Trip Overview

Enjoy the Vista Cruise to Observation Cove, then kayak around Adele Island – a predator-free wildlife sanctuary home to seals, penguins and other birds including one of New Zealand’s rarest birds, the South Island Saddleback (Tīeke).

Choose a morning or afternoon departure.

Add a walk during the summer months

Adele Island Kayak Seals & Walk (20 Oct–31 March)
After a morning kayak there is time to cruise to Tonga Quarry and walk to Medlands Beach.

Adele Island Beaches Kayak & Walk (1 Oct–30 April)
Kayak morning or afternoon. Add a beach stop with optional walking on Anchorage Beach.

9am or 12.30pm
2.40, 4.15 or 6pm
Kaiteriteri – Anchorage 20 min
Kayak Time
2 hr 30 min
Observation Cove–Adele Island
Minimum Age
12 years