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Auckland Sea Kayaks

384 Tamaki Drive | St Heliers, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-213 4545
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The best kayak tour i'v ever been to!

This was an amazing tour! I’m so happy that we chose to do this. Our guide, Logan, was incredibly... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Amanda T
Riverhead

Safety instructions clear and sufficient with equipment of a high standard. We were taken to herald... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2018
O8595TRsued
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Auckland
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Auckland is one of the world’s most unique sea kayaking locations. It is a region of exceptional natural beauty, volcanic islands, sandy beaches and is abundant with wildlife. The sheltered waters of the Waitemata Harbour make it a sea kayaker’s paradise waiting to be discovered.
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384 Tamaki Drive | St Heliers, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
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+64 9-213 4545
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This was an amazing tour! I’m so happy that we chose to do this. Our guide, Logan, was incredibly nice, experienced and very funny. Something that made a good atmosphere on the trip. He had a lot of knowledge about the island, and was a...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Safety instructions clear and sufficient with equipment of a high standard. We were taken to herald island by car and then a lovely calm paddle for about an hour and a half down to theRiverhead pub. Recommended

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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Logan, Ella and the crew were amazing! We had such a great time and were looked after very well. Shame the weather didn’t quite play ball but it didn’t affect us one bit. Thanks guys!

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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

You have to do this! We kayaked over to Brown’s Island and it was great fun. The conditions were good as the sea was very calm. Once on Brown’s Island, our guide Nick set up a mini picnic, and also accommodated gluten free requirements. Then...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Joni was in charge of pick up, set up, cooking, leading, pack up and drop off, and did a great job. The paddle is more than an hour each way depending on the wind but it’s not too hard even into the wind. The walk...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018

Great trip and guides were good and cheerful. We were picked up from the city next to the pier which was super convenient. It was a great trip, all the kayak set up was explained clearly and we had a good fun atmosphere on the...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2018

As a local, I didn't know that Karaka Beach was the location the Treaty of Waitangi was signed by local Chiefs. An important piece of our local history and to paddle there was very cool. The guides were professional, clear and safety conscious. We did...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

I've no experience in kayaking but this was great fun and manageable in a 2 person kayak. About an hour of kayaking each way; absolutely amazing coming back in the dark. Really enjoyed the hike to watch the sunset and coming back down with torches...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

I did a sunset tour to Rangitoto Island with my adult son in a twin seater kayak. I chose him because he was bigger and stronger than me in case I wasn’t up to the approximate hour paddle each way. I needn’t have worried, it...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Great experience, loved seeing Auckland this way. Beautiful views, a good amount of adventure on the way. Guides were professional and catering was delicious.

Thank MonandDan
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Roman0725
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Response from Becca S | Reviewed this property |
The water was a little choppy the day we kayaked so it took us a little longer; I'd say a little over an hour (but well worth it). We didn't find the hike difficult; I hiked it in Chacos (there is a tiny trail for most of... More
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Manao808
20 November 2015|
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Response from GazaLee | Reviewed this property |
depends on the weather ... it's getting warm in Auckland. They do provide water prove jacket for you during the tour !! Bring one sun glasses if you have one ! It's about 18 to 24 degrees now !!
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