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Operating in the Eastern Bay of Plenty since 2002 we offer guided tours and freedom hires in a variety of locations around the Whakatane /Ohope Beach area. Our unique moonlight tours and offshore tours at spectacular Whale Island (we get there by...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Would highly recommend kayaking with KG Kayaks, very friendly and knowledgeable guides who took us on a beautiful tour around the kutarere harbour

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Date of experience: November 2018
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KGKayaks, Owner at KG Kayaks - Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for taking the time to review your kayak trip. Appreciated. Glad you enjoyed the experience of being out under the moonlight and wonderful that you got to experience the bio-luminescence in the water. Cheers.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my partner had a great time kayaking in Ohope. Kenny was accommodating for our needs and was informative and fun the whole time.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank average_genetics
KGKayaks, Owner at KG Kayaks - Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed your enthusiasm and interest in all things kiwi. Great to be able to share some of the Bay of Plenty with you. Hope to see you back one day !

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing activity while in Whakatane/Ohope! I've been twice now with two different groups of friends! Catamaran trip from Whakatane over to whale island takes about an hour - nice chat with kenny and his skipper on the outbound trip to discuss the plan for the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rspatelnz
KGKayaks, Owner at KG Kayaks - Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for reviewing your experienceS. Thanks for organising your friends ! You were a great group to have on board and on the water. Hope to see you all again soon. Cheers

Reviewed 22 October 2018

I would highly recommend anyone thinking of doing kayaking to book with Kenny and his team. Kenny was so friendly and you immediately felt comfortable with him, he made an effort to make the tour interesting and told us about the local history and wildlife....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nicoldonna
KGKayaks, Owner at KG Kayaks - Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

What great company you were on the water - I enjoyed your infectious enthusiasm! Thanks for reviewing your experience. Hope you have more wonderful adventures on your trip. Best wishes

Reviewed 16 September 2018

I've been on pretty much all of KG Kayaks' tours now - including the moonlight, Ohiwa Harbour and Whale Island. Being a local, Kenny really opened my eyes to how beautiful the Eastern Bay coastline is when he took me out on the Coastline Adventure....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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KGKayaks, Owner at KG Kayaks - Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Thanks for taking the time to post a review. It’s great to see enthusiastic locals like yourself getting out and enjoying the beauty of the Bay of Plenty. It was a special morning on the coast & the conditions were perfect. Enjoy your travels and...More

Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Our family loved our time spent with Kenny and KG Kayaks. He was super accommodating with scheduling a time that worked for us to drive into town and we had a fantastic time as inexperienced kayakers. Kenny is an expert in all the wildlife in...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank MorganV258
KGKayaks, Owner at KG Kayaks - Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

It was an absolute pleasure to spend time on the water with you all. Thanks for the detailed review. As you found, the conditions at this time of year are perfect for the Coastal Adventure Trip, especially for less experienced paddlers. Hope we see you...More

Reviewed 15 May 2018

Kenny and KG Kayaks were very accommodating from my first contact when I told him what our requirements were, nothing was a problem. Replies were quick and information clear. 8 of us chose to do the Whale Island adventure which was advertised as 4+ hrs...More

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Date of experience: May 2018
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KGKayaks, Owner at KG Kayaks - Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Thank you for taking the time to post such a detailed review. It’s always good to be in the water with locals such as yourself & share some of the beauty in our backyard. As mentioned on the day, every trip is different and you...More

Reviewed 20 April 2018

Highly recommended! We enjoyed a personalized tour of the lagoons, beaches reefs and cliffs between West End Beach in Ohope and the Whakatane Head. Kenny has extensive knowledge of the waters and the local geology, and he guided us easily through the reefs and around...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for fun and an awesome kayak tour just book with KG Kayak ! Kenny also takes care of the security and makes sure that everything is good. We did some kayak along the coast and stopped by on a beautiful and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Elodie A
KGKayaks, Owner at KG Kayaks - Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Beautiful morning to be out on the water with you Elodie. Thanks for your positive words and taking the time to post a review. Glad you enjoyed the muffins!

Reviewed 2 April 2018

The Whale Island kayak trip - what a fantastic experience! Starting with the boat trip down the Whakatane river and out through the Heads out to Whale Island this trip was full of promise and exceeded expectations. The trip to Whale Island on Barry’s yacht...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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BillD2006, Public Relations Manager at KG Kayaks - Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed review. It's always great to have a mix of locals such as yourselves alongside our overseas guests. Whale Island is a gem in the Bay of Plenty, with great a variety of delights and...More

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Jan K
8 December 2015|
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Response from KGKayaks | Property representative |
Hi Jan , I ve twice posted answers up but for some reason they are not showing. Can you please txt me your number and I ll call you -thanks -Kenny 027 2724073
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melwax805
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Hi Melinda, I'm not sure I can answer that ! Was it meant for somewhere I the USA? kindest regards
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