Marine Reserve Sea Kayaking
  • Marine Reserve Sea Kayaking

  • Address: 8 Rue Balguerie, Akaroa
  • +64 3 304 8542
  • 021 246 9556

Marine Reserve Sea Kayaking - Christchurch

Marine Reserve Sea Kayaking is only run in settled safe conditions.

Marine Reserve Sea Kayaking is Best For

Moderately Priced Families With Children Families With Teenagers Groups Adventure Off The Beaten Path

Directions to Marine Reserve Sea Kayaking

Sea kayaking around Flea Bay, Akaroa, either in the open sea or sheltered bay.

Get up close with seals, dolphins and sea birds including penguins in the sheltered bay, and marvel at the majestic cliffs and stunning headland landscape of the outer coast. With weather permitting explore the deep sea caves and paddling out into the open ocean will add to an unforgettable experience.

Pohatu Marine Reserve Sea Kayaking offers the chance to see some of the most beautiful and naturally stunning marine landscape and wildlife in New Zealand. Banks Peninsula is one of the world's untouched natural marvels, and sea kayaking around Flea Bay Island, is a thrilling way to experience the fascinating coastline. The craggy cliffs tower hundreds of feet above you, as you paddle the pristine blue waters.

Marine Reserve Sea Kayaking is only run in settled safe conditions. If conditions are not suitable for the sea kayaking guests have the option to go on a Wildside Scenic Nature Safaris at no extra cost .

There are two sea kayak options on offer:

Option One - Scenic 4WD Safari & Sea Kayak
Before the kayaking, guests are picked up from Akaroa Harbour and treated to an amazing scenic 4WD safari drive, 45 minutes south to Flea Bay, with plenty of photo opportunities, including a stop at the crater rim.

Option Two - Self Drive & Sea Kayak
If you have your own sturdy 4WD vehicle, you can make your own way to Pohatu, to join the rest of the group there. However, please call 021 246 9556 to check the weather and sea conditions are suitable for kayaking.

There is also some self-catering accommodation available in Pohatu, should you wish to stay overnight (or longer) and make the most of the other activities in Pohatu, such as the Penguin Tours and Wildside Scenic Nature Safaris.


Scenic 4 WD Safari & Sea Kayak: Adult - $90, Child (15 yrs and under) - $65. Group of four or more: $80 per adult.
Self Drive & Sea Kayak: Adult & Child - $55 per hour guided.

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Address: 8 Rue Balguerie , Christchurch View Larger Map