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Island Time Kayaking Tours - Day Tours

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Bay of Islands 1st right after Oyster Is turn-off, Luganville, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
+678 777 9723
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What........ no crocs!

A civil 8.45am pickup and off we go to our kayaking and all we had to take was water & camera (if... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Zafrolly
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Australia
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Excellent advice

Alex was very helpful in advising the most suitable SUP for my level of experience (complete... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
janice172
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Hawke's Bay Region, New Zealand
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Based at the Bay of Islands, we offer a range of guided eco-tours including a blue hole/crystal river kayak tour, a Bay of Islands kayak tour and a Lonnoc/Champagne Beach kayak tour. We also hire kayaks and SUPs on an hourly, half daily, daily or overnight basis and can organise longer expeditions for the experienced paddlers.
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“the river” (15 reviews)
“yummy lunch” (2 reviews)
“blue hole” (8 reviews)
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Bay of Islands 1st right after Oyster Is turn-off, Luganville, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
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+678 777 9723
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A civil 8.45am pickup and off we go to our kayaking and all we had to take was water & camera (if you think you can kayak and take pics at the same time!) After a quick sign off & demonstration & getting over the...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Alex was very helpful in advising the most suitable SUP for my level of experience (complete novice). He offered to change the SUP at no extra charge if I found it difficult to handle however this wasn’t necessary because he got it right first time....More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

I have never kayaked before and was able to take a tour with the owner, Alex Bortoli, an, experienced kayaker, a staff member, Knox, and two other novice kayakers. Kayaking to the Blue Hole was such a fabulous experience. It was such a beautiful experience...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am an experience kayaker, I wanted to visit an island by kayak from Santo, have a taste of local life. The communication through email previous to arriving was good. When we got there we called Alex, the owner and we were releived to hear...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2018

We had a group of 10 people including 4 children and had the most amazing time kayaking up a pristine river to the most beautiful Blue Hole. What an adventure! It is without a doubt one of the best tours we experienced while in Santo...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

This tour company has recently changed hands and is now operated by a skilled guide with decades of tourism experience. There are plenty of good kayaks and canoes got hire, plus four rigid stand up paddle boards. Life vests and snorkelling gear are also available....More

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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Kim and the team were absolutely amazing would definitely recommend doing this fantastic adventure wether you are visiting on a cruise ship or just visiting Santo

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IslandTimeKayaking, Owner at Island Time Kayaking Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

thank you for the review & recommendation! So glad you had fun... & hope to see you again one day for a longer stay perhaps? Regards Kim & the ITK team.

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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

My partner and I recently travelled around Vanuatu and Santos was our first stop. The first activity we had planned was the Kayaking and Snorkel Experience with Island Time Kayaking Tours. Everyone was so friendly and helpful and made us feel so welcomed and comfortable....More

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IslandTimeKayaking, Owner at Island Time Kayaking Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

thank you so much for the great review - sorry for the delay in responding. I am so glad you enjoyed your short time with us as there is so much to see and not enough time during a cruise - excuse for coming back...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2017

Kayaking up the river to the blue hole was beautiful. It was also fun swimming at the blue hole as well as swimming in the ocean back at Oyster Island before a yummy lunch on a gorgeous day. They even had a fresh water shower...More

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IslandTimeKayaking, Owner at Island Time Kayaking Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2017

Hi Stephanie, thank you for your review - we are glad you enjoyed the time away from your hectic schedule! Will be great to see you again when you return for a longer stay :) Regards Kim ....& Thomas of course :)

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Reviewed 15 January 2017

Kim and Thomas picked us up at Barrier Beach House. Drove us up to Oyster Island in the rain but that didn't deter us. Kayaks are very good and glide through the water well. We got different types of weather throughout the morning which added...More

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IslandTimeKayaking, Owner at Island Time Kayaking Tours - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2017

Thanks guys for the review - so glad you enjoyed your day considering the weather - but hey - thats the tropics for you :) But we had good weather during lunch and your time on the island. Thomas still speaks of the fun you...More

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