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The Boatshed - Days Bay

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612A Marine Drive | Right next to the wharf in the middle of Days Bay, Lower Hutt 5013, New Zealand
+64 27 570 0108
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Kayaking at Days Bay

We had a fantastic time kayaking at Days Bay in the weekend! Thanks John and Johnny from The... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2018
Rachel F
Pleasant Place for Very Good Ice Cream

Right at the end of the Day's Beach pier. The ladies working there were very nice and we were... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2018
IN_Travelers47906
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West Lafayette, Indiana
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The Boatshed - Days Bay is your one stop shop for a great day out at the beach! We provide kayaks (both singles and doubles), stand up paddleboards, and bikes for hire, and have a great selection of real fruit ice creams and gelato. Make a Days Bay day of it by going for a paddle then biking out to Pencarrow Head, or just taking a bushwalk along the nearby paths. A great way to spend the day with the family, or just a few hours if short on time.
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25 Mar 2018
“Kayaking at Days Bay”
29 Jan 2018
“Best Icecream”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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612A Marine Drive | Right next to the wharf in the middle of Days Bay, Lower Hutt 5013, New Zealand
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+64 27 570 0108
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

We had a fantastic time kayaking at Days Bay in the weekend! Thanks John and Johnny from The Boatshed for all your help. Thoroughly recommend visiting The Boatshed for plenty of fun on the water :)

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Reviewed 17 March 2018

Right at the end of the Day's Beach pier. The ladies working there were very nice and we were very pleasantly surprised by the quality of the ice cream they offer in large helpings. Owned by the same folks who own the Bike Shed down...More

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Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

It was one of the best days I’ve ever had in Wellington. Hot and sunny. No wind. I took my son to the ferry wharf at Days Bay for a swim. He had a real fruit ice cream to die for. Medium sized $5 and...More

Thank 68skp70
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Honestly the best experience I have ever had with a hire company. Opening on his day off and coming all the way to the dock to get us it was great service and Dave was friendly and informative. Dave you were a great hire guy...More

Thank jacintarosew
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

Great area, with great open spaces. Take the ferry across from the city, which is an easy trip. Family friendly area.

Thank Truwayne G
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Reviewed 9 August 2016

A fantastic day with grandparents, kids and all.. Fun in the easy kayaks, burn energy off on the beach and boats, and fruit ice creams .. A day to remember for us all, and the staff we're friendly and great with the littlies. Thankyou boatshed...More

Thank annesteve2016
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Reviewed 22 January 2016

Spent hours here on the beach and out on the kayaks on the water. Great rates for the hire and plenty of fun when paddling. The Real Fruit Ice creams are a fantastic idea as well.

Thank benhorty
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Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

Spent almost the whole day here. Kayaks out towards Sommes Island and then a bit of fun on the SUPs. In between we just relaxed on the beach soaking up the great view! Staff were super friendly and gave advice where needed. Real fruit ice...More

Thank ARehmat99
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Reviewed 12 January 2016

The team out at the Days Bay Boatshed were superb. Every aspect of the experience was considered and professionally executed by the staff - they were welcoming, energetic and showed attention to detail when it came to the safety aspect of the experience (life jacket...More

Thank jackkemp
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Reviewed 9 January 2016

We spent an awesome afternoon in the sun at the beach in front of The Boatshed, we hired some paddle boards (very cheap) and splashed about in the sun soaked water followed by (what I think were well deserved) real fruit frozen ice creams which...More

Thank mccKat
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lbarruga
27 March 2018|
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Response from David W | Property representative |
Hi there, unfortunately we'll be closed for the season in 2 weeks! Cheers, Dave
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