Adventurous Things to Do in Whakatane

Top Adventurous Things to Do in Whakatane, New Zealand

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  • Casey Davis-Lamb
    2 contributions
    We did a freedom kayak but we were well set up with a map and route where we would see the best wee views and potentially see some marine life! Was such a cool experience. These guys were great at helping us get into the water, and super easy to deal with. Wicked area, wicked people. Thanks so much
    Written 5 March 2021
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  • Ray F
    Belleair, FL27 contributions
    Our travel agents set us up with Frontier Helicopters for a trip to White Island on Monday December 9th. We met the wonderful staff at Frontier and were introduced to our pilot and guide - Jason. We left for the island and arrived at the volcano about 11 am. We were given instructions about what to do in case of an emergency. After about an hour tour, we left the volcano behind just as two boats were dropping off people for their time on the island. Needless to say, we were the lucky ones as at 2:11 pm the volcano erupted instantaneously. Many injured, at least six dead and many still missing. Our hearts and prayers go out to all of those involved and their families. Us? We are feeling lucky. There but the grace of God, go us.
    Written 10 December 2019
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  • Susanne Jane Marshall
    Timaru, New Zealand8 contributions
    Very good experience
    Guide very good entertainment and knowledgeable
    A bit expensive
    A good 2 1/2 Hours
    Written 29 April 2022
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  • JB R
    34 contributions
    An amazing way to discover White Island from the air.
    Very knowledgeable staff and pilot with a lot of respect for the island and for the tragedy that happened in 2019.
    Written 6 January 2022
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  • Lauren
    1 contribution
    I've been a few times up the river with the Kiwi Jet boat tour family and each time has been unique and exciting. The crew are amazing people that make you laugh and share their love for adventure and the trip up the river never gets old as it is truly beautiful. Great for all the family and friends. A must do around Whakatane !
    Written 29 April 2020
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  • Hayley5
    Palmerston North, New Zealand5 contributions
    We did the seal and dolphin encounter yesterday with our three children. It was such an amazing experience. The Captain was very knowledgable and we felt very safe. The crew were some of the nicest and most helpful people we have come across. One of the girls took my daughter swimming on her back to see the seals, it was so magical for my daughter and very special. Thank you for an amazing trip. We are going to book again for next year
    Written 3 January 2022
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