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We offer Eco Kayak and Kayak fishing tours in the beautiful Bay of Islands. White sand beaches, crystal blue water and marine mammals galore! We also do Kayak rentals and Multi-Day trips for the more adventurous. We always have time for snorkeling...more
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Paihia 0247, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We’re a family of 6 (30s and 60s) on a Private tour (based on ‘Island Time’ tour) with Sam and Curtis. They are warm and wonderful guides and and tailored the trip to various fitness levels. We had the most stunning views and cannot ask...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jyhuang84
BayofIslandsKayaking, Manager at Bay of Islands Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to review us! Awesome to hear you had a great time with us! We love to custom build trips for families and mates so everyone gets what they want! Lucky with the weather too! Be nice to get...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I did the half day kayak trip at the beginning of November with my husband and a friend and it was brilliant. Sam our guide was super laid back which helped us relax and feel confident about attempting to get behind the waterfall (it took...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Catherine W
BayofIslandsKayaking, Manager at Bay of Islands Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to give us an awesome review! It’s always good to have good people come with us! Great to hear you had a good time! Thanks again! Hope you enjoy the rest of your world holiday!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm a solo traveler and I was so warmly welcomed by the team. My trip wasn't in high season so they were really great at negotiating with me for a suitable day to fit me in. My tour guide was Sam, really friendly and a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic trip out in The Bay of Islands. Proper full on experience with proper Kiwi guide Sam. You’ll go to places other kayaking companies won’t take you to. Caves, rocks, beaches, the works. A real taste of what The Bay of Islands is all...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Coastal74568
BayofIslandsKayaking, Owner at Bay of Islands Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

Ha Ha Thanks for taking the time to write us a review we do really appreciate it. Also thanks for your feedback on serviettes, our sustainability team is reviewing this at present. Always good to get out to the front side of the islands with...More

Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

We had such a great afternoon on this trip. Our guide, Sam, was really patient and informative and also great fun! Thanks Sam!!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sarah G
BayofIslandsKayaking, Owner at Bay of Islands Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2018

Cheers for taking the time to review us! Awesome to hear you had a good time and the weather was good for your day!!! Thanks again

Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Great product, great trips, and Sam is the bomb, very helpful. would recommend every time😉 we went duo kayaking for a full 6 hours, snorkeling, cliff jumping, and delicious food. Well worth the price!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jeppe p
BayofIslandsKayaking, Manager at Bay of Islands Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

Awesome to hear you guys had a good time with us! The weather has been great and so have the people! Thanks for taking the time to review us!!

Reviewed 22 October 2018

A perfect day. Kayaking, snorkelling, rock jumping. We visited very nice spots - you can't find without guide. Thanks to Sam. He is a great guide.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mannizet
BayofIslandsKayaking, Manager at Bay of Islands Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

Awesome to hear you guys had a good time with us! The weather has been great and so have the people! Thanks for taking the time to review us!!

Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

We did a day trip and had a wonderful day. If you want to go kayaking look no further - this is the place you're looking for!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mads S
BayofIslandsKayaking, Manager at Bay of Islands Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

Awesome to hear you guys had a good time with us! The weather has been great and so have the people! Thanks for taking the time to review us!!

Reviewed 21 June 2018

We recently did the day trip, having done it three years ago as well. We had such a great time the first time, I thought there would be no way to top it. But our guide (same both trips) took us to some different locations...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ken R
BayofIslandsKayaking, Manager at Bay of Islands Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

Thanks heaps for taking the time to write us an amazing review! Great to hear you came back to visit and you had another awesome time with us! Theres heaps to see in the Bay of Islands and its great we could get you over...More

Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

The trip I took was fantastic. We had some wind, some sun and dolphins. The stop on the one island was great, beautiful views. Highly recommend if you want a peaceful day on the water kayaking around, soaking in the scenery. Our guide was great...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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BayofIslandsKayaking, Owner at Bay of Islands Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2018

Thanks a lot for taking the time to review us. Its awesome to hear you had a great time. Thanks again

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Hi we mainly hire for whole days or multiple days for people heading out to the outer islands and for camping trips.
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