Kahu Kayaks welcomes you to the Abel Tasman National Park, our golden piece of Aotearoa. We are a genuine, small kayak company, 100% locally owned and operated based in Marahau, with loads of experience taking guided kayaking trips in the Abel Tasman.
A range of guided kayaking tours and freedom rental sea kayaking trips in kayak canoes. Guided kayak trips with guides that will take you along a stunning stretch of coastline for a fantastic sea kayaking experience. Enjoy panoramic views of Abel Tasman National Park, check out nesting cormorants, sea caves, islands and the world famous Split Apple Rock.
Our Abel Tasman freedom kayaking package allows you the independence to see the wonders of the coastline at your own pace with all it's spectacular views and natural spots to visit and outdoor activities.
Full and half day guided sea kayaking trips around the Abel Tasman National Park coastline. Fantastic panoramic views, sea caves, islands, and the Tonga island seal colony to explore along the way, along with other popular and historic attractions.
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Kahu Kayaks has received 6 awards:
|Sea Kayaking Finalist 2014|
|Sea Kayaking Finalist 2013|
|Sea Kayaking Finalist 2012|
|Sea Kayaking Finalist 2011|
|Sea Kayaking Winner 2010|
|Sea Kayaking Finalist 2009|
Save money and have fun with the locals that know good times back to front. Rankers Awards Finalists for 5 years and winners for 1.
187 reviews with the most recent first, showing page 10 of 15.
This is a 'real' small business and by real I mean the real thing. These guys live to get people out on the water and experience what they clearly love about Abel Tasman. By a stroke of luck they were recommended by Steve at Top 10. He said they are the best of the bunch. Steve was great as well as Tony but Lucus our guide was top notch he could spot wildlife a mile a way and knew detailed info about each animal. They take pride in getting you out on the water before other groups and seeing the most while providing the best experience.
Freedom kayaking, safety instruction and good equipment.
Full day guided trip. Amazingly friendly, helpful staff. Get to see everything from seals, beautiful scenery and local wildlife. Perfect day.
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Really informative guides, highly recommended.
Worth hiring a kayak solely for the most hilarious safety talk we've ever heard - and that's not to say they aren't a safe company or in any way don't take it seriously. They just have the most fantastic ways of making it all memorable...
Oh, and our day of free-kayaking from these guys led us to the most amazing experience with 7 very inquisitive and playful seal pups who played around (nearly all over!) our boat for hours. The Kahu guys mentioned there were some pups in this place - we'd done a guided tour before who hadn't gone anywhere near, so we'd have missed it altogether without them. So thanks Kahu!
(The food truck out front is also wicked for post-kayak food: yum)
Very good. Helpful, informative guide (Lucas). Our boat had minor steering fault.
Kayak tour in the Abel Tasman National Park. Amazing tour (seen very young seals around our kayak), very good guides, nice lunch. Everything fine!!
Half day tour, excellent value for money. Guide very helpful + skillful.
Friendly staff, included launch, good guidance. Too expensive.
Well organised water trip. Proffesional guide.
Good price, had to carry tent back.
Great trip but had to carry the tents back during our hiking trip.
Nice trip around the coast, but you have to carry the tents the whole hiking track.