Coastal Kayak Bay of Islands

Departing daily from Waitangi, near Paihia in the Bay of Islands, we offer half and full day tours that cater to all levels and experience. Our friendly guides will regale you with local legends and point out historical points of interest as we explore the mysterious mangrove forest, Haruru waterfalls and the deserted Motumaire Island.

HALF DAY (approx 3-4 hrs) Fully guided Departing daily from our base at Waitangi Beach we paddle up the sheltered waters of the Waitangi Estuary to spend time exploring the fascinating Mangrove forests and Haruru falls. At the falls you can test your skills by paddling under the waterfall or just relax and enjoy refreshments on the beach. Our experienced and friendly guides will regale you with local legends and point out different examples of marine life and historical points of interest along the way. All our kayaks are proper 'sit in" style sea kayaks with a rudder for easier steering. Departs: Every Day - All Year Minimum: 2 people

FULL DAY (5-6 hrs) Fully guided - Includes lunch As an extension of the half day tour we take you away from the Waitangi Estuary and out to the deserted Motumaire Island where we stop for lunch. Here you can relax, lie in the sun, swim, snorkel, or sample fresh shellfish. All our kayaks are proper 'sit in" style sea kayaks with a rudder for easier steering. Departs: Every Day - All Year Minimum: 2 people

This service is available as part of one of our Custom Itineraries or holidays, please visit our home page to learn more about how we can help you with your holiday.

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