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Coastal Kayakers

Te Karuwha Parade | Paihia/Waitangi Beach, Waitangi 0200, New Zealand
+64 9-402 8105
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Half-Day Guided Kayak Tour to Haruru Falls
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Kayak Hire & Tours - Paihia, Bay of Islands For a unique Northland experience, come and join us on one of our sea kayaking adventures. Ideal for families, individuals, school and conference groups. We have a large range of both single and double kayaks to choose from. Departing daily from Waitangi we offer a range a range of tours that caters to all levels and experience. Our friendly guides will regale you with local legends and point out historical points of interest as we explore the mysterious mangrove forest, Haruru Waterfall and the Coastal Waters of the Bay of Islands. We invite you to see the Bay up close and personal, away from the crowds. A truly memorable adventure.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Te Karuwha Parade | Paihia/Waitangi Beach, Waitangi 0200, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great company to kayak with. Dora (the real-life explorer) and Chad are wonderful guides. I had a great time. I hiked to Watangi Falls and they met me there with some kayaks. We kayaked some (but mostly floated) back to their location...More

Thank dinast100
CoastalKayakerNZ, Manager at Coastal Kayakers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the beautiful review, we really appreciate it and we are pleased that we made your first experience kayaking a good one and wish you all the best with your future paddling. Thanks Dora and Chad

Reviewed 18 May 2017

We went on paddle from our cruise ship in March and had a great day out. The guides were excellent and very patient with a group of widely varying ability. The river is lovely, the mangroves interesting, the waterfall stunning and the stop at the...More

Thank CockneyRebel99
CoastalKayakerNZ, Manager at Coastal Kayakers, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Firstly thank you for taking the time to write us a comment and we appreciate constructive criticism, as it ensures that we offer the best customer service and experience. Thank you for bringing this matter to our attention, we will ensure more time is spent...More

Reviewed 12 May 2017

While on a transPacific cruise on the Celebrity Solstice we signed up for the kayak tour at the Bay of Islands. Coastal Kayakers provided an outstanding kayak tour up an estuary to a spectacular waterfall.. Their guides were exceptional in their attention to this rather...More

1  Thank marjecat2015
CoastalKayakerNZ, Manager at Coastal Kayakers, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

We are so pleased that you enjoyed the tour, we love cruise ship tours as they are always a lot of fun and make our job very easy. Customer service is our highest priority after safety and we are always looking for ways we can...More

Reviewed 11 May 2017

Rented 2 tandem kayaks. The staff explained the local waterways and suggested different itineraries. You can do the falls in 2 hours if tide is high. We took 4.5 hours to tour around and play in the falls for a while. They have sit in...More

Thank DSWarren
CoastalKayakerNZ, Manager at Coastal Kayakers, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

We have a range of boats for all experience and adventure levels so we can try to ensure that everyone enjoys their time on the water. We are happy that we could help you plan your kayaking adventure and please that you had a great...More

Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I rented a double kayak for 3 hours. The gentleman who assisted us was friendly and professional. Definitely recommended!More

Thank Isabel J
CoastalKayakerNZ, Manager at Coastal Kayakers, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

We are so pleased that you took the time to write a review for us we really appreciate it. We are constantly striving to ensure customer service is of a high standard. We are happy you enjoyed your time paddling in the Bay of Islands...More

Reviewed 22 April 2017

Cannot recommend this trip more than 5 our of 5!! Went on a 1/2 day paddle to Haruru Falls with my 9 year old son in a double kayak with the amazing crew from Coastal Kayakers. On the way home from a few days in...More

Thank MarkLeaCallan
CoastalKayakerNZ, Manager at Coastal Kayakers, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

We are so pleased that you enjoyed tour. Thanks for taking the time to write an amazing review for us, we really appreciate it and look forward to seeing you in the future. Thanks again, Coastal Kayakers Team

Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

This is the best way to spend a few hours in paihia. The team are all so friendly, helpful and really professional. We had such a great time kayaking to haruru falls, Chad and josh were the best tour guides ever.. love the photos too.More

Thank Katrina S
CoastalKayakerNZ, Manager at Coastal Kayakers, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review it really means a lot to us. We are pleased that you enjoyed our Haruru Falls Tour and the photos. The staff enjoy their jobs and it makes them happy when our clients enjoy their...More

Reviewed 4 April 2017

I went along to the Coastal Kayakers hut to see what availability they had for tours and the team very helpfully informed me of the Haruru Falls tour. They gave me the best days and times that the tide would permit us to get into...More

Thank Hayley W
CoastalKayakerNZ, Manager at Coastal Kayakers, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

We are so pleased that you enjoyed the tour and you are right the tide times are so important if you want to see the Mangrove forest which is enchanting. We are pleased that you enjoyed the photos and the beautiful morning paddleboard the next...More

Reviewed 28 March 2017

This is a trip not to be missed, we rang up the day before, reserved a kayak [we are experienced kayakers] and away we went up the river to the falls, explored the edge of the Mangrove. Came back two hours later to another really...More

Thank welshtraveller2017
CoastalKayakerNZ, Manager at Coastal Kayakers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Thankyou for your fantastic review! It's hard not be friendly and happy when we live in the beautiful Bay of Islands! Thanks again and safe travels

Reviewed 12 March 2017

We took the half day kayaking tour of Haruru falls. The instructors were lovely and took good care of us. Meandering the mangroves was a real highlight of the tour. We had a stop after the Haruru falls and snacks provided were great, especially to...More

1  Thank Cordis99
CoastalKayakerNZ, Manager at Coastal Kayakers, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2017

Thankyou Cordis! Happy to hear that you loved our Haruru Falls tour and that the free photos were a big hit Even though kayaking is great exercise this trip is for all fitness levels, no sweat! Thank you for recommending us and hopefully "see you...More

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Cind76
Hi, we're interested in doing a half day tour and see most people choose that Haruru Falls tour, though would love some feedback regarding the MOTUMAIRE ISLAND half day tour, if anyone has done that? We'll only be visiting for the day from a cruise ship and enjoy kayaking.
25 February 2017|
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Response from CoastalKayakerNZ | Property representative |
Hi, The Haruru Falls Tour is popular as it can operate in nearly any weather as it's very protected. We do offer Motumaire Island Tours in the morning as we normally have an afternoon sea breeze from the north which makes... More
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