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Coastal Kayakers

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We offer a range of guided kayak tours and hire options that cater to all experience levels and desire for adventure. Tours depart daily from our Beach Base and we have a tour to suit everyone. Explore the Waitangi Inlet on one of our Waterfall...more
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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 6 days ago

As part of the Bay of Island Walking Weekend we did the "walk from the falls, then paddle from the falls" tour (with a bus bringing us to the start & back). The double kayaks are super stable, if nobody aims a water filled "motivator"...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

WE had a great guide and enjoyed our paddle through the waters of Paihia. Very good snacks Plenty of fin with water pistols Photos really good ThanksMore

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DoraFalconerC, Director of Sales at Coastal Kayakers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us, we really do appreciate it. We are pleased you enjoyed your tour with us. Our tours are designed for beginners our anyone that would like a fun-filled easy paddle that is filled with Maori legends and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the tour at the beginning of our NZ trip - and it was the best start we could have got! The walk was amazing and seeing all the interesting things again from the waterside and getting some fun explanations (what, you've never heard...More

Thank KKatja77
DoraFalconerC, Manager at Coastal Kayakers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Our Waterfall Walk & Discovery Tour is a great way to stretch your legs before our fun-filled easy going kayaking tour which is designed for beginners or people who would like an easy paddle filled with local history and Maori legends and of course our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the Kayak Tour during our stay in Russell. Chad, our host, met us off the ferry and was exceptional - he made sure we got the most from our experience. He was great at explaining the sights on the river from the horseshoe...More

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DoraFalconerC, Manager at Coastal Kayakers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Chad is amazing and loves his job as do we all. We get to show off our slice of paradise and enjoy sharing local history, Maori legends and explaining what you are seeing along the way. All our Waterfall tours are great and have a...More

Reviewed 4 September 2018

Fantastic staff. So friendly and kind enough to help us plan our entire trip in New Zealand to hit the best spots. Thank you so much for everything!

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CoastalKayakersNZ, Manager at Coastal Kayakers, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

You are a superstar for taking the time to write us such a wonderful review, it means so much to us. We are happy we could help and we hope the rest of your trip was amazing. THe Coastal Kayakers Team

Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

5 of us took the 2 hour hururu falls kayak trip and I really can't praise coastal kayakers enough. Everyone was so friendly, good humoured and kind. Instructions were perfect for beginners and we had a beautiful sunny day with everything perfect: just enough of...More

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CoastalKayakersNZ, Manager at Coastal Kayakers, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Wow, thank you so much for taking the time to write such a beautiful review. Our Waterfall Discovery Tour is designed for beginners or experts who want a relaxing paddle which is infused with local history and Maori legends. All our tours are filled with...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

An amazing experience. My partner and I had an afternoon waterfall discovery tour. It was relaxing and really enjoyable. We never kayaked before but this is perfect for beginners. Really good guides! Chad was brilliant and hilarious. They take photos and send you which were...More

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CoastalKayakersNZ, Manager at Coastal Kayakers, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Thanks guys, we love the feedback and are so stoked that you enjoyed your paddling adventure with us. The Waterfall Discovery Tour is such an amazing product and with great guides and free tour photos we try to make it an effortless experinece. The Coastal...More

Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Me and my partner recently spent the morning kayaking to the haruru falls with guide Chad and had a fantastic time! The place was beautiful and even though it was a little cool being winter, it was a perfect day! Chad was extremely kind and...More

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CoastalKayakersNZ, Manager at Coastal Kayakers, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

All our guides love ensuring that you get what you want out of the tour so we cater the tour to your wants and needs. All of our tours are stunning and we operate all year round as we live in the beautiful winterless north....More

Reviewed 30 July 2018

We hired kayaks from the day from this really friendly company. We kayaked up to the waterfall (lush!) and were asked to pop in on our way back out to sea to get an update on the wind. We were impressed at this attention to...More

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CoastalKayakersNZ, Manager at Coastal Kayakers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

Whether you hire a kayak or come on a tour your safety is our biggest concern followed closely by your enjoyment. We always work you regarding the weather and tide as if you have both these things on your side it makes your paddle much...More

Reviewed 26 July 2018

My sister and I rented a couple of single kayaks for half a day (4 hrs). The guy at the office was super friendly and helped us map out a detailed route before we left. We paddled north along the coastline to Wairoa Bay and...More

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CoastalKayakersNZ, Manager at Coastal Kayakers, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2018

A rental is a great option for those who want to explore at their own pace but our tours are so easy as we take care of everything including free tour photos and we alter our tours to the client's needs and wants. We are...More

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