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Paddle the beautiful waters of New Zealand on one of these 8 extraordinary sea kayaking trips to Dunedin, Invercargill, Port of Lyttelton, Auckland, and The Snares during 2022 or 2023. Kayaking tours to New Zealand let you explore the shoreline and marine ecosystems and frequently include itineraries with  small ship cruises, kayaking, cruises, wildlife viewing, and hiking. Prices for a sea kayaking trip in New Zealand range from $3,495 to $181,690 for a 8 to 34 days trip in 2022 for a small group kayaking adventure or a private tour with a local English speaking guide. Select any of the kayaking trips below as a starting point and customize it with the help of one of Adventure Life's expert New Zealand sea kayaking trip planners to make your own unique paddling experience.
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Sea lion nestled in the seaweed.
$8,450
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Galapagos of the Southern Ocean: New Zealand and Australia's Subantarctic Islands

12 Day Itinerary aboard Heritage Adventurer
  • Explore Macquarie Island
  • Venture on Zodiac excursions
  • View a vast array of endemic birds
  • Appreciate the rich biodiversity
  • Enjoy additional discovery by kayak
Starts/ Ends in:
Invercargill / Invercargill
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Set sail on one of the most inspirational and educational expeditions into the Southern Ocean ecosystem that one may undertake around the globe. The Subantarctic Islands, located south of New Zealand, have long been recognized for their extraordinary biodiversity. They are UNESCO World Heritage …
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Bay of Islands
$3,865
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Islands of the Hauraki Gulf: Expedition Cruising the Hauraki Gulf and Bay of Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard Heritage Explorer
  • Explore Tiritiri Matangi Island
  • Visit Great Barrier Island
  • Sail over to Mokohinau Islands
  • Discover Whangamumu Harbour cove
Starts/ Ends in:
Auckland / Auckland
Activities:
Fishing, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore remote, hidden island paradises on foot, kayak, and on the luxurious expedition vessel Heritage Explorer as you sail through the Hauraki Gulf Islands. Take in lectures, learn about life above and below the water, and pick up pro tips during a photography masterclass led by one of New …
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Stewart Island
$3,495
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Unseen Stewart Island: Pristine Wilderness and Wildlife Adventure

8 Day Itinerary aboard Heritage Explorer
  • Discover Halfmoon Bay
  • Enjoy the historic views
  • Visit Norwegian whaling station
  • Explore Port Pegasus
Starts/ Ends in:
Invercargill / Invercargill
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience UnseenStewart Island/Rakiura and Ulva Island/Te Wharawhara on this 8-day adventure with Heritage Explorer, New Zealand's pioneering small ship expedition cruise ship. With only 25 kilometers of road, Stewart Island is best explored by sea, especially Ulva Island, where there are no …
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Hiking in Antarctica is rewarded with spectacular views
$52,990
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Epic Antarctica: From the Peninsula to the Ross Sea & Beyond

34 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Endurance
  • Discpver four different regions
  • Encounter the big tabular icebergs
  • Explore New Zealand & Australia
  • Kayak in pristine bays
  • Observe abundant wildlife
Starts/ Ends in:
Buenos Aires / Auckland
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This extraordinary new 34-day voyage is like a blockbuster film—the star is the seventh continent. And the co-stars are the big ice of remote West Antarctica, where we are sure to set foot on ice where no other humans ever have; the prolific wildlife and impressive ice shelf of the Ross Sea …
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Beautiful port of Ushuaia, Argentina
$47,430
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Unexplored Antarctica between Two Continents

Ushuaia - Lyttelton - 30 Day Itinerary aboard Le Commandant Charcot
  • Explore Charcot & Peter I islands
  • Discover the South Pole's history
  • Sail through the southern seas
  • Observe unique wildlife
Starts/ Ends in:
Port of Ushuaia / Port of Lyttelton
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Spa Relaxation, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
As you embark on your 30-day luxury trip like a true explorer, cross the renowned southern seas of Bellingshausen and Amundsen, approach Marie Byrd Land, one of our planet's remaining Terra Nullius, and attempt to reach the ice-encrusted Charcot and Peter I Islands. The Ross Sea is the …
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Coastal beauty of Dunedin
$45,420
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Unexplored Antarctica between Two Continents

Ushuaia - Dunedin - 29 Day Itinerary aboard Le Commandant Charcot
  • Explore Charcot Island and more
  • Experience South Pole conquest
  • Sail through the southern seas
  • Discover wildlife
Starts/ Ends in:
Port of Ushuaia / Dunedin
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Spa Relaxation, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Antarctic exploration cannot be separated from the pioneers who travelled in these territories at the edges of the Earth.Like a real explorer, you will cross the legendary southern seas ofBellingshausenandAmundsen, approachMarie Byrd Land, one of the lastTerra nulliusof our planet, and attempt to …
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Leopard Seal
$43,050
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From Dumont d’Urville to Mawson: retracing Heroic Age expeditions

Lyttelton - Ushuaia - 26 Day Itinerary aboard Le Commandant Charcot
  • Explore Charcot Island and more
  • Visit Macquarie Island
  • Sail through the southern seas
  • Discover unique wildlife
Starts/ Ends in:
Port of Lyttelton / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Spa Relaxation, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join in this 27-day expedition that follows in the footsteps of the first Antarctic explorers. The first penguins appear on the horizon as you approach the shores of Macquarie Island. The ecology of this island is so extensive that it has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is home to …
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A quiet morning near Dunedin
$42,910
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From Dumont d’Urville to Mawson: retracing Heroic Age expeditions

Dunedin - Ushuaia - 26 Day Itinerary aboard Le Commandant Charcot
  • Explore Charcot Island and more
  • Visit Macquarie Island
  • Sail through the southern seas
  • Discover wildlife
Starts/ Ends in:
Dunedin / Port of Ushuaia
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Spa Relaxation, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Take part in this 27-day journey that follows in the footsteps of the early explorers of Antarctica. As you approach the coasts of Macquarie Island, the first penguins will appear on the horizon. This island's biodiversity is so rich that it has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site: it …
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