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Auckland Sea Kayaks

384 Tamaki Drive | St Heliers, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
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Amazing view at the city

Its a different experience to see the city from the seaside. The kayak trip was fun, sporty and... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2016
gerda753
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Cologne, Germany
Sunset kayak trip to Rangitito Island

Wow...we (husband and I) were the only 2 on the tour tonight with our guide Logan, and what an... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2016
Diane S
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Snellville
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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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Reviewed 8 March 2016

Its a different experience to see the city from the seaside. The kayak trip was fun, sporty and entertaining. I would definately do it again. Thanks to Nick for this day!

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Reviewed 7 March 2016

Wow...we (husband and I) were the only 2 on the tour tonight with our guide Logan, and what an experience! Paddling out to the island was exhilarating! Logan prepared us a nice meal, and we set out to hike to the top of the island...More

Thank Diane S
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Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

We did the afternoon trip and had a lot if fun. Nick was an excellent guide, very knowledgeable and interesting. Such a great trip to do when you have a spare afternoon and not much to do. I highly recommend it.

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Reviewed 1 March 2016

We had a great half day tour to browns island. Even with no kayak experience it was easy to manage and we felt very save. Our guide had lots of knowledge about the history of Auckland. We got a nice picnic at the beach as...More

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Reviewed 29 February 2016

Had an amazing evening doing the sunset trip to rangitoto. Went with a friend, both having very limited experience of kayaking. The kayaking itself was good fun, a bit of hard work taking about an hour each way but made it all the more rewarding....More

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Reviewed 28 February 2016

We booked the Sunset tour to Raingitoto Island, which was a total time of approx 8 hours (3:30-11:30). It was a bit challenging but great fun! This was our first time Kayaking, and although we were a bit nervous we felt comfortable with our guide...More

Thank Shimon W
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Reviewed 27 February 2016

I love Browns Island! It's my favourite island in the Hauraki Gulf. With Auckland Sea Kayaks I had the chance to go there. We had perfect weather and loved the trip. 45 minutes of kayaking with a nice walk on the island, a good BBQ...More

Thank Antonia B
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Reviewed 24 February 2016

Lucky enough to go on a Sunset / night Kayak tour out to Rangitoto with Nick and the Crew. Was fantastic fun, friendly, knowledgeable and a perfect way to go out of your comfort zone whilst having great fun,

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Reviewed 24 February 2016

We went on the sunset kayak tour to Rangitoto Island. The weather was perfect : no wind, clear skies, .. After the safety briefing we headed on our 45 min kayak trip to Rangitoto. While kayakking we stayed close to each other and had great...More

Thank LaurenAmii
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Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

We did the sunset kayak to Rangitoto as a group of friends and it was just awesome! The guides Nick and Logan picked us up in the city and we drove so the starting point of our tour. After a short introduction we started paddling...More

Thank Hannah Z
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Roman0725
1 March 2016|
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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
19 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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