Tonga Seal Haven
KAYAK: Onetahuti to Bark Bay WALK: n/a
Highlights: Tonga Island Marine Reserve, NZ Fur Seals, Tidal Lagoons
Kayak offshore from Onetahuti to encounter the playful and curious NZ Fur Seal (kekeno) at Tonga Island – the true treasure (taonga) of the Marine Reserve. Take in the naturally formed coastline as you venture south to Bark Bay.
You can choose what time you return to Marahau by water taxi - either 12.45pm, 2.15pm or 3.45pm. (the later taxis allows you to spend more time at Bark Bay beach)
* Morning tour
(Unavailable 1st May 2021 - 31st October 2021)
Aroha – Love
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Check In: 8.30am
Group Size: Maximum 8 people (larger groups on request)
Lunch: Optional – add $15
Departs: Daily (Unavailable 1st May 2021 - 31st October 2021)
Age: 12+ (under 16 need to be accompanied by adult on a 1:1 ratio)
Kayak: Onetahuti to Bark Bay (approx 2 hours)
Water Taxi: Two taxi rides
Bus: $30 Nelson return. Free Motueka return
What To Bring
What to bring:
Please bring with you a water bottle, sunscreen, hat, insect repellent, swim suit or fast drying clothing (avoid pants or jeans), warm jacket (avoid cotton – wool or fleece is best), change of clothes, towel, walking shoes or walking sandals, any personal medication you may require and of course don’t forget your camera.
What we provide:
Top quality double sea kayak, buoyancy aid, spray skirt, paddle jacket, paddle, waterproof map, all safety gear required, food (when included), dry bag for cameras and of course one of our superstar guides.
Why Choose R&R Kayaks?
R&R Kayaks is the product of a dream. We've developed R&R from scratch, ensuring everything is the way it should be. Our Equipment is top of the line and the highest quality. Our base is clean, tidy and purpose built. Our guides are some of the best, hand-picked by us. Our tours are designed to showcase the highlights of the park and our kayak rentals give you the flexibility to do it your way.
We have an extremely high level of customer service with Trip Advisor Excellence Awards and we're the winners of the Start Up Business Award for Nelson/Tasman.
We believe it's the little things that count. With a fine eye for detail, we've thought of everything!
We stand by our high quality product and high level of customer service. So much so that we put our names behind it - we are Rets & Ro.
We are R&R Kayaks.
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