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Bay Of Islands Kayak Cruises

3 Tau Henare Dr, Paihia 0204, New Zealand
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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” (23 reviews)
“great fun” (19 reviews)
3 Tau Henare Dr, Paihia 0204, New Zealand

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Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

We did an afternoon session with Tyler on Saturday 3rd September 2016 during our weekend stay in Paihia. It was a nice experience. Tyler was friendly, helpful and great company. His conversation, running commentary (informative) during the kayak and sense of humour made the cruise...More

Thank Lina T
Reviewed October 16, 2016

Excellent experience. Good instructions by team. Very friendly. Beautiful location and great activity for families. Highly recommend this activity

Thank randtdavis7
Reviewed October 15, 2016

First time trying kayak in Paihia, it’s very safe and views were stunning. We had three kids aged at 2, 4 & 9, they had so much fun especially paddling through the mangroves. Highly recommend this to family with kids and I think it's a...More

Thank Littlesheep2014
Reviewed October 10, 2016

Couldn't rave enough about this trip! My partner and I did the kayak to Haruru Falls and we had a blast!! Tom was a great guide and the falls were stunning! This trip would make a great family trip or pretty much just for anyone...More

Thank Megan M
Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

Its safe. Kid friendly. Lots of fun. And all at an affordable price. Keep the good work going guys!!

Thank TravelAndAwe
Ruby S, Owner at Bay Of Islands Kayak Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2016

Thanks so much for the review! We do aim to make sure we are as good value as possible! if you have any ideas of improvement please don't hesitate to send me a email Kind Regards Taylor :)

Reviewed October 7, 2016

The company is located just off the cruise ship tender wharf and is a fraction of the price of the cruise ship excursion. What a great team (Taylor/Tom)!More

Thank DavidandPeta
Ruby S, Owner at Bay Of Islands Kayak Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2016

Thank you so much for the Review! Every time we get a 5 star review it helps us so much with word of mouth & Being a small business we are able to keep our prices low because of Trip Advisors etc. Hope you enjoyed...More

Reviewed October 6, 2016

We went on the 10am kayak cruise trip to Haruru Falls and had an awesome time. Taylor (the owner) greeted us at the jetty and is warm, friendly and a natural host. We jumped aboard the boat and headed off up the Waitangi River. Tom...More

Thank Neil B
Ruby S, Owner at Bay Of Islands Kayak Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2016

Thanks so much for the outstanding review! We are so lucky to have such a beautiful place we live in & to be able to share experiences with visitors (& locals) is so humbling. I hope you enjoy living in the Bay of Islands as...More

Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic tour and well worth your time and money. Great operators. Definately dont miss out on this experience!!

Thank KGBShaw
Ruby S, Owner at Bay Of Islands Kayak Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2016

Thanks for the awesome Review! We do try our best to give Value for Money & we understand that time when traveling is sometimes limited so you want to be doing the best with it! Kind regards Taylor :D

Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

We went out today with a small group for a completely gorgeous paddle down the Waitangi river and to the Haruru Falls. Taylor and Tom were funny and genuine guides, and they made the trip so much fun. The falls are an absolute must see!More

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Ruby S, Owner at Bay Of Islands Kayak Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2016

Thanks so much for the review. The falls have been so big lately! they are so impressive, Especially when we have a bunch of rain & it makes them twice the size! Tom & I are wrapped to hear you enjoyed our time together! Kind...More

Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

Awesome day out on Waitangi river with Tom the instructor who was full of advice on kayaking and loads of stories about the local area. Great fun paddling through the mangroves, under trees and then going straight into the waterfall at full speed. Would recommend...More

Thank JamesMCampbell
Ruby S, Owner at Bay Of Islands Kayak Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2016

Wow, Thanks for the review! Tom is absolutely wrapped that he gave you such a good experience! we hope you enjoyed your experiences in the bay of islands & hope to see you again! Kind regards Taylor

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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.
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.
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