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Akaroa Guided Kayak Safari

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Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
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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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Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Headed out on a lovely autumn morning with our teenage kids who even had volunteered to get up early for this trip. Allie and Grevill were welcoming and professional and the kayaks high quality and very comfortable. We got a lot of interesting information about...More

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Allielovesthebeach, Owner at Akaroa Guided Kayak Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the review Trudi, it was great to have your family along, nothing like a little birthday visit from our hector dolphin friends to make the day even more special! All the best! Allie & Greville

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Jake was the guide...he was really knowledgeable and helpful and professional. Great day. Lake smooth as anything. Would recommend to go on non windy days. He told us fascinating information on Geology. Really worthwhile

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Allielovesthebeach, Owner at Akaroa Guided Kayak Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much sarah, so glad you enjoyed your safari with our amazing guide Jake! WE only have the best of the best looking after our guests! Great that you learned so much about the area from him. Happy travels! Allie & Greville

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My husband and did the Crater Cruiser Safari as a shore activity during a cruise. As first time kayakers our guide, Jake, was the perfect host. Not only did he guide us through the learning experience but once we were out on the open water...More

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Allielovesthebeach, Owner at Akaroa Guided Kayak Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for coming, we really do have one of the best kayaking areas in the country and it is such an amazing thing to do as a shore excursion when coming in via cruise ship, you get to see all the amazing features...More

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Jake was a friendly and expert guide, accommodating our last minute tour request. He took great care of us and generously shared his deep knowledge of this area. And he has a great sense of humor! Highly recommend this company and Jake as a guide.More

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Allielovesthebeach, Owner at Akaroa Guided Kayak Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the review, we are so happy you enjoyed your evening paddle, we thought it was great you were spontaneous and keen to hit the water as soon as you got into town, great idea! Happy to accommodate you and we hope...More

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Merleloves2travel
September 13, 2017|
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Response from Allielovesthebeach | Property representative |
Hi there, we will be Open in October, the best way to reach us is via email as we are not in NZ at present. October is Spring time so the weather getting warmer all the time, the best thing to do is make a booking and see... More
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Dennis G
September 21, 2016|
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The kayaks have basic back support, ( they are not sit on tops) they are very comfortable and stable!
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