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Coastal Kayakers

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Te Karuwha Parade | Paihia/Waitangi Beach, Waitangi 0200, New Zealand
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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.
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  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Te Karuwha Parade | Paihia/Waitangi Beach, Waitangi 0200, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We hired kayaks to go to the Haruru falls. The owner gave us amazing advice on when to go (depending on tide) and where to go. We would never have ventured in the mangrove if they had not tell us to, and it was absolutely...More

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CoastalKayakersNZ, Manager at Coastal Kayakers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us, we really appreciate it. Renting a kayak or standup paddleboard is great for the anyone that knows how to paddle and wants to explore at their own pace, we give you a waterproof map to take...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks for opening up especially early so our group at a nearby conference could do a sunrise kayak. Friendly, fun and hospitable. Thanks it was a divine experience. SandraMore

Thank Sandra P
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CoastalKayakersNZ, Manager at Coastal Kayakers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Sandra, We are so pleased we could make your paddling experience in the Bay of Islands a great one, we try to do anything within our power to ensure our customers have the best time and that sometimes including getting out of bed early...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great paddling experience. Dora gave me a brief but thorough orientation and the confidence to have a great adventure. Very memorable experience.More

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CoastalKayakersNZ, Manager at Coastal Kayakers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Renting a kayak is a great way for the experienced paddlers to go explore at their own pace we do give you a full rundown on equipment and give you a detailed waterproof map and make a plan with you so maximum fun is had....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took a couple hours to kayak up river to Haruru Falls and back. The staff were ever so helpful and friendly, and I thoroughly enjoyed my time on the water.More

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CoastalKayakersNZ, Manager at Coastal Kayakers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

The paddle up the amazing horseshoe waterfall is great especially if you time it with the high tide so you can paddle through our enchanting mangrove forest and making sure to keep your eye out for the spectacular birdlife which live on the banks of...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We passed by this place and saw the kayaks and decided to stop. The staff were very helpful and advised us how best to proceed with 2 small children aged 6 and 4. We had a great trip to the nearby waterfalls and mangroves, the...More

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CoastalKayakersNZ, Manager at Coastal Kayakers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are so pleased we could make your time on the water, in the beautiful Bay of Islands memorable. We do our best to match our clients with the right product and kayak to ensure that they have the best time. We appreciate you for...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We hired kayaks to paddle to Haruru Falls. Well impressed with the service we got from friendly staff and the kayaks were great to use.More

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CoastalKayakersNZ, Manager at Coastal Kayakers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a lovely review. We have a range of kayaks and we take the time to fit you in the right kayak for your ability and purpose and offer you the free use of our dry...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Great location, good boats, friendly and helpful staff. Try to schedule you trip around high tide and paddle amount the mangrove trees at the edge of the bay. Very cool!More

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

Our mangrove forest is such a treat to paddle through and yes this can only be done around high tide so please contact us and we can recommend which tour time to book. All our waterfall tour explore the mangrove forest. Thank you so much...More

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Cind76
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Response from CoastalKayakersNZ | 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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