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Second trip even better than the first!

We recently did the day trip, having done it three years ago as well. We had such a great time the... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2018
Ken R
Wonderful

The trip I took was fantastic. We had some wind, some sun and dolphins. The stop on the one island... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2018
Msyno
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We offer Eco Kayak and Kayak fishing tours in the beautiful Bay of Islands. White sand beaches, crystal blue water and marine mammals galore! We also do Kayak rentals and Multi-Day trips for the more adventurous. We always have time for snorkeling...more
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Reviewed 21 June 2018

We recently did the day trip, having done it three years ago as well. We had such a great time the first time, I thought there would be no way to top it. But our guide (same both trips) took us to some different locations...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

The trip I took was fantastic. We had some wind, some sun and dolphins. The stop on the one island was great, beautiful views. Highly recommend if you want a peaceful day on the water kayaking around, soaking in the scenery. Our guide was great...More

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BayofIslandsKayaking, Owner at Bay of Islands Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2018

Thanks a lot for taking the time to review us. Its awesome to hear you had a great time. Thanks again

Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

We did the one day kayaking trip with Will. It was a really fun day and we saw some great marine life as well as visiting two of the more remote islands in the Bay of Islands. I was a bit apprehensive as hadn’t Kayaked...More

Thank Matt W
BayofIslandsKayaking, Manager at Bay of Islands Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2018

Thanks for taking the time to write a great review and its always good to hear you had a good time. Thanks again

Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Great day out! Fliss our guide was amazing! Thank you for being flexible and catering for our group #youwinthewine

Thank ElinM420
BayofIslandsKayaking, Manager at Bay of Islands Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review us! Good times out there by the sounds of it! Cheers again

Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing day yesterday... somewhat a great hangover cure. Thanks for altering the start time to cater for our church commitments! #FlissRocks #NoVomming

Thank Sfarrissey
BayofIslandsKayaking, Owner at Bay of Islands Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2018

Thanks heaps for taking the time to review us! Good to hear you had a good time and didn't end up painting our kayaks a few new colours! Thanks again..... Fliss said she had a great day too

Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Awesome day out. Will was our guide today- he was a great laugh knowledgeable about the area. There was a group of 8 of us of varying abilities and every single person had a good time! Would highly recommend.

Thank Matt C
BayofIslandsKayaking, Manager at Bay of Islands Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Thanks a lot for taking the time for your nice review. Its awesome to hear you had a great day with Will..... we do our best to employ good people and he is one of them. Thanks again

Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Had an absolutely brilliant day kayaking with Fliss. Small group, beautiful islands, blue skies, calm waters. Highly recommended.

Thank SusanEBoulder
BayofIslandsKayaking, Owner at Bay of Islands Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Thanks for your great review and really happy you had a great time out there with Fliss! Thanks for taking the time to review us!!

Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Our day out on the kayaks was amazing. We met our guide on the beach, he was really knowledgeable, professional and was great for a chat and a laugh. The day itself was awesome, great weather and calm seas. We had a lot of time...More

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BayofIslandsKayaking, Manager at Bay of Islands Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Thanks heaps for the review and it really makes us feel good that we are doing it right as thats what we want to show our customers. A nice day and personal so you feel like your with mates not on a tour with lots...More

Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

We chose the 6 hour Islands Time tour and we are so happy with that decision. Our great guide, Fliss, immediately put a smile on our faces and off we went on an appropriately leveled paddle across the Bay. Fliss showed us some spectacular places...More

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BayofIslandsKayaking, Manager at Bay of Islands Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review us and sorry for any confusion with emails. It has been a crazy summer with weather and seem to be emailing a lot of people trying to get the best weather for the day so our customers get...More

Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

I’m impressed that this company gets such great reviews. I was insulted on the phone for being American. Great business strategyMore

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BayofIslandsKayaking, Owner at Bay of Islands Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Hi, This is the reason Trip Advisor has flaws in the way their system works. They give us guidelines on how to respond to reviews as we cannot delete any reviews even when they are not for our company. This review is for our company...More

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Andhare
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Hi we mainly hire for whole days or multiple days for people heading out to the outer islands and for camping trips.
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