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We offer a range of guided kayak tours and hire options that cater to all experience levels and desire for adventure. Tours depart daily from our Beach Base and we have a tour to suit everyone. Explore the Waitangi Inlet on one of our Waterfall...more
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Te Karuwha Parade | Paihia/Waitangi Beach, Waitangi 0200, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

5 of us took the 2 hour hururu falls kayak trip and I really can't praise coastal kayakers enough. Everyone was so friendly, good humoured and kind. Instructions were perfect for beginners and we had a beautiful sunny day with everything perfect: just enough of...More

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CoastalKayakersNZ, Manager at Coastal Kayakers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Wow, thank you so much for taking the time to write such a beautiful review. Our Waterfall Discovery Tour is designed for beginners or experts who want a relaxing paddle which is infused with local history and Maori legends. All our tours are filled with...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An amazing experience. My partner and I had an afternoon waterfall discovery tour. It was relaxing and really enjoyable. We never kayaked before but this is perfect for beginners. Really good guides! Chad was brilliant and hilarious. They take photos and send you which were...More

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CoastalKayakersNZ, Manager at Coastal Kayakers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks guys, we love the feedback and are so stoked that you enjoyed your paddling adventure with us. The Waterfall Discovery Tour is such an amazing product and with great guides and free tour photos we try to make it an effortless experinece. The Coastal...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my partner recently spent the morning kayaking to the haruru falls with guide Chad and had a fantastic time! The place was beautiful and even though it was a little cool being winter, it was a perfect day! Chad was extremely kind and...More

Thank Claire M
CoastalKayakersNZ, Manager at Coastal Kayakers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

All our guides love ensuring that you get what you want out of the tour so we cater the tour to your wants and needs. All of our tours are stunning and we operate all year round as we live in the beautiful winterless north....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hired kayaks from the day from this really friendly company. We kayaked up to the waterfall (lush!) and were asked to pop in on our way back out to sea to get an update on the wind. We were impressed at this attention to...More

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CoastalKayakersNZ, Manager at Coastal Kayakers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Whether you hire a kayak or come on a tour your safety is our biggest concern followed closely by your enjoyment. We always work you regarding the weather and tide as if you have both these things on your side it makes your paddle much...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister and I rented a couple of single kayaks for half a day (4 hrs). The guy at the office was super friendly and helped us map out a detailed route before we left. We paddled north along the coastline to Wairoa Bay and...More

Thank Meg M
CoastalKayakersNZ, Manager at Coastal Kayakers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

A rental is a great option for those who want to explore at their own pace but our tours are so easy as we take care of everything including free tour photos and we alter our tours to the client's needs and wants. We are...More

Reviewed 18 June 2018

I had two fantastic mornings with coastal kayakers with there winter two4one offer! The waters were calm and the views were beautiful. The team were always fun and friendly, my guide Chad was knowledgable about local wildlife, environment and history and always seemed to be...More

Thank Samuel V
CoastalKayakersNZ, Manager at Coastal Kayakers, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

What a sweet deal two for the price of one until September... winter special. All of the guides love their job and love showing our clients our slice of paradise and all the hidden gems here, including local history and beautiful Maori Legends and take...More

Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

An amazing trip, super friendly staff, very relaxed with good knowledge of the area. Good quality equipment.More

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CoastalKayakersNZ, Manager at Coastal Kayakers, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

All our tours are amazing and we pride ourselves on customer service and ensuring every client gets what they want out of the tour. Thank you so much for takingthe time to write a lovely review it means a lot to us. THe Coastal Kayakers...More

Reviewed 25 May 2018

My wife saw the ad in the tourist information in Paihia so we booked it for the following morning. I was a bit dubious as neither of us had kayaked before but my fears were unfounded, they took excellent care of us. Spent a bit...More

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CoastalKayakersNZ, Manager at Coastal Kayakers, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Our Waterfall Discovery Tour is a great option of beginners and any of the Coastal Kayakers staff enjoy making your first experience kayaking one a great one that you won't forget and we ensure it with offering you free tours. We are s pleased you...More

Reviewed 21 May 2018

We hired kayaks to go to the Haruru falls. The owner gave us amazing advice on when to go (depending on tide) and where to go. We would never have ventured in the mangrove if they had not tell us to, and it was absolutely...More

Thank Enora L
CoastalKayakersNZ, Manager at Coastal Kayakers, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review us, we really appreciate it. Renting a kayak or standup paddleboard is great for the anyone that knows how to paddle and wants to explore at their own pace, we give you a waterproof map to take...More

Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Thanks for opening up especially early so our group at a nearby conference could do a sunrise kayak. Friendly, fun and hospitable. Thanks it was a divine experience. SandraMore

Thank Sandra P
CoastalKayakersNZ, Manager at Coastal Kayakers, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018

Hi Sandra, We are so pleased we could make your paddling experience in the Bay of Islands a great one, we try to do anything within our power to ensure our customers have the best time and that sometimes including getting out of bed early...More

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