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The Sea Kayak Company

506 High Street, Motueka 7120, New Zealand
+64 3-528 7251
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US$89.39*
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Full-Day Astrolabe Kayaking Eco-Tour
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US$156.44*
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Full-Day Abel Tasman Relaxed or Late Riser Kayaking
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The Sea Kayak Company is a family owned business that operates guided and freedom rental kayak trips in the Abel Tasman National Park.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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506 High Street, Motueka 7120, New Zealand
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+64 3-528 7251
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Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing month in New Zealand but our 3 day tour with these guys was unbeatable. Our guide Aaron was amazing - knowledgable, hard working and cooked up some amazing food out of thin air it seemed. It was well organised and we...More

Thank Edward G
SeaKayakCompany, Owner at The Sea Kayak Company, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Hi guys. Thank you so much for your review. Pleased you enjoyed your trip and will pass on to Aaron. hope to see you again. Thanks, Paul and the SKC crew :)

Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We booked at short notice the night before. No problem. Everything was delivered as advertised. Good equipment and service.

Thank ubutee
SeaKayakCompany, Owner at The Sea Kayak Company, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

Thank you for your review. Pleased you enjoyed your day out.Many thanks,Paul :)

Reviewed 26 March 2017

A great Company. Thanks Paul for organising the kayaks and gear for our group of 15, and offering great advice with our itinerary. We loved our trip, and you gave us great service. We loved being able to get the weather forecast each day from...More

Thank TentoTenTramper
SeaKayakCompany, Owner at The Sea Kayak Company, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

Thanks Di. Pleased you and the group enjoyed your trip. The pleasure was ours and see you next time.Cheers Paul and the crew :)

Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

I wish there was a 100-star option here! As first time kayakers and campers, this 3-day trip was expected to be quite the challenge for myself, my husband and any guide! Not for Aaron! He made it super easy for us! Right from teaching the...More

Thank Himani T
SeaKayakCompany, Owner at The Sea Kayak Company, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

Hi Himani. Thank you for your kind review. Pleased you both enjoyed your trip in the beautiful Abel Tasman and hope to see you again sometime. Take care, Paul, Aaron and the crew :)

Reviewed 19 March 2017

I booked a three day kayaking experience for myself and my son. Paul the owner was excellent giving us lots of information and making the procedure very easy. He recommended staying at the Happy Apple backpackers next door the night before in order to be...More

Thank Huw P
SeaKayakCompany, Owner at The Sea Kayak Company, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Hi Huw, Thank you for your review. Pl;eased you had at great trip and it was our pleasure to show you and Sam the Abel Tasman. Ethann thoroughly enjoyed the trip and you guys were great company.Take care. Paul and the SKC crew :)

Reviewed 18 March 2017

We booked a two-day kayaking hiking trip with a houseboat stay. The booking procedure via telephone was very efficient and everything was organised as agreed upon. We had a small group and our excellent guide did a great job looking out for the group. Furthermore...More

Thank JV_Travelling
SeaKayakCompany, Owner at The Sea Kayak Company, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Thanks for your review JV. Pleased you enjoyed your trip and hope to see you again some time. Take care, Paul and the SKC crew :)

Reviewed 16 March 2017

We booked a half day kayaking trip via the website a few days before we were due to go. The site offers free transfers but doesn't mention they only leave once a day in the mornings. This led to some confusion and a member of...More

Thank Izzy-4ilr
SeaKayakCompany, Owner at The Sea Kayak Company, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Hi Izzy, Pleased you enjoyed your day out. In regards to your complaint about the transport.We sent you an E-mail on the day before the trip,03/03/17 at 8.30am with the details explaining the transport arrangements and that we only go to Marahau in the morning....More

Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing 3 day trip....2 nights camping at Bark Bay. Started in drizzle but then all sun and sea! Superb guide...lots reassurance for beginners and superb cook. Saw lots seals, birds including little blue penguin. Kayaked into most of little river estuaries. Sting rays in sandy...More

Thank Helen W
SeaKayakCompany, Owner at The Sea Kayak Company, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Hi Helen, Pleased you and Paul enjoyed your trip. It was our pleasure to show you both the Abel Tasman and hope to see you again some time. Take care, Paul and the SKC crew :)

Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Super friendly people, fantastic management and awesome guided tour! We booked a 3 day kayaking trip in Abel Tasman with this company and our guid was Ethann. He's an awesome guy great cook with lots of knowledge and information about the area. We had a...More

Thank HappyParisa
SeaKayakCompany, Owner at The Sea Kayak Company, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2017

Hi Guys. Thanks for the review and will pass on to Ethann. Pleased you and Kent enjoyed your trip and hope to see you again some time. Many Thanks, Paul and the SKC crew :)

Reviewed 20 February 2017

Wonderful experience over three days lof stunning scenery, paddling along the coast, the guides could not have been more helpful, thank you Isaac and Aaron, our friendly guides

Thank rgraham2016
SeaKayakCompany, Owner at The Sea Kayak Company, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2017

Thank you for your review. Isaac and Arron thoroughly enjoyed the experience with the group. It was a fantastic trip with lots of stories and good times. Thank You, Paul and the SKC crew :)

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Michele J
Will anyone please describe the sleeping arrangements of the houseboat? for example the size of the beds and the quietness? We would do the private room not the dorm. thanks!
21 October 2016|
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Response from PaulKerwin | Property representative |
Hi Michele. Private rooms are a double bed. Quietness ? Cheers Paul .
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4acadia
Hello! Are there any good, easssyyy (my son has not really kayaked before and will be nervous) kayak trips where you can see seals while kayaking? Thanks! Tracy
4 April 2016|
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Response from Kathryn K | Reviewed this property |
Hi there we did a half day trip with the Sea Kayak company based in Motueka. We had a group of 10 and the youngest was 12. She had never kayaked really before and had no problems. We did it in double kayaks so that... More
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