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Kaikoura Kayaks - Sunset Evening Classic

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Kaikoura is world famous for its Sunsets and marine life, so what better way to experience this than by sea kayak! Kaikoura’s Original Kayak Operator Est 1998

Kaikoura is world famous for its Sunsets and marine life, so what better way to experience this than by sea kayak!

Kaikoura’s Original Kayak Operator Est 1998

Highlights

  • Amazing sunsets, fantastic opportunity for that sunset photo from the sea
  • See local marine life up close! Animals you can hope to meet include Fur Seals, Blue Penguins, Albatross and Dusky Dolphins
  • Experienced guides introduce you to the local marine life and places used by local Maori and early Whalers

Kaikoura is world famous for its Sunsets and marine life, so what better way to experience this than by sea kayak!

The Sunset Evening Classic tour has left a lasting impression with people from all over the world for the past 18 years with guaranteed viewing of Fur Seals and surreal visuals of the seaward Kaikoura Mountains as the light changes towards the end of the day.

Watch seals dive and manoeuvre around and under your kayak as the sunsets, paddle with them as they swim around the Peninsula hunting for octopus! Along your way keep an eye out for Blue Penguins or Albatross then have chance encounters with Dusky Dolphins.

Using our top of the line real sea Kayaks be ready for a true kiwi experience you won't forget!

The Kayaks are enclosed, safe, stable, easily steered using a rudder, while fast on the water and you will stay warm and dry.

Our qualified and experienced local guides will paddle you through areas used years ago by local Maori and early whalers as you watch the light change and the day draws to an end.

The Sunset Evening Classic sea kayak tour is the real deal and is suitable for all ages and abilities, no experience is needed as our guides will teach you all you need to know. Families, individuals and groups are most welcome!

Don't forget your camera for sunset shots and to capture marine life encounters.

We look forward to paddling with you on Kaikoura Kayaks famous Sunset Evening Classic tour while viewing the marine life and promise that it will leave a lifetime impression...


Adult $150.00
Child $75.00 (12 years and under)

What's included

  • Sunset sea kayak experience you will never forget
  • Dry bags for cameras, all kayaking equipment and transport from our base

Location

  • Tours depart from our base 19 Killarney St off the waterfront 5 minutes from Kaikoura town centre

Notes

  • Duration: Allow around 3 to 3 -1/2 hours for this tour

    Please Note: Only available from September May


    100% WEATHER REFUND GUARANTEE.

    In any adventure activity, there is an element of risk involved.

    Risks in undertaking this activity include, property damage, personal injury, illness because of adverse weather conditions, risk of drowning, death, sunburn, dehydration, hyperthermia and exhaustion.

    This interactive tour is suitable for all ages and abilities while operating year-round and does not require any previous kayaking experience.

    Dont forget your camera to capture marine life encounters and be ready for a true kiwi experience!

    These professionally guided kayaking expeditions adhere to the highest of safety standards.


    Please Note: Clients who cancel their tour within 48 hours of the scheduled trip are not eligible for any refund.

    Refunds are processed on a case-by-case basis and for genuine reasons only.

    Kaikoura Kayaks reserves the right to cancel trips due to weather and sea conditions.

    Where Kaikoura Kayaks cancels a trip prior to departure, a full refund is available. Where a trip has commenced and is subsequently cancelled, participants shall receive a 70% refund.

    Kaikoura Kayaks or their operators are not, in any circumstances, liable for any personal injury or loss.


Available Bookings from 19 Apr to 2 May 2024

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  • Adult$150.00
  • Child$75.00

  • Adult$150.00
  • Child$75.00

  • Adult$150.00
  • Child$75.00

  • Adult$150.00
  • Child$75.00

  • Adult$150.00
  • Child$75.00

  • Adult$150.00
  • Child$75.00

  • Adult$150.00
  • Child$75.00

  • Adult$150.00
  • Child$75.00

  • Adult$150.00
  • Child$75.00

  • Adult$150.00
  • Child$75.00

  • Adult$150.00
  • Child$75.00

  • Adult$150.00
  • Child$75.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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Kate C from United Kingdom wrote on 13 December 2022

Great!

Really nice trip, got to see some seals and birds. We went really far out which was cool, definitely worth the money!

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From Kaikoura Kayaks - Sunset Evening Classic

Love the photo Kate! Thanks again for paddling with us:)

emmac57 from United Kingdom wrote on 25 May 2022

Amazing!

Amazing, thank you

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andreir from New Zealand wrote on 27 April 2022

Great experience, fun guides!

We've had fun kayaking with Miles for the sunset tour. They take safety seriously while providing plenty of fun and entertainment. Lots of seals to see on the rocks although they were too lazy or busy to swim up to us ;)

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From Kaikoura Kayaks - Sunset Evening Classic

Thanks for leaving us a review, we appreciate the support 😀

Toni Vickers from New Zealand wrote on 25 April 2022

Hundreds of dolphins!

We were very fortunate to find a huge pod of dusky dolphins on a morning tour in April. We were able to paddle right through them as they jumped for us and played around our kayaks. Truly a once in a lifetime experience!

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From Kaikoura Kayaks - Sunset Evening Classic

Thanks for paddling with us Toni! Sounds like you hit the jackpot paddling alongside 100s of Dolphins 🐬🐬

Maraea Falwasser from New Zealand wrote on 12 April 2022

The highlight of my trip

I was lucky enough to be the only one booked in for the sunset kayak, so I got to have Sophie, my guide all to myself and she was absolutely awesome. Very informative and very cool to talk to. I got to learn quite a few things about seals that i never knew. My favourite was getting to see a seal playing around in the water. That was way cool!!! I definately recommend anyone to do it. You'll love every moment of it like I did.

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From Kaikoura Kayaks - Sunset Evening Classic

Sounds like you had an awesome experience with us Maraea, what a beautiful sunset! We will pass the positive words onto Sophie for you 😃

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