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  1. New Zealand
  2. Bay of Islands
  3. Waitangi

Bay of Islands: 2-Hour Coastal Discovery Kayak Tour

Product ID: 181622
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Explore the beautiful bays and islands in front of Paihia and Waitangi. This tour is a great introduction to sea kayaking, and is ideal for beginners or those who are strapped for time.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Pickup included

Complimentary hotel pick-up and drop off is available by request from Paihia accommodation.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Paddle past idyllic, uninhabited islands through crystal clear water
  • Discover New Zealand’s amazing marine world beneath you
  • Enjoy amazing local history and wonderful Maori legends from your guide
  • Benefit from complimentary images of your ocean-paddling experience
Full description
Explore the beautiful bays and islands in front of Paihia and Waitangi. This tour is an amazing introduction to sea kayaking, and even includes a stop on an island for a chance to stretch your legs and get a photo.

After pick-up from your local accommodation, you will arrive at the beach-side kayak base to be equipped with everything you need. Your friendly guide will pair you up, before fitting you out with a life jacket, paddles and a double kayak. You can store your belongings in the secure base, where you can collect them after the tour. Water pistols, balls, and frisbees also come along for the ride, so prepare yourself for a fun couple of hours.

You can paddle past idyllic, uninhabited islands and through crystal clear water that reveals New Zealand’s amazing marine world beneath you. Your guide will help you with all aspects of the tour, and will astound you with the amazing local history and wonderful Maori legends, all the while your guide will record your ocean paddling experience with amazing photos which are available free of charge.
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Transport
  • Experienced kayak guide
  • All equipment, double kayaks, paddles, and life jacket
  • Use of dry bags, sunscreen, plus water pistols and frisbees
  • Secure storage at kayaking beach base
  • Complimentary tour photos
What’s Not Included
  • Food

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Meeting point

Beach Base, Te Karuwha Parade, Paihia, Bay of Islands.

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Important information
Know before you go
• This activity is suitable for beginners
• You are welcome to bring snacks on the day and carry them in the dry bags
• You will get wet on this activity, make sure you wear swimwear or clothes you don't mind getting wet
• Easy to operate and stable double sea kayaks are provided, you will receive full instructions and a guide will be right there to help out if needed
Organized by

Coastal Kayakers

Product ID: 181622