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“Great fun, do it even if you've never been in a kayak before”

Bay Of Islands Kayak Cruises
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$48.70*
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Bay Of Islands Nature Cruise And Kayaking Adventure
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Owner description: 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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Reviewed July 19, 2013

We had a great few hours with Taylor and his friend on this trip. Its a very easy paddle, the views are wonderful. The water was warm. Even managed to persuade my wife to to in a kayak before which she flatly refuses to do back here in the UK. Must be the clear water. It was great fun playing around at Harura falls. The photo's Taylor took on his waterproof camera came out really well. Such great value and real genuine people doing a great small business.

Can't recommend this trip enough - everyone's saying the same too, could be number 1 soon !

Thank TheArcticHare
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Reviewed July 12, 2013 via mobile

We went on the Kayak Cruise almost a year ago now but absolutely loved it!! One of our favourite memories from NZ north island & a must do for any visitor to the Bay of Islands!
We went on the daytime trip, kayak'd up to a beautiful waterfall, got some cool photos & even managed to save a wee duckling which had fallen over the waterfall :) Great & v knowledgable tour guide also!

1  Thank Cormack1
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Reviewed June 5, 2013

We had so much fun kayaking up to the Harura falls. Taylor was very informative on the local surroundings and made sure we were having a great experience. I was terrified to go through the waterfall but it made for some very funny pictures! Great, low cost, family run business!

Thank Jennifer S
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Reviewed April 13, 2013

we had a amazing time, great for all ages, experienced or not, the kayaking is real easy, flat water, cruising down the river to the waterfall, which is beautiful.. no need to bring a camera, taylor and ruby bring a waterproof camera and put the pictures on facebook free of charge, wetsuits are provided for just $5 (not needed if the sun is out, the water is suprisingly warm) and the soup at the end is a nice touch. lots of birds to see and even the odd fish jumping out of the water. This activity is a ''must do'' amazing value for money!!

Thank simon s
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Reviewed April 13, 2013

We had a good time, thanks Taylor! He's such a good guide and so friendly. The water level was low though.

Thank Sam C
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