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Address: 84 Puhoi Road | Puhoi Village, 0951, New Zealand
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+64 9-422 0891
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We offer a safe leisurely kayak/canoe adventure paddling along the Puhoi...

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.

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Excellent kayaking adventure - highly recommended

We had a brilliant 2-3 hours on the water paddling from Puhoi to Wenderholm this morning. We hired a double kayak which was $100 and we thought it was well worth it. We enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2016
Andrew D
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Auckland, New Zealand

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

A fun activity for a day out with friends. A pub lunch at Puhoi pub a great way to top of the day. We went with two couples . The passel is not difficult so suitable for all levels.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We had a brilliant 2-3 hours on the water paddling from Puhoi to Wenderholm this morning. We hired a double kayak which was $100 and we thought it was well worth it. We enjoyed exploring all the different areas and chatting to other kayak users on the water. We stopped half way and jumped out onto the jetty and had... More 

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2 Thank Andrew D
Auckland
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25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

This business is so professional and smoothly run. Easily catered for our group of 17. And even gave away free feijoas from their trees. A bonus!

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2 Thank AucklandLibby
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2016

A lovely paddle along the river through farmland and across the lagoon to the boat ramp where you can get picked up. It doesn't look very far but it was a decent length trip after all. Very enjoyable!

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2 Thank Daniel9999999
Auckland, New Zealand
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2016

This is the 5th time I have been to Puhoi River Kayaks, and I will go yet again, it is such a lovely 2-3 hour activity, and considering the high cost of so many activities in NZ, it is fair value. Our family of parents and 18 & 20 year old love it, we first went years ago. I've also... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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219 reviews
104 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Only 35-40 min drive from Auckland. Very easy to find the place. Definitely recommend booking in advance as it gets very busy. We had great fun with our two young children (5 and 8 years old). We booked 4 person canoe and we truly enjoyed two hour paddle. This river doesn't have strong current so it is fun for all... More 

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2 Thank Spatchski
Medway, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2016

What a great experience! We had never kayaked before, so we were pleased to be welcomed by the friendly, family team who made us feel completely at ease. Their lovely premises were on the banks of the Puhoi River which meandered past the bottom of the garden. We were given safety instructions, the kayak was adjusted to suit us and... More 

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2 Thank Jeffery1950
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2016

We were Mum, Dad, 4 young ones (13, 11, 2x7 yrs) in dire need of a day out together. We arrived in Puhoi, had time for a great lunch at the Puhoi pub before embarking on our kayak journey. The team was just lovely - welcoming, relaxed - clearly done this before, They made us feel really special. Their set... More 

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1 Thank Darleen_Tana
Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2016

So, so much more fantastic than I anticipated, and I knew it would be great to begin with. It was relaxing, interesting, hilarious (ie. trying to turn my kayak around, becoming one with the river bank, living amongst the ducks for eternity). Such a brilliant thing to do on a sunny afternoon. Incredibly friendly, knowledgable and professional staff who had... More 

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2 Thank Tikitowb
Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Awesome staff, so friendly and accommodating. Kayak hire & transfers to location included in the price. If you like the water, farmland views, bush views, a bit of exercise and have a few hours to spare then this is the activity for you. Great fun for all ages.

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