Bay of Islands Cruise and Kayak

Highlights & inclusions

Discover the beauty of the Bay of Islands on this guided kayak tour
Paddle through mangroves and arrive at a stunning waterfall
No prior kayaking experience is required
Spot diverse wildlife
Safety vessel available for rest breaks
Glide on serene Bay of Islands waters
or 4 payments of $24.50 with more info
Free cancellation up to 24 hours prior to experience

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Mon, Jul 15, 2024

What you can expect

Slowly glide on the serene waters of the Bay of Islands on this guided kayak tour, culminating at the breathtaking Haruru Waterfalls. This tour invites you to discover the unparalleled beauty of the Bay of Islands, where you’ll paddle through tranquil mangrove forests before arriving at the stunning waterfall. Perfect for both beginners and seasoned kayakers, no prior kayaking experience is required, ensuring a safe and enjoyable adventure for all.

As you navigate the peaceful waterways, spot a variety of wildlife and immerse yourself in the lush natural surroundings. The guided tour ensures you won’t miss any of the area’s highlights and provides fascinating insights into the local ecosystem. Additionally, a safety vessel is always available, offering peace of mind and the opportunity to take a rest if needed.


What you need to know

  • Waterfall kayaking
  • Local guide
  • Safety vessel if you need a rest
  • Please allow 2.5 to 3 hours for this experience
  • This experience takes place in the Bay of Islands - Haruru Waterfalls
Departure Location
  • This experience departs from 1 Tau Henare Drive, Waitangi 0293, New Zealand.
Terms And Conditions
  • Please note paddling inside the Mangrove Forest is tide dependent
  • Maximum weight for kayakers is 285 lbs (125kg)
  • Minimum age is 5 years (please check Cruise & Kayak for younger)
  • Wear sandals and suitable clothing you are happy to get wet
  • Bring along water, a towel, a jacket (on wet days), sunblock, and a sun hat
  • Sit-on double kayaks are used
Cancellation Policy
  • Change your booking up to 24 hours before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 24 hours of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience
  • This experience requires good weather. If it's cancelled due to poor weather, you'll be offered a different date or a full refund.
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

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