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Puhoi River Canoe Hire Ltd Kayak Trips

84 Puhoi Road | Puhoi Village, 0951, New Zealand
+64 9-422 0891
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Canadian Canoe trip. MAY 2017

What an absolutely fantastic trip. Very friendly and extremely easy to book and great value for... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Derek M
via mobile
Awesome winter river trip

An awesome experience canoeing down the Puhoi River in a Canadian style canoe. It's a real hidden... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cameron T
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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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84 Puhoi Road | Puhoi Village, 0951, New Zealand
+64 9-422 0891

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an absolutely fantastic trip. Very friendly and extremely easy to book and great value for money. The trip itself was very easy with an abundance of wildlife to view. Extremely highly recommend

Thank Derek M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An awesome experience canoeing down the Puhoi River in a Canadian style canoe. It's a real hidden gem and well worth the 3 hours it takes start to finish. Easy and relaxing journey with amazing views and river and sea birds on full view. Would...More

Thank Cameron T
Reviewed March 30, 2017

Kathy and Cody our hosts were excellent!! Genuine friendly Kiwis to the core. The Kayaking was a lot of fun and good for confidence building for my 3 kids I was with - who really enjoyed it. I would recommend this to any families that...More

Thank alhutch2017
Reviewed February 27, 2017

Me and my partner did an 8 km kayaking in about 2 hours and we loved it! the family that runs it are very nice and helpful and explained everything really well.

1  Thank Kimba2202
Reviewed January 24, 2017

Our family of five enjoyed an 8 kilometer kayaking trip down the Puhoi river to where it flows into the estuary downstream. As a grandmother, I was reluctant to join my children and grandsons for 8 kilometers of kayaking. Because we went with the tide...More

1  Thank Wallis Z
Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

Did this yesterday as a family of 5 - kids 13, 11 and 7. 13 year old in a single kayak and the rest of us in two double kayaks. Great trip, very friendly staff/hosts. Nice thing to do around the Auckland area when visiting....More

1  Thank GizzyBoy
Reviewed January 2, 2017

The kayaking was awesome. We took it really easy and by the end I felt more like I'd had two hours of relaxation and meditation than exercise. Because you can go at whatever pace you choose though you could take a more vigorous approach to...More

2  Thank RoloNZ
Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

25 of us set off last week for a 2 hour(ish), 8 -10km paddle down Puhoi River from Puhoi to Wendoholm. It was a great activity for all fitness and confidence levels. Double kayaks were available for those who wanted to work together, or talk...More

1  Thank Jandalz3
Reviewed December 18, 2016

Spent the afternoon with a group of six ageing from 12-60 and had a fantastic time. The 8km route allowed for all skill levels and fitness types and by flowing along with the tide going out everyone was able to enjoy the day. By the...More

1  Thank Erin B
Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

I was a little apprehensive about doing kayaking with my work for our Christmas activity. But despite this I thoroughly enjoyed it. I was in a double kayak with my work colleague. Kathy was amazing. Highly recommend this. Didn't even get my feet wet.

1  Thank WATSOP
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