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Ohiwa Explorer Guided Tour

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KG Kayaks
93 Kutarere Wharf Road, Kutarere 3198, New ZealandWe meet many clients at our base, but when you book, we will text or email you the exact location to meet at . This varies according to weather conditions and tide times as we always seek to finish with a tail wind when possible ! Your safety and comfort are our priorities.
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    Kutarere Wharf Road
    Stop: 15 minutes -
    Ohiwa Harbour is a natural inlet on the Bay of Plenty coast. It’s a unique natural environment with a fascinating history of both Māori and European settlement and activity. Our two and a half hour guided tours offer you an insight into this beautiful harbour and its many islands and teh chance to participate in pest species control, thereby contributing to the health and well being of the local flora and fauna.
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Departure Point
KG Kayaks, 93 Kutarere Wharf Road, Kutarere 3198, New Zealand
Departure Time
Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods.

6/30/2020 - 2/14/2021Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Duration
2h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Coffee and/or Tea - we provide a home baked morning/afternoon picnic on every trip, using locally sourced ingredinets as much as possible tea o
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We had a fantastic day with Kenny and Barry last week on our trip out to Whale Island. The kayaking was superb with clear waters, stunning scenery, seals, seabirds and fish all part of our day, not to forget the walk, swimming in the warm waters and jumping of the boat topped
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Response from KGKayaks, Owner at Ohiwa Explorer Guided Tour
Responded 2 days ago
Thank you for taking time to post a review. We did have excellent conditions and it was a special day at Moutohorā/ Whale Island in all respects. A great family experience. Hope to see you back in the Eastern Bay next year. Best wishes, Kenny
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Absolutely fantastic day. New Zealand sea and island at its best. Helen was the best guide ever and we had a lovely trip out on Barry’s catamaran
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Response from KGKayaks, Owner at Ohiwa Explorer Guided Tour
Responded 6 days ago
Thanks for taking the time to review your day at Moutohorā/ Whale Island. Glad you enjoyed the experience.
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We didn’t end up doing the kayaking due to the wind, but I wanted to write a review as Kenny and Helen handled the whole situation so well despite missing out on a group of 11 booking due to the weather and windy conditions. Helen put our safety first and advised us not to go
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Response from KGKayaks, Owner at Ohiwa Explorer Guided Tour
Responded 6 days ago
Thanks for taking time to post this review. Appreciated. Just sorry we couldn’t get you out there. Hope you enjoyed your stay in the Eastern Bay. Best wishes Kenny @ KG Kayaks
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Fantastic day out. My teenage kids did it last year and really enjoyed it. This year the adults went and had a great time. Kenny and his team are local experts, they care about the culture, the environment and making sure everyone has fun. We kayaked in the sea, saw penguins,
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Response from KGKayaks, Owner at Ohiwa Explorer Guided Tour
Responded 3 days ago
Many thanks for posting this review and great to see you back in the Eastern Bay again. Glad you enjoyed the whole experience in such a special place. Thank you also for acknowledging our respect for the local environment and our commitment to making this a sustainable adventure leaving absolutely minimal environmental impact. All the best- Kenny
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Thanks Kenny for a very personal, family tailored and memorable kayak experience. Good communication, reacting flexibly to my shifting time schedule. Perfect, comfortable and well maintained kayaking equipment for us and our 2 boys. Extremely knowledgeable guiding, perfect
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Response from KGKayaks, Owner at Ohiwa Explorer Guided Tour
Responded Sep 17, 2019
Thanks for taking the time to post a very kind review. It was a pleasure to be on the water with you and your family and thanks for showing great interest in our local environment. Hope the rest of your trip through Aotearoa New Zealand goes well. Best wishes.
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About the operator

This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travelers have to say about the operator.

By: KG Kayaks - Guided Tours
143 reviews
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Brett P
Christchurch, New Zealand
30
Perfect day kayaking around Moutohora/Whale Island
We had a perfect day with Helen and Barry kayaking around Whale Island on 25 January. Perfect weather and sea
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Kiwiscot3
Hamilton, New Zealand
33
Moutohora/Whale Island kayaking
We had a fantastic day with Kenny and Barry last week on our trip out to Whale Island. The kayaking was superb
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miaj831
20
Kayaking around Whale island
Absolutely fantastic day. New Zealand sea and island at its best. Helen was the best guide ever and we had a
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NZJasonT
10
Highly recommended
We didn’t end up doing the kayaking due to the wind, but I wanted to write a review as Kenny and Helen handled the
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1997alannajo
40
Whale Island Kayak trip ❤️
The whole day was just truly amazing, from the trip to the island on a catamaran with a background of the island
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NikkiWilloughby
10
Whale island kayaking trip
Wow! Such a fantastic day out. We loved every minute. Helen and Barry were great guides. We saw loads of seals and
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29Stevesymons
40
Whale island kayak tour with Helen !
One of the best experiences I've ever had , everything about it was amazing...cant thank Helen and skipper Barry
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693maloud
Utrecht
140
Great kayaking experience
Even though me and my partner found kayaking a bit challenging, we had a great day! Kenny helped us very patiently
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KiwiWalking
10
Whale Island Explorer
What a great day! . The combination motor/sale out in a beautifully maintained Catamaran with owner/skipper Barry
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kevincC9249CQ
60
Whale Island Kayak Trip
Fantastic day out. My teenage kids did it last year and really enjoyed it. This year the adults went and had a
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PietraB
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
30
Unique in so many ways...
We were a family group ranging in ages and abilities who went on the beautiful kayaking, sailing, walking tour of
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Debz6626
Sale, Australia
8242
Awesome!
What a truly amazing company. This is the second time I have been out with KG Kayaks and I would highly recommend
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hmftrh
20
ohiwa explorer tour
Thanks Kenny for a very personal, family tailored and memorable kayak experience. Good communication, reacting
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LoSt751
20
Paddling Serenity in Ohiwa Harbour
Kenny responding right away to my winter request to get out on the water and enjoy the Harbour. Very knowledgeable
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Kairo1234
10
Awesome - Social skills and Team building Kayaking
Our Activity Centre has disengaged students where Mainstream education has not been working for them. Ken has a
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