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Akaroa Adventure Centre
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19 Mar 2018
“Great time, awesome customer service”
10 Feb 2018
“sea kayaking with hector dolphins in a small group”
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Experience Akaroa's dramatic volcanic landscape and unique wildlife, up close, intimate and safe. Wildlife Kayaking, Paddle Boarding (SUP), Pedal Boats, Mini Golf, etc. Your one stop shop for fun, for everyone.
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74a Rue Lavaud, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
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+64 3-304 7784
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

Went out for an hour stand up paddle trip and had a blast! David helped us get set up, standing and out on the water! 100% recommend!

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Colin M
Doreen M, Manager at Akaroa Adventure Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2018

Hi Colin, Thank you for your review. Glad you enjoyed it. Doing SUP in our harbour is amazing.

Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

freedom kayaking in akaroa is so cool. of courer its pricey as evrdy other place but even in 1 hour you can see so much, beautiful cliffs and there were even 2 hector dolphins playing with us. i recommend at least 2 hours, but if...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Marcel S
Doreen M, Manager at Akaroa Adventure Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Thank you for your review. Great that you saw some dolphins!

Reviewed 10 February 2018

I went on the last day they were open for the season. There was a group of girls on a bachelorlette party that had 4 kayaks and 3 singles. Most are tandem kayaks. The Hector dolphins are endangered species that lives primarily in Akaroa harbor....More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

Our (adult), kayak-experienced daughters did this one. Both had very positive things to say, from both the way the tour was led and from the time with dolphins.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

It was really cool to get to see the bay from the kayak ! Unfortunately we didn't see any dolphin but the scenary was wonderful. Staff was helpful even though we were a bit late on the return :)

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 22 April 2017

I'm so thankful for the assistance with all the bookings… There was so much to organize. I needed several transfers and accommodation as I was going to visit a couple of places on the South Island. During my stay in Akaroa, I also rented a...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 29 January 2017

We tried to get on the mail run tour, but it was filled. This tour, the Akaroa & Bay Tour, covered almost the same route as the mail run, but without making the mail stops. Our guide was a retired farmer, who grew up in...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Great value and excellent service. We had a medical problem which meant we were unable to return one of the kayaks. Staff were really helpful in recovering it without remonstrating with us at all. Had a lovely time and strongly recommended.

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

Akaroa is a beautiful place to relax and explore Banks Peninsula The staff is very friendly and knows everthing about what to do around. Help booking tours and rooms and they showed me the best hiking tracks to have amazing views.

Date of experience: January 2016
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