Available December to May
This is the perfect day out in the Bay of Islands. With the ultimate mix of adventure, relaxation and time to explore the Bay. Start your day with a scenic ferry ride with Explore and head out through the Islands to Otehei Bay on Urupukapuka Island. Kayak the crystal clear water of the islands on a guided tour, walk to some breath taking views, swim in one of the warm bays and explore Otehei Bay. And when you are done relax on a bean bag at the front of the cafe with some delicious food and a cold drink. You choose the ferry times you want and whether you want the Morning or Afternoon kayaking tour. The hardest part of your day is deciding when to leave.
Available All Year Round
Come and join us on our kayak tour up to the famous Haruru Falls. Haruru means “big noise” and we will get you right underneath these magic horseshoe-shaped falls to feel their full power.Our tour starts on the beach just north of the roundabout on Marsden Road. We meet everyone at the beach where we will have the kayaks waiting for you! It is just past the roundabout if you are driving from Paihia to Waitangi. Google Maps....... 14 Te Karuwha Parade, Paihia and we are just over the road on the Beach. Just look for our van and the yellow kayaks!
Available All Year Round
There is no wonder this is our most popular tour and has been rated highly by everyone that has come with us. This tour is for the adventurous souls and the ones that really want something special. Get away from the crowded boats and come and enjoy an adventure. The Bay of Islands is a Sea Kayaking paradise with crystal clear water, rock gardens, caves and abundant marine life. We pride ourselves on our small group sizes (8 or less) and our flexible planning. With small group sizes it gives us the chance to keep everyone on the tour happy and we are able to cater for the whole group. WE ARE THE ONLY KAYAK COMPANY THAT TAKES DAY TOURS OUT TO THE OUTER ISLANDS....WHERE YOU WANT TO BE!!!
Our sea kayak hire option is for people wanting a real adventure! Freedom rentals are perfect for people that have outdoors or sea kayaking experience that are keen to explore on their own time. The Bay of Islands is the perfect place to rent a sea kayak with its sheltered waters, rich marine life and 144 islands.With camping available on Urupukapuka Island it is the perfect base to set up camp for multi-day kayaking trips and its easy to access everywhere from here. We provide pick-up and drop-off service into Paihia and can also drop off to Long Beach in Russell to get closer to the islands (for a fee).BAY OF ISLANDS KAYAKING'S BASE IS LOCATED OUTSIDE OF TOWN. WE PICK UP OR MEET GUESTS FOR TOURS AND DROP OFF KAYAKS WHERE NEEDED FOR RENTALS. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS FEEL FREE TO CALL OR EMAIL US.
Come and immerse yourself in the marine paradise of the Bay of Islands. If you want to get away from it all for a few days on a true adventure, this is for you! We spend our time island hopping and exploring the rugged coastlines. Theres lots of time for walks, sunbathing, snorkelling and finding marine life! We pride ourselves on serving delicious food made out of local produce and quality New Zealand meats. Our groups are small and intimate making it the best way to experience the Islands and really soak up all it has to offer. With small groups we cater for all levels of experience from first timers to the more experienced that want to learn more and step outside their comfort zones a bit. You will be amazed at the meals we can prepare sitting on a beach while camping..... and can even prepare some seafood that we gather through the day.
2 DAY TOUR $500
3 DAY TOUR $750