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Experience the marine life of New Zealand up close in your very own 100% clear kayak. As you paddle through the stunningly clear waters of the Goat Island Marine Reserve, you’ll get to see a variety of fish such as snapper, blue maomao and perhaps...more
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Goat Island Rd | Motu Hawere a Maki Marine Reserve, Leigh, Auckland 0985, New Zealand
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All reviews half an hour unique experience new zealand snapper goat island sea life marine reserve saw lots of fish day trip brilliant experience lovely staff safety briefing great adventure thank you very much eagle rays staff member brook
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Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

Friendly and helpful staff. There were good planning and pre-kayak communication. This was a great experience. Will highly recommend it to others

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Deggil
Sarah M, Owner at Clearyak, responded to this reviewResponded April 20, 2019

Hi there, Thanks so much for your review and so happy you enjoyed your Clearyak experience. Pleased to hear you found our team to be friendly and that they gave clear instructions, I will definitely pass on your feedback. Kind Regards Sarah

Reviewed March 26, 2019 via mobile

This was awesome and fun!! It’s like snorkeling but in a kayak! The staff are really helpful and friendly, made the experience that much better! Definitely worth it if you’re in the area :)

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank kpham22
Sarah M, Owner at Clearyak, responded to this reviewResponded April 22, 2019

Fantastic, thanks so much for your review, it means a lot :) See you next time, Sarah

Reviewed February 14, 2019

Lovely guy we dealt with (from Brazil), told us best spot for fish. A very unique and different experience but relies on clear water and good ocean conditions for best viewing. Recommend to do this activity when sun is high overhead, clear skies and waters...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank dragonlady31964
Sarah M, Owner at Clearyak, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2019

Hi there, So glad Alex (the Brazilian!) looked after you well, I will pass on your lovely comments to him. The snapper within Goat Island Marine Reserve certainly are curious creatures swimming just below your Clearyak. An hour is a great amount of time to...More

Reviewed February 5, 2019 via mobile

We had a great time at Waitangi day. Clearyak staff we very friendly and told us where the best spot to find fishes was.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank marcelonz
Sarah M, Owner at Clearyak, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2019

Fantastic, thanks so much for your review. You are right, it is a great activity for any age group. Kind Regards Sarah

Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

My parents and I had a lovely time at Goat Island doing the clearyak. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable and gave us tips about the best places to find the fish. Very unique experience and it’s not far from Auckland!More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank briohnyp
Sarah M, Owner at Clearyak, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2019

Hi Briohny, Thanks so much for your review. Glad you and your parents had an enjoyable time. It certainly is pretty close to Auckland, just over an hour's drive depending on where you are in Auckland city. Hope to welcome you again soon! Kind Regards...More

Reviewed February 1, 2019

The lady in charge did a great job telling us what to do regarding safety, alerting us to info on the i-pad and explaining where to find the best fish. We had a fabulous sunny day. $60 for the two of us for half an...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Karen F
Sarah M, Owner at Clearyak, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2019

Hi Karen, Thanks so much for taking the time to review Clearyak and we are so glad you enjoyed it and found it good value for money. I will pass your comments onto the team about you finding the safety briefing to be clear and...More

Reviewed January 20, 2019 via mobile

Oh my goodness - this was AMAZING. We gave the Clearyaks a go over the weekend and were hella impressed. There were so many snapper to see of all sizes, including some that were 60 years old! The Clearyak was so clear and we could...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank toniparker15
Sarah M, Owner at Clearyak, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2019

Hi Toni & Tyler, Wow, thank you SO much - you have no idea how rewarding it is to read your review. I have passed on your thanks to Brook. He absolutely loved hosting you both. Thanks also for taking the time to review Clearyak....More

Reviewed January 18, 2019 via mobile

Such an great idea! Loved every minute of it and the team were so welcoming and professional. Overall, great experience and I highly recommend!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kez384
Sarah M, Owner at Clearyak, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2019

Hi Kez384, Glad to hear you enjoyed every minute of it! Thanks for taking the time to review us. Kind Regards Sarah

Reviewed January 8, 2019

Alex & Savanagh - amazing, friendly and helpful staff and the actual experience 10/10. Really enjoyed it and would totally recommend and would love to do again.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jacquie12345
Sarah M, Owner at Clearyak, responded to this reviewResponded January 11, 2019

Hi there, Fantastic to hear that you gave it 10/10 !! Thanks so much and I will pass on your thanks to Savanna and Alex. Kind Regards Sarah

Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

Year ago i saw a photo in instagram and finally got to do it myself. The guid is really nice and spots fish for you. Tottaly reccomend them!!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Natalie E
Sarah M, Owner at Clearyak, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2019

Hi Natalie E, That's awesome that you finally got round to doing it yourself and that it lived up to your expectations! Fantastic. Thanks very much Sarah

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