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Puhoi River Canoe Hire Ltd Kayak Trips
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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...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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84 Puhoi Road | Puhoi Village, Auckland 0951, New Zealand
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+64 9-422 0891
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fantastic afternoon spent kayaking from the Wenderholm Regional Park through to Puhoi. Great service, fantastic scenery and perfect for the whole family.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Joanne74NZ
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Myself and four others (mixture of family and friends) booked two doubles and one single kayak. From the time of booking we had great communication from Kate, including detailed information about the trip and meeting arrangements. Unfortunately, when we arrived in Puhoi it was chucking...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Xanadu31
PuhoiCanoes, Owner at Puhoi River Canoe Hire Ltd Kayak Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We really appreciate your feedback. Hope to see you and your family back here sometime soon, kate and George

Reviewed 1 week ago

Bit chaotic on arrival as it was extremely busy. Quick lesson then off you go. Easy kayak down the scenic Puhoi river to the estuary at Wenderhome when it widens to the Estuary the going got a little tougher but overall a pleasant kayak. Life...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MandyC195
PuhoiCanoes, Owner at Puhoi River Canoe Hire Ltd Kayak Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Mandy Thank you for your review. Yes it can be chaotic sometimes but we do our best to process and get everyone in the water to enjoy their trip as quick as safety permits. It is a beautiful river and we love to share...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hired a double kayak and made our way down the river. My partner had never been in a kayak before but had no trouble on the Puhoi river, its perfect for new beginners. A number of kids were in attendance and they had no...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ScottyD_NZ
PuhoiCanoes, Owner at Puhoi River Canoe Hire Ltd Kayak Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

thanks for your review and we are so glad you enjoyed your trip with us.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This activity needs to be book in advance as the river is only filled up in high tide. We turned up on first day in low tides and we have to be turned away disappointed. We had to come back the next day for the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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PuhoiCanoes, Owner at Puhoi River Canoe Hire Ltd Kayak Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

thanks for your review. we are glad you enjoyed your trip with us.

Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Did kayaking for the first time and just loved it! These guys were so helpful and lovely - cheered me up for using the kayak as I wasn’t comfortable in the starting. Just enjoyed the whole experience and the natural beauty around the river!!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jasminek2179
PuhoiCanoes, Owner at Puhoi River Canoe Hire Ltd Kayak Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2018

Thank you so much for your review. We really love sharing our beautiful river with everyone and we are so glad you had a lovely experience. Kate

Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

This is an excellent activity for the family. We hired 2 double kayaks each taking one of our young boys. It seemed like the perfect distance for us to handle. Great scenary and friendly staff.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dan1el05
Reviewed 28 September 2018

My husband surprised me with canoe paddle down the Puhoi river. Something we have both wanted to do for a while. It was a relaxing and pleasant experience. Happy we did it.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

A group of 4 of us rented a couple of canoes last week - definitely worth while doing! Easy paddle down river with spectacular views. Great company run by a lovely couple - who even saved us from running out of petrol - they (and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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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.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Emmasweetman77
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.

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Ann T
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Response from PuhoiCanoes | Property representative |
Hi Ann, we will meet you down at Wenderholm Park, and shuttle your group or your drivers back to Puhoi. It depends on how busy the day is whether or not we can bring all of your group back. Hope this helps.
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