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Cathedral Cove Kayak Tours

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The Te Whanganui-A-Hei Marine Reserve opens up a sea kayaking paradise full of beaches, islands and rock gardens that are just waiting to be explored.Paddle through sea caves, interact with the local marine life and discover the thrill of kayak...more
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88 Hahei Beach Road, Hahei 3591, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was a really great kayaking tour from Hahei beach to Cathedral Cove. The cappucinos/hot drinks on the beach were delicious! We had a wonderful guide who made some stops with us on the way and shared some information about the marine reserve or the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Maia103D
Reviewed 3 days ago

Truly breathtaking sights and an incredible experience. Professional staff guide you through aquamarine waters, tell of the Maori history and legends and the Mercury bay preserve.Delicious Hot beverages are served on the beach as a very nice break. Highly recommended

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Andy1NZ
Mike G, Owner at Cathedral Cove Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks Andy, glad to hear you had a great time. Thanks again for kayaking with us!

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was amazing! Totally worth going on, the people who run it are so friendly and knowledgeable. It’s a guided tour so you stop in your kayaks on your way round to learn about the cove, traditions and culture. When you stop at cathedral cove...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 301jbro108
Mike G, Owner at Cathedral Cove Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Awesome, we are so happy to hear you had such a good time. Thanks for your comments and thanks again for kayaking with us!

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Just a really well organised and friendly tour of the local beaches and islands by kayak with a coffee and biscuit break at cathedral beach. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SydneyGirlfromoz
Mike G, Owner at Cathedral Cove Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Great review, thanks for your comments and thanks again for kayaking with us!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Did this tour as part of the kiwi experience and exceeded mine and my girlfriends expectations. Everything was quite rushed to begin with as we were picked up and quickly had to get changed and put sun cream on before being on the kayaks within...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Adam H
Mike G, Owner at Cathedral Cove Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

What a great review. Thank you for sharing your thoughts and your awesome photos! We are very happy to hear you had such a good time and that you were well looked after by our team. Thanks again for kayaking with us!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As first time kayakers we were very nervous entering the water (myself also 21 weeks pregnant) but we were re assured that the kayaks are quite hard to tip so this made us feel so much better!! We had a fantastic guide called Niahm, she...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Keisha E
Mike G, Owner at Cathedral Cove Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What a great review! I am so happy to hear your first kayaking experience was a good one. I'll let Niamh know you had a good time on the water with her. Great idea to get in to kayaking when you get home, your local...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very well organized and well worth the money spent. We were on the waiting list initially and got informed of availability with ample time to spare. Staff are well trained and our guide Tom was superb! On the tour you stop at various points and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Mike G, Owner at Cathedral Cove Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for being flexible on the wait list.. great to hear it all worked out in the end. I'll pass your comments on to Tom, he'll be very happy to hear you had such a good time. Thanks again for kayaking with us!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked on the morning tour and despite having had a lot of bad weather, we awoke to a glorious day perfect for sea kayaking. Our guide was Ash and he was brilliant! He was really knowledgeable about the area and told us lots of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Mike G, Owner at Cathedral Cove Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow what a great review. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience.. Ash will be delighted to read your comments. Thanks again for kayaking with us!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A fun and different way to visit Cathedral Cove. Jake was our guide - knowledgeable, entertaining, made everyone feel safe - seeing a pod of orcas was a highlight of our trip

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank sarav894
Mike G, Owner at Cathedral Cove Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow what a treat to see Orca.. I am sure you will remember that experience for a long long time! Thanks for your comments and thanks again for kayaking with us.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tour was awesome, kayaking in this waters was really easy and fun. The guide (Ross, great person!) Was really kind and gave us all the security instructions and equipment very professionally. Everything was really well coordinated and managed. You should also consider the whole...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dario r
Mike G, Owner at Cathedral Cove Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your comments Dario, Ross was very happy to hear you had such a good time on the water with him. See you next time for the Full Day Trip!

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Response from Pheonie | Reviewed this property |
Our tour landed at Cathedral Cove. Plenty of time to explore and even go for a swim. The guides are great at keeping everyone on schedule!
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Wong V
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Response from tamsin6394 | Reviewed this property |
We wore just normal gym clothes. You don’t get too wet as there is a protective thing over your seat and around you.
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