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Sea-kayaking Safari - Pohatu Penguins

Discover the hidden gems and amazing sealife of Pohatu Marine Reserve by Sea Kayak!


  • Exciting sea kayak tour with expert local guide
  • Spot an array of sealife which could include penguins, seals and more!
  • See amazing coastline scenery from a unique perspective
  • Discover the impressive island arch of Flea Bay Island
  • No experience required - all training and equipment provided
  • Awarded Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence since 2014!

Get amongst the great outdoors as you take an exciting Sea Kayaking guided tour around the rugged coast of Pohatu Marine Reserve.

With its towering cliffs, stunning reefs, deep-sea caves and diverse wildlife, there's so much to be explored!

Your wildlife adventure is led by an expert guide who will show you the best locations and points of interest while providing interesting commentary along the way.

Get right up close to unique wildlife which could include penguins, seals, an array of seabirds, and possibly the worlds smallest dolphin! In settled conditions, Flea Bay Island also makes for an impressive attraction with its amazing island arch.

Perfect for all ages and absolutely no kayaking experience necessary, add this to the list for your next outdoor adventure!

Adult $85.00
Child $55.00 (5 - 15 years old)
Infant $35.00 (2 - 4 years old)

What's included

  • Scenic drive by 4WD mini vans from Akaroa
  • Photos stops along the way with commentary about the area
  • Fully guided by experienced staff
  • All kayaking gear (life jackets, dry jackets, spray deck, dry bags for cameras...)


  • Allow 3.5 Hours total (1 – 1.5 hours kayaking)


  • 2/8 Rue Balguerie, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand

Available Bookings from December 07 to December 13

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  • Adult$46.70 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$30.20

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  • Adult$46.70 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$30.20

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


2 reviews

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sarahh25 from New Zealand wrote on 28 October 2021


Was a great experience!! Definitely recommend!

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Thank you very much. Wishing you all the best ^-^

Katie from New Zealand wrote on 26 October 2021

Awesome experience

My husband and I enjoyed our time out sea kayaking. The morning started with a lovely drive over the Banks Peninsula with stunning views. Kevin was friendly and extremely knowledgeable. The kayaking was in a stunning bay with lots of seals and penguins.

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Hi Katie and Wilson, Thank you very much for having taken the time to write a review. It was a pleasure having you along on a tour with me. Always nice sharing the area with others. Hoping to see you again ^-^ Kindly, Kevin.


10:00 a.m.Thursday 13 July

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