Sugar Loaf Island Kayak Tour

$95 per person

Kayak tours are run on demand, minimum numbers apply.

Receive some basic instructions in the safe waters of the beautiful Ngamotu Beach harbour, before heading out into the open sea towards the Ngamotu/ Sugar Loaf Island Marine Reserve. Here you will enjoy the thrill of close up views of a seal colony in its natural habitat, with the spectacular Taranaki mountain, port and power station as our backdrop.

Kayak Tour Details

Allow 3 hours for this kayak tour.

No previous experience is necessary.
Kayak tours are run in fair-weather conditions, mostly between January – May
This kayak tour is suitable for children 11 years and over, although younger children over 5 are welcome if the conditions are suitable (each child must be accompanied by an adult).

What’s Included?

  • All kayaking and safety equipment
  • Stable sea kayaks are used
  • All tuition from our experienced qualified kayak guides
  • Snacks
  • FREE digital photos and a guaranteed great time!

Departure Times

Departure time is up to the group. This tour operates throughout the summer in fair weather conditions.
Pickup and drop off at Canoe & Kayak Taranaki – 468 St Aubyn Street or meet us at the launch site.

What to Bring

For kayaking bring swimming clothes and warm extra layers– polar fleece, merino or polypropylene – do not wear cotton.

Also bring water, sunscreen, sunhat, personal medication, and sunglasses.

Once the tour has finished have a towel, change of warm clothes, thermals, fleeces etc.

Great morning out on the water.

Great trip to sugar loaf islands with kids. Peter a great guide. Loads of seals to spot. Good quality kayaks. Really enjoyable trip.


Tours are run on demand, minimum numbers apply.

To Book 
Please call 06 751 2340
or email


We had a lovely time kayaking out to Sugar Loaf Islands with Peter. The seals were so adorable, especially the pups.


School or Business Groups – Please contact us for a quote.

Tours are run on demand, minimum numbers apply.

Please contact Canoe & Kayak if you are in any doubt as to whether it will be running.
Bookings essential.