Kaikoura Family Kayak Pedal Tour - 3 Hours

Self drive
Fitness level low
Intensity level low
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Highlights & inclusions

Family-friendly pedal kayaking tour
Kayaking around the Kaikoura Peninsula
Guaranteed NZ fur seal sightings
Great for first time kayakers and children
Approximately 2 hours on the water
Hands-free Hobie pedal kayaks
From $110.40
Free cancellation up to 24 hours prior to experience

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Mon, Jul 22, 2024

What you can expect

Looking for some engaging Kaikoura family activities? Look no further than a family kayak tour with Seal Kayak Kaikoura! Embark on an unforgettable Kaikoura sea kayaking adventure along the coastline to view the New Zealand fur seals. This tour is suitable for all ages three-years and above, with no previous kayaking experience required!

The Kaikoura seal kayak family tour is designed to cater to all ages and skill levels, ensuring that everyone in the family can participate and have a fantastic time. The experienced guides at Seal Kayak Kaikoura will provide a thorough safety briefing and equip you with all the necessary gear, so you can feel confident and comfortable throughout the tour.

The only Kaikoura kayak tours to use Hobie pedal kayaks, the whole family can enjoy trying out the pedals, with each child accompanied by an adult in a double kayak. Hobie pedal kayaks are very easy to use and conveniently hands-free! For added peace of mind, families with children under six-years will also have a private guide to themselves.

As you paddle along the picturesque coastline, keep your eyes peeled for the incredible marine wildlife that calls Kaikoura home. From playful seals to majestic dolphins and even the occasional whale sighting, you never know what you might encounter on this adventure.

Kaikoura kayak tours are not only a thrilling experience but also an educational one. Your knowledgeable guides will share fascinating insights about the local marine ecosystem, making it a great opportunity for your family to learn and appreciate the importance of conservation.

The Kaikoura seal kayak family tour is the ideal activity for families looking to create lasting memories together. Book your tour today and embark on an unforgettable adventure that will leave your family with smiles and stories to share for years to come.


What you need to know

  • All kayaking equipment
  • Experienced kayaking guide
  • Private guide for families with children under six-years
  • Safety briefing
  • Guaranteed NZ fur seal sightings
  • Plenty of photos on your personal camera (taken by your guide)
  • This experience starts at 9:30am, 1:30pm and 6:30pm
  • Tour times can vary due to weather and sunlight hours
  • Please allow approximately 3 hours for this experience
  • You will spend approximately 2 hours on the water
  • This experience takes place in Kaikoura, South Island, which is 2.5 hours north of Christchurch, NZ
Departure Location
  • This experience departs from 18 Beach Road, Kaikoura
What To Bring
  • Long/short sleeve top
  • A fleece if it’s a bit nippy
  • Shorts or light pants e.g. quick dry
  • Sunglasses or cap
  • Flip flops/jandals/sandals/thongs
  • Drinking water
  • Camera
Additional Information
  • Tour times can vary due to weather and sunlight hours
  • We recommend the morning tour for children as conditions are usually calmer with plenty of marine life
Cancellation Policy
  • Change your booking up to 48 hours before the start time of your experience​
  • Changes are not permitted within 48 hours of your experience​
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements