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.
Trip Departure Time: 8.30am & 12.00pm
Trip Return Time: 12.30pm & 4.00pm
Duration: 3.5 hours
We are pleased to offer both morning and afternoon trip departures. We can adjust the itinerary to suit the weather on the day, and on some occasions can organise for a morning departure instead of an afternoon, if required.
Meet at our office at 8.15 am if you are on the morning tour, or 11.45 pm for the afternoon tour, for a quick gear fitting and form filling before the drive to Ngakuta Bay (15 minutes).
Disembarking at Ngakuta Bay your guide will provide a safety briefing and gear check before you paddle out of the bay and into the Grove Arm. Along the way you will paddle past the bush clad shorelines and golden beaches that dominate the Grove Arm.
There are also plenty of beautiful holiday houses to admire as you paddle by. We will stop along the way for refreshments (tea and coffee provided), before paddling back to Picton and arriving at the foreshore around 12.30pm or 4pm.
If the conditions dictate, we may run this trip in reverse, or as a return journey.