Sea Kayaking and Water Pursuits / Queen Charlotte Sound
With 1500km of coastline to explore, stretching from just north of Kaikoura to the tip of d'Urville Island, the Marlborough Sounds is a truly remarkable sea kayaking destination.
What makes your sea kayaking experience in the Marlborough Sounds different to other parts of New Zealand? The climate for a start - here at the top of the South Island, visitors can enjoy a generally settled year round climate with many more paddling days available than in other sea kayaking destinations around the country.
You'll also escape the crowds as with such an extensive network of waterways, even at the height of summer you can normally find a wee corner of paradise to explore without masses of others. Or, at least you won't be dashing to be first to already crowded beaches!
There is also the amazing range of accommodation options available for guided or independent sea kayakers - from Department of Conservation campsites spread conveniently a day's paddle apart to popular backpacker lodges and even five star resorts! Fancy a cappucino or how about dining in a fine restaurant at some stage during your paddle?
And there is wilderness aplenty too so whatever your preference, the Marlborough Sounds has a memorable kayaking option for you.
As Marlborough Sounds sea kayak operators, we have an unblemished safety record and our friendly, thorough and professional approach has seen many people come as customers and leave as friends. Our safe operations plan is professionally audited and we operate above and beyond the SKOANZ (Sea Kayak Operators of New Zealand) Code of Practice.
We're one of the leading providers of sea kayak tours in the area and our size brings lots of benefits in terms of flexibility and our approach to customer service. You're not a number with us - we truly care about your enjoyment, safety and comfort.
So, talk to us soon about your kayak adventure in the Marlborough Sounds - where memories await!
The Waterfront Corner of London Quay and Wellington Street Picton
Phone: 03 5735432
Fax: 03 5735430
From $60.00 to $195.00Check Availability & Book Online
Kids Go Free Half Day Guided KayakBook
These school holidays, take a great opportunity with Wilderness Guides to experience sea kayaking for the first time from Picton - up to two kids travel free as long as two full fare paying adults book, ie one adult and one child is $85. Before winter arrives, experience the beauty of the drowned river valleys of the Marlborough Sounds from the perspective of a sea kayak with one of our knowledgeable local guides on a half day guided tour. Tour includes a visit to the newly opened Kaipupu Point Sounds Wildlife Sanctuary in Picton Harbour.
Conditions apply including minimum age for children (8 years old). Departure time: 8.30am and 12.30pm. This offer is only valid from 19 April through to 5 May 2013.
Booking availability for Wilderness Guides
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