Experience the excitement of watching seals ducking, weaving and diving around your kayak. Have chance encounters with dolphins, penguins and albatross!
Kaikoura's Original Kayak Operator - Est 1998
Kaikoura's only Kayak operator that holds a marine mammal permit to view Dolphins, whales and Seals.
New Zealand's 1st Friend of the Sea sustainable operator for Dolphin and Whale viewing.
Award winning & Qualmark "Gold" Endorsed
Qualified New Zealand guides.
Experience the excitement of watching Fur Seals ducking, weaving and diving around your kayak on our Wildlife Kayaking tours with Kaikoura Kayaks.
Paddle gently along the coastline as they swim around the Kaikoura Peninsula hunting for their favourite feed of Octopus. But be sure to keep your distance as they devour their delicious dinner in front of you, then watch in amazement as hundreds of Pelagic (ocean going) birds swoop in to clean up the tasty left-overs.
This adventure takes you around the beautiful coastal waters with breath-taking views of sheer cliff faces, craggy rocks and mountain ranges while searching for chance encounters with Dusky Dolphins and Blue Penguins.
Our traditional kayak's are enclosed, safe, stable, easily steered using a rudder, while fast on the water and you will stay warm and dry.
This interactive tour is suitable for all ages and abilities while operating year round and doesn't require any previous kayaking experience.
These professionally guided kayaking expeditions adhere to the highest of safety standards. Our Wildlife Kayaking tours are one of the most popular activity tours in Kaikoura, voted number one by Trip Advisor Traveller's.
Don't forget your camera to capture marine life encounters. Be ready for a true kiwi experience!
Paddle jackets, wet shoes & spray skirts
Transport to departure point and return
All kayaking equipment
Dry pants, gloves and hats over the winter months
Dry bags for camera's
19 Killarney Street, Kaikoura
We recommend you bring the following: Long sleeved thermal top, Fleece (if a bit chilly), shorts or light pants e.g. quick drys, NO JEANS! Sunglasses, cap, running shoes or sandals, drinking water, camera and towel.
Full refund if cancelled up to 24 hours before activity starts.
Good weather is required for this experience. If we need to cancel due to poor weather, you'll be offered a different date or a full refund.
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