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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$151.37*
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Full-Day Abel Tasman Relaxed or Late Riser Kayaking
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Six fabulous days freedom kayaking in Abel Tasman

A great Company. Thanks Paul for organising the kayaks and gear for our group of 15, and offering great advice with our itinerary. We loved our trip, and you gave us great... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
TentoTenTramper
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A great Company. Thanks Paul for organising the kayaks and gear for our group of 15, and offering great advice with our itinerary. We loved our trip, and you gave us great service. We loved being able to get the weather forecast each day from you, and it was good to know that you were there for us if we... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I wish there was a 100-star option here! As first time kayakers and campers, this 3-day trip was expected to be quite the challenge for myself, my husband and any guide! Not for Aaron! He made it super easy for us! Right from teaching the technique to making sure that we were not just focused on the kayaking but enjoying... More 

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Tavistock, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a three day kayaking experience for myself and my son. Paul the owner was excellent giving us lots of information and making the procedure very easy. He recommended staying at the Happy Apple backpackers next door the night before in order to be there for the early start time of the trip. That was a great recommendation and... More 

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

Hi Huw, Thank you for your review. Pl;eased you had at great trip and it was our pleasure to show you and Sam the Abel Tasman. Ethann thoroughly enjoyed the trip and you guys were great company.Take care. Paul and the SKC crew :) More 

Berlin, Germany
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115 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a two-day kayaking hiking trip with a houseboat stay. The booking procedure via telephone was very efficient and everything was organised as agreed upon. We had a small group and our excellent guide did a great job looking out for the group. Furthermore she explained a lot about the animals we saw (especially seals with their babies and... More 

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

Thanks for your review JV. Pleased you enjoyed your trip and hope to see you again some time. Take care, Paul and the SKC crew :) More 

Swindon, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a half day kayaking trip via the website a few days before we were due to go. The site offers free transfers but doesn't mention they only leave once a day in the mornings. This led to some confusion and a member of their team ringing to explain. I was in a cafe with no where to write... More 

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

Hi Izzy, Pleased you enjoyed your day out. In regards to your complaint about the transport.We sent you an E-mail on the day before the trip,03/03/17 at 8.30am with the details explaining the transport arrangements and that we only go to Marahau in the morning. The website does clearly say that transport is N/A for this trip. The fact that... More 

Mansfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing 3 day trip....2 nights camping at Bark Bay. Started in drizzle but then all sun and sea! Superb guide...lots reassurance for beginners and superb cook. Saw lots seals, birds including little blue penguin. Kayaked into most of little river estuaries. Sting rays in sandy bays, lots little fish. We were beginners so if you are too then do not... More 

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

Hi Helen, Pleased you and Paul enjoyed your trip. It was our pleasure to show you both the Abel Tasman and hope to see you again some time. Take care, Paul and the SKC crew :) More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Super friendly people, fantastic management and awesome guided tour! We booked a 3 day kayaking trip in Abel Tasman with this company and our guid was Ethann. He's an awesome guy great cook with lots of knowledge and information about the area. We had a great time. Everything was organised nicely and we really enjoyed our trip.

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

Hi Guys. Thanks for the review and will pass on to Ethann. Pleased you and Kent enjoyed your trip and hope to see you again some time. Many Thanks, Paul and the SKC crew :) More 

Brisbane Region, Australia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

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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39 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

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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36 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 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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