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Sunrise wildlife sea kayaking in Akaroa marine reserve provided by Akaroa Guided Kayak Safari

Sunrise wildlife sea kayaking in Akaroa marine reserve

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Departure Point
Mandala Restaurant, 40F Rue Lavaud, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Light refreshments
  • Local guide
  • Local taxes
  • On water photographs
Exclusions
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Transportation to/from attractions
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult. Minimum age 10 years
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • 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
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Nathan W wrote a review Apr 2020
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The tour was great–we enjoyed kayaking, learned about the area, and saw lots of wildlife–penguins, seals, and dolphins included!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Akaroa G, Owner at Sunrise wildlife sea kayaking in Akaroa marine reserve
Responded 04 Apr 2020
Thanks for the review, so glad you enjoyed your sunrise tour with us! It's always so special to get chance sightings of endangered species!
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Jago wrote a review Mar 2020
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Thank you for this wonderful kayaking experience :) Jake did a marvellous job as our guide, explaining a lot about the origin of Banks Peninsula, local nature and wildlife as well as the changes in agriculture during the past years. We were only a small group in the morning;
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Akaroa G, Owner at Sunrise wildlife sea kayaking in Akaroa marine reserve
Responded 12 Mar 2020
Thanks for your review, what a beautiful experience, thanks so much for sharing that with us, we are glad you enjoyed your informative tour with our amazing guides.
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Patrice S wrote a review Feb 2020
Ottawa, Canada5 contributions14 helpful votes
The adventure was spectacular. The highlight was the dolphins. We were lucky to see them as they swam underneath our kayak. Thank you for the great memories.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from Akaroa G, Owner at Sunrise wildlife sea kayaking in Akaroa marine reserve
Responded 07 Feb 2020
Thanks so much for the review, we are proud to know our tour was the highlight of your NZ trip! Thanks again for coming Allie & Greville
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Kim wrote a review Jan 2020
2 contributions1 helpful vote
Highly recommend! Had heaps of fun out on the water in a small group of 8 people. Jake, our guide, was absolutely brilliant. Everything went smoothly and his briefing and guidance made me feel confident for all scenarios. He made sure we were all included and was extremely
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Response from Akaroa G, Owner at Sunrise wildlife sea kayaking in Akaroa marine reserve
Responded 25 Jan 2020
Thanks so much for your review, we love that YOU loved your tour and would really enjoy hosting you again on the water if you are back in the area to paddle with us, we are lucky to be mobile so we move around according to the wind directions and make sure we are always in the safest locations on the day.for our paddlers Thanks for coming! Allie & Greville
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Wanakakiwis wrote a review Jan 2020
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We had a fantastic, relaxing trip with Jacob, our very helpful and friendly guide. We saw lots of wildlife along the shoreline and dolphins and penguins in the sea, Jacob has extensive knowledge of the harbour and he made the trip so interesting with his commentary. We
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from Akaroa G, Owner at Sunrise wildlife sea kayaking in Akaroa marine reserve
Responded 19 Jan 2020
Thanks for the great review, and thanks for visiting us a second time, Akaroa is one of the best and most scenic places in New Zealand for sea kayaking, so glad you enjoyed your tour! Allie & Greville
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Akaroa highlands
The strong winds meant that we couldn’t go kayaking but the e-MTB substitute was an excellent alternative. Stunning
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784nicolaw
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Great day
We had an awesome day, started with e-biking up the hill in the misty rain with Grevel. Lots of fun and amazing vie
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Bandbacktogether
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Sunrise Safari
We had a great morning kayak with two fun and knowledgeable guides. Jake and Joey gave me a much better understandi
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Sarah & John
Brilliant Day! Little Blue penguin trailed us & Jake was a mine of information. As we sit in isolation, trying to
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finley2006
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The best time
We started off and it was cold and damp. However our guide Jake was amazing and I called him google as he knew ever
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KathrynL1286
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INCREDIBLE experience! Thanks Jake!
This is a hands down must-do while you're in Akaroa. Pray that you get Jake as your guide - his vast knowledge prov
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nadofam
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Kayaking with Jake is the best way to discover beautiful Akaroa Bay!
Our guide Jake made the day special. He was very knowledgeable and passionate about sea life, kayaking and New Zeal
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G6602HSjulieg
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Fabulous time
Really enjoyed our time with tour guide Jake, the wild life and the Orcas appearance topped off a special day. Many
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ylshaman
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Beautiful day with Jake
Jake was friendly, conscientious and professional. He took care of our group of three couples with great care. His
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AStanciulescu
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Great kayaking experience
We had the absolute pleasure of having Jake as our tour guide. He explained to us all the safety instructions and w
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glwilly
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Guided Sea Kayaking through Akaroa Marine Reserve
Had a wonderful time with Joey. He is very knowledgeable about the history, the marine life and the techniques in k
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Safari75366
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Great Morning Ride
My husband and I are not avid riders but with the bikes we were able to climb up and enjoy the full view of Akaroa.
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cspencer12345
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Fun, and informative, all in a beautiful marine reserve
We had an awesome experience with Akaroa Guided Sea Kayaking Safaris in February. Our tour guide Joey was great fun
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HadarE21
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Had a great time
Really looked forward to find a place i feel comfortable to start kayaking. Jake was really ensuring told alot of i
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Otautahian
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Intimate and laid back
Before this activity, my partner and I had virtually no experience with kayaks (and I also have an irrational fear
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