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Address: 506 High Street, Motueka, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-528 7251
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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$87.50*
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Full-Day Astrolabe Kayaking Eco-Tour
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US$153.13*
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Full-Day Abel Tasman Relaxed or Late Riser Kayaking
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Full-Day Abel Tasman Kayak and Walk

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Spectacular 3 Day Kayak with all the trimmings!

3 old married ducks and one spring chicken decided to see what the Able Tasman was all about in the middle of winter. We were blown away by the beauty of the trip, how... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Sarah M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

3 old married ducks and one spring chicken decided to see what the Able Tasman was all about in the middle of winter. We were blown away by the beauty of the trip, how professional and informative the guides were and basically how easy and enjoyable Paul and his crew made our trip. We were treated like neoprene clad ladies... More 

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

Hi there. Thank you for your kind words. I know our guide enjoyed taking you beautiful young ladies out on an adventure into our paradise. Guns and six pack are a work in progress. Hope to see you all again.Cheers Paul and the SKC crew :) More 

Melbourne, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We managed to get lost for 2 hours on a 10 minute drive. Don't ask! So we more or less missed our appointment time. They did work with us when we arrived to do a shorter tour and the guide was fun and friendly and didn't complain at all about our messing up. We had a wonderful little paddle. I... More 

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

Thanks Russell. Wasn't a problem.Pleased we got you on the water. Cheers Paul and Ethann. More 

New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

I organised a group of 6 mums and 6 13 year old girls to do the 2 day Tonga Is trip. The Sea Kayak Co team were so helpful, particularly as I had to speak to them multiple times as we kept chopping and changing our booking. The trip itself was superb - we all loved it. The first day... More 

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

Hi Ladies. Thank you for your review.Pleased you had a great time and hope to see you all again some time. Many Thanks, Paul and the SKC crew :) More 

Patumahoe, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

This is a fabulous experience and one for the bucket list!, I will not get into how beautiful and awesome the tour is for there oodles to read on this. Unfortunately I will go over some issues of the "Sea Kayak Co." Loading and unloading fully laden kayaks (4-5) on and off the trailer while some of the Sea Kayak... More 

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Salisbury
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

I did the 5 day Eco Explorer & it was awesome! The Sea Kayak Co is a great company, with top quality equipment, extremely experienced guide & good support crew back at base. We were well fed throughout the trip & our individual requirements met without fuss or extra cost. I did this tour on my own & thoroughly enjoyed... More 

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Te Anau, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

This was the best day trip that I've made in my entire three-week trip in New Zealand! I did the half-day kayak and half-day hike trip, and I think it was the perfect way to see and explore the Abel Tasman National Park. The views from the kayak were incredible, and our guide Hayley was excellent! She knew so much... More 

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

Thank you for your review. Our guides really do appreciate your comments. hope to see you again some time. Kind regards Paul and the SKC crew :) More 

Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

Fantastic trip, awesome scenery, good food, great fellow kayakers. I did enjoy the trip, and would recommend it to others. It was good to be able to take only the necessities, and put them in the plastic bags provided, Saved taking the backpack, so was able to leave some stuff behind at base BUT!! 1. Lifting full laden kayaks onto... More 

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Limassol, Cyprus
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

We started off the day on a water taxi which took us on a small tour around the many beaches of Abel Tasman before been dropped off at our location, where we met with our guide. Had a lovely picnic lunch followed by 2-3 hour kayaking along the coastline of Abel Tasman. Unbelievable waters and beaches that can only be... More 

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

Thanks for your review Daniella. Pleased you enjoyed your day out in our slice of paradise. You will have to come back some day. Kind regards, Paul and the SKC crew :) More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

I started the day at their base in motueka. They were all friendly and chatty and very welcoming ( despite being 7.30am! They also offered a coffee ). They then drove us to Marahau to get the water taxi to our starting point. There was some confusion and I was left without out my ticket. But everything seemed to be... More 

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

Hi Thomas. Thank you for your review. Pleased you enjoyed your day out and hope to see you again some time. Kind regards,Paul and the SKC crew :) More 

Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

We did the two day kayak and hiking trip staying overnight on the Aquapackers houseboat. Great experience, great staff (thanks Ruby). Staying overnight was a real treat. Breaking up the two days into half days of kayaking and hiking worked well for us with opportunities for extra exploring or chilling out on the beach.

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

Thank you for your review Alistair. Pleased you enjoyed your day out with Ruby. That trip is great fun with the stay on the Aquapackers. Hope to see you again some time.Kind regards, Paul and the SKC crew :) More 

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