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Pacific Coast kayaks runs local half-day tours, full day tours and multi-day tours usually within 30 minutes of Whangarei. We take you to secluded , coves, white sand beaches, spectacular coastal formations, and volcanic landscapes. The diversity of...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Tutukaka 0110, New Zealand
+64 9-436 1947
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

My husband and I were excited to kayak the Pataua estuary with Mark. It was a great half day trip, mello kayaking seeing great birds, learning about the trees, plants and other great New Zealand backstories.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank cracklingrose845
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We had the best afternoon, five of us including a nine year old. Fabulous, Mark was an awesome host, afternoon tea was unexpected, very safe, great company, Pataua South was gorgeous. Can so recommend, terrific afternoon, thanks Mark, kindest, Julia and Aston

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 18 December 2017

Brilliant weekend kayaking with Mark starting at Teal Bay with overnight camping in a stunning location at Mimiwhangata. Having had a day trip at the beginning of the year we knew we wanted to spend a bit longer out on the water with Mark when...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Janette Eileen W
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

I teamed up with Andre from Germany to kayak from Ngunguru to Patea as part of the Te Araroa trail. Mark picked us up and we launched from right in front of my motel. Fantastic trip which avoided a 20km road walk as well as...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank MrDefender
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Returning to NZ for a second visit (from Scotland) another day's Sea kayaking with Mark was an absolute must. Once again it lived up to all expectations, and we also struck lucky with a pair of dolphins that swam around our kayaks for a few...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank David H
Reviewed 17 July 2017

My friend and I picked the guided tour option and thank goodness we did! Mark knows his stuff and I really enjoyed just listening and taking it all in whilst cruising around Limestone Island. I loved just sitting on the island with a cup of...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank amyleewick
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

We called Mark very last minute - nevertheless he was so willing to facilitate, ready in 30minutes. His training and orientation is on point and so helpfull. You can tell he's been doing this for years. His price for a half day rental was $40...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 15 May 2017

We have used Pacific Coast Kayaks on two occasions. Once we just hired the Kayaks but the second time was better. Pacific Coast Kayaks took us (family of 5) on a well planned trip up to the wet lands. The scenery was amazing and we...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank ongellebuckley
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We had a great day with Mark. Fabulous kayaking up the coast and through rock gardens. We had the opportunity to do some snorkelling, and Mark provided a delicious lunch with salad from his own garden. I booked ahead of our trip and Mark was...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Lindaeh1
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

A fantastic well-planned and safety-conscious trip with wonderful Mark. He led seven of us on a five hour adventure along the estuary and up into the mangroves. Great variety of paddling. Provided fab afternoon tea too. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: January 2017
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