Pohatu Sea-kayaking

Kayaking Pohatu Marine Reserve allows you to discover unique and abundant wildlife and explore the spectacular outer flank of ancient Akaroa volcano. Pohatu Penguins/ Plunge NZ Ltd has a marine mammal concession and a penguin permit.

$80.00 - $90.00

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After a scenic 4WD van trip over one of the highest passes on Banks Peninsula to Pohatu Marine Reserve our large fleet of safe stable doubles and some singles will give you the opportunity to enjoy this beautiful location in a way that only kayaking can allow.
You will encounter its special wildlife: penguins, seals, sea birds and often Hectors dolphins. Pohatu is a refuge for many endemic species.

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Discover the peace of Pohatu Bay and enjoy watching seals as we drift past.
On a calm day explore with us the spectacular outer coast sculptured into high sea cliffs, rock stacks, Flea Bay island with its island arch and deep sea caves.
Trips are fully guided by experienced staff. The operator has a marine mammal concession and penguin permit.


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Physical address

Pohatu Sea-kayaking, Unit 2, 8 Rue Balguerie, Akaroa, Christchurch - Canterbury, 7542, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
12.00 to 4.00pm
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
Akaroa is an hour and half drive away from Christchurch Airport.
Proximity to coach terminal:
The daily shuttles pick up and drop off 100 metres away of our office.
Proximity to town:
Our office is in Akaroa, just behind the BNZ bank at Unit 2, 8 Rue Balguerie.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $80.00 - $90.00

Language support

  Written Spoken
French YES YES

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