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Address: 84 Puhoi Road | Puhoi Village, 0951, New Zealand
Phone Number:
+64 9-422 0891

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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Beautiful scenic kayak down the Puhoi River

I have wanted to do this trip for years and decided to gather some friends and use my birthday as the excuse for getting us all to go. It was so much fun. It is incredibly well... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2015
Auckland Region, New Zealand

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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93 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2015

I have wanted to do this trip for years and decided to gather some friends and use my birthday as the excuse for getting us all to go. It was so much fun. It is incredibly well run with a safety briefing, and instructions at the start which was really good especially as one of my friends had never even... More 

1 Thank 70HT
Auckland, New Zealand
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34 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2015

The month of June is good to go kayaking too. I have had been there twice, the first time was during summer time. This time, we didn't put off by the slightly cold weather. Actually i prefer to go in autumn/winter time, because the temperature was more comforting, not too hot for me :-) The two hours kayaking was so... More 

1 Thank skinny_orangey
Warkworth, New Zealand
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 February 2015

A very well-organised and well-coordinated activity. There were 30 in our group, ranging from teens to 60s and everyone had a great time. Get the day right and its perfect.

Thank 871local2015
Auckland, New Zealand
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2015

Wonderful trip with our 10 and 7 year old girls. Cody suggested that rather than the 2 double kayaks we'd booked, we might be better to put the two girls in a double with my husband, who is a stronger kayaker, and i went in a single. Great suggestion and saved us $50. We had a leisurely 2 hour paddle... More 

Thank bananarama347
Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 February 2015

Our corporate team of 12 went on this trip to get out of the office and do some bonding in a relaxed atmosphere. It was a beautiful day and our hosts were very professional and friendly. I loved the facilities for changing and locking your valuables away. We started off at Wenderholme in a mixture of single and double canoes... More 

1 Thank lcanham
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72 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2015

Today we had booked a kayak trip on the Puhoi River. We arrived and Kathy and Cody explained that the wind was quite strong for the last 20 minutes of our 2 hour trip. They assessed our ability and decided we were quite capable of doing it. We were a family group of 4 adults and 2 kids (16 &... More 

2 Thank liz m
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20 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2015

After a few times of driving past people kayaking on the river we decided to give it a go. A perfect decision. The owners are amazingly friendly - we booked via email and followed up with a phone call they couldn't have been more helpful. The trip up the river on the incoming tide is one of the most relaxing... More 

1 Thank SteffAuckland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 January 2015 via mobile

Great value for money, lovely people and lovely kayak ride! Highly recommend! Remember sunblock aswel :)

1 Thank Mark D
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175 reviews
80 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2015

My two teenage boys and little girl really enjoyed our adventure down the Puhoi River today. We booked by email 2 days prior, with very good communication from the company. We were warmly welcomed by the staff, given our own briefing and taught what we needed to know. Our kayaks, paddles and life jackets were all in excellent order. The... More 

1 Thank Aucklander68
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32 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2015 via mobile

Well run, great equipment and lovely people, priced at the right level too. Perfect few hours on the river thanks to these guys we had a lovely morning out as a family of four, kids aged 10 and 13. We where left to our own pace once all the set up was done which was really quick.

1 Thank Captain_h123

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