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Bay of Islands Guided Kayak Tour - Half Day

For 1 person
1/2 day
$95 each
1 Adult
$95 each

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  • Explore the coastal waters of the beautiful Bay of Islands
  • Journey through an enchanting mangrove forest (tide dependent)
  • Enjoy refreshments at a secluded beach away from the crowds

Explore the beautiful coastal waters of the Bay of Islands with the possibility of paddling through a mangrove forest. Relax during a rest stop at a secluded beach for light refreshments and the opportunity for a swim or snorkel.

What's Included?

  • Guided half day kayaking tour
  • Kayak and equipment hire
  • Professional guide
  • Light refreshments
  • Free tour photos for download
  • Sunscreen

Explore the stunning Bay of Islands from the water at a relaxed pace. Paddle past idyllic, uninhabited islands and through crystal clear water that reveals New Zealand’s amazing marine world beneath you. There is the possibility of paddling through an enchanting mangrove forest before stopping at a beautiful secluded beach for light refreshments and the opportunity of a swim or snorkel before the paddle back to Beach Base.

Your guide will share with you the rich local history and Maori legends. They will also be taking photos of your experience on the tour, which will be available online in high resolution for you to download, at no extra cost.

Session Length

  • Please allow three hours for this experience
  • Departs daily at 9am
  • Not available on Christmas Day or Waitangi Day
  • Please check in 20 minutes prior to your tour departure


  • Maximum weight of 120kgs
  • Minimum age of 7 years old
  • A medium level of fitness is required
  • Suitable for both beginners and experienced paddlers


Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to their policy.

  • All cancellations made within 24hrs of the booking date lose 100% of the booking price
  • No amendments can be made within the 24hrs of the booking date
  • Cancellations that occur before the 24hr period will be entitled to a full refund
  • If the experience provider cancels a booking you will be entitled to a full refund unless you wish to transfer the booking to another time
  • No refunds or credits will be provided if you fail to report at Coastal Kayakers Base with the appropriate vouchers issued for that booking on the day and/or time booked

Numbers on the Day

There is a minimum of two and a maximum of ten people per guide.


This experience is weather dependent.

Dress Code

You will get wet up to your knees so you are recommended to wear shorts or pants you can roll up. Please dress to the weather conditions. It is also recommended you wear footwear either water shoes, sandals or flip flops.

Other Info

Complimentary transfers are available. Please liaise with the experience provider at the time of booking to arrange this.

This experience departs from Paihia.