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Bay Of Islands Nature Cruise And Kayaking Adventure
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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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“haruru falls” (22 reviews)
“great fun” (17 reviews)
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3 Tau Henare Dr, Paihia 0204, New Zealand
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"haruru falls"
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"great fun"
in 17 reviews
"waterproof camera"
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"night tour"
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"sunset cruise"
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"local wildlife"
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"spend an evening"
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"own pace"
in 5 reviews
"waitangi river"
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"fantastic hosts"
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"would highly recommend this tour"
in 3 reviews
"the entire trip"
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"excellent guide"
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"great morning"
in 3 reviews
"a lot of fun"
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"amazing experience"
in 5 reviews
"small group"
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Reviewed May 1, 2018

Had a good trip out to the waterfall and the tour guide was very nice to be around - got to kayak right underneath the water was a cool experience

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Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

Had such an amazing time paddle boarding with our instructor Ben. He arranged a pick up from our hostel and took us out with a quick safety talk then off we went!! We were both inexperienced paddleboarders so Ben made sure a few words of...More

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Reviewed April 24, 2018

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Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

This was an amazing early evening kayak along the river into mangroves seeing the local wildlife with our guide Ben who knew his local history. Then the waterfall....We tried to kayak under it and touch the rock face, then kayak along to the left and...More

Thank Jeff G
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Reviewed January 10, 2018 via mobile

Brilliant experience kayaking along to Haruna Falls during the evening (it's called the night tour, but all the kayak is done as the sunsets so it's still very warm and enjoyable). Captain Ben and kayak-lead Brit were amazing hosts for the group. Lots of chances...More

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Reviewed November 21, 2017 via mobile

What an excellent way to explore the beautiful bay of islands! Fun, well qualified and equipped guides! Comes highly recommended! We enjoyed every second of it. The lunch was also amazing! No regrets, no complaints just fun and amazing memories all the way. You get...More

Thank Esneri V
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Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I did this Labour Weekend and absolutely loved it! Ben was a great tour guide, took loads of pictures and gave us copies. You're able to go under the waterfall in these kayaks which was brilliant. Would definitely do it again!

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Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

Travelled with friends on a long weekend holiday and had the best experience kayaking up the river to the falls even got to go right uo under the waterfall. Ben our guide was fantastic, very friendly and funny and full of interesting stories and facts...More

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Carly M
March 11, 2017|
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Response from julieQ6900EF | Reviewed this property |
not at all. The weather is on a par with Sydney.
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Chelsea B
December 17, 2016|
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Response from Ruby S | Property representative |
Hi chelsea! Thanks for your inquiry. Sorry we are not able to provide a tour to the hole in the rock, it is safer to go out to it by boat as it does tend to get a lot of swell out that way.
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Sophiehughesuk
November 12, 2016|
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Response from maia r | Reviewed this property |
Hi! I think there were time options.. in our case, we arrived from auckland around 4pm.. we chose the 6pm kayak tour and it ended around 8:30ish.. my husband and i were the worst rowers ever.. it took time for us to reach... More
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