Sea Kayaking

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Picture yourself in a sea kayak cruising amongst Otago’s coastal wildlife, or paddling around the beautiful Otago Peninsula.

No sea kayaking experience is needed; you’ll be given a full safety briefing prior to departure. Double sea kayaks provide a safe and stable tour.

There are some amazing photographic opportunities, you might see the unexpected…

A short video taster of our sea kayak tour

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Sea kayak along the wild beaches and soaring sea cliffs of Otago Peninsula to the headland and the Royal Albatross colony. Bring your camera for this wildlife experience, with species such as the Royal Albatross, NZ Fur Seals and Sea Lions, Penguins and Shags often sighted.

Departure: 9.00am from the Octagon
Return: 1.00pm to the Octagon.

Duration: 4 hours

Cost: $115.00 per person, minimum 2 people.


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From Portobello kayak the inner Peninsula and visit Quarantine Island (Kaumautaurua), site of native bush regeneration projects and restoration of historic buildings. Experience the cultural history and beautiful landscape of the Otago Peninsula.

Departure: 9.00am from the Octagon
Return: 1.00pm to the Octagon.

Duration: 4 hours return

Cost: $115.00 per person, minimum 2 people.


Kayaking calmTwilight Discovery Tour

Sea kayak along the majestic Otago Peninsula exploring the marine environment, seeing wildlife returning from feeding for the day, view the sunset. This tour option is only run from October to March.

Departure: 6.00pm from the Octagon
Return: 10.00pm to the Octagon.

Duration: 3 – 5 hours

Cost: $115.00 per person, minimum 2 people.


What do I need?

wide Cruise Nov 2 07 085You should bring:

  • Sun hat, glasses, and sun block
  • Wind breaker/waterproof jacket
  • Warm clothing – i. e. polypropylene thermals, polar fleece
  • Change of clothing & towel for after your tour
  • A waterproof camera!

Each tour takes approximately 4 hours return from the city centre. We spend approximately 2 hours at sea, including safety briefing. Tours include safety equipment, kayak gear, experienced, friendly guide and refreshments. Courtesy transport is available.

We accept Visa, Mastercard and cash.


 Sea Kayak Tour Terms & Conditions

  1. At the time of booking your tour Wild Earth Adventures will take your credit card details as confirmation of your booking. This credit card will only be charged for any applicable cancellation fees (as detailed below) or for your tour costs once your tour is underway. Your card details will not be kept on file. Tour payments may be in cash or by credit card. All credit card transactions will incur a 2.5% surcharge fee.
  2. Once you make a booking, if for safety reasons Wild Earth Adventures deems the tour to be unsafe, or is unable to take you out sea kayaking, we will refund you any paid booking fee or tour costs 100%.
  3. If you give Wild Earth Adventures between 24 – 48 hours notice of cancellation of your booking Wild Earth Adventures will charge a $25 booking fee to your credit card.
  4. If on the day of your tour you decide not to turn up for whatever reason we will charge to your credit card the full $115 tour fee per person.
  5. If you decide to transfer your tour to another date we will transfer your booking with no penalty fees.