Kayak with Seals in Kaikoura

If you’re looking for a unique adventure in New Zealand, then this Kaikoura kayaking tour needs to be at the top of your list… the first of it’s kind in New Zealand, set out to sea and get up-close and personal with the New Zealand fur seal in their natural habitat. Get spectacular views of one of New Zealand’s most beautiful areas while fun and friendly seals play under your boat!

Where is the best place to spot seals in New Zealand?

Forget spotting seals and start paddling among them! Head to Kaikoura on the south island, between Christchurch and Blenheim, for a guided kayaking tour getting up-close and personal with seals, while getting spectacular views of the Kaikoura coast and the Pacific Ocean.

On this fantastic kayaking experience, you’ll have the chance to see more than just seals – other marine life from penguins, albatross to dolphins roam these waters, the perfect opportunity to snap some amazing pictures. Make the trip all the more easy with the hands-free Hobie Pedal Kayak, where you can sit back and unwind as unforgettable moments unfold around you. For the most dramatic experience, book a spot on the sunset kayak tour, where you’ll take an incredible cruise into the sunset to see the abundance of wildlife and world-class scenery. Your friendly guides know the seas of Kaikoura like the back of their hand, and will be there to share all of their knowledge and make your adventure smooth and enjoyable. Kayaking among seals is certainly a bucket-list worthy activity and a must-do for any trip to Kaikoura or the South Island!

  • All tours depart from their office at 18 Beach Road Kaikoura.
  • Duration is approximately 3 hours.
  • Standard tours depart daily at 9.30am and 1pm, sunset tours at 6pm.
  • Standard and sunset tour prices: NZ$105 adult, NZ$69 child (2-12).

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