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Coastal Kayakers

Te Karuwha Parade | Paihia/Waitangi Beach, Waitangi 0200, New Zealand
+64 9-402 8105
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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 Tours and experience our enchanting mangrove forest, meet the local wildlife and be astounded by our horseshoe-shaped Haruru Waterfall or have an ocean paddling adventure exploring the Bays and Islands on our Coastal Discovery Tour. Our friendly guides will amaze you with beautiful Maori legends and local history and document your paddling experience with tour photos that we offer to you free of charge. Suitable for individuals and families through to large conference groups and cruise market.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Te Karuwha Parade | Paihia/Waitangi Beach, Waitangi 0200, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 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 4 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

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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 4 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

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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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 2 weeks 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

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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

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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

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Reviewed 18 June 2018

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CoastalKayakersNZ, Manager at Coastal Kayakers, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

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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 19 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

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Reviewed 25 May 2018

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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

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CoastalKayakersNZ, Manager at Coastal Kayakers, responded to this reviewResponded 24 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

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Reviewed 7 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

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CoastalKayakersNZ, Manager at Coastal Kayakers, responded to this reviewResponded 9 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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