We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Puhoi River Canoe Hire Ltd Kayak Trips

84 Puhoi Road | Puhoi Village, Auckland 0951, New Zealand
+64 9-422 0891
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Lovely trip

What a lovely couple to deal with, so accomodating and welcoming. The trip was lovely and well... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2018
Emmasweetman77
,
Auckland, New Zealand
via mobile
Well worth it

What a great way to spend time with friends. Kayaking along Puhoi river was so peaceful, seeing... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2018
Moya K
,
Auckland, New Zealand
via mobile
Read all 83 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
We offer a safe leisurely kayak/canoe adventure paddling along the Puhoi River which meanders 8km (2hrs) from the historic Bohemian Puhoi Village to the scenic Wenderholm Regional Park. We supply superior kayaks,buoyancy aids, paddling instruction and courtesy shuttle return for drivers to collect cars. We have kayaks or canoes to suit the whole family and cater to almost all ages and fitness levels. Sorry no children under 3yrs. Bookings Essential.
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good13%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“life jackets” (5 reviews)
“outgoing tide” (3 reviews)
“two hours” (6 reviews)
LOCATION
84 Puhoi Road | Puhoi Village, Auckland 0951, New Zealand
CONTACT
Website
+64 9-422 0891
Write a ReviewReviews (83)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"life jackets"
in 5 reviews
"outgoing tide"
in 3 reviews
"two hours"
in 6 reviews
"great trip"
in 6 reviews
"cows and sheep"
in 3 reviews
"takes about hours"
in 2 reviews
"enjoyable afternoon"
in 2 reviews
"canadian style"
in 2 reviews
"own pace"
in 3 reviews
"native bush"
in 3 reviews
"paddling"
in 10 reviews
"downstream"
in 7 reviews
"farmland"
in 6 reviews
"8km"
in 4 reviews
"instructions"
in 5 reviews
"mangroves"
in 3 reviews
"pukeko"
in 2 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 81 reviews

Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

What a lovely couple to deal with, so accomodating and welcoming. The trip was lovely and well worth doing.

Thank Emmasweetman77
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
PuhoiCanoes, Owner at Puhoi River Canoe Hire Ltd Kayak Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Thanks for the review Emma. It was a pleasure meeting you both and so glad you enjoyed your day.

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

What a great way to spend time with friends. Kayaking along Puhoi river was so peaceful, seeing the beautiful surrounding countryside, saying hi to all other kayakers/paddle-boarders and just going at your own pace. Such a well organised business. Greeted on arrival, safety is addressed...More

Thank Moya K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

We went with the grandparents and rented Canadian kayaks to double up. It was a great trip and we all enjoyed it, including our teenage son! There are several types of kayaks available, the normal closed kayaks (singles and doubles), the more open single kayaks...More

Thank Kiwigirl341
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Enjoyable afternoon kayaking down the the river. Saw some native birds, Kereru, pukeko and a heron which really added to the trip. And small fish under the bridge.

Thank Jaybee9988
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 28 December 2017

An enjoyable afternoon kayaking down the river. I am a real beginner, my partner is not. We had two singles and I still managed ok.We saw a wood pigeon, heard a tui, saw a canadian geese family.The local livestock enjoyed watching us go past. Booking...More

Thank icerks
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 December 2017

A very nice experience, the host were fabulous people, very helpful. Enjoyed it a lot even though it was my first time. Should try it and you would enjoy it, a good family fun.

1  Thank ABJTraveller
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Our canoe trip took place in mid-autumn. It was a quiet day with a few showers about, and we didn't mind a bit. The hosts were great and got us started in the 2 person kayaks without a hitch. The trip down the river was...More

Thank DavidP042
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

What an absolutely fantastic trip. Very friendly and extremely easy to book and great value for money. The trip itself was very easy with an abundance of wildlife to view. Extremely highly recommend

Thank Derek M
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

An awesome experience canoeing down the Puhoi River in a Canadian style canoe. It's a real hidden gem and well worth the 3 hours it takes start to finish. Easy and relaxing journey with amazing views and river and sea birds on full view. Would...More

Thank Cameron T
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Kathy and Cody our hosts were excellent!! Genuine friendly Kiwis to the core. The Kayaking was a lot of fun and good for confidence building for my 3 kids I was with - who really enjoyed it. I would recommend this to any families that...More

Thank alhutch2017
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 190 hotels in Auckland
Anchor Lodge Motel
16 reviews
7.76 km away
Waves Motel
189 reviews
7.78 km away
Edgewater Motel
71 reviews
7.92 km away
Golden Sands Beachfront Motel
1 review
8.00 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Puhoi Pub Hotel & Stables Est 1879
94 reviews
.27 km away
Sugarloaf Waiwera Beach and Bar Restaurant
9 reviews
5.25 km away
Puhoi Cottage Tea Rooms
57 reviews
.70 km away
The Puhoi General Store
10 reviews
.25 km away
Nearby Attractions
Bohemian Museum
7 reviews
3.46 km away
Wenderholm Regional Park
52 reviews
5.16 km away
Couldrey House & Garden
11 reviews
4.90 km away
Orewa – Te Ara Tahuna Estuary Cycleway
72 reviews
7.47 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Puhoi River Canoe Hire Ltd Kayak Trips staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit