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Kayaking Akaroa Activity in Canterbury New Zealand
Seals Seen From Sea Kayaking Akaroa Attraction
Penguins socialising on the rocks in season
Sea Kayak the First Marine Reserve on the East Coast of the South Island NZ
Watch Seals and Wildlife at Pohatu Marine Reserve
Pohatu Marine Reserve Sea-kayaking Safari Tour

4WD Sea-Kayaking Safari Tour at Pohatu Marine Reserve

Explore the towering volcanic cliffs, reefs and sea caves of Pohatu marine reserve en encounter its unique wildlife.


NZ$ 115.00

Per Person


  • Sea-kayak the first marine reserve on the east coast of the south island

  • See New Zealand Fur seals colonies up close

  • Towering sea cliffs and deep sea-caves to explore

  • Penguins socialising on the rocks in season

  • Stunning scenic safari from Akaroa over the rim of an extinct volcano


Full Description

You will be taken on a wildlife adventure to find various seabirds, see curious New Zealand fur seals with pups playing in rock pools, Little penguins and possibly even spot the world's smallest dolphin gliding under your kayak.

There is much to see and explore under the guidance of our experienced knowledgeable guides.

Explore the outer coast of Pohatu Marine Reserve and marvel at its spectacular towering cliffs, rock stacks, reefs, and deep sea-caves.

Flea Bay Island and the impressive island arch make an added exciting attraction in settled sea conditions. Observe the diverse wildlife and marine species such as penguins, seals, various sea birds and possibly the world’s smallest dolphin!

Best of all, no experience necessary! Trips are only run in settled, safe conditions. Your safety is our top priority.


Tour includes

·         Scenic drive by 4WD mini vans

·         Photos stops along the way with commentary about the area

·         Fully guided by experienced staff

·         All gear (life jackets, dry jackets, spray deck, dry bags for cameras...)



Photo stops along the scenic safari


Kayaking gear (life jackets, dry jackets, spray deck, dry bags for cameras...)

Meeting Point

Meeting point is at our office in Akaroa

Unit 2, 8 Rue Balguerie

Akaroa 7520

Additional Information

Cancellation policy

Full refund if cancelled up to 7 days before activity starts.

Good weather is required for this experience. If we need to cancel due to poor weather, you'll be offered a different date or a full refund.


NZ$ 115.00

Per Person

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