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Cathedral Cove Kayak Tours

88 Hahei Beach Road, Hahei 3591, New Zealand
+64 7-866 3877
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Good way to see the coast

Great staff who looked after us very well. There was quite a swell the day we did this so the plan... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2017
1macam
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Sea kayaking

A fun trip, challenging enough for beginners in beautiful surroundings with experienced guides... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2017
junie44
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88 Hahei Beach Road, Hahei 3591, New Zealand
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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Great staff who looked after us very well. There was quite a swell the day we did this so the plan changed slightly. Instead of landing at Cathedral Cove and returning to Haiti we did a one way route and got a shuttle bus back....More

Thank 1macam
Mike G, Owner at Cathedral Cove Kayak Tours, responded to this review

Many thanks for your generous comments. Great to hear that you had a such a good time and that you were well looked after by our team. All the best for the rest of your travels.

Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

A fun trip, challenging enough for beginners in beautiful surroundings with experienced guides. Cathedral Cove is a must visit and arriving by kayak is great.

Thank junie44
Mike G, Owner at Cathedral Cove Kayak Tours, responded to this review

Thanks again for kayaking with us!

Reviewed 15 March 2017

We had a fabulous time kayaking at Cathedral Cove! We did the classic tour in the morning. I've never kayaked before but my husband has. We were in a double kayak and it was very easy to navigate. Our guide was amazing! So funny and...More

Thank Megan B
Mike G, Owner at Cathedral Cove Kayak Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for your generous comments Megan, great to hear you enjoyed the trip. Thanks again for kayaking with us!

Reviewed 14 March 2017

My friend and I had booked a three hour trip and were a bit late. I called the operator and they very really friendly, and even waited for us (in the end the tour left 25 minutes later because of us). There was a bit...More

Thank francis p
Mike G, Owner at Cathedral Cove Kayak Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments Francis, glad to hear you had such a good time and that you were well looked after by our team. All the best for the rest of your travels. Cheers!

Reviewed 14 March 2017

We had so much fun on this kayaking adventure. Everyone was so friendly, the weather was wonderful, the sites were breathtaking, and they made us coffee! What's not to love? This was my favorite thing I did on my whole NZ trip so quit thinking...More

Thank Jenn P
Mike G, Owner at Cathedral Cove Kayak Tours, responded to this review

Wow thanks for your generous comments Jenn! I'll be sure to share your review with our team, they will be delighted that you had such a good time. All the best for the rest of your travels!

Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Did the Cathedral Cove classic this afternoon, such an amazing experience. I've never kayaked before but this wasn't a problem at all, kayaked over to cathedral cove where we had coffee made on the beach and time to explore, fantastic way to spend an afternoon!!

Thank Tracy W
Mike G, Owner at Cathedral Cove Kayak Tours, responded to this review

Awesome, thanks Tracy, glad to hear you had such a good time! Thanks again for kayaking with us.

Reviewed 13 March 2017

This was one of our first tours in New Zealand and it set the bar high. We did the morning kayak, which was good before it got windy in the afternoon. The tour guide was great and had fantastic stories and history information on the...More

Thank Tory P
Mike G, Owner at Cathedral Cove Kayak Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments Tory, glad to hear you had such a good time on the water with us. All the best for the rest of your travels.

Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Awesome 2.5-3 hr round trip from Hahei to Cathedral Cove. Amazing way to see the coast line. Guides are great, very informative about the history of the area etc. We were able to kayak into caves along the cliffs that you can't get to by...More

Thank MianaMia
Mike G, Owner at Cathedral Cove Kayak Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for your generous comments. You are right that kayaking is something almost everyone can do and arriving at Cathedral Cove from the water is an amazing experience. Thanks again for kayaking with us!

Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Had a great morning kayaking, thanks so much to Marky for the history, stories and the amazing hot chocolate! A little disappointed with not being able to walk through the archway as the tide was in, but out fault for not checking the times. Could...More

Thank Tjmazzer126
Mike G, Owner at Cathedral Cove Kayak Tours, responded to this review

What a great review, I'll be sure to let Mark know you had a great time on the water with him. Thanks again for kayaking with us!

Reviewed 5 March 2017

Love everything about this trip. We did the afternoon kayak with spectacular weather. We managed a kayak sail on the way home and loved listening to our guides stories. Just do it!

Thank Allis0n_Smith
Mike G, Owner at Cathedral Cove Kayak Tours, responded to this review

Thanks Allison, great to hear you had such a good time. All the best for the rest of your travels!

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is it busy in April? usually what are tge weather conditions like during this time?
21 March 2017|
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Response from Robyn H | Reviewed this property |
Hi - we were at Cathedral Cove in early December 2016, so quite a different season (as noted by the previous comment). As it's autumn, it will probably be moderate temperature-wise, but the weather may be more changeable... More
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Jessica M
I have never gone kayaking before. So I was wondering how physically strenuous it was, and whether you would recommend it to kayaking newcomers?
12 January 2017|
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Response from Mike G | Property representative |
Absolutely no experience necessary and just a moderate level of fitness is required. If you can walk around a busy airport, lift your luggage into a taxi and walk the stairs at your accomodation then you'll be fine on the... More
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sina1412
Hi Steven, which tour have you done? There are 2 different and we don't know we should book. thanks sina
27 November 2015|
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