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Kahu Kayaks - 1 Day Freedom Rental

Enjoy a day of exploring the Abel Tasman coastline on your own kayaking adventure!


  • Freedom to explore at own pace
  • Scenic and sheltered water of the southern Abel Tasman
  • Visit Adele island wildlife and bird Sanctuary
  • Over a Dozen golden beaches

Take control of your destiny with our 1-day freedom kayaking rental option where you get to decide where to go!

After a full safety briefing embark on the adventure of a lifetime as you spend the day paddling up and down the stunning coastline stopping off at secluded golden sand beaches, checking out the sea caves and visiting Adele Island wildlife and bird sanctuary.

Bring a picnic to enjoy and your camera to capture your memories from the day.

Per person $85.00 (Aged 14+)

What's included

  • A comprehensive kayak briefing before you embark
  • All sea kayak and safety equipment
  • Kayak safety briefing along with expected weather and sea conditions in the Abel Tasman
  • A guide will accompany you for the start of your sea kayak journey to help with technique and give any final advice to make your adventure safe and fun!


  • Up to 7 hours - you must be back by 4pm.


  • 325 Sandy Bay-Marahau Road, Marahau 7197, New Zealand


  • Minimum age: 14
  • Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.


  • Booking must be for two or more people. Double Kayaks are used unless the group has an uneven number.

    Kayaks must be brought back to base by 4pm.

Available Bookings from November 28 to December 04

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

Sat 28 Nov
Sun 29 Nov
Mon 30 Nov
Tue 1 Dec
Wed 2 Dec
Thu 3 Dec
Fri 4 Dec

8spaces priced from:

  • Per person$55.00

10spaces priced from:

  • Per person$85.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Per person$65.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Per person$55.00

9spaces priced from:

  • Per person$65.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Per person$55.00

5spaces priced from:

  • Per person$65.00

9spaces priced from:

  • Per person$85.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme


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Niamh from New Zealand wrote on 28 November 2020

Great experience!

We hired a freedom rental for 1 day and kayaked from Marahau to Watering Cove via Adele Island and back. Even though it drizzled for most of the day, it was still a beautiful paddle and let us get nice and close to lots of birds and the fur seals without disturbing them. Highly recommend Kahu Kayaks - a very thorough safety briefing first made sure we felt safe by ourselves for the day and their gear kept our stuff nice and dry!

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Virginie from New Zealand wrote on 15 November 2020


Staff are friendly and our day was perfect.

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Nicole from Germany wrote on 25 October 2020

Perfekter Tag

Nach einer kleinen Einweisung ging es schon auf das Meer. Man war relativ frei wo man mit seinem Kayak hinpaddelt hauptsache man war zu der vereinbarten Zeit wieder zurück am Startpunkt. Die ganze Tour war nahezu perfekt! Super Wetter, wundervolle Küste mit kleinen Höhlen und Seehunde die unter dem Kayak schwommen. Sehr zu empfehlen und das Geld auf jedenfall wert!

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Nathan Le guennec from France wrote on 23 October 2020

Great !


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Nelson Schonfeldt from New Zealand wrote on 23 October 2020

Great day!

Great experience. Brad was awesome. We hadn’t ocean kayaked before but his explanations were clear, thorough and even pretty funny 😉 Gave us tips where to go; we only wish we had a few more hours!!

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