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We are a genuine small family owned and operated sea kayaking company in the Abel Tasman National Park. We offer half day - multi day guided tours and kayak rentals. R&R Kayaks is located in Marahau, the gateway to the famous Abel Tasman.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Contact
279 Sandy Bay-Marahau Road, Marahau 7197, New Zealand
Website
+64 508 223 224
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I did the creme de la creme tour. It was water taxi to a beach, kayaking in the morning, lunch on another beach then an unguided 9km walk to a third beach where we were met by water taxi. The organisation was great, kayaking guide...More

3  Thank Alicia C
Rohan-RRKayaks, Owner at R&R Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2016

Hi Alicia, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience with us. Great to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed the day. Hope to one day see you again in the future. Kind regards Rohan :)

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

We booked onto the kayaking day tour, thinking it would be, as stated, for a whole day, but at midday they drop you off at a beach and then tell you that you either have to pay $30 to get the water taxi back or...More

1  Thank Scenic535648
Rohan-RRKayaks, Owner at R&R Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2017

Hi there, Thanks for your review and feedback and great to hear that you enjoyed the kayak portion of the tour you booked with us. We are very sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy the entire tour that you booked with us. All of...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

In a road trip with my bestmate from nz . We decided to do a kayak adventure at Abel Tasman and to choose r&r kayaks. No regrets at all. Such an amazing day . So much fun. Jack our sweet and lovely instructor give us...More

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Rohan-RRKayaks, Owner at R&R Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Val & Cha, Thank you so much for choosing to come out with us and great to hear you loved the experience you got. I will pass this on to Jack, as our guides love getting the reviews and feedback. We hope to see...More

Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

If you re looking for a new attractive expérience, go for a look at r&r, the trip in kayak is amazing and you always connect with nature. The reception is awful !! Enjoy guysMore

1  Thank Benoit M
Rohan-RRKayaks, Owner at R&R Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

Hi Benoit, Thank you very much for coming with us and great to hear you loved the day with us. - We quite like our reception area and greeting, so hopefully that was just an auto-correct for 'awesome!!'. Enjoy the rest of your NZ holiday...More

Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Very professional setup and informative briefing. Very good equipment and really useful info from the guides. Stunning scenery and a great way to see the National park and seal colonies. Also, hot showers at the end are a major bonus for those in a campervan!More

2  Thank harrya634
Rohan-RRKayaks, Owner at R&R Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Hi Harry, Thank you for coming out kayaking with us and great to hear that you enjoyed the day and also appreciated the quality gear, guide, safety briefing and also the base facilities wit the hot shower and free wifi. Hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

After coming highly recommended we thoroughly enjoyed our full day tour! Would recommend the creme de la creme tour as you get a full day seeing many gorgeous beaches and have plenty of time to walk back to Anchorage! Our guide Corbin was very friendly...More

1  Thank Rosie F
Rohan-RRKayaks, Owner at R&R Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Hi Rosie, Thank you very much for your coming out kayaking with us and also for taking the time to write a review of your experience with us. Great to hear you enjoyed the tour and your guide and also the overall experience. Hope to...More

Reviewed 29 April 2018

Since our youngest daughter only is 7, prearranged kayak tours have not been an option. Instead we decided to go with R&R's three day private indulge tour for a very reasonable price considering what we got. Rohan att R&R kayaks was very responsive from the...More

2  Thank AnneG2940
Rohan-RRKayaks, Owner at R&R Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Hi Anne, Thank you very much for choosing the R&R Indulgence package for your family and it is great to hear that it will be one of your NZ highlights to take away with you. We hope to one day see you again in the...More

Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed this kayaking day trip!!! I was a little worried a full day might be a bit much as I haven’t kayaked since last September (fall in Canada). But we paddled at a relaxed pace and didn’t feel rushed at all. Corbin was an...More

1  Thank Keeda
Rohan-RRKayaks, Owner at R&R Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Hi Keeda, Thank you so much for your kind words about our tour and guide. It is great to hear that you enjoyed the whole experience we offered. Thanks again for coming out kayaking with us and we hope to see you again in the...More

Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Took a kayaking + trek tour and water taxi tour with R&R and loved every single part of it! We kayaked first and then walked. The kayaking was amazing, our guide was super friendly and explained many things about the park, the animals and plans...More

1  Thank estelmandri
Rohan-RRKayaks, Owner at R&R Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Hi Estel, Thank you so much for coming out kayaking with us. Great to hear that you loved that tour and all the extras that we offer back at our base facility. We hope to see you again in the future. Cheers Rohan :)

Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Just spent an amazing day on a kayak trip from Bark Bay to Anchorage Bay with R&R. Great equipment, fantastic guide. Loved every minute.

2  Thank R5479MBmarting
Rohan-RRKayaks, Owner at R&R Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Hi Martin, Thank you very much for coming out kayaking with us and for taking the time to write a review about yoru experience. Great to hear that you loved every minute of it. Hope to see you gain in the future. Cheers Rohan :)

Reviewed 11 March 2018

We did the half day Tonga Seal trip in early March. We chose this trip both for the advertised activities, and also because we like dealing with small, family-run companies. We found the staff to be warm, friendly and informative. They also fully addressed a...More

1  Thank twinster2
Rohan-RRKayaks, Owner at R&R Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Hi there, Thank you for choosing to come out kayaking with us. We hope you enjoyed your stay int he Abel Tasman area and it is great to hear that we looked after you. Regards Rohan :)

Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We spent a very enjoyable afternoon sea kayaking with these guys. Taken by Water Taxi ( initially towed by a tractor on a trailer) then into deep water where it sped us to a beach. We were given all the equipment and help we needed...More

1  Thank Coastal534209
Rohan-RRKayaks, Owner at R&R Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Hi there, Thank you very much for your review and for choosing to come kayaking with us. Great to hear you enjoyed the experience and we hope to see you again in the future. Cheers Rohan :)

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