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Address: 3 Tau Henare Dr, Paihia 0204, New Zealand
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+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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$49.76*
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Bay Of Islands Nature Cruise And Kayaking Adventure
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Great morning

Taylor and his buddy are really down to earth and got us all on paddle boards and in kayaks and paddling up the river to the falls near Pahia. Thoroughly enjoyed the trip and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
simonhep
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Tamworth, United Kingdom

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Taylor and his buddy are really down to earth and got us all on paddle boards and in kayaks and paddling up the river to the falls near Pahia. Thoroughly enjoyed the trip and good for a bit of exercise as well! Beginner paddle boarders catered for, but please do expect to get wet! We also bought the photos they... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were lucky enough to have a small group of 2 with Tom as the guide. He was very knowledgeable and friendly and went out of his way to make sure we had a great time. Had lots of fun getting up close and personal with the waterfall and we were able to go out our own pace. Great value... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very friendly and organised tour. Taylor was very friendly and took time to chat to everybody. Very knowledgeable about the area and we learnt lots as we kayaked up the river! Arriving at the waterfall was fun and brilliant to go under it if you wanted to!! Nice place to see the sunset and you can kayak as much/little as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here in a group of 4 and had an amazing time. Both Tom and Taylor were very helpful and made even Kayaking amateur's like myself feel safe and well looked after. Would definitely recommend this to anyone seeking a bit of adventure. It was the best activity we done in this area by far and it's great to... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

They offer several trips every day and you can book on the day. We chose the afternoon trip that started at 4pm and finished at 6.30pm. The water is very shallow (knee high most of the way) so the trip is safe for beginners and children. Our guide gave us the commentary along the way and showed us black shags... More 

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us & you enjoyed your time with Tom & Ben, We are so lucky to have such a passionate team/family who have such love for our beautiful area. Thanks again & i will pass your kind comments... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the best time with Ben and Tom. They both were relaxed, safe and funny. They made everyone feel at ease even if you had never kayaked before. They had great knowledge of the river and its occupants. The falls were spectacular as well. Worth doing if you have a free evening. Thanks guys!

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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 the river & most importantly your time with Ben & Tom. We are always so proud to hear great feedback & always try to give our best! Thanks again I will pass your kind words onto them :) Kind Regards More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and a couple friends went on the sunset cruise. The guides were highly entertaining and easy going. The sunset was a great way to end the night with the easy river kayaking. Highly recommend for those looking to take an easy-ish night that's plenty fun.

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

Thank you so much for your review! We are always so excited when we get great feedback about our Cruises. I have to definitely agree that the evenings are so beautiful especially if you are lucky to get a great sunset! Thanks again & I will pass your kind comments onto Ben, Taylor & Tom. Kind Regards More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went with our two kids aged 11 and 13. The whole experience was professionally run and informative along the way learning about past. We enjoyed the waterfall so much that we got out of our Kayaks and went behind the falls. Doesn't matter what level of fitness your at you can do this as the main boat follows you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I booked on this tour on boxing day, despite me being very nervous of kayaking. Ben was a fantastic host who made me feel safe and comfortable the whole way. One minute I was legs shaking and nervous to get in and next minute we are kayaking straight under a waterfall laughing and joking! Great testament to... More 

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Cupertino, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband, my two 20-something kids, and I thoroughly enjoyed our trip out with Taylor and Tom. Even beyond being knowledgeable about Paihia and excellent kayak instructors (especially since we were beginners), the friendly atmosphere they created made us feel like we were out with family. Being new to kayaking, we were relieved to find it was a laid-back, go-at-your-own-pace... More 

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