Sea Kayaking

Sea Kayaking

Madagascar Island Safaris allows you to choose your adventure to suit your holiday style. The sea kayaking packages on offer are custom-built according to your preferences so you have total control of your island hopping itinerary.

The main package on offer allows you to visit two to three Islands in the Nosy Be archipelago, which includes seven nights’ accommodation and seven days of kayaking around the island.

This package allows you to cover a large part of the Islands spanning over seven days of paddling, with all meals and accommodation included.

Here are some of the highlights of the ‘Resort-Hopping’ package:

  • Arrive at the Manga Be Lodge
  • Paddle along the coast of Nosy Be
  • Venture into the Lokobe nature reserve
  • Take a guided walk through the forest reserve
  • Visit the Vorona private Island
  • Transferred in a locally made pirogue to Tanihely Marine Reserve
  • Paddle to the Hermitage Beach Hotel
  • Take a walk to a small village
  • Paddle to the south side of Komba Island
  • Arrive at Berenice Bungalows
  • Kayak 5km across the channel to Ankify Lodge
  • Walk to the Millot Plantation to wonder over the Cocoa and Ylang-Ylang trees
  • Observe how they extract essential oils
  • Visit the locals in Ambanja town
  • Retreat back to Nosy Komba

This package allows you to cover a large area of the Islands spanning over seven days of kayaking, with all meals and accommodation included.

Here are some of the highlights of the ‘Ocean-Adventure’ package: 

  • Arrive at the Manga Be Lodge
  • Take a speedboat to the Ankazaberavina Island
  • Arrive at Brahamamy River
  • Kayak up the Mangrove Estuary
  • Kayak to Iranja Island
  • Swim with turtles and snorkel
  • Walk through the village
  • Climb to the top of the island to explore the lighthouse and admire panoramic views
  • Breakfast served on board the support boat and arrive at Antshoa Island
  • Kayak to ‘Sugar Loaf’ on Russian Bay
  • Explore Tanikely Marine Reserve for the best snorkeling
  • Kayak back to Lokobe
  • Kayak back to Nosy Komba to finish off the trip

Sea kayaking checklist:

  • Snorkelling gear
  • Beach towels
  • Sunscreen
  • Sun hat with a tie up string
  • Camera with extra batteries
  • Water bottle
  • Shoes for wet and dry terrain
  • Second skin tops to help avoid sunburn

Nosy Be has plenty of exploring opportunities and our Sea Kayaking experience gives you a chance to cover the majority of the Island’s 320.02 square kilometres. All packages are available to book all year round, but we do advise you to book from May to October, as the Island’s weather is superb.

The ideal kayaking package is just a click-away. Contact our consultant to enquire about more options for your next Madagascar travel plans.