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Puhoi River Canoe Hire Ltd Kayak Trips

Auckland, New Zealand
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About Puhoi River Canoe Hire Ltd Kayak Trips
We offer a safe leisurely kayak/canoe adventure paddling along the Puhoi River which meanders 8km (2hrs) from the historic Bohemian Puhoi Village to the scenic Wenderholm Regional Park. We supply superior kayaks,buoyancy aids, paddling instruction and courtesy shuttle return for drivers to collect cars. We have kayaks or canoes to suit the whole family and cater to almost all ages and fitness levels. Sorry no children under 3yrs. Bookings Essential.
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Reviewed April 25, 2019 via mobile

Friendly staff and great equipment make the trip even better. Going with the current means the 1.5 - 2 hour trip is easy enough for all ages but still a beautiful way to see the Puhoi river and estuary areas. A drink at the Puhoi...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank jamesenzed
PuhoiCanoes, Owner at Puhoi River Canoe Hire Ltd Kayak Trips, responded to this reviewResponded April 27, 2019

Thank you so much for your review. Hope to see you here again.

Reviewed January 26, 2019 via mobile

We went as a family of four. From the time of booking to departure the whole experience was excellent. Kate and George do a great job As you go down with the tide there isn’t that much effort involved which is great for those who...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 17, 2019 via mobile

Fantastic afternoon spent kayaking from the Wenderholm Regional Park through to Puhoi. Great service, fantastic scenery and perfect for the whole family.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Joanne74NZ
PuhoiCanoes, Owner at Puhoi River Canoe Hire Ltd Kayak Trips, responded to this reviewResponded January 19, 2019

Thankyou for your review and we really hope to see you with us again soon.

Reviewed January 14, 2019 via mobile

Myself and four others (mixture of family and friends) booked two doubles and one single kayak. From the time of booking we had great communication from Kate, including detailed information about the trip and meeting arrangements. Unfortunately, when we arrived in Puhoi it was chucking...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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PuhoiCanoes, Owner at Puhoi River Canoe Hire Ltd Kayak Trips, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2019

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We really appreciate your feedback. Hope to see you and your family back here sometime soon, kate and George

Reviewed January 11, 2019

Bit chaotic on arrival as it was extremely busy. Quick lesson then off you go. Easy kayak down the scenic Puhoi river to the estuary at Wenderhome when it widens to the Estuary the going got a little tougher but overall a pleasant kayak. Life...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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PuhoiCanoes, Owner at Puhoi River Canoe Hire Ltd Kayak Trips, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2019

Hi Mandy Thank you for your review. Yes it can be chaotic sometimes but we do our best to process and get everyone in the water to enjoy their trip as quick as safety permits. It is a beautiful river and we love to share...More

Reviewed January 5, 2019

We hired a double kayak and made our way down the river. My partner had never been in a kayak before but had no trouble on the Puhoi river, its perfect for new beginners. A number of kids were in attendance and they had no...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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PuhoiCanoes, Owner at Puhoi River Canoe Hire Ltd Kayak Trips, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2019

thanks for your review and we are so glad you enjoyed your trip with us.

Reviewed December 23, 2018

This activity needs to be book in advance as the river is only filled up in high tide. We turned up on first day in low tides and we have to be turned away disappointed. We had to come back the next day for the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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PuhoiCanoes, Owner at Puhoi River Canoe Hire Ltd Kayak Trips, responded to this reviewResponded December 25, 2018

thanks for your review. we are glad you enjoyed your trip with us.

Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

Did kayaking for the first time and just loved it! These guys were so helpful and lovely - cheered me up for using the kayak as I wasn’t comfortable in the starting. Just enjoyed the whole experience and the natural beauty around the river!!

Date of experience: December 2018
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PuhoiCanoes, Owner at Puhoi River Canoe Hire Ltd Kayak Trips, responded to this reviewResponded December 9, 2018

Thank you so much for your review. We really love sharing our beautiful river with everyone and we are so glad you had a lovely experience. Kate

Reviewed November 28, 2018 via mobile

This is an excellent activity for the family. We hired 2 double kayaks each taking one of our young boys. It seemed like the perfect distance for us to handle. Great scenary and friendly staff.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 27, 2018

My husband surprised me with canoe paddle down the Puhoi river. Something we have both wanted to do for a while. It was a relaxing and pleasant experience. Happy we did it.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Ann T
October 19, 2018|
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Response from PuhoiCanoes | Property representative |
Hi Ann, we will meet you down at Wenderholm Park, and shuttle your group or your drivers back to Puhoi. It depends on how busy the day is whether or not we can bring all of your group back. Hope this helps.
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