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Bay Of Islands Cruise & Kayak

Paihia, New Zealand
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About Bay Of Islands Cruise & Kayak
Nature Cruise With Kayaking to Waterfalls designed for all age's & great value, Perfect for first timers & experienced kayakers. A Safe whitewater experience with lots of wildlife, Boat Cruise, Local history & Great photo opportunities. We cruise on our vessel along our calm coastline up a meandering river where guests then transfer to kayaks to explore up close, paddle through mangrove forests or photograph a colony of sea birds that nest in trees hanging over the river, then onto our final destination where a waterfall drops into the sea. At the waterfall the fun & adrenaline starts, here even first timers can safely experience paddling in foaming white water or even kayak under the waterfall itself. We are an All Age Adventure with mother boat on hand: Our warm vessel is on hand to give you or family a rest if you need. We work hard & realise the importance of customer satisfaction, good value & having fun. 'Day Cruise & Kayak' Cruise operates at 11am. 'Twilight Safari" Cruise operates at 4pm. 'Night Safari' Cruise operates at 7pm. Our 7 Points of Difference: * Extreme Value * Safer, Boat on hand * More time for kayaking * Rest when you or your family want * Fast Sit on Kayaks that don't Trap you * Sit on kayaks allow you to go under the Waterfalls * Night Kayaking & Waterfalls is a brilliant NZ Experience!
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Bay of Islands Waterfall Cruise Kayak or Paddle board

Experience nature is at its best on a 40-minute Bay of Islands cruise followed by a kayak excursion. Paddle past mangrove forests to a wondrous waterfall, with the option to depart in the morning, afternoon or at sunset. If you’d like, opt for a paddleboard instead. You’ll view birdlife and learn the cultural history of the Maori people with commentary by a knowledgeable guide.
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2 hours 45 minutes
from $48.27

Waterfall & Mangrove Explorer

Kayaking: $58

Child: $48* 12 & Under

Usual Summer Schedule:

10am, 1pm & 4pm.

Times may vary please check

Your Kayaking/Paddleboarding can be dry, but bring a towel, change of clothes or wear swimwear (you may enjoy getting up closer to the waterfall than you plan) Bring a warm jacket, camera, sunscreen, sun protection, drinking water, nibbles etc in a small bag.
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3 hours
from $48.27
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Kay S wrote a review Oct 2020
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This is a fantastic experience. Taylor, our host and guide, was very welcoming, friendly and knowledgeable. He was born here and clearly loved this special part of the region. The experience was well organised, safe, and provided a unique opportunity to get up close with the stunning environment. All equipment provided to ensure a fun and safe experience on the water.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Carolyn Burcham wrote a review Mar 2020
Mount Kuring-Gai, Australia348 contributions62 helpful votes
Visited the crowded markets & then the clean shops. Had a lovely lunch at a rib restaurant. The staff where very kind & friendly. It was soon time for use to go back to the ship but we had a great day out! Would definitely like to spend more Than 7 hours there ... maybe ( days & visit the top/north island of New Zealand! Lovely social place.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Lisanne2617 wrote a review Mar 2020
Moerdijk, The Netherlands4 contributions1 helpful vote
We had a great trip with Taylor. We were the only ones that booked the morning tour. Instead of reschedule us Taylor was happy to ake us on the tour. Really nice guy, very interessted in the people that join him on the boat. Showed us many pretty spaces and told great stories before heading to the falls. It was really cool the see the waterfall from a different perspective. We would really recommend this tour. It has small groups and a really personal feeling. You can tell they have a passion for the area and are not just in this for making money on tourist as some tours do.
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Lance with Cheeky Kiwi Travel was the best tour guide ever! His knowledge of the history of New Zealand as well as his story telling made our excursion awesome! Our boat tour thru the Bay of Islands was nothing short of Amazing! Thank you Lance for a very enjoyable day!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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taral950 wrote a review Feb 2020
Auckland, New Zealand10 contributions
Our family planned this for the first morning we arrived in Paihia and ended up being the highlight of our whole trip! Not only was the scenery beautiful, the knowledge fascinating but by the end of the trip you feel that Dan and Ace were your mates. They were so much fun and full of so much good information that we learned and had fun. Relaxing, entertaining, and awesome! A must Do!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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