Sea Kayaking, Abel Tasman National Park
Golden Bay, Nelson New Zealand
Buoyancy vest (life jacket), spray deck, paddle, spare paddle, bailing device / pump, waterproof map, information sheet and tide tables, flares, sponges, rope sling.
Off street parking for your vehicle while you are away.
What To Bring:
Although storage compartments in the sea kayak are generally watertight, it is recommended that as an extra precaution you wrap water sensitive items in watertight bags (eg. plastic). The following items are recommended to be carried.
Clothing and Personal Gear:
Lots of warm clothing and dry changes of clothes (especially good are polyprops), warm jerseys, hats, gloves, long johns, waterproof jacket, shorts, bathing costume, sunglasses, sunhat, towel, insect repellent, medication for allergies or any medical condition, fist aid kit, toiletries and toilet paper, sleeping bag, sleeping mat, torch, shoes. Medium size backpacks fit inside the double kayaks.
Camping Gear: Tent, cooking gear, cutlery, pots and pans, cups and plates, matches, washing up gear, tent fly, candles, rope for clothes line. We have a limited quantity of camping gear for hire as well as wetsuits and snorkel gear.
Food and Water:
Plenty of food, (allow for an extra day). Water bottles (we have some available) and some method of treating the water for giardia (eg. by chemicals, filters or boiling).Luxury items like chocolate and wine!