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Akaroa Guided Kayak Safari

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Akaroa, New Zealand
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About Akaroa Guided Kayak Safari
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 & experience that 100% pure NZ adventure you have been waiting for!Sea kayak in our amazing marine reserve, 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 includes a remote beach where you can relax or swim, enjoy refreshments & explore remote bays & inlets. We make it easy for you to experience one of our famous safaris as no experience is needed, just a sense of adventure and basic level of fitness and co-ordination. Our safaris have been voted number 1 shore excursion activity on the NZ cruise loop!
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Paul J wrote a review 9 May
Dunedin, New Zealand3 contributions
We booked this trip for my wife’s birthday and it was fantastic. Greville, our guide, was fun, friendly and very professional. We were of mixed abilities and experience and he was able to tailor his explanations to each of us. The kayaks were comfortable and very stable and we felt safe and supervised at all times, whilst being free to really get in close to explore the cliffs and caves of the harbour. The highlight was the pod of Hector’s dolphins who followed us as we paddled home, trying to ride the kayaks’ bow-waves and swimming between us. In the morning sunshine and with only a gentle swell on the harbour, it really was magical. Can’t really recommend it highly enough
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Date of experience: May 2022
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Response from Akaroa G, Owner at Akaroa Guided Kayak Safari
Responded 6 days ago
Thanks for the review, Akaroa is one of the most magical places on earth early morning, no one around and glistening blue water - not to mention the wild life, Im glad you could share the magic with us!
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Jasmine wrote a review Apr 2022
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We did the Electric Mountain Biking with Greville. He was fantastic! Very knowledgeable and relaxed. I enjoyed the assistance of the E-bike to help with the hills, this made it much more enjoyable! For someone who has never used an E-bike Greville was very helpful and patient. Hoping to come back and do the Sea Kayaking with him next time!!
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Date of experience: April 2022
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Response from Akaroa G, Owner at Akaroa Guided Kayak Safari
Responded 6 days ago
Pleasure to have you along and thanks for the lovely review!
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Raewyn H wrote a review Apr 2022
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A great introduction to kayaking. Hazel was fab - very tolerant of novice kayakers and good with the camera. Lots of laughs. Great scenery, good commentary and a fab experience. Hint - be the front person so you can't see the anger in your spouses eyes when you are both paddling independently! Had a great time.
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Date of experience: May 2021
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Response from Akaroa G, Owner at Akaroa Guided Kayak Safari
Responded 6 days ago
Glad you had a great time, thanks so much for coming!
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Sean & Michelle Cross wrote a review Mar 2022
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Highly recommend! A must do when in Akaroa, friendly informative tour guide, well organised, a lot of fun and so peaceful. Well worth the early start!
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Date of experience: March 2022
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Response from Akaroa G, Owner at Akaroa Guided Kayak Safari
Responded 6 days ago
Thanks so much for coming Sean!
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David P wrote a review Jan 2022
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This was a great experience. Our initial date had to be rescheduled due to the weather but we were re-booked for the following day without any problem. The tour itself was wonderful - spectacular surroundings, and we were escorted by a pod of Hectors dolphins most of the way back. Lots of useful information from the very knowledgeable guide. Definitely a must do if you are in Akaroa and love the water and being in the outdoors. Highly recommended!
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Date of experience: January 2022
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Response from Akaroa G, Owner at Akaroa Guided Kayak Safari
Responded 6 days ago
Thanks guys we are very lucky to paddle in this beautiful harbour! Glad you had a great time
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