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Coastal Kayakers

Te Karuwha Parade | Paihia/Waitangi Beach, Waitangi 0200, New Zealand
+64 9-402 8105
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Bay of Islands Half Day Guided Tour
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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.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good21%
  • 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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+64 9-402 8105
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited here during the Lions series and had a lovely paddle down the river. Excellent all round service.

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

We are so pleased you enjoyed your Haruru Falls Tour and thank you for taking the time to review us we really appreciate it. Congradulations on the draw and look forward to the next tour. Regards The Coastal Kayakers Team

Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Our tour guide, Chad, picked us up from our YHA in Paihia which was great! He was a great guide and though we had never properly kayaked before, he helped us to steer and paddle and was really friendly. We went through the Mangroves which...More

Thank Lydia C
CoastalKayakerNZ, Manager at Coastal Kayakers, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Hi Lydia and Rachel, We are so pleased you enjoyed your tour. We are Skippyless at the moment until we can get to town to purchase Skippy #2. We believe it's the little things that make an experience amazing and we are happy we could...More

Reviewed 28 June 2017

I went out twice with a kayak. The first time was a solo trip in which I paddled out to the islands in the bay, went around them and came back. I could have gotten out on the beach there if I had wanted to....More

Thank ossommarc
CoastalKayakerNZ, Manager at Coastal Kayakers, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

We are so pleased you enjoyed your paddling experience around the bay and your guided Haruru Falls Tour and that we made it easy for you. We really appreciate the review and wish you well for your future travels. Coastal Kayakers Team

Reviewed 6 June 2017

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 8 June 2017

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 21 May 2017

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

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Cind76
25 February 2017|
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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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