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Address: 506 High Street, Motueka, New Zealand
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+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$87.62*
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Full-Day Astrolabe Kayaking Eco-Tour
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US$153.34*
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Full-Day Abel Tasman Kayak and Walk
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US$153.34*
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Full-Day Abel Tasman Relaxed or Late Riser Kayaking

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Memorable trip in beautiful Abel Tasman

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Anna R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW 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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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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 6 days ago NEW 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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Thank Iwcsi
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 1 week ago 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

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 

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