Half day Guided Sea Kayak Tour from Picton
Experience the beauty and seclusion of the Marlborough Sounds on this 4 hour half day guided sea kayak tour. Your tour takes in the western end of the Queen Charlotte Sound with its sheltered coves, beautiful beaches, azure blue waters and lush native bush. Learn about the history of the area from your knowledgeable, relaxed and friendly guides.
On any given day, you have a good chance of seeing sting rays and eagle rays, a huge variety of sea birds including cormorants and sometimes little blue penguins, seals, huge starfish and if we are really lucky, even dolphins
Upon arrival at your departure location on the Picton Waterfront you will receive a detailed safety briefing before setting off on your half day sea kayak adventure.
You will be guided away from the harbour environs to the truly spectacular western end of the Queen Charlotte Sound where there is less boat traffic and many beautiful bays and coves to explore as well as wildlife to see.
Wildlife you may see include sting rays, eagle rays, seabirds, including cormorants, little blue penguins, seals, starfish and sometimes even dolphins.
If weather permits, you may also have the chance to kayak from Picton Harbour to maximise your time on the water.
Your guide will answer questions, share pearls of wisdom and ensure your comfort and wellbeing.
Dependent on the weather, your route may vary to take advantage of sea breezes at the back. There is no set route which means all ability levels are catered for on your tour.
Your tour will finish back on the Picton Waterfront.
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Children must be accompanied by an adult (minimum age of 8 years old)"
"A minimum of 2 people per departure is required"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
Duration: 4 Hours
2 Wellington Street, Picton 7220, New Zealand
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.