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Amazing trip

A group of 4 of us rented a couple of canoes last week - definitely worth while doing! Easy paddle... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Andy L
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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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
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Auckland, New Zealand
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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
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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 1 week ago 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

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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.

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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.

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

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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

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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
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
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.

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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
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
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

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