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Sea Kayak guide profile: Andy Ferrer

Sea Kayak guide profile: Andy Ferrer

I am Andy Ferrer and I have been Sea kayaking since 2003, I spent many years paddling in the waters of the Gulf Stream that runs along the West Coast of the U.K, mainly around the Isle of Man and also the West Coast of Scotland. This is a great place to paddle; it’s a “super highway” for marine life. I paddled with Basking Sharks – some up to 10metres, pods of Dolphins, Minke Whales, groups of Seals and all types of Seabirds. Before this I first started to paddle and building kayaks while in Scouts and spent time on the lakes in Northern England.

I have since moved from the Isle of Man to Auckland, New Zealand and now I have been paddling around the blue waters of the Hauraki Gulf.

When not paddling, I enjoy Trail running and cycling, these sports have taken me to the Isle of Man, U.K, Spain, Portugal, Cyprus and New Zealand. I am also a Personal Fitness Trainer and a Club Leader with Canoe and Kayak.

I am really excited as this is my 3rd season with Auckland Sea Kayaks and it’s going to be another great summer here in Auckland.

Andy Ferrer sea kayak guide



Skills training before next week's multiday trip with Mahurangi College. @burto1 you legend!
It's just Autumn in Auckland today #rangitoto here we come @visitauckland
Finishing the day with an epic sunset from Motuihe island. We are staying here for a multi day trip with a local high school. Amazing place to stay with kiwi, tautara to name a few 📸superguideeric
Sun's out, guns out. Stunning weather for three days of exploring the Cavalli islands in the tropical far north.
Great paddle past the Candy Cane tower (Mackenzie bay light house) while heading to Rangitoto Island. Stunning paddle with a great group of local high school students  @visitauckland
So nice to float up Williams stream in Parau on the Manukau harbor @visitauckland  thanks to @emr_nz for another amazing event
Motukorea /Browns island twilight tour. Stunning evening with a group of local friends @visitauckland @purenewzealand
Amazing adventures with a Duke of Edinburgh group last weekend. We explored loads of sea caves, learnt about sustainable journeys and the 7 steps of leave no trace @dukeofednz
Stunning morning with flat water as we got set up for another @emr_nz day. Loads of locals learning about how amazing Lake Rototoa is. For those that don't about this amazing sand dune fresh water lake which is located at the northern end of the south head of the Kaipara Harbour should go and check it out. Or even better wait until EMR runs another of their legendary experience days @visitauckland
Gift New Zealand's #1 rated guided experience this Christmas. Sunset sea kayak tour to Rangitoto Island. Escape the city to a volcanic island and see why it's a sea kayakers paradise.