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Pacific Coast kayaks runs local half-day tours, full day tours and multi-day tours usually within 30 minutes of Whangarei. We take you to secluded , coves, white sand beaches, spectacular coastal formations, and volcanic landscapes. The diversity of...more
My husband and I were excited to kayak the Pataua estuary with Mark. It was a great half day trip, mello kayaking seeing great birds, learning about the trees, plants and other great New Zealand backstories.
We had the best afternoon, five of us including a nine year old. Fabulous, Mark was an awesome host, afternoon tea was unexpected, very safe, great company, Pataua South was gorgeous. Can so recommend, terrific afternoon, thanks Mark, kindest, Julia and Aston
Brilliant weekend kayaking with Mark starting at Teal Bay with overnight camping in a stunning location at Mimiwhangata.
Having had a day trip at the beginning of the year we knew we wanted to spend a bit longer out on the water with Mark when...More
I teamed up with Andre from Germany to kayak from Ngunguru to Patea as part of the Te Araroa trail. Mark picked us up and we launched from right in front of my motel. Fantastic trip which avoided a 20km road walk as well as...More
Returning to NZ for a second visit (from Scotland) another day's Sea kayaking with Mark was an absolute must. Once again it lived up to all expectations, and we also struck lucky with a pair of dolphins that swam around our kayaks for a few...More
My friend and I picked the guided tour option and thank goodness we did! Mark knows his stuff and I really enjoyed just listening and taking it all in whilst cruising around Limestone Island. I loved just sitting on the island with a cup of...More
We called Mark very last minute - nevertheless he was so willing to facilitate, ready in 30minutes.
His training and orientation is on point and so helpfull. You can tell he's been doing this for years.
His price for a half day rental was $40...More
We have used Pacific Coast Kayaks on two occasions. Once we just hired the Kayaks but the second time was better. Pacific Coast Kayaks took us (family of 5) on a well planned trip up to the wet lands. The scenery was amazing and we...More
We had a great day with Mark. Fabulous kayaking up the coast and through rock gardens. We had the opportunity to do some snorkelling, and Mark provided a delicious lunch with salad from his own garden. I booked ahead of our trip and Mark was...More
A fantastic well-planned and safety-conscious trip with wonderful Mark. He led seven of us on a five hour adventure along the estuary and up into the mangroves. Great variety of paddling. Provided fab afternoon tea too. Highly recommended.