Vacancies

Gary Miller Head Guide Kaikoura Kayaks

We have an exciting opportunity to work in a magical seaside town where the mountains meet the sea and the wildlife out number the humans!

If you are passionate about kayaking, marine life, and have awesome customer service then we would love to hear from you!

Kaikoura Kayaks has been operating for over 20 years and committed to delivering a quality service to domestic and international visitors.

Our small owner operated award winning business is famous for its half day kayak tours to view the NZ Fur Seals around the beautiful rugged Kaikoura Peninsula.

Vacancy for Guide Seasonal Positions 2018/19

You must have:

• A Strong Kayak roll
• A full NZ drivers license held for over two years or P-Endorsement drivers licence.
• Certificate in Adventure Tourism.
• Current First Aid Certificate.
• NZOIA Sea Kayak Leader or can demonstrate personal skills to this level.

Ideally you are available to start March - May 2018 or later by arrangement for the right candidate.
A job description and application is available on request.

Vacancy for Head Guide Full-Time Position 2018/19

We are seeking a self motivated, organised and experienced person who works well in a small team on a fixed salary contract with benefits.
You will be required to act as stand in Operations Manager, ensure the effective implementation of the SMS and lead by example.

You must have:

• A strong Kayak roll
• A full NZ drivers license held for over two years or P-Endorsement drivers licence.
• Certificate in Adventure Tourism.
• Current First Aid Certificate.
• NZOIA Sea Kayak Leader or an advantage would be NZOIA Sea Kayak 1.
• Previous guiding experience, an advantage would be previous experience as Head Guide.

Ideally you are available to start March - May 2018 or later by arrangement for the right candidate.
A job description and application is available on request.

Please send your cover letter and CV to:
Matt & Kim Foy
paddle@kaikourakayaks.nz
19 Killarney St
Kaikoura
Mob 021 462 889

You will now be directed to the secure website of our payment provider. Payment can be made by Visa or Mastercard.

Vouchers available now! Choose one of our gift vouchers from the Booking Options.

Booking for a group? Group bookings cannot be made online - please contact us directly via phone or email if you are booking for a large group.

If you are having any issues booking online, please call us direct on 0800452456 or Int +64 21 462 889

You will need!

Long sleeved thermal top, Fleece, shorts or light pants e.g. quick drys, NO JEANS!
Sunglasses, cap, running shoes or sandals, drinking water, camera & towel.

If you have purchased a voucher then it is valid for 24 months from the date of the original purchase. To redeem the voucher, you need to book in advance by calling us on 0800 452 456 or by emailing paddle@kaikourakayaks.nz. You must also present this email with the confirmation number when prompted.

All kayaking tours depart from our base 19 Killarney Street Kaikoura off the water front "the Espanarde", 1 km from the Kaikoura Information Centre.

Look for a trailer full of kayaks and yellow street signs (:

Kaikoura Kayaks will endeavour to give you the best experience possible (:

Seal Kayaking

Sunset Evening Classic

Kaikoura Kayaks Sunset Tour

Kayak Fishing

Sea Kayak Hire

Kayak Store

Family Kayaking

Kayak School

Kayak School

Paddleboard SUP Hire

Sit On Top Hire

Our Location

  • Address:Kaikoura Kayaks
    19 Killarney Street
    Kaikoura
    New Zealand

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