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Address: 384 Tamaki Drive | St Heliers, Auckland, New Zealand
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Auckland is one of the world’s most unique sea kayaking locations. It is a...

Auckland is one of the world’s most unique sea kayaking locations. It is a region of exceptional natural beauty, volcanic islands, sandy beaches and is abundant with wildlife.

The sheltered waters of the Waitemata Harbour make it a sea kayaker’s paradise waiting to be discovered.

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Great Experience - even for Auckland Resident

Cannot fault the whole experience & our guide Logan. Well worth the kayak over to see the sunset at Rangitoto.

Reviewed 6 days ago
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Cannot fault the whole experience & our guide Logan. Well worth the kayak over to see the sunset at Rangitoto.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though the sea was choppy but I felt safe especially with experienced guide, Logan. Lovely view of Auckland city from the summit. Hard work but worth every step and every drop of sweat! Thank you for the great experience.

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Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beaitiful weather and great comany - really enjoyed our paddle out to Motukorea island. Views from the summit were incredible - would deifnfitely recommned this trip. Had a great time

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Auckland, New Zealand
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't take too much gear - lunch is provided. Cover up to avoid sunburn. Sensible shoes for Mt Rangitoto. Boat sandals are available. Hour and a quarter paddle each way - depending on strength and weather. Guide is in touch with Coast Guard so rescue would be at hand. Thoroughly recommend this trip.

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Thank nomadsathome
Auckland K, Owner at Auckland Sea Kayaks, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your succinct review! This is us in a nutshell! We rely on reviews as a small business so thank you for writing one and giving the low-down on the Rangitoto trip. We've had a terrific season and we are so happy you could come paddling and have a thoroughly enjoyable experience with Auckland Sea Kayaks.... More 

Brisbane
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were to go to Brown island but due to bad weather we paddle around the coast line. It was beautiful land lots to see and the paddle home was a bit of a challenge so I think everyone was glad we didn't go to Brown island. Our guide Logan was very knowledgeable and very relaxed putting us all at... More 

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Auckland K, Owner at Auckland Sea Kayaks, responded to this review

Hi There, we are delighted you enjoyed your trip. Sometimes due to weather we have to make last minute changes but I am so glad to hear that you had a wonderful trip with Logan, who is one of our top guides! Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We sincerely appreciate it. Do come back... More 

Pukeatua, New Zealand
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group of us did the Rangitoto trip yesterday and it was excellent, Nick and Adam did a fantastic job. The kayaks were good quality sea kayaks, very stable and great through the water. The morning tea on arrival way tasty and enjoyed by all. Auckland Sea Kayaks are very professional and I would highly recommend them.

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Auckland K, Owner at Auckland Sea Kayaks, responded to this review

Thank you so much - we pride ourselves on our professional guides and business and it's great to hear positive feedback from customers like yourself. We sincerely hope you can come paddling with us again in the future. thanks for taking the time to rate us! More 

Dallas, Texas
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19 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

I went on the 1/2 day trip to Mantukorea (Brown) Island. I originally booked the 2 day trip, but due to not enough people signing up, I had to change my trip to a day trip. Logan was a great tour guide. He was very entertaining and helpful. I wish I could have gone for a longer kayak trip, but... More 

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Thank Randi M
Auckland K, Owner at Auckland Sea Kayaks, responded to this review

Hello, thank you so much for the fab review. If you enjoyed the half day trip, you should check out our sunset kayak trip to Rangitoto, it's our best seller and is a longer trip than the half day excursion. We rely on the goodwill of customers like yourself to write great reviews so thank you for taking the time,... More 

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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Easy paced paddle out to the island with plenty of conversations. Walk to summit on island was a good workout (56y/o) but not too strenuous. Well worth the effort to look down into the crater and the view back to the greater Auckland area. Tour guide Logan was friendly knowledgeable and kept the group together. Perfect weather for a paddle.... More 

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Auckland K, Owner at Auckland Sea Kayaks, responded to this review

Hello! Brown's Island/Motukorea is indeed a treat! Thank you guys so much for coming kayaking with us and writing such a fantastic review. The day trip is one of our best sellers and I will be sure to pass on the words of thanks to Logan who is one of our top guides. Thank you for highly recommending us! As... More 

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Our office did the Browns island kayak. Logan was our guide and he was fantastic. We had a mixed group from newbies to experienced and he was patient and best of all, fun. The paddle over was a tad rough with ferry service being peak after work but the sunset from the island made up for it. The muffins "Logan... More 

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Auckland K, Owner at Auckland Sea Kayaks, responded to this review

Hey there, we really appreciate you taking the time to send us such a great review. The Sunset trip is indeed spectacular and Logan is one of our top guides - we will pass on the good words to him. As a small company we really rely on feedback like yours, so thank you! We sincerely hope to see you... More 

Alexandria, Virginia
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51 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

My wife and I did the Rangitoto kayak/hike/lunch/kayak. Took pretty much the entire day, so don't plan anything else till dinner. Our guide, Daniel, is a congenial Irishman who took time to talk with each of the seven of us. One of the twosomes had to have their kayak towed by him and Daniel showed plenty of patience. The hike... More 

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Auckland K, Owner at Auckland Sea Kayaks, responded to this review

Hello! We are delighted you had such a great experience on the day tour to Rangitoto. Thank you guys so much for coming kayaking with us and writing such a fantastic review. The day trip is one of our best sellers and Dan with his Irish charm just adds that extra spark to the mix! We are Thanks for your... More 

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