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Staff adventures: Sea Kayak the Inside Passage

Daniel O'Connor is a sea kayaker, instructor, guide / operations manager at Auckland Sea Kayaks, traveler and engineer (in my past life). In June 2019 he will sea kayak some 1,000 miles from Vancouver to Skagway, Alaska solo along the Inside Passage. Follow the adventure at https://lifeandtimesofdan23.blogspot.com/2019/01/the-what.html The purpose is to live a simpler life,…
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Environmental care code

Auckland Sea Kayaks Environmental care code Our operations plan incorporates all elements of the Environmental Care Code. This is seen throughout all our policies and procedures. You must leave the outdoors unblemished for the next visitor by:   Treating fauna and flora with care and respect.   Removing rubbish.   Keeping streams, lakes, and beaches…
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Staff adventures: Sydney to Hobart Yacht race

Over the festive season when many are eating and drinking to much, Auckland Sea Kayaks sea kayak guide Nic, decided to tackle one of yacht racing toughest event. The Rolex Sydney to Hobart is widely considered to be one of the most difficult yacht races in the world. The Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race is…
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Sea birds

10 Facts about the Seabirds of the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park 1. The Hauraki Gulf Marine Park is a very important area for seabirds in New Zealand and the world. Over 70 (approximately 20%) of the world’s seabird species have been seen here! 2. 27 species are known to breed here with 5 species breeding…
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Staff Adventures: Nic sailing the pacific

In June 2018 ‘Ambrosia’ skippered by Nic Mead, Auckland Sea Kayaks sea kayak guide of 8 years, departed Auckland, New Zealand for a four month expedition to some of the most remote parts of the South Pacific Ocean.  Nic and the crew of Ambrosia arrived back in Auckland, full of epic adventure stories. Below is…
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Must-Do in New Zealand

Must-Do in New Zealand: AA travel magazine  Auckland Sea Kayaks has been featured as one of the Must-Do in New Zealand.  101 Must-Do AA Travel "Kayaking at night feels daringly intrepid - as if we're secret agents on a covert mission. For the next hour we paddle towards the city;s twinkling lights under a sky pinpricked…
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Karaka Bay

Karaka Bay Coastal Kayak Cruise If you're looking for a shorter kayak adventure that gives you beautiful views of Auckland City and a history-rich paddle, then this Karaka Bay tour for you.  Karaka Bay or Waiarohe ('the bay of shimmering waters') is on the western shore of the Tāmaki River mouth. There is no road access to this Bay and…
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sea kayak guide 2018

Sea kayak guide required for 2018/19 season We require a proactive and passionate person to work for Auckland Sea Kayaks who share a similar passion for preserving and improving the natural environment, educating our guests and giving them an experience of a lifetime. Auckland Sea Kayaks is an environmentally friendly business, taking advantage of the…
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The Duke Of Edinburgh Award New Zealand

Auckland Sea Kayaks is one of the recommended suppliers of the The Duke Of Edinburgh's Award Aotearoa New Zealand in Auckland. The Duke of Edinburgh Award is a global non-formal education framework, with more than 60 years of experience challenging young people to dream big and discover their potential. The Duke of Edinburgh Award introduces young…
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New online booking system

Online bookings are extremely important for any tourism business. Auckland Sea Kayaks has a new online booking system to help us keep up with this trend. Auckland Sea Kayaks has changed our online booking system to reflect the changing of peoples booking needs. We have chosen RTBS Booking System (RTBS) Renowned for easy operation and comprehensive…
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