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 1.5 to 2 hours.

A short 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 interactions with marine life.

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

TripAdvisor Review - Monique Gerrard, NZ October 2019

This is a Must Do when in Kaikoura

We are a family of five (14, 12 and 10 year old kids) and we went out last week with Emma as our guide. It was the perfect morning - we saw a seal right up close - he swam right next to our kayaks. Really comfortable kayaks and easy to use. Emma had lots of useful information and was very patient when we got used to using the double kayaks. This is such a unique experience - great for the whole family.

If we can help with your booking at all,
please call us direct on 0800452456 or Int +64 21 462 889

Family Seal Kayaking | Winter

Winter - 2 x Half Day Tours Daily:

Departs: 8:30 am & 12:30 pm

Adults $120.00 NZD

Children $75.00 NZD (12 years and under)

Summer - 3 x Half Day Tours Daily:

Departs: 8:30 am & 12:30 pm

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