Have you ever wanted to explore a place you're traveling in on the water? Kayak safari tours offer a unique outdoor experience for adventure seekers looking to explore beautiful destinations by water. These kayak trips allow you to witness wildlife in their natural habitat, as well as picturesque landscapes while navigating through pristine waters. Kayaking difficulty varies from tour to tour, which means you don’t need to be an expert to embark on a kayak safari - just ask the tour guide if the trip will align with your skill level before booking!

These getaways are a great way to explore untouched waters while taking in all that nature has to offer. Whether you’re looking for an adrenaline-filled thrill ride paddling through whitewater or a mystical encounter with wildlife, GetMyBoat has a tour that’s perfect for all ages and abilities.

What to Bring on a Kayak Safari Trip

Due to the aquatic nature of these trips, it is recommended that you bring dry bags to protect your belongings on these adventures! Most tours will provide you with the necessary safety gear to complete the trip such as life jackets, helmets, etc. Double-check with your tour guide to see what equipment is provided for you. You’re going to want to pack as light as possible for your kayaking trip. We recommend bringing the following items:

  • Swimwear/Drysuit or Wetsuit depending on how cold the water is
  • Water Shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect Repellent
  • Lip Balm
  • Towel
  • A cellphone (In waterproof bag)
  • Water & Snacks (If it’s not provided)

Mreznica Kayak Safari Tour

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GetMyBoat offers a thrilling kayak safari tour along the Mreznica River - a hidden gem nestled in the heart of Croatia that allows you to navigate through scenic canyons and breathtaking waterfalls. Your voyage will include twists and turns down rapids and falls for an active and fun day. This is the perfect excursion for adrenaline-seekers! Throughout the tour, you will stop at magical spots where you can sunbathe, jump off waterfalls, and swim while enjoying the karst landscape and transparent green water.

The inflatable kayaks that are provided can fit two adults and one child. The tour starts at $42 per person and includes boat rental and equipment (paddles, neoprene clothing, and shoes, barrels, life jackets, and helmets), transportation from the tourist center to the river, professional photographs taken during your trip, and an experienced tour guide. If you’re interested in having lunch during your trip you can add that on for a total of $58 per person. You will receive local-inspired cuisines, such as homemade soup, a variety of meat dishes, veggies, and apple strudel for dessert. Vegetarian options are available upon request. The tour is recommended for ages 6+ depending on water levels.

Zrmanja River Safari Tour

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We offer another kayak safari tour in Croatia, where you can journey down the spectacular Zramanja River. You will have the opportunity to paddle through rapids and barriers while experiencing the beauty of nature and crystal-clear waters. From incredible waterfalls, secret swimming pools, and magnificent canyons, you are guaranteed to have a fun-filled day.

We strive to provide an enjoyable experience for people of all skill levels, so even if you don’t have any kayaking experience this adventure is for you! Before you start your voyage, you will be given a safety briefing on kayaking equipment. The trail is 14.5 km long, so depending on your pace and abilities, the trip could be 2-5 hours long. The tour starts at $48/person and includes a neoprene suit, protective helmet, and a life jacket. You will need to bring a bathing suit, water shoes or old sneakers, an extra t-shirt, towels, sunscreen, water, and snacks. Children under 12 years old receive a 50% discount on all tours!

New Zealand Kayak Safari Tour

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GetMyBoat offers a remarkable kayaking experience in New Zealand. You can escape the crowds and enjoy a scenic tour along the Akaroa shoreline where you will have the opportunity to explore stunning extinct volcanic basin waters and encounter wildlife and bird watching opportunities. During these tours seals, penguins, and dolphins have been spotted! A local guide will show the secret beauty that Akaroa has to offer.

We recommend that you book the sunrise wildlife safari as there’s a better chance to see wildlife and the weather conditions are typically calmer allowing you to visit locations that are not accessible later in the day. You will not regret experiencing the serenity of the sea at sunrise! The kayak safari tour costs $125/per person.

Other Kayaking Experiences

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Kayaking is a fun way to spend time with family and friends while experiencing the beauty of nature on the water. These trips provide an opportunity to explore the area and experience locations otherwise inaccessible by land. Aside from kayak safari trips, we have hundreds of kayaking adventures worldwide - from guided clear kayak tours in Key West to paddling through the captivating city of Prague. There’s a kayak adventure for everyone out there. Search GetMyBoat to plan the kayaking trip of a lifetime.

If kayaking is something that interests you but you’re inexperienced - check out this awesome guide on how to kayak. We also offer kayaking lessons!