We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: 3 Tau Henare Dr, Paihia 0204, New Zealand
Phone Number:
+64 9-402 8555
Website
Description:

Nature Cruise With Kayaking to Waterfalls designed for all age's &...

Nature Cruise With Kayaking to Waterfalls designed for all age's & great value, Perfect for first timers & experienced kayakers. A Safe whitewater experience with lots of wildlife, Boat Cruise, Local history & Great photo opportunities.

We cruise on our vessel along our calm coastline up a meandering river where guests then transfer to kayaks to explore up close, paddle through mangrove forests or photograph a colony of sea birds that nest in trees hanging over the river, then onto our final destination where a waterfall drops into the sea.

At the waterfall the fun & adrenaline starts, here even first timers can safely experience paddling in foaming white water or even kayak under the waterfall itself.

We are an All Age Adventure with mother boat on hand: Our warm vessel is on hand to give you or family a rest if you need.

We work hard & realise the importance of customer satisfaction, good value & having fun.

'Day Cruise & Kayak' Cruise operates at 11am.

'Twilight Safari" Cruise operates at 4pm.

'Night Safari' Cruise operates at 7pm.

Our 7 Points of Difference:

* Extreme Value

* Safer, Boat on hand

* More time for kayaking

* Rest when you or your family want

* Fast Sit on Kayaks that don't Trap you

* Sit on kayaks allow you to go under the Waterfalls

* Night Kayaking & Waterfalls is a brilliant NZ Experience!

read more
Book In Advance
More Info
USD 49.01*
and up
Bay Of Islands Nature Cruise And Kayaking Adventure
Why book on Viator?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 174 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 147
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Sunset kayak trip

Tom and Taylor were great. This is a great little trip up river to the waterfall from Waitangi. To start off we motored upstream and then transferred to kayaks to paddle upstream... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 February 2017
julieQ6900EF
,
Adelaide, Australia
via mobile

Similar Things to Do in Paihia

Add Photo Write a Review

174 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 163: English reviews
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a pleasant surprise. A short boat ride takes you to the mouth of the river. From there you paddle by board or kayak to the waterfall. Along the way, the guide points out wildlife and tells the history of the region. If you wish, you can paddle and/or swim under the falls. In spite of clouds and a... More 

Helpful?
Thank Peter G
Adelaide, Australia
Level Contributor
28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Tom and Taylor were great. This is a great little trip up river to the waterfall from Waitangi. To start off we motored upstream and then transferred to kayaks to paddle upstream. All the while Tom and Taylor were very attentive, informative and kept us all amused with stories of the area. We managed to capsize but it was our... More 

Helpful?
Thank julieQ6900EF
Level Contributor
24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Completed the twilight tour with my partner. Ben was our guide and immediately made us feel welcome. We are so glad we took part in the kayak adventure.

Helpful?
Thank Daniel R
Bay of Islands
Level Contributor
33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

We had our 22 year old niece visiting us in the Bay of Islands, and took her out on this fabulous adventure on the Waitangi River one evening. We had a superb time with Taylor and Tom - they were really fantastic hosts and guides - knowledgeable, informative and very entertaining. Ruby was a delight and organised everything for us.... More 

Helpful?
Thank Wendy H
Level Contributor
17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

I booked the learn to SUP excursion for the morning. It was a lot of fun. I would absolutely recommend this to anyone who wants to try SUP.

Helpful?
Thank Julie F
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

We had a great time kayaking up the river and the waterfall was awesome the activity was interesting and exciting the whole time would definitely do it again

Helpful?
Thank Roni Y
Feilding
Level Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

Absolutely wonderful! Taylor, Ruby and Tom were all so warm, welcoming and engaging. They made everyone feel at ease and catered for all levels. I loved it and would recommend it for everyone.

Helpful?
Thank 873sherreed
Tamworth, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
43 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Taylor and his buddy are really down to earth and got us all on paddle boards and in kayaks and paddling up the river to the falls near Pahia. Thoroughly enjoyed the trip and good for a bit of exercise as well! Beginner paddle boarders catered for, but please do expect to get wet! We also bought the photos they... More 

Helpful?
Thank simonhep
Brisbane, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

We were lucky enough to have a small group of 2 with Tom as the guide. He was very knowledgeable and friendly and went out of his way to make sure we had a great time. Had lots of fun getting up close and personal with the waterfall and we were able to go out our own pace. Great value... More 

Helpful?
Thank jodie l
Bristol, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Very friendly and organised tour. Taylor was very friendly and took time to chat to everybody. Very knowledgeable about the area and we learnt lots as we kayaked up the river! Arriving at the waterfall was fun and brilliant to go under it if you wanted to!! Nice place to see the sunset and you can kayak as much/little as... More 

Helpful?
Thank tinksamore87

Travellers who viewed Bay Of Islands Kayak Cruises also viewed

 

Been to Bay Of Islands Kayak Cruises? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Bay Of Islands Kayak Cruises and other visitors
5 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (5)

Questions? Get answers from Bay Of Islands Kayak Cruises staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?