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Bay Of Islands Kayak Cruises

3 Tau Henare Dr, Paihia 0204, New Zealand
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Bay Of Islands Nature Cruise And Kayaking Adventure
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Nature Cruise With Kayaking to Waterfalls designed for all age's & great value, Perfect for first timers & experienced kayakers. A Safe whitewater experience with lots of wildlife, Boat Cruise, Local history & Great photo opportunities. We cruise on our vessel along our calm coastline up a meandering river where guests then transfer to kayaks to explore up close, paddle through mangrove forests or photograph a colony of sea birds that nest in trees hanging over the river, then onto our final destination where a waterfall drops into the sea. At the waterfall the fun & adrenaline starts, here even first timers can safely experience paddling in foaming white water or even kayak under the waterfall itself. We are an All Age Adventure with mother boat on hand: Our warm vessel is on hand to give you or family a rest if you need. We work hard & realise the importance of customer satisfaction, good value & having fun. 'Day Cruise & Kayak' Cruise operates at 11am. 'Twilight Safari" Cruise operates at 4pm. 'Night Safari' Cruise operates at 7pm. Our 7 Points of Difference: * Extreme Value * Safer, Boat on hand * More time for kayaking * Rest when you or your family want * Fast Sit on Kayaks that don't Trap you * Sit on kayaks allow you to go under the Waterfalls * Night Kayaking & Waterfalls is a brilliant NZ Experience!
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“haruru falls” (23 reviews)
“great fun” (19 reviews)
3 Tau Henare Dr, Paihia 0204, New Zealand

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Reviewed 9 June 2017

We took a winter trip with Taylor along the river to the Haruru Falls including both boating and kayaking. The boat trip was filled with unique fish life and bird life while the kayak section was nothing short of epic below the impressive falls and...More

Thank Robin_Laura
Ruby S, Owner at Bay Of Islands Kayak Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2017

Thank you so much for your review! We are so glad you enjoyed our beautiful river, We are very lucky to have the different types of nature to view along the way. Thanks again Taylor

Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

The bay of island is a place of wonderful scenic beauty,it's system of hills n valleys that has titled seaward over many thousand of years allowing the sea to invade the valleys and turning old hilltops in to more then 150 island

Thank Jayesh C
Reviewed 19 May 2017

we reached the excellent waterfall and got wet. Although it was tried to go to, we have a great day there.

Thank Ng K
KayakCruises, Owner at Bay Of Islands Kayak Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

Thanks so much for your review & we are so glad you enjoyed your time with us! Being a small business we really rely on word of mouth & we appreciate it so much! So thanks again Regards Taylor & Ruby Smith

Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

It was an absolutely exhilarating experience! Sunset kayaking in the Bay of Islands NZ! I loved kayaking under the waterfall, quite surreal! Tom our tour guide certainly looked after us, thank you! It was a definite highlight to our NZ tour! I highly recommend it!...More

Thank Teresa P
Reviewed 25 April 2017

At Bay Of Islands. We paddled until we reached the waterfall and we tried to get in there. It was a fabulous experience!

Thank Yanni H
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Nice views, passionate guides and enjoyable time. We liked the waterfall especially, where we could access to the behind of the waterfall, so much fun

Thank HMV0101
Reviewed 23 April 2017

it is really fun and exciting~all the coaches are nice too!If I have another chance , I must join it again~Also,the view along the river is beautiful and stunning~

Thank Esther K
Reviewed 23 April 2017

especially for those who enjoys playing exciting outdoor activities and at the time watching breathtaking views !

Thank cindy c
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Amazing value for money and the funniest, most interesting guide, Tom. He gave us loads of interesting facts about wildlife and you get to experience amazing scenery and waterfalls! A must do for Paihia!!!!

Thank 1,42,161
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We had an absolutely incredible kayak up the river with an incredible guide, Tom, he was so knowledgeable of the area and very entertaining. I would 100% recommend these guys as they were one of our highlights of NZ!

Thank jamesbowen1993
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Carly M
12 March 2017|
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Response from julieQ6900EF | Reviewed this property |
not at all. The weather is on a par with Sydney.
Chelsea B
18 December 2016|
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Response from Ruby S | Property representative |
Hi chelsea! Thanks for your inquiry. Sorry we are not able to provide a tour to the hole in the rock, it is safer to go out to it by boat as it does tend to get a lot of swell out that way.
12 November 2016|
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Response from maia r | Reviewed this property |
Hi! I think there were time options.. in our case, we arrived from auckland around 4pm.. we chose the 6pm kayak tour and it ended around 8:30ish.. my husband and i were the worst rowers ever.. it took time for us to reach... More