The ultimate way to network, socialise or celebrate a year of achievement. If you are looking to boost team performance in a fun and motivational activity, then look no further, enquire today for your team bonding wildlife kayaking experience.
We can deliver a custom experience that suits your requirements, from Christmas dos to team building.
If it is to entertain, educate, for general fitness or to grow your crew, we can help!
Our team building kayak adventures for groups are fun, safe, and affordable.
Guides are skilled and experienced sea kayakers with a personal commitment to marine conservation. They are all trained in various types of kayaking techniques which we use to enhance social relationships within your colleagues.
Our activity also helps define leadership roles within teams and can provide creative new ways to approach collaboration.
Choose sea kayaking for a unique way to get your workforce outdoors doing something new and active together. It is an easy sport to pick up and most people who come kayaking with us have never kayaked before.
Qualified instructors provide full safety briefings before every session and will teach your staff the correct paddling techniques, so you are an expert before you hit the water.
Taking your crew off-site and involving them in something which is different, and fun can have many benefits.
Group discounts are available for 8 or more people.
There is nothing better than taking part in an experience with an exceptional bunch of mates, family, or work colleagues.
In the past we have worked with many different groups.
- Company functions
- Christmas Dos
- University and Polytech groups
- Girls and Boys trips
- Stag and Hens parties
- Celebratory birthday parties
Tour at a glance
Open all year
3 - 3.5 hours
- Top #3 Activity in Kaikoura - TripAdvisor Traveller Rating 2023
- Promote collaboration, innovation and creativity
- Celebrate a year of achievement
- Learn new skills
- Encourage opportunity and productivity in the workplace
Wow wow wow! We'd done whale watching the day before but this beat that hands down. Miles was great, just enough instruction and safety chat and getting us involved in prep. He mentioned that he'd seen spouting and splashing over the other side of the bay so we decided to head that way. Within minutes we were seeing loads of leaping...
Lesley H, UK
We did the trip with a 6 and 8 year old. Parents in the back of each kayak, kids in the front. This worked really well. Saw a huge number of dolphins & Seals. They were playing & doing crazy tricks. Had a lovely time, the staff were really friendly, helpful & enthusiastic. Great value for money and would highly recommend this...
Steve, Nelson NZ
Marine mammal megamix Spent a truly incredible morning around the Kaikoura Peninsula with Matt and Emma, two fantastic local guides. The whole operation was very professional, with high quality kayaks, equipment and a detailed safety briefing. Spent a good amount of time observing the seals, tried our hand at some kayak surfing in the big...
I would have to say this is up there with one of my best experiences in New Zealand! The kayak tour was incredible and I would really recommend this to anyone. The staff are great, friendly and funny which made the tour even more enjoyable. My team included Emma, Cam and Sophie. As I was on my own, I had the pleasure of sharing a kayak with...
Giorgio Favarulo, UK / Ireland
Third time with Kaikoura Kayaks! Have been in guided tours and hired a double kayak; all experiences were incredible. Great staff and equipment. Kaikoura is one of the most amazing places to kayak - so much wild life and you're surrounded by epic scenery.
Kiana Saltarelli, North America
Great Trip - even the oldies loved it! Had a really great trip with Cowan out to the see the seals and the reef on a beautiful morning. I was a bit worried getting in a kayak with my mother (67) and father (70) but Cowan kept us going at a leisurely pace and even convinced us to have a go in the open ocean! What a great experience and...
John R, UK
"To Matt and the Kaikoura Kayaks team, Thank you very much for a fantastic day of kayaking. Both our trips were very well organised by your friendly team. We found your lessons enjoyable, helping us all to be confident, expert paddlers! We were so lucky to have a beautiful sunny day, and we enjoyed fantastic scenery and wildlife out...
Kowhai Class, Hurunui College NZ
The experience of a lifetime! Having intuitive and professional guides who allowed us the opportunity to experience an outstanding and very memorable day. They knew just where the incredible action was happening. We saw an amazing array of dolphins playing right near us and also saw blue penguins and seals. We travelled for two weeks around...
Paula Kirby, Wellinton NZ
Sunset magic 10/10 thanks to Emma and her crew. We had a magical day on the water and got to see feeding seals, dolphins and wildlife. Thanks so much would 100% recommend to anyone looking for a unforgettable experience in Kaikoura!!
We had a truly wonderful experience; my husband and I went as a stop on our honeymoon trip. Our guide, Ru, was knowledgeable and skillful, and checked in with us often to provide the experience that would help us feel challenged, excited, and also safe and comfortable. From start to finish the team was so thorough and made sure we had all of...
Laura James, USA