Akaroa Guided Sea Kayak Safari is a locally owned and operated adventure company located just a stone’s throw from the water. From our office we look across the Harbour at the beautiful French Bay area, are we fortunate ! Brent, your head guide, completed his Guide Training with Sea Kayak Instruction and Leadership System (SKILS) of British Columbia, Canada. This internationally recognised training body is setting standards of training and safety unparalleled in the sea kayaking world For more information on SKILS follow this link: http://www.skils.ca/ Brent is also an Associate Member of New Zealand Outdoor Instructors Association (NZOIA). http://www.nzoia.org.nz We hold OutdoorsMark certification for safety standards http://www.outdoorsnz.org.nz Brent holds a valid St John First Aid certificate. We take your comfort and safety seriously. On all our guided Safari’s we carry the following safety equipment as a minimum: spare paddles, water pump, towing lines, cell phone, VHF providing weather updates & emergency communications, first aid pack, spare warm clothes, gloves, hats, thermals, repair kit. Brent created Akaroa Guided Sea Kayak Safari’s in 2009 after extensive research, training and in consultation with Maritime New Zealand on their recommended safety & procedure standards. We offer a private & luxury option for our guests that caters to the highest standards. If you would like to experience a private luxury adventure while staying or visiting Akaroa then contact us with your requirements. Be it French Champagne, stunning food or surprise adventure. Our confidential & private tours can be tailored to your exact needs. contact us with your requirements, requires a minimum of 72 hours notice. Email: email@example.com We look forward to welcoming you on our new adventure and will ensure that you have an Akaroa Guided Kayak Safari with memories that last a lifetime.