Seal Kayak Kaikoura

Seal Kayak Kaikoura is the first kayak tour of its kind in New Zealand that allows you to either pedal or paddle.  You’re going to love how easy it is to kayak in and around the beautiful Kaikoura Peninsula using the Hobie Mirage Drive Pedal. We have a 100% success rate of viewing the New Zealand Fur Seal.

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Sunset Tour 

The Sunset Tour is our most popular tour!

Sit back and unwind as we take you on an unbeatable cruise into the sunset, where marine life is plentiful and the scenery is world-class.

The Kaikoura Peninsula heads out 5km into the Pacific Ocean off the Kaikoura township. This stunning peninsula is home for much of our marine life, which enables us to get you up close and personal with some of the most amazing sea creatures and surroundings you’ll ever see.

Tour Times; 6pm

Adult $105
Child $65

Sea Kayak Tour

Come and enjoy the New Zealand Fur Seals as they play around and under your kayak in their natural habitat, while you are able to take pictures with ease.

Our Seal Kayak Tours are nothing but the best!!! These tours go for 2.5 – 3 hours with up to 2 hours spent on the water. Make sure to bring your camera as you will be able to capture amazing moments, or sit back and unwind on your hands-free Hobie Pedal Kayak.

Tour Times; 9.30pm – 1pm

Adult $105
Child $65

Family Kayak Tour

Family Pedal Kayaking is the best!!! Your kids are going to love how easy it is to use the pedals kayaking around our amazing peninsula and viewing the NZ Fur Seal. Each child will have an adult right behind them for safe and enjoyable hands – free kayaking.

These kayaks are great for all ages 3+ for families with kids age 6 and under will also have a private guide to themselves. These kayaks are very easy to use and are great for first time kayakers and young children.

Great for family photos, your guide will take plenty of photos with your personal camera for no extra charge.

Tour times: 9:30am, 1:30pm and the sunset tour 6:30pm. Tour times can vary due to weather and sunlight hours. We recommend the morning tour for children as conditions are usually calmer with plenty of marine life.

Accommodation Nearby

Dusky Lodge

The White Morph

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  • Available for Explore Our Backyard members only
  • A valid Explore Our Backyard membership card with identification must be
    presented to staff to claim discount
  • Direct bookings only
  • Not to be used in conjunction with any other discounts, promotions or deals

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