Half-Day Guided Sea Kayak Trip from Picton

3 hr, 30 min

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The half day guided sea kayak trip is an ideal opportunity to fit a little kayaking adventure into a busy day – or for those just wanting a taste of sea kayaking.

Our priority is to get you out on the water, allowing maximum time to enjoy the tranquil waters of the Queen Charlotte Sound. Your guide will enjoy sharing their knowledge of the Marlborough Sounds and it's native flora and fauna as you paddle...
The half day guided sea kayak trip is an ideal opportunity to fit a little kayaking adventure into a busy day – or for those just wanting a taste of sea kayaking.

Our priority is to get you out on the water, allowing maximum time to enjoy the tranquil waters of the Queen Charlotte Sound. Your guide will enjoy sharing their knowledge of the Marlborough Sounds and it's native flora and fauna as you paddle along. The area is surrounded by bush-clad shorelines and sandy beaches. We’ll stop for a light refreshment break along the way before returning to Picton.
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Itinerary Details

Meet your guide at our base on the Picton waterfront 15 minutes prior to trip departure. After a quick safety briefing and form filling exercise, you launch from the Picton foreshore.

Paddling up the eastern foreshore of the harbour, you will quickly become familiar with the rhythm of sea kayaking. As you make your way into the Grove Arm of the Queen Charlotte Sound, you will pass bush clad shorelines that dominate the area.

After an hour or so of relaxed paddling, it is time for morning/afternoon tea on a secluded sandy beach.

Feeling refreshed and invigorated, it is time to continue along the pristine shorelines of the of the Grove Arm. Your guide enjoys sharing the fascinating history, wildlife and Maori legends of the area. Your trip ends at Ngakuta Bay where you board a van for a 15 minute ride back to Picton.

This itinerary may be run...
Meet your guide at our base on the Picton waterfront 15 minutes prior to trip departure. After a quick safety briefing and form filling exercise, you launch from the Picton foreshore.

Paddling up the eastern foreshore of the harbour, you will quickly become familiar with the rhythm of sea kayaking. As you make your way into the Grove Arm of the Queen Charlotte Sound, you will pass bush clad shorelines that dominate the area.

After an hour or so of relaxed paddling, it is time for morning/afternoon tea on a secluded sandy beach.

Feeling refreshed and invigorated, it is time to continue along the pristine shorelines of the of the Grove Arm. Your guide enjoys sharing the fascinating history, wildlife and Maori legends of the area. Your trip ends at Ngakuta Bay where you board a van for a 15 minute ride back to Picton.

This itinerary may be run in reverse or altered if conditions dictate.

Important Details

Included
  • Professional guide
  • Morning/afternoon tea
  • Picton Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • All necessary equipment
  • Local taxes
Not Included
  • There are no exclusions
Departure Point
Trip departs from our office on the Picton Waterfront, amongst the water taxi offices. The Waterfront area is only a 5 minute walk from the centre of Picton and within easy walking distance of most CBD accommodation
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers (we can cater to younger children minimum age 12 years upon inquiry)
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required (please enquire if travelling on your own, as there may be others booked on)
  • We are happy to collect you from your accommodation in Picton with prior arrangement.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.