Guided Family Kayaking

Family Kayaking with Kaikoura Kayaks NZ

Sea Kayaking, the ideal fun activity for families visiting Kaikoura

Our highly stable sea kayaks allow children to safely enjoy the kayaking experience with an adult paddling right behind them.

Enjoy paddling around Kaikoura’s aquatic wonderland at a leisurely pace taking in the views and enjoying the thrill of getting right up close to New Zealands marine life.

Our professionally qualified guides will be right beside you in your watertight kayaks as your family take snaps of playful New Zealand Fur Seals with an awesome backdrop of mountain views, craggy rocks and sheer cliff faces.

We can tailor your trip to suit your specific family needs and your guide will ensure your kayaking tour around the Kaikoura Peninsula is exceptionally safe, highly memorable and great fun.

Paddling time is approximately 1 1/2 to 2 hrs. A 45 minute briefing at the start of your tour covers gearing up, learning how to paddle and steer your kayak and covers our safety guidelines.

Our recommendation: The morning tour’s usually have the calmest sea conditions and the best interaction with marine life.

The 8.30am or 12:30pm departures are recommended for our family fun tours we guarantee your kids will love it!

YokePui Choi reveiwed Kaikoura Kayaks December 14, 2017

"We had Cowan as our guide for our family evening tour. He is very patient with my parents kayaking very slowly and cheerful, playing with my son in the sea. We were lucky that we saw a seal feeding itself with octopus, eye opening experience.

Kaikoura Kayaks has very good and complete set of equipment, not just safety jackets, is my first time having a "skirt" that cover around the waist hooking on the kayak preventing us getting soak. Definitely 5 stars".

Family Seal Kayaking | Summer

Summer - 3 x Half Day Tours Daily:

Departs 8:30 am & 12:30 pm

Sunset evening Tour 4:30 pm

Winter - 2 x Half Day Tours Daily:

Departs 8:30 am & 12:30 pm

Adults $99.00 NZD

Children $70.00 NZD (12 years and under)

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  • Address:Kaikoura Kayaks
    19 Killarney Street
    New Zealand

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