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Address: 3 Tau Henare Dr, Paihia 0204, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 9-402 8555
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Nature Cruise With Kayaking to Waterfalls designed for all age's &...

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 Nature Cruise And Kayaking Adventure
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One of the most enjoyable trips we have done

This was a fantastic trip and we all enjoyed it. A great way to see the Mangrove trees and the root system up close and a fantastic way to enjoy the scenery and of course the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Elizabeth M
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Peterborough
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Peterborough
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was a fantastic trip and we all enjoyed it. A great way to see the Mangrove trees and the root system up close and a fantastic way to enjoy the scenery and of course the waterfall. My 16 year old boys really enjoyed it. We also tried the paddle boarding which was also great fun (had tried on the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My experience of kayaking was amazing! We saw beautiful places, we have the chance to go under the waterfalls and to meet typical birds! Taylor was very nice and passionate about his work, he told us lots of things about the nature and the maori legends :) I recommend everybody do this kayak cruise! I really enjoyed it, and I... More 

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Province of Udine, Italy
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I loved it, being in the middle of nature, among trees, birds and waterfalls! Taylor will make you laugh with his jokes and will be very helpful and an excellent guide.

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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was my first time kayaking. Taylor the guide was very friendly and informative. Leaned the local history while trying out kayaking. Highly recommended for everyone.

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Thank PP_Chun
Canterbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a sunny day in mid winter, Taylor was an interesting and enthusiastic guide. My 16 year old son loved going under the waterfall and enjoyed rowing all the way back. It was a great morning out. Taylor also took wonderful photos of the day for us which was an unexpected bonus.

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Thank Mrs L
Ruby S, Owner at Bay Of Islands Kayak Cruises, responded to this review

Taylor definitely has the passion & love for our beautiful area! we both get such a buzz when we hear that you enjoyed yourself! Thank you so much for your valuable time in writing us a review. More 

San Francisco, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

Best tour I have taken to date. The tour itself is amazing as the location is super cool- you see and learn about the native plants and animals and paddle through mangrove trees and end up next to a small waterfall. That being said, that wasn't my favorite part of the tour; as cool as the location was, the best... More 

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Thank rahjetly
Ruby S, Owner at Bay Of Islands Kayak Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us! We love our beautiful backyard & it means so much to us to hear that you enjoyed it as well! Taylor & Ruby :) More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

What an amazing set up! I was skeptical heading out kayaking in the middle of winter but it made no difference once we were out there. The rad as crew had wetsuits and hot coffee ready to keep us warm and it really felt like going for a kayak with your mates! - Mates that just happened to know everything... More 

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Ahmedabad, India
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

We had an awesome time with Taylor on the waterfall kayaking trip. We loved going under the waterfall so much that he took us there at least 10 time :) Very flexible.

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Ruby S, Owner at Bay Of Islands Kayak Cruises, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to write us a review! We definitely love the waterfall as much as you did! it gives such enjoyment to our visitors, i hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels in New Zealand. Thanks again Taylor More 

Newark, Delaware
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

We had a really enjoyable afternoon kayak trip to the falls. The recent rains had swelled the falls to an impressive size. Tommy and Taylor were very friendly and knowledgable about the flora, fauna and history of the area. I think that one of the things that make this company great is the flexibility. There is a "chase boat" so... More 

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Ruby S, Owner at Bay Of Islands Kayak Cruises, responded to this review

Thanks for the Review! We get such a buzz when we hear that all the efforts we put into our product give such enjoyment. hope you enjoyed a piece of our backyard & the rest of New Zealand. Kind Regards Taylor More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

This company is a great way to go if you want to spend some time on the water. My friend and I were only in Paihia for one night and this was a great way to spend our morning. We happened to be the only two on the morning tour. Taylor, our guide, grew up in the area and was... More 

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Ruby S, Owner at Bay Of Islands Kayak Cruises, responded to this review

Ruby & I do backflips every time we get reviews like you have given. Thanks so much for sharing your experience. Cheers Taylor More 

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