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  • Average3%
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“double kayak”(8 reviews)
“great guide”(6 reviews)
“day trip”(11 reviews)
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We offer Eco Kayak and Kayak fishing tours in the beautiful Bay of Islands. White sand beaches, crystal blue water and marine mammals galore! We also do Kayak rentals and Multi-Day trips for the more adventurous. We always have time for snorkeling...more
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Paihia 0247, New Zealand
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+64 21 272 3353
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 21 April 2015

We went on a guided trip with our two boys over Easter, we all had an amazing time. The guild was brilliant and very helpful, he was great with our boys taking then snorkelling when we stop at some of the amazing islands and showing...More

1  Thank mirandag135
BayofIslandsKayaking, Manager at Bay of Islands Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2016

Thanks so much for taking the time to review us and its great to hear you had a good time. Thanks again!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

We went on a full day tour. The weather was nice, but a bit windy on the way back which made paddling difficult. Our guide never asked our names or told us his. On the way back we were struggling as it was windy and...More

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BayofIslandsKayaking, Owner at Bay of Islands Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thanks for taking the time to review us and we will take note of your review. Our guides are very friendly and help as best as they can. Kayaking is a very easy sport but can get tiring in the wind. I know it can...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I'm a solo traveler and I was so warmly welcomed by the team. My trip wasn't in high season so they were really great at negotiating with me for a suitable day to fit me in. My tour guide was Sam, really friendly and a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic trip out in The Bay of Islands. Proper full on experience with proper Kiwi guide Sam. You’ll go to places other kayaking companies won’t take you to. Caves, rocks, beaches, the works. A real taste of what The Bay of Islands is all...More

Thank Coastal74568
BayofIslandsKayaking, Owner at Bay of Islands Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Ha Ha Thanks for taking the time to write us a review we do really appreciate it. Also thanks for your feedback on serviettes, our sustainability team is reviewing this at present. Always good to get out to the front side of the islands with...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had such a great afternoon on this trip. Our guide, Sam, was really patient and informative and also great fun! Thanks Sam!!

Thank Sarah G
BayofIslandsKayaking, Owner at Bay of Islands Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Cheers for taking the time to review us! Awesome to hear you had a good time and the weather was good for your day!!! Thanks again

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great product, great trips, and Sam is the bomb, very helpful. would recommend every time😉 we went duo kayaking for a full 6 hours, snorkeling, cliff jumping, and delicious food. Well worth the price!

Thank jeppe p
BayofIslandsKayaking, Manager at Bay of Islands Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Awesome to hear you guys had a good time with us! The weather has been great and so have the people! Thanks for taking the time to review us!!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A perfect day. Kayaking, snorkelling, rock jumping. We visited very nice spots - you can't find without guide. Thanks to Sam. He is a great guide.

Thank mannizet
BayofIslandsKayaking, Manager at Bay of Islands Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Awesome to hear you guys had a good time with us! The weather has been great and so have the people! Thanks for taking the time to review us!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did a day trip and had a wonderful day. If you want to go kayaking look no further - this is the place you're looking for!

Thank Mads S
BayofIslandsKayaking, Manager at Bay of Islands Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Awesome to hear you guys had a good time with us! The weather has been great and so have the people! Thanks for taking the time to review us!!

Reviewed 21 June 2018

We recently did the day trip, having done it three years ago as well. We had such a great time the first time, I thought there would be no way to top it. But our guide (same both trips) took us to some different locations...More

Thank Ken R
BayofIslandsKayaking, Manager at Bay of Islands Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks heaps for taking the time to write us an amazing review! Great to hear you came back to visit and you had another awesome time with us! Theres heaps to see in the Bay of Islands and its great we could get you over...More

Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

The trip I took was fantastic. We had some wind, some sun and dolphins. The stop on the one island was great, beautiful views. Highly recommend if you want a peaceful day on the water kayaking around, soaking in the scenery. Our guide was great...More

Thank Msyno
BayofIslandsKayaking, Owner at Bay of Islands Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2018

Thanks a lot for taking the time to review us. Its awesome to hear you had a great time. Thanks again

Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

We did the one day kayaking trip with Will. It was a really fun day and we saw some great marine life as well as visiting two of the more remote islands in the Bay of Islands. I was a bit apprehensive as hadn’t Kayaked...More

Thank Matt W
BayofIslandsKayaking, Manager at Bay of Islands Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2018

Thanks for taking the time to write a great review and its always good to hear you had a good time. Thanks again

Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Great day out! Fliss our guide was amazing! Thank you for being flexible and catering for our group #youwinthewine

Thank ElinM420
BayofIslandsKayaking, Manager at Bay of Islands Kayaking, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review us! Good times out there by the sounds of it! Cheers again

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Andhare
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Hi we mainly hire for whole days or multiple days for people heading out to the outer islands and for camping trips.
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