Boat Tours & water sports in Paihia

Top Boat Tours & Water Sports in Paihia, New Zealand

Boat Tours & Water Sports in Paihia

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Adventure Tours
5–6 hours
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$159.00
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Adventure Tours
5 hours
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$112.83
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Adventure Tours
5 hours
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$112.83
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Ports of Call Tours
1–2 hours
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$67.50
per adult
Day Cruises
3 hours
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$91.29
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Catamaran Cruises
2 hours
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$80.00
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Day Cruises
3 hours
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Adventure Tours
6+ hours
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$382.06
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  • Lorna W
    Whangarei, New Zealand2 contributions
    My husband and I went on the cruise as a gift from our 3 children for our 50th Wedding Anniversary There were only 9 other passengers, apart from the 3 crew. Two other couples were also celebrating their annversaries. So a rather special cruise. We enjoyed the stop at Roberton Island and the walk to the top of the hill was well worth it for the beautiful view over the island. The lunch on board was really good, as were the delicious scones with jam and cream. The crew were great. We would highly recommend this cruise.
    Written 21 April 2022
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  • Julie Smith
    1 contribution
    A fabulous day out with an equally fabulous knowledgeable host. Exceeded all expectations for views, wildlife and comfort. We packed so much into our day! Walk, snorkel in private lagoon, Dolphins and Orca! We were super lucky. Can't rate this day out enough. Thanks Carino Team!!
    Written 19 February 2022
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  • Matt
    4 contributions
    Well run and managed trip. Very safe. Great skipper Lyn, nice bloke, well spoken and competent. Perfect length of time for the trip. Not rushed at all.
    Written 20 February 2022
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  • Angela B
    7 contributions
    Fantastic day out exploring the Bay of islands. Paddle boarding, snorkeling, swimming, walking or just laying in the sun. Super relaxed pace and Nick was a brilliant host. Loved it.
    Written 9 January 2021
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  • swamiesabroad
    Paihia, New Zealand4 contributions
    Our kids had an absolut blast on this tour. So much fun.
    They do way more spins and speed compared to other locations in New Zealand. Highly highly recommend.
    Written 4 May 2021
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  • LandC46
    Auckland, New Zealand261 contributions
    Everything was great! We considered ourselves fortunate that there were only 13 passengers (4 crew) on our two hour Sundowner sail since that perhaps made it more intimate. The best fun was in climbing up the rigging and helping with the sails, encouraged by enthusiastic crew. So nice to be out on the water on such a splendid, beautiful and historic vessel.
    Written 1 March 2021
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  • Leigh Z
    Auckland, New Zealand1 contribution
    Mate, if you want value for money look no further.

    I'm terrible with names, so I've forgotten the name of our skipper. Don't mistake my lack of short term memory for him not being memorable. The bro was amazing, caring, fun, and full of knowledge.

    He went out of his way to help my son build a hutt on the beach. Perfect pronunciation of Maori words really shows he is in touch with paihia and the culture. Everyone felt safe, comfortable and by the end of the trip everyone left with smiles.

    Found out he went to a rival school to myself, we never had any animosity ;)
    Written 31 December 2021
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  • raupo_1
    Christchurch9 contributions
    Adam was a fantastic skipper and extremely accomodating - highly recommended. Great knowledge of the area
    Written 12 April 2022
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  • Renee M
    Whangarei, New Zealand3 contributions
    I enjoyed it very much. I did have to change curise trips but Rachel was very kind and helpful in offering my alternative curise trips I could go on when my all day trip was canceled due to the weather. She rebooked me on a shorter cruise but I still had a lovely time. She even took pictures of me jumping off the boat into the sea I appreciate that very much. I found it relaxing and soothing especially once the sails were up.
    Written 11 February 2022
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  • wendy lyons-beck
    Tauranga, New Zealand189 contributions
    A relaxing afternoon on a catamaran. We sailed to an island full of history. A swim, a walk (optional),lunch; then a leisurely sail back to Pahia. We thoroughly enjoyed the chats with the crew and other passengers.
    Highly recommend.
    Written 28 March 2022
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  • Alys
    8 contributions
    We had an absolutely terrific day out on the boat with Glen. He was super friendly, knowledgeable and informative. The islands are stunning and we bought the very best winterless north weather with us- warm and sunny.
    I will definitely be back to do a full day of walking on one of the larger of the 144 islands! Sea shuttle do a drop off and pick up service in the summer season.
    Written 2 October 2021
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  • Pipped01
    Auckland, New Zealand3 contributions
    The crew was very welcoming and made us feel very comfortable. The bar service was excellent, and the food was delicious. There were fun activities on board, and the excursions were enjoyable and well organised.

    Thanks Captain Johnny, Erin and Jagger for an awesome trip!
    Written 28 March 2022
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  • Ashlea B
    Auckland, New Zealand1 contribution
    During lockdown my mind was going back & forward trying to decide if I should book a Backyard Roadies Tour. I was sick of looking at my same four walls for months but scared to go on a tour not knowing anyone.

    ‘New Year New Me’ I set myself a goal to make this my year for travelling and booked the first Far North Tour for 2022 just one week prior. I was soo nervous to go alone and by the end of the first day it had already turned out to be the best thing that happened to me thus far, I was glad I chose to go solo. From strangers to friends to family in just one day!

    I have already booked my next tour to Abel Tasman and have at least another one, if not two tours lined up for this year. If your like me and keep standing in your own damn way all the time, it’s time for you to step aside and see how amazing this experience really is…I promise you won’t regret it!
    Written 25 January 2022
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