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Half day Guided Sea Kayak Tour from Picton provided by Wilderness Guides - Day Tours

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Half day Guided Sea Kayak Tour from Picton

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Overview
The beauty of the Marlborough Sounds is best experienced from the water. This sea kayaking tour covers the western end of Queen Charlotte Sound. Tranquil waters and sheltered coves are home to a variety of seabirds as well as rays and sometimes dolphins. The half-day tour departs from the Picton waterfront.
Highlights
  • Paddle Queen Charlotte Sound on a guided adventure
  • Sea kayaks provide a more intimate atmosphere
  • Observe New Zealand marine life and seabirds
  • Receive undivided attention with small group numbers
Important Information
Departure Point
2 Wellington Street, Picton 7220, New Zealand
Duration
4h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • All necessary equipment provided
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult (minimum age of 8 years old)
  • A minimum of 2 people per departure is required
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date 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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moerangiv wrote a review May 2020
Wellington, New Zealand6 contributions
We loved this tour. Our guide was Marty and he was really knowledgeable, interesting and kind - no problem with our slowish pace. What a beautiful part of the world and so close to home. Even though it’s nearly winter, it was calm and warm and we didn’t get wet at all.
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Anita S wrote a review Mar 2020
Wellington, New Zealand180 contributions20 helpful votes
This tour exceeded our expectations. All the equipment provided was in great condition, nice small group, and above all a wonderful guide. She was so informative about the surroundings, took us to all the best spots, and never rushed the group. Would highly recommend this tour
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Response from WildSounds, Owner at Half day Guided Sea Kayak Tour from Picton
Responded 17 Apr 2020
Fantastic review and feedback about our half day guided sea kayak tour. This sure is a great way to get taste for sea kayaking in the Marlborough Sounds. Thank you for sharing your experience with others!
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conniejb2017 wrote a review Feb 2020
Richmond, Canada2 contributions
We really enjoyed getting out on the water around Picton. The guide was really knowledgeable, helpful and friendly. We highly recommend this activity!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from WildSounds, Owner at Half day Guided Sea Kayak Tour from Picton
Responded 17 Apr 2020
Great to hear you made the most of your time in Picton and enjoyed a kayak trip - there's no better way to explore the Marlborough Sounds! Thank you for taking the time to post this review!
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Sandra R wrote a review Feb 2020
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Great afternoon on Queen Charlotte Sound sea kayaking with Rikki as our guide. She did a fantastic job telling us about the flora and fauna in the area as we paddled. We saw stingrays and seals along the way as well. I would highly recommend this experience- especially with
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Mike wrote a review Feb 2020
The Woodlands, Texas4 contributions
This was a great half day trip out of Picton. The location of the starting point was very handy, right in the center of town on the bay. The scenery was wonderful, the length of the trip and pace were just right for us. Our guide was excellent, she was very helpful, friendly
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Date of experience: January 2020
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By: Wilderness Guides - Day Tours
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Stunning scenery, variety, great views, trail easy to moderate.Best orientation ever had.
Wilderness Guides 4 Day Queen Charlotte Track. Overnight accomodations in beautiful sites on the water. All pleas
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GinzaLad
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Well worth it!
We did the 3 Day Standard Independent Walk, booked through Wilderness Guides. Everything was prepared for us, we ju
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Fastwalkingdebbie
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Fabulous 4 Day independent walk: a breath of fresh air!
I’ve done plenty of walking, but it was fabulous being able to turn the logistics over to someone else and have con
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Queen Charlotte Track 4 Day independent walk
We just came back from walking the Queen Charlotte Track for 4 days (March 10-13, 2020). It was marvelous: the lus
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John S
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Great day walking Queen Charlotte Track
We booked a 6 hour walk along the Queen Charlotte Track. The organisation was fantastic. And the walk was excellent
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curley001
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Great morning on the sound
Can't recommend these guys enough. Booking was done online quick & easy. On the day of our booking the weather wa
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Safari75366
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Biking the Queen Charlotte
We rented ebikes. They were great. The team loaded them on and off the boat. The trail is too difficult for beg
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Queen Charlotte 4 day self guided walk
A Fantastic, friendly, helpful, and professional team managed our trip (with some last minute changes) so that we f
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Fatcatwithredsox
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Great way to experience the wonders of Marlborough Sounds
My daughter and I just completed the classic 4 day guided walk. The walk was truly beautiful with so many scenic vi
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371ellya
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wonderful day kayaking
Kayaking in the Queen Charlotte Sound for a day guided by George was the highlight of our time in Marlborough Sound
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wonderful day kayaking
Kayaking in the Queen Charlotte Sound for a day guided by George was the highlight of our time in Marlborough Sound
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57toothfairy
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Queen Charlotte Sounds 3 days Guided hike 1 day kayaking
Jl Jenna our guide was wonderful with a group at various levels of walking Aotearoa at it's best thank you Wilderne
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TravelAMH2
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Great Day
Had a beautiful day kayaking in the sounds. We came to Picton on a cruise ship. The staff were flexible with our ti
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TomT403
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Great Day on the Water
We did the full day kayak tour. Group was my wife, me, and our guide, Alex. We had a great day. Alex explained a br
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992frederikf
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Great company and experience!
We went on a half-day kayak tour with the guide Georg. Georg did a great job in taking us around the fjord and expl
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  • Duration: 4h
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