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Akaroa Guided Kayak Safari

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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...more
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Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
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+64 21 156 4591
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went on this tour and had a great time! It was the perfect size group, not too small or large. The two guides we had were awesome and made sure we were safe and entertained the entire time. Plus, the natural beauty is just...More

Thank Monika G
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Jake was our guide, he was very knowledge and professional. The experience was very enjoyable and I learnt so much interesting information from Jake. Would highly recommend this to others. I was very grateful this opportunity came up on Grabone as it was a great...More

Thank Sandra H
Allielovesthebeach, Owner at Akaroa Guided Kayak Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2018

Thanks for the review Sandra, we are so happy you enjoyed our service, we go out of our way to provide a great experience for people from all over the world and kiwis too! Thanks for coming! Allie & greville

Reviewed 8 April 2018

Early start but well worth it for the calm water and great views. Tour guide Jake was excellent, reassuring, very informative and knowledgeable about the area. Felt safe, saw lots of wildlife, was a fantastic experience.

Thank Damon P
Allielovesthebeach, Owner at Akaroa Guided Kayak Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2018

Thanks for the review! So happy you enjoyed your tour, we put everything into delivering an unforgettable experience for our guests, thanks for coming and safe travels! Allie & greville

Reviewed 1 April 2018 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

Thank trudiz2016
Allielovesthebeach, Owner at Akaroa Guided Kayak Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

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

Reviewed 27 March 2018

my husbond and I and our two adult children went on this sunrise safari and we had a great time. We felt well taken care of by Allie and Greville. They gave instructins on how to use the kayaks so we all felt safe. We...More

Thank lovetravelling2018
Allielovesthebeach, Owner at Akaroa Guided Kayak Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

Thanks so much for the review, that was a magial morning to be blessed with long visits by our favorite little hector dolphins, they know our kayaks and when they feel like it they follow us all morning! Amazing to get a sighting of the...More

Reviewed 26 March 2018

My husband and I woke up early for the 7:30 sunrise kayak tour, and we were so glad we did. Allie was an amazing tour guide, incredibly knowledgeable about the area, its history, and all its creatures. We were able to spend more than 5...More

Thank Julia S
Allielovesthebeach, Owner at Akaroa Guided Kayak Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Thanks so much for the review! What a blessed tour we had, it is so amazing to have the whole crater to ourselves and get some special visits from such rare creatures.. the white flippered penguins.. smallest in the world coming to say hello, and...More

Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

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

Thank sarah H
Allielovesthebeach, Owner at Akaroa Guided Kayak Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

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

Reviewed 25 March 2018

The short version: Amazing! You cannot leave New Zealand without doing this! This was the highlight of any vacation my husband and I have ever been on. The long version: We drove to Akaroa specifically for this activity and it was completely worth it. You...More

Thank Kristen L
Allielovesthebeach, Owner at Akaroa Guided Kayak Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Thanks so much, wow, amazing to get your lovely review, it makes it all worth it for us. We do our best to provide the best possible experience for our guests and we are so happy to hear that this was the best thing you...More

Reviewed 19 March 2018

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 23 March 2018

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

Reviewed 18 March 2018

I went solo to Akaroa and did this kayak safari. I was anxious at first as it's my first time kayaking. But Jake is a great guide! He guided us all through out the tour and assisted us with everything. I am definitely recommending this...More

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Allielovesthebeach, Owner at Akaroa Guided Kayak Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Thanks Ivy! So glad you enjoyed our service, we love to look after our guests and our guides give the 5 star treatment to make sure all first timers and experienced paddlers alike are fully comfortable and safe with knowledge about the route, safety procedures...More

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Merleloves2travel
13 September 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
21 September 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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