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Seal Swim Kaikoura

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58 West End, Kaikoura, New Zealand
+64 3-319 6182
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As Lonely Planet's 'Top Choice' for Kaikoura activities, swimming with New Zealand fur seals in the shallow bays of the beautiful Kaikoura Peninsula really is an experience that you don't want to miss. Tours take 2.5 hours and depart several times daily. No experience is necessary and all equipment is supplied. Many travellers site their seal swimming experience as a highlight of there New Zealand holiday. For more information contact us...
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58 West End, Kaikoura, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I cannot express how beautiful and unique this experience is, if you ever go to kaikoura make sure you don't miss it, the guys at the agency are amazing, and the seal what can I say, we encounter a small group of them after 3...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I always thought I would opt to swim with dolphins but then this opportunity arose. A little intimidating at first, seals are wild, quite large and have teeth after all!! The crew were incredible at giving us clear, simple instructions and were very patient. I'm...More

Thank Rachel S
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was a fun snorkel trip. The seals are close to shore so it is a short ride out in a small boat. We spent an hour among the seals. The crew spent time in the water pointing out seals at first but it was...More

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I loved my encounter with seals. They took us between a couple rock areas where a narrow channel area funnels the seals into our path. So many in the water and they are so curious. They swam right up to me and looked at me...More

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Terrific experience. Up close and personal with many seals. Great guides. Make sure you check it out if in the area

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We were two adults and two children 12 and 10. The weather was quite windy and they were nearly canceling, but decided to go. We were given snorkeling equipment and wetsuit. The children got two suits, which were good since the water was quite cold....More

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Sue/Brian D
26 January 2017|
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Response from Nez99 | Reviewed this property |
You need to meet at Seal Swim headquarters in the township and they transport you to the beach where the boat takes you out
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amydan27
29 October 2016|
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Response from DonnaandGene | Reviewed this property |
You wear a wet suit that they provide, along with fins, mask and snorkel. They might allow you to use a Boogie Board (the guys that accompany you use them). It would be a good idea to call them ahead. They are a lovely... More
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