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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Lots of fun. Guide was the best, well worth what we paid.
Very easy to deal with, nice and relaxed. Did all the safety briefings required with some humour. Slightly cheaper than all the other companies. The weather was on and we had a fantastic day on the water.
Kahu kayaks - southern blend kayak tour - was a great short kayak tour which got us into the abel tasman national park without leaving us too exhausted to enjoy it. we were travlling as a 3some with a young child who kayaked with the guide and was treated very kindly. Highlights were the friendly guide and fellow kayakers and the awesome coffee we were served on a deserted island to warm us up after one leg of our trip. Thanks Kahu we will be back!
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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.
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.