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“Best Way To Get To Cathedral Cove”

Cathedral Cove Kayak Tours
Ranked #1 of 7 things to do in Hahei
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The Te Whanganui-A-Hei Marine Reserve opens up a sea kayaking paradise full of beaches, islands and rock gardens that are just waiting to be explored.Paddle through sea caves, interact with the local marine life and discover the thrill of kayak sailing with the wind on your back. To top it off we land at Cathedral Cove where you will be treated to our world famous cappuccinos and hot chocolates on the beach! Having delighted travellers for over 10 years, Cathedral Cove Kayak Tours are one of NZ's must do activities!
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!

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Mike G, Owner at Cathedral Cove Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2017

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

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Reviewed 5 March 2017

The water, the scenery - all of it was breath taking. Our tour guide was down to earth and we really had a great time. At the end, he even brewed us coffee and served us "biscuits".

Thank Leslie K
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Mike G, Owner at Cathedral Cove Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2017

Thanks Leslie, glad to hear you had a great trip!

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Reviewed 2 March 2017

We were taken out by Antz.
Fabulous.
He tells you how to get around obstacles...and even made a brew at cathedral cove.
I am not a fit person, but was able to partake.

Saw stingrays and a penguin.

Brilliant!

Thank Lee F
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Mike G, Owner at Cathedral Cove Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2017

Thanks for your comments Lee, I'll be sure to let Antz know you had such a good time on the water with him. All the best for the rest of your travels!

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Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

This was a fantastic morning. I had never kayaked before so was s little nervous but needn't have worried. The scenery is outstanding. Brad our guide was very knowledgeable and we all enjoyed his stories of the early settlers. He was particularly impressive with his pop up barrister skills producing cappuccinos, lattes, hot chocolate and tea from the kit he carried in his kayak. Loved the whole morning and would strongly recommend this trip.

Thank LinPee
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Mike G, Owner at Cathedral Cove Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2017

Thanks for your comments LinPee. Great to hear you had such a good time on the water. I'll make sure Brad sees your review, no doubt he'll be delighted with your feedback. All the best for the rest of your travels.

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Reviewed 25 February 2017

Lovely afternoon & great way to see Cathedral Cove! Our guide was so knowledgeable &, because there was only 6 of us on the tour, the service was really personal. Only in New Zealand will you have such great coffee on a beach…who knows how they manage to magic up REAL flat whites, cappuccinos, long blacks, teas & hot chocolates (complete with barista-style decorations & cookies) from their sea kayaks, BUT THEY DO! I was travelling with my mum, who was quite nervous about sea kayaking & also recovering from a broken wrist, but the guides were very helpful & reassuring, making the experience for her an enjoyable one. We’d definitely recommend this tour to anyone, kayak experience or not!
Tip: bring plenty of sun cream!!!!!

Thank Kirst1994
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Mike G, Owner at Cathedral Cove Kayak Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2017

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

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