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Bay Of Islands Kayak Cruises
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US$51.06*
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Bay Of Islands Nature Cruise And Kayaking Adventure
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Owner description: Nature Cruise With Kayaking to Waterfalls designed for all age's & great value, Perfect for first timers & experienced kayakers. A Safe whitewater experience with lots of wildlife, Boat Cruise, Local history & Great photo opportunities. We cruise on our vessel along our calm coastline up a meandering river where guests then transfer to kayaks to explore up close, paddle through mangrove forests or photograph a colony of sea birds that nest in trees hanging over the river, then onto our final destination where a waterfall drops into the sea. At the waterfall the fun & adrenaline starts, here even first timers can safely experience paddling in foaming white water or even kayak under the waterfall itself. We are an All Age Adventure with mother boat on hand: Our warm vessel is on hand to give you or family a rest if you need. We work hard & realise the importance of customer satisfaction, good value & having fun. 'Day Cruise & Kayak' Cruise operates at 11am. 'Twilight Safari" Cruise operates at 4pm. 'Night Safari' Cruise operates at 7pm. Our 7 Points of Difference: * Extreme Value * Safer, Boat on hand * More time for kayaking * Rest when you or your family want * Fast Sit on Kayaks that don't Trap you * Sit on kayaks allow you to go under the Waterfalls * Night Kayaking & Waterfalls is a brilliant NZ Experience!
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Reviewed 19 February 2014 via mobile

We had a great time kayaking up the river to the water fall. The husband & wife guide team where great & took a lot of care & time to make us all feel welcome & comfortable. We went on the night tour which was quite an experience in it self. Give it a go & make sure u paddle under the falls.

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Reviewed 12 February 2014

A totally excellent experience and lots of fun! Have never kayaked at night before and what a beautiful way to see the stars. Had a lot of fun, especially under the waterfall which was way warmer that expected. All in all a highly recommended experience, Thankyou Taylor and Ruby.

2  Thank perkynpinky
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Reviewed 26 January 2014 via mobile

An exhilarating experience for me and hubby!! A must do if you happen to visit Paihia.. kayaking under the waterfalls is so amazing !!!! Glad we decided to do it..

Thank Ana Bernz S
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Reviewed 22 January 2014

What an unexpected surprise. We had booked this last minute, and had an absolute blast. We have three kids (6, 8, 11) and they all loved it - meandering through the mangroves, nearly getting "bombed" by cormorants, and best of all going under the thundering waterfall. Taylor and his assistant Cam were super-friendly, very knowledgeable and also confidence-inspiring. We are all total novices, but it was a wonderful two hours, and really outstanding value for money. Can't recommend this highly enough.

1  Thank Christopher K
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Reviewed 17 January 2014

We did this tour through our ship Princess Cruises and it was by far the highlight of our NZ cruise. It was our first time kayaking and we were a little concerned about the fitness required as we're not as young as we used! But is seemed so easy and paddling in the mangroves and up to the falls was just superb, a good shower of rain did nothing to dampen the experience and in fact made the falls even more spectacular.

Paddling back was even easier with the tidal flow. There was a young family in the group who split with parent and child in each kayak and they managed it very easily despite the father having extremely poor paddling co-ordination skills.

Definitely an activity not to be missed and something that we will do again on our future travels.

Thank Aussie_Tourer_62
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