Explore New Zealand's spectacular towering cliffs, rock stacks, reefs, and deep sea caves!

4WD & Scenic Kayaking Tour Pohatu Marine Reserve Highlights

  • Explore the outer coast of Pohatu Marine Reserve by kayak and enjoy a scenic drive from Akaroa
  • Experience spectacular towering cliffs, rock stacks, reefs, and deep-sea caves
  • Photos stops along the way with commentary about the area
  • Fully guided by qualified and experienced staff
  • All kayaking gear (life jackets, dry jackets, spray deck, dry bags for cameras)
  • Land tour in 4WD mini vans

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  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses, hat or both.
  • Water
  • Change of clothes (Although we provide waterproof spray jackets, you may still get damp!
  • Comfortable, weather-suitable clothing that you don’t mind getting wet.

During the breeding season there is a very high chance of seeing penguins coming ashore.

Allow 1.5 hours from Christchurch. The last 50 minutes into Akaroa is on a well-maintained, but hilly and windy road.

Akaroa is a very safe village with free overnight parking. You may leave your vehicle next to the tour's office or, if you prefer, at a private property that we may shuttle you to and from at no additional cost.

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