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About Coastal Kayakers
We offer a range of guided kayak tours and hire options that cater to all experience levels and desire for adventure. Tours depart daily from our Beach Base and we have a tour to suit everyone. Explore the Waitangi Inlet on one of our Waterfall Tours and experience our enchanting mangrove forest, meet the local wildlife and be astounded by our horseshoe-shaped Haruru Waterfall or have an ocean paddling adventure exploring the Bays and Islands on our Coastal Discovery Tour. Our friendly guides will amaze you with beautiful Maori legends and local history and document your paddling experience with tour photos that we offer to you free of charge. Suitable for individuals and families through to large conference groups and cruise market.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Experiences by Coastal Kayakers
Waterfall Discovery Tour
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US$52.20 per adult
Classic Waterfall Kayak Tour
6 reviews
US$66.10 per adult
Coastal Discovery Guided Tour
US$66.10 per adult
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a very enjoyable afternoon. Staff made us both feel very welcome and wanted to know what we thought. Explained some of the places we could visit in the Mangroves. Yup awesome afternoon. Thank you

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We did the classic trip up the Waitangi river in a two person kayak. The route was picturesque with lots of points of interest and perfect for beginners looking for something relaxing that won’t go with the whole day. Costal Kayakers were able to accommodate...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were booked onto a different tour however due to sickness it couldn’t go ahead last minute. The guys got us on a different tour, same time and day. They collected us from our accommodation and dropped us back off afterwards. We were out with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rented a tandem kayak in order to get out on the water. Staff were very friendly and knowledgeable equipment first rate. Paddled out to islands then into mangrove stands. Very enjoyable experience.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great paddle. They really liked after us. Waterfall was great, as was paddling around the island.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice kayak, beautiful picturesque views,good knowledge and cool stories of the roots and ancestry of the Moari villages. Then after the kayak when we got back chad (owner) went out of his way and told us plenty of places to go and see that fitted...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 56coreygibson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic staff! Super helpful! Beautiful location! High recommend using these guys for a nice day out on the water! Equipment was tip top, they even gave us some trip advise and went above and beyond to fix my sunnies! Thanks guys!! ☺️

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Navigate22520116016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were simply walking to the waterfall past the booth in Paihia and were “persuaded” to kayak up! We are glad we did as we had an excellent few hours paddling with Rob expertly at the helm! We thoroughly enjoyed our trip.More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mp_66_12
CoastalKayakersNZ, Manager at Coastal Kayakers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are great like that, whether it be convincing you to come on a kayak tour or helping you with where to eat or where to go next. We love meeting and talking with everyone. We are so pleased you came out with us and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sailing into the Bay on the Princess Majestic my wife and I were ready for some fun and adventure. Both over 70 years old we had a great day in the company of this organisation. You paddle one way to the falls and a bus...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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CoastalKayakersNZ, Manager at Coastal Kayakers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We do offer a cruise ship excursion and this is a great way to spending a few hours exploring our beautiful surrounds, this is an easy and fun paddle filled with local history and Maori legends. Storage at our beach base means you can bring...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Relaxing and fun with wonderful scenery. Guides were great people who added to the experience. Highly recommended!More

Thank allyshep
CoastalKayakersNZ, Manager at Coastal Kayakers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We do have a beautiful part of Aotearoa to show off and we are blessed to do so. We love catering to the customers on tour and changing our tour accordingly. You are amazing for takingthe time to review us, thank you so much. THe...More

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