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Address: 506 High Street, Motueka, New Zealand
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The Sea Kayak Company is a family owned business that operates guided and...

The Sea Kayak Company is a family owned business that operates guided and freedom rental kayak trips in the Abel Tasman National Park.

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US$88.34*
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Full-Day Astrolabe Kayaking Eco-Tour
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US$154.60*
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Full-Day Abel Tasman Kayak and Walk
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US$154.60*
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Full-Day Abel Tasman Relaxed or Late Riser Kayaking

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Sunny calm days paddling in Abel Tasman

Wonderful experience over three days lof stunning scenery, paddling along the coast, the guides could not have been more helpful, thank you Isaac and Aaron, our friendly guides

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Brisbane Region, Australia
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Brisbane Region, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful experience over three days lof stunning scenery, paddling along the coast, the guides could not have been more helpful, thank you Isaac and Aaron, our friendly guides

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SeaKayakCompany, Owner at The Sea Kayak Company, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Isaac and Arron thoroughly enjoyed the experience with the group. It was a fantastic trip with lots of stories and good times. Thank You, Paul and the SKC crew :) More 

Roswell, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In December 2016/January 2017, we spent 3 weeks on the South Island. Our day with the Sea Kayak Company was the consensus favorite activity of our trip. Hannah and Daniel were our fun and knowledgeable guides. The water taxi ride to Torrent Bay turned out to be much more than that as our skipper took us to see Split Apple... More 

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SeaKayakCompany, Owner at The Sea Kayak Company, responded to this review

HI Wayne. Thanks for the review. Pleased you enjoyed your day out in paradise and hope to see you again some time. Cheers, Paul and the SKC crew :) More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took out a kayak from here for 3 days to go around the national park camping this week and the staff could not have been more helpful! They were very friendly and gave great advice on the best places to see and camp and advice on the current weather conditions. The trip was exciting and very varied and we... More 

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SeaKayakCompany, Owner at The Sea Kayak Company, responded to this review

Hi Lizzie. Thanks for the great review. Pleased you had a great time and hope to see you again some time.Cheers, Paul and the SKC crew :) More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We had such an amazing time kayaking in the clear blue waters of the Abel Tasman national park. We went on the two day 'Shags and Seals' excursion which involved two reasonably easy-going days of kayaking and a 12k hike on the first day to the amazing Aquapackers houseboat in Anchorage harbour. The trip was really well organised and it... More 

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SeaKayakCompany, Owner at The Sea Kayak Company, responded to this review

Hi Anna. Thank you for your review.Pleased you enjoyed your trip. The Houseboat is a cool way to spend a night in the Park. Many Thanks. Paul and the SKC crew :) More 

Innsbruck
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

You'd be better off hiring a kayak right on spot (a sandy carpark just before the village Marahau). We rented a kayak for one day and were at the carpark at 8.40. We helped one guide to put all the kayaks on the beach just to find out that he wasn't our instructor. Our instructor came much later. The briefing... More 

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SeaKayakCompany, Owner at The Sea Kayak Company, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are sorry that you were waiting but the briefing does take 45 minutes and as you were on the water at 10.00am I find it hard to believe that it started at 9.40am. The briefings are done as a group so if everybody turned up at the correct time then it would be perfect.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

We just returned from the Full-Day Kayaking Eco-Tour which was absolutely amazing experience!! This was our first time kayaking and we all did very well. We felt very safe and listened to the instructions given by our instructor. Our instructor Sven was very funny guy. I loved his stories and jokes, as well. The lunch worth the money and we... More 

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SeaKayakCompany, Owner at The Sea Kayak Company, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words guys. Please you enjoyed your day out with Sven. Hope to see you again sometime. Take care Paul and the SKC crew. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

I just completed the 3 day "Pure Abel Tasman" with my wife and two teenage sons. I can't speak highly enough of the trip. From the information and assistance provided by Paul when I booked months ago to the expertise of Isaac London who guided us, the trip was a resounding success. We had a fantastic time, Isaac is very... More 

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SeaKayakCompany, Owner at The Sea Kayak Company, responded to this review

Hi Guys. Pleased you enjoyed your trip, I know Isaac did. hope to see you again some time and safe travels. Kind regards. Paul and the crew. More 

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

We took the 3 day, 2 night sea kayak adventure and it was absolutely wonderful! Our guide, Isaac, really took the weather into account and everything timed perfectly; we were at the campsite with tents up before it started to rain, all sea kayaking was under sunny skies. He did an excellent job improvising due to the weather - took... More 

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SeaKayakCompany, Owner at The Sea Kayak Company, responded to this review

Hi team, Thank you for your kind words. Pleased you all enjoyed the trip with Isaac. I know he did. hope to see you again some time. Cheers, Paul and the crew. More 

Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

From easily arranged transport to the launch point, to the great hot showers back at base after our 3 days of kayaking, this was an excellent all-around experience. Our guide Teesh was superb, allowing us the right amount of time to explore while giving us interesting information about the flora, fauna and history of the area. Meals were beautiful and... More 

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SeaKayakCompany, Owner at The Sea Kayak Company, responded to this review

Hi Rebecca, Pleased you had a good time, hope to see you again some time. Safe travels. Paul and the SKC :) More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

1 day kayak and they organised 1 night camping tent etc. Was well organised pick up from town centre brought to drop off point. Great kayak around sea plus river lagoon. Please note its a few hours do your arms will ache! Would advise swimwear plus hats and sunglasses, cream etc. None of which I had... Can see seal plus... More 

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SeaKayakCompany, Owner at The Sea Kayak Company, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Huck. Pleased you had a good time and hope to see you again some time. Kind regards, Paul and the SKC crew :) More 

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