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Half-Day Guided Sea Kayaking Tour from Anakiwa

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    What to Expect
    This trip starts with a safety briefing at the base on the Corner of Queen Charlotte Drive and Anakiwa Road which is approximately 15-minutes’ drive from Havelock or 30-minutes’ drive from Picton.  

    Once you have had your safety briefing, you will head down to Anakiwa Beach to begin you trip. Your trip will take place in the Grove Arm, the itinerary is fairly flexible on this trip as the weather plays a part. Your guide will always do their best to not cover the same bit of coastline twice on your trip.

    Your guide will show you some of the beautiful beaches and bays, whilst providing some knowledge of the flora, fauna and history along the way. On returning to base, there is the option of a hot shower before continuing your journey around beautiful New Zealand.
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    Departure Point
    8 Anakiwa Rd, Linkwater 7281, New Zealand
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Professional guide
    • Transportation to/from attractions
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Minimum age is 8 years.
    • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
    • We understand that travel plans vary due to a variety of reasons. However, we ask you to understand that we may have turned away others for those reserved places, particularly as we are a small company. We will also have incurred expense in processing the enquiry and bookings. Full refund will be given if we (Sea Kayak Adventures) cancel any trip due to safety concerns or weather conditions do not allow the trip to depart. If you cancel more than 48 hours out, we will refund you in full. If you cancel within 12 - 48 hours of trip departure, we will keep the 20% deposit. No shows or if you cancel within 12 hours of trip departure, you will be charged in full.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    My parents, partner and I did a half day kayak with Aaron. We absolutely loved it and would recommend to all! Beautiful scenery, great exercise & lovely conversation. Aaron gave us a lot of fun facts about The Sounds & New Zealand. Thanks Aaron!!

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Kailin M
    Reviewed 4 July 2019

    We were Aaron’s (the owner) last kayak tour for the season. It was just the two of us and Aaron. The weather was perfect. Aaron is quite knowledgeable in sharing information of NZ flora and fawna. You can tell he has a passion in what...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Travelinandexplorin
    Reviewed 26 February 2019 via mobile

    The awesome people at NZ Seakayaking were super helpful and went out of their way to make sure we had a good experience. The tour guide Jonathan aka “JohnO” was knowledgeable and very friendly. We aren’t expert kayakers and he took his time to show...More

    Thank 103christac
    sprat89, Owner at Sea Kayak Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2019

    HI there, many thanks for the review of your kayak trip with us. It's great when you get guides that can offer that extra advice to make your day more comfortable. Stoked you had a great time with JohnO. Cheers Nat

    Reviewed 20 February 2019

    One of our best mornings in the Malborough region was kayaking the Queen Charlotte Sound with Aaron. Excellent gear; relaxed professional instruction, and a genuinely expert and passionate guide, seamlessly combined for a top notch tour. A great way to limber up for further challenges...More

    Date of experience: February 2019
    Thank Sam J
    sprat89, Owner at Sea Kayak Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2019

    Hi Sam, Thanks for leaving a review! Aaron is pretty bloody awesome and you were very lucky to get him on the water, being the owner and all. We look forward to seeing you next time to find some more marine life. Cheers Nat

    Reviewed 13 February 2019 via mobile

    Friendly staff, very knowledgeable a great balance between kayaking and walking. Breathtaking views on the walk back. Would definitely do this again

    Thank paul M
    sprat89, Owner at Sea Kayak Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2019

    Hi Paul, The Marlborough Sounds are pretty stunning from both sea level and up higher on the track. Thanks for taking the time to review your trip. Cheers Nat

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