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Review of Seal Swim Kaikoura

Seal Swim Kaikoura
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Owner description: As Lonely Planet's 'Top Choice' for Kaikoura activities, swimming with New Zealand fur seals in the shallow bays of the beautiful Kaikoura Peninsula really is an experience that you don't want to miss. Tours take 2.5 hours and depart several times daily. No experience is necessary and all equipment is supplied. Many travellers site their seal swimming experience as a highlight of there New Zealand holiday. For more information contact us...
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

We went on the 9:30am trip today with Herb, Lee and dozens of seals! This has been the highlight of our trip. I can highly recommend this to anyone especially families with younger kids.
Henry (11yo) stuck with Dad and after a few single encounters we came across a great spot where a half dozen younger pups were playing together and started darting around and in between us. They came close enough to touch and one even jumped straight over Henry. Awesome.
Lola (9yo) and Mum stuck together, tho Lola wasn’t so confident snorkelling and instead wadded around with Lee on his body board. She still saw heaps of seals dropping off the rocks into the water and loved Lee’s stories and facts about seals.
Thanks to Lee and Herb. Everyone at Seal Swim Kaikoura really make sure you have an enjoyable time.

Thank simmotron
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

We had the best experience ever, so much more exciting than we would have ever imagined! The staff was amazing and had very good sense of humour, a huge thanks to them. They knew their stuff and made the experience very smooth. They were ensuring and made the atmosphere relaxed.

We went straight to the seals after a quick briefing and suiting up at the office. BRING FLIP FLOPS, you walk a bit on the way to the boat!!! I was worried about the scuba diving as I’d never done it before, but you got used to it as soon as you hit the water. The wet suits kept you nice and warm and it was easy to focus on the seals when the gear was great. Some seals hung out at the rocks and were very interesting to observe as well as the ones who swam with the group. If you’re in NZ, do try to make this part of your journey - it is a million times worth it.

Thank relaxedtravelling
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

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