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“Christmas company activity”

Puhoi River Canoe Hire Ltd Kayak Trips
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Owner description: We offer a safe leisurely kayak/canoe adventure paddling along the Puhoi River which meanders 8km (2hrs) from the historic Bohemian Puhoi Village to the scenic Wenderholm Regional Park. We supply superior kayaks,buoyancy aids, paddling instruction and courtesy shuttle return for drivers to collect cars. We have kayaks or canoes to suit the whole family and cater to almost all ages and fitness levels. Sorry no children under 3yrs. Bookings Essential.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Lockers / storage, Activities for older children
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Christmas company activity”
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

I was a little apprehensive about doing kayaking with my work for our Christmas activity. But despite this I thoroughly enjoyed it. I was in a double kayak with my work colleague. Kathy was amazing. Highly recommend this. Didn't even get my feet wet.

Visited December 2016
1 Thank WATSOP
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English first
North Shore City, New Zealand
Level 5 Contributor
73 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“simply stunning”
Reviewed 19 November 2016

what an amazing day this was - we hired a Canadian canoe in preparation for our adventure in December on the Whanganui River - this experience gave us the perfect conditions to get used to an unfamiliar vessel, varied temperatures and tides ... just amazing - very helpful hosts who answered all our questions - thank you for the ride back to the start point - greatly appreciated - recommend to all -

Visited November 2016
1 Thank 67arda
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Richmond, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great,active few hours”
Reviewed 23 October 2016

I visited with my partner and only gave Kathy (owner) very short notice. Luckily it was mid week and not school holidays so she was able to fit us in.
Very welcoming and accommodating. Sunscreen available to apply and great explanation of the route with a map and pics to help. We hired 2 single canoes ($50 each) and had a great just over 2 hours exploring the river. we had the tide on our side so not too much struggling with the paddles. Some of it is along the highway so is a bit noisy but very peaceful once you get away from there. Lots of wildlife to see along the way. Very efficient pick up service after texting her to say we had arrived at the other end. Overall a fun, relaxing few hours, Thanks Puhoi River Canoe Hire (Kathy & Cody).

Visited October 2016
1 Thank RachBrucie
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level 6 Contributor
100 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Finish with lunch at the pub”
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

A fun activity for a day out with friends. A pub lunch at Puhoi pub a great way to top of the day.
We went with two couples . The passel is not difficult so suitable for all levels.

Visited January 2016
2 Thank SandyWestcoast
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Auckland, New Zealand
Level 4 Contributor
23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Excellent kayaking adventure - highly recommended”
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We had a brilliant 2-3 hours on the water paddling from Puhoi to Wenderholm this morning. We hired a double kayak which was $100 and we thought it was well worth it. We enjoyed exploring all the different areas and chatting to other kayak users on the water. We stopped half way and jumped out onto the jetty and had a bite to eat. Very friendly staff, clear explanation of the route and double kayak rudder system. Nice to have the pickup at the end and returned back to our car. Awesome activity and highly recommended & all within 30 mins of Auckland CBD.

Visited April 2016
2 Thank Andrew D
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