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Address: Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
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+64 21 156 4591
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Adventurers get set... it's time to reach for the stars, slap on your life...

Adventurers get set... it's time to reach for the stars, slap on your life jacket, throw on some sunscreen and rekindle that pioneering spirit. We have a wicked summer deal to get you out on the water and up close with Nature & Wildlife - it's time to go sea kayaking in Akaroa & get that adventure you have been waiting for!Sea kayak in our amazing natural environment, take in our breathtaking Volcanic basin vistas, and soak up our French village by the sea. Akaroa, only 80 minuets from Christchurch, New Zealand, is where we are based.Your trip takes in a remote beach where you can relax or swim, enjoy refreshments & explore remote bays & inlets. We make it easy for you to experience this amazing sea adventure as no experience is needed, it's a breeze & great family fun

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HIGHLIGHT OF OUR NEW ZEALAND HOLIDAY

50% chance of seeing hector dolphins - better to be born lucky than rich. Greville and Allie were so professional and passionate, couldn't wish for better guides to show us some... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
alanale2017
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Launceston, Australia
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Launceston, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

50% chance of seeing hector dolphins - better to be born lucky than rich. Greville and Allie were so professional and passionate, couldn't wish for better guides to show us some of the highlights of Akaroa. Not only saw the hector dolphins but also sea birds and beautiful scenery.

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Allielovesthebeach, Owner at Akaroa Guided Kayak Safari, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the review! We really appreciate you taking the time to do that for us! We are so happy that our tour was the highlight of your time in NZ, we love to make sure that visitors to NZ are well looked after and try to give the best possible chance for wildlife sightings, better to be... More 

Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed 23 April 2017

1st of April. What a beautiful calm morning it was, perfect for kayaking. Before launching, Greville & Allie made us feel comfortable about steering the kayaks and gave clear safety instructions. We started in Onuku and were heading towards Akaroa Heads to look for some wildlife. Not far from where we started, dolphins showed up over and over again. We... More 

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Allielovesthebeach, Owner at Akaroa Guided Kayak Safari, responded to this review

Thanks so much Anita, we really appreciate the review and it was great that April fools day was so lucky for us! So happy you got to finish up in NZ with lots of wildlife sightings :) Enjoy your time back home! All the best! Allie & Greville More 

Geelong & Bellarine, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We had a wonderful time! very relaxing, a great way to see the coastline of akaroa. Greville and Allie were terrific,

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Allielovesthebeach, Owner at Akaroa Guided Kayak Safari, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to give us review we had a great time with you, what at stunning morning that was, not another boat in sight :) Hope you have returned safely home All the best to you! Allie & Greville More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

This was a fab experience. One of the highlights of our trip to South Island in NZ. The tour guides are very friendly and have a great knowledge of the area. We had never done Kayaking before and they were very patient with us. To top it all off we were joined by a pod of dolphins which was caught... More 

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Allielovesthebeach, Owner at Akaroa Guided Kayak Safari, responded to this review

So happy to hear your trip was a highlight to your NZ trip, we really enjoyed taking you out on the water and it was great to get such close wildlife encounters, Hopefully you have returned home safely with great memories from NZ All the best Allie & Greville More 

Pasadena, Texas
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

Our guides were wonderful and we had such a great time. We had never kayaked before and they were so helpful in teaching us. And the FREE pictures that they took along the way were amazing. Don't miss this trip!

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Allielovesthebeach, Owner at Akaroa Guided Kayak Safari, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the lovely review folks, we really appreciate you taking the time to do that! We are so happy you enjoyed your trip, it was alot of fun meeting you! All the best! Allie & Greville More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

Kayaking is a great way to travel to places that are special and out-of-the-way. To see land formations and sea life up close and to learn about the history of the Akaroa area. From the kayaking initial instruction, to the chocolate chip cookie half-way, and the wonder of kayaking on the water with a guide - the trip was perfect!... More 

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Allielovesthebeach, Owner at Akaroa Guided Kayak Safari, responded to this review

Well thank you very much Sandy! That was very good of you to take the time to write us a review, it was so nice to share the time out on the water with you guys, thanks for making the trip to join us! Hope to see you again if you are in the area! Allie & Greville More 

Hamilton, New Zealand
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

..to see Hector Dolphins on our kayaking tour in the Akaroa Harbour. Overall we had a great time enjoying the wildlife and interesting geological features. Very nice and skilled guide. Another "must do" in New Zealand.

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Allielovesthebeach, Owner at Akaroa Guided Kayak Safari, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the review! We really appreciate you taking the time to write one for us and it was lovely meeting you! So happy you enjoyed your experience All the best! Allie & Greville More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Had a great early morning on the water, our guide knew lots about the peninsula and showed us lots of lava trails. We were lucky enough to spend 20 minutes in the company of some hector dolphins. (The dolphins react favourably to the kayaks and don't rush off) Without this aspect, the trip may have felt a little overpriced though.... More 

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Gosford, Australia
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Reviewed 26 March 2017

We have some experience in Kayaking but on on holidays so nothing serious. We had a double kayak which made it pretty smooth even when the wind was against us. The Guide was well up to date with local life and the geology of the area. Very informative and a lot of FUN. Safety was very important and you are... More 

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Allielovesthebeach, Owner at Akaroa Guided Kayak Safari, responded to this review

Thanks Mike! Great to hear from you again, thanks so much for taking the time to write us a review, we really appreciate it and we are happy you enjoyed your trip with us. All the best to you! Allie & Greville More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Being novices to sea kayaking we were feeling a little apprehensive about this new experience. When we met our guides Greville & Allie they put our uncertainty at ease with their friendly welcoming manner and careful instructions and knowledge of the Akaroa harbour and surrounding area.The weather was perfect and we also had the opportunity to get quite close to... More 

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Allielovesthebeach, Owner at Akaroa Guided Kayak Safari, responded to this review

Thanks so much Tanya, we really appreciate the review! It was great to meet the three of you and we are so happy you enjoyed your kayaking trip with us, what a beautiful day that was! We would love to take you out again if you are ever in the area, lots of other places to explore! All the best... More 

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