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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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Puts a whole new spin on rowing down the river

We went on a group tour of the Puhoi River by canoe for our Christmas treat and what FUN we all had. The company was well prepared, friendly staff, good equipment and were ready... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2014
philandkimsquire
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Auckland Region, New Zealand

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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83 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2014

We went on a group tour of the Puhoi River by canoe for our Christmas treat and what FUN we all had. The company was well prepared, friendly staff, good equipment and were ready to pick us up at the other end after our adventure. We had such a great afternoon, even in the rain. And yes we all acted... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2014 via mobile

We did this kayak trip for our Christmas party on the weekend and had a great time. Well organised and friendly staff. Would highly recommend.

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Thank Meganandandy
Playa Del Rey, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 December 2014

I stumbled upon the town of Puhoi by chance, while driving North of Auckland. Cody was very welcoming, explaining things about the tide and ins and outs of kayaking (I had only done once before). It was a 2 hours but very enjoyable trip, enough to make me video FaceTime a buddy who was in the US to make him... More 

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Thank Mauricio N
Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 27 November 2014

We had an 'intrepid' adventure as a corporate group, we used single, double kayaks and a stand up paddle board. Excellent and enjoyable trip. We had experienced and complete beginners in our group. Kathy was especially awesome helping the newbies in kayaking etiquette. Great experience for all ages and experience levels.

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Thank RGeor
Tokoroa, Waikato, New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2014

What a great way to spend an afternoon. Cody and Kathy are awesome hosts who are passionate about what they do. Highly recommend this to all ages :-)

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Thank Karen F
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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183 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2014

A really relaxing couple of hours paddling/drifting down the Puhoi river. Would recommend to anyone, you definitely do not have to have kayaking experience or any level of fitness.

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Thank CR111
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 29 September 2014

Me and a buddy paddled the Puhoi River with these guys. It were awesome, Cody and Kathy were so welcoming and helpful, and the paddle itself (from Puhoi to Wenderholm) was stunning. Highly recommended, will definitely go again!

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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304 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2014

We visited this highly popular Pub outside of Auckland on a cold Sunday afternoon in July and had lunch and drinks. The Pub is very popular with bikers (mostly over the age of 40) and anyone who is into leather. The food is typical Pub Grub with excellent burgers, large portions and reasonably priced. The bar is full of memorabilia... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 28 April 2014

We booked five kayaks on a Friday afternoon as a very late (March!) staff Christmas event. Luckily the weather played along, and we had a fabulous trip up-river (with the incoming tide), to the eventual landing spot, then dinner at the Puhoi pub. Kath and the team from Puhoi River Canoe Hire were absolutely professional, lifejackets, maps, instructions and encouragement... More 

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Reviewed 26 April 2014 via mobile

Great fun. Totally recommend it. Take your kids and enjoy a day of light exercises, sightseeing and more.

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