peninsula, as you paddle with them they swim around you, hunting for octopus, diving and manoeuvering under your kayak and devouring their prey whilst hundreds of pelagic birds come swooping in to clean up the leftovers.
Kayaking around the coastline there are chance encounters with local dusky dolphins, lots of birdlife including the cute Blue Penguins.
Kaikoura guided kayak tour operates all year round and are a highlight for many travellers whilst in New Zealand and the tour is suitable for all ages & abilities.
Guaranteed viewing of Fur Seals and surreal visuals of the seaward Kaikoura Mountains as the light changes towards the end of the day. Watch seals dive and manoeuvre around and under your kayak as the sunsets, paddle with them as they swim around the Peninsula hunting for octopus! Along your way keep an eye out for Blue Penguins or Albatross then have chance encounters with Dusky Dolphins.
Using only top of the line real sea kayaks be ready for a true kiwi experience you won’t forget! The Kayak’s are enclosed, safe, stable, easily steered using a rudder, while fast on the water and you will stay warm and dry. Our qualified and experienced local guides will paddle you through areas used years ago by local Maori and early whalers as you watch the light change and the day draws to an end.
The Sunset Evening Classic sea kayak tour is the real deal and is suitable for age’s 3 years plus and we cater for all abilities, no experience is needed as our guides will teach you all you need to know. Families, individuals and groups are most welcome!
Don’t forget your camera for sunset shots and to capture marine life encounters. We look forward to paddling with you on Kaikoura Kayaks famous “Sunset Evening Classic” tour while viewing the marine life and promise that it will leave a lifetime impression
Kaikoura Kayaks hire out kayaks that are ideal for fishing or for having the freedom to do what you want to do. Our sit on top kayaks and safety gear are of top quality and are available as single or double kayaks being very stable, self draining and easy to paddle making your trip more comfortable.
Discover the marine life that lives on the Kaikoura peninsula at your own pace, ideally suited to two or more water confident paddlers. If you havent paddled before it is recommended to join our guided seal kayaking trip that covers and teaches you the basics of kayaking safely. More Information:
Kayak fishing is proven one of the best ways to catch fish and the easiest way to fish the rocky and reef coastline of Kaikoura. We provide top quality sit on-top kayaks that have great stability and are self draining, making them an ideal platform for catching fish, whether its drift fishing, setting a longline or fishing around the rocks.We can even provide hire rods and tackle for your trip.
So experience the sheer thrill and excitement of landing that big one off a kayak
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Matt at Kaikoura Kayaks offer hassle free, Eco friendly tours that offer a safe, enjoyable, interactive trip, with little effort and a whole lot of good fun thrown in!! We look forward to paddling with you soon. Matt Foy.