Here at OENZ, we offer beginner, intermediate or advanced sea kayak training courses.
A 2-day introductory course that covers paddling technique, self-rescue & safety equipment. A must-do course for anyone interested in sea kayaking. Prior experience is not required to attend this course & we supply all the gear and equipment.
A comprehensive 4-day sea kayaking course for new paddlers and those looking to refine skills. This course covers advanced paddle strokes, surf landings and self rescues. Prior experience is not required to attend this course & we supply all the gear and equipment.
An intermediate to advanced exposed coast and expedition sea kayaking course. Delivered around Banks Peninsula this course includes planning and packing for extended trips & advanced paddling techniques. Direct entry into this course requires prerequisite skills and experience.
This 7-day course is an intermediate course for those that have done some paddling and are looking at taking on longer or more exposed and technical trips. Delivered around Lyttleton Harbour, Akaroa Harbour and around Banks peninsula. Direct entry into this course requires some prerequisite skills and experience
This is our flagship sea kayak course. From complete beginner to exposed coast expedition-style paddling, this course covers it all. Delivered in and around Lyttleton Harbour, Akaroa Harbour and the Banks Peninsula. Prior experience is not necessary for this course.