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Seal Kayak Kaikoura

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Fantastic Afternoon Trip

I came in the off season so there were only 3 of us on the trip but Levi was awesome at keeping up... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
heylipederson
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Billings, Montana
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Must do!!

Absolutely incredible! Levi ur an absolute hero! Super luxurious kayaking at its finest! Great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
RachelP3683
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Seal Kayak Kaikoura is the first kayak tour of its sort in New Zealand, which allows you to either pedal or paddle. Its easy! 100% success rate of viewing NZ Fur Seals. There is also a lot of other marine life to view - the Blue penguin, Albatross...more
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2 Beach Road, Kaikoura 7300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came in the off season so there were only 3 of us on the trip but Levi was awesome at keeping up the energy and excitement. His genuine love for what he does was contagious! We saw a ton of adorable seals a few...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely incredible! Levi ur an absolute hero! Super luxurious kayaking at its finest! Great experience, awesome service and so relaxing! Highly recommend to everyone!

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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

We were very lucky to be going out with Levi on a cold morning, as no one else was booked with him . There were a few seals for this time of year. Levi was very knowledgeable and friendly. My wife was a little uneasy...More

Thank Jeffwoolley
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Did the sunset tour with our two teens aged 14 and 16. It was the highlight of the trip for our boys-they rated it higher than the dolphin swim! . We all loved the ease of the paddle kayaks and watching the seals and of...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Totally recommend this amazing experience with pedal kayaking. Our guide was brilliant. Great being in small groups and our guide so knowledgeable on the area, seals, birds etc etc.

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Levi O, Owner at Seal Kayak Kaikoura, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Awesome! stoked you enjoyed your experience with us :) Levi

Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

We had a great time with Levi and his awesome pedal kayaks. He was very friendly and helpful and explained how to use the kayaks clearly. Levi related well to our children (6,8 and 13), to the point where our youngest ended up sharing his...More

Thank Catherine B
Levi O, Owner at Seal Kayak Kaikoura, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Thank you so much for your review, so stoked your whole family enjoyed your time with us :) Levi

Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

Such a beautiful day in Kaikoura to watch the seals and discover this amazing hand free kayaks ! Just pedal and you can take pictures ! The views are spectacular, specially with the mountains in the background. It’s very nice to see seals in their...More

Thank Alex P
Levi O, Owner at Seal Kayak Kaikoura, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Thanks for your review :) really appreciate it. Levi

Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Excellent tour this afternoon with Levi. Really great guy and a overwhelming dedication to making the tour the best it could be. A locally owned business belonging to a top guy, would definitely book with him over anyone else. Thanks Levi.

Thank Shani T
Levi O, Owner at Seal Kayak Kaikoura, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Cool thank you so much! Levi

Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

It was absolutely great! Really nice vieuws, awesome kayaks. We had a great time! Levi was really nice and explained everything very well.

Thank RikFamm
Levi O, Owner at Seal Kayak Kaikoura, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Awesome!! Thanks for your review :) Levi

Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Levi was great start to finish, there to help whenever needed. We saw a bunch of seals mostly on the rocks but still epic. On our way back, we were joined by a large group of dolphins who ushered us almost all the way to...More

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Levi O, Owner at Seal Kayak Kaikoura, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

So good we loving having our surprise guests on the way in :) Levi

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TinaSueWP
5 April 2018|
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Response from LeviO68 | Property representative |
Hiya! the roads have been ok but after strong wet weather they are likely to be closed as the slips may come down, but if the weather is fine the roads are great to use. :)
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TinaSueWP
3 April 2018|
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Response from LeviO68 | Property representative |
Hi Tina, yes we are open over winter :)
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