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Tasman Bay Sea Kayaking Adventures

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“guided tour”(3 reviews)
“blue penguins”(2 reviews)
“great guide”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Harvey Road | Old MacDonald's Farm Holiday Park, Abel Tasman National Park 7197, New Zealand
+64 800 827 525
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Reviewed 21 December 2016

We did the 2 days kayak trip to Mosquito Bay and back. It was amazing. The staff is really proffesional, assisting and fun. They give a clear briefing about the safety and good paddle instructions on the water, so you start the trip confident and...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

If you're not into big groups or much rather want to wonder off yourself? TBK is the best pick. It's a small company which means small groups on a guided tour. TBK also offers unguided options. Kayaks and gear are in super good condition. It's...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Wanted to thank Ricky for a wonderful morning of kayaking in Abel Tasman! I did the Kayak and Walk tour and it did not disappoint. Saw loads of seals, some very curious of the kayak, an abundance of sea birds and even 2 blue penguins!!!...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Had a great day (8.30-4pm) with two of us, both novice kayakers, being guided by Andi. After a thorough safety briefing, she took us out around the two islands, where we saw baby seals, oyster-catchers and more. We landed on a island beach where she...More

Thank pippandean
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

We took the half day adventure which means you walk halfway up the able Tasman track and then switch to kayaking. Andy was a great guide and we had fun gathering mussels and seeing the seals. We recommend doing the half day because doing half...More

Thank Jess B
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Even though the weather wasn’t great, and in fact somewhat rainy, we had a wonderful experience kayaking with them! Ricky was our guide and he was awesome! I am glad we were able to find this small type company. They took great care of us!

1  Thank Ismael A
Reviewed 3 March 2018

After travelling around for over a month in NZ the day I had kayaking in Abel Tasman was one of the best activities I did! Well guided with lots of baby seals even penguins (although they are not guaranteed of course). Lovely spot for lunch...More

1  Thank 7shana7
Reviewed 19 February 2018

We had a great day kayaking on the guided tour. Andi and Zoe made us feel very comfortable and were great guides. Out of all the different kayak companies in Marahau we highly recommend this one for the value of money and also how easy...More

1  Thank SunitiPeters
Reviewed 26 January 2018

A wonderful experience ,a must do if in the area. Stunning scenery,brilliant guide,great weather,loads of wildlife. Plenty of paddling prior to lunch,an amazing "sail" back to base using hand held sail and tail wind.

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Ricky R, Owner at Tasman Bay Sea Kayaking Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Hi thankyou for coming with us was a pleasure to have you on board.

Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

We did a guided kayak with Andy for the day. Absolutely amazing, loved every second of it. Not overly bombarded with information, just the perfect balance to take in the views and learn about the local wildlife. We stopped on an island beach for coffee,...More

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Ricky R, Owner at Tasman Bay Sea Kayaking Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Hi and thankyou for coming with us was good to have you guys come an help enjoy the Abel Tasman. Cheers from the TBK team

Reviewed 3 January 2018

What a day! We chose the full day guided tour, as we wanted to learn a bit about the surroundings but didnt want to think too much! Great guide, he is knowledgable beyond belief, but also really laid back and great to spend a whole...More

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Ricky R, Owner at Tasman Bay Sea Kayaking Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Glad you enjoyed your trip was good to have you guys come along an share the Abel Tasman with you. Cheers Ricky TBK

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29 January 2018|
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Response from annidil |
I did a full day tour with no fitness. Kayaked around 16km, 5h on the water, will a swell around 2m Maximum, was doable to me. You should be fine.
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