Sea kayaking tours in the Bay Of Islands, New Zealand

Kayaking Tours in the Bay Of Islands, New Zealand

We run specialized Kayaking tours in the Bay Of Islands and along Northlands outer coast. A true Bay Of Islands adventure activity

Kayaking, Camping, Snorkeling, Hiking, Sunbathing, Amazing scenery, Beautiful beaches, unique NZ flora and Fauna all combined to make our tours some of the most unique in the Bay Of Islands.

Instruction at both novice and advanced levels, is included and we take pride in making our trips possible to people with all levels of ability

A wide range of trip durations from day tours to multi-day tours of up to 10 days.


  • Welcome to the new NZSKA website!!! Same information and same great tours as before, just in a new layout
  • Spring is just here and the trips are beginning to fill up. Don't hesitate to get in touch and secure your spot
  • Due to popular demand for outer coast trips we have added another "Cliffs and Caves" tour running 3-7 of December
  • Our 10 Day expedition is back this year! Led by NZSKA's founding member Mark Hutson it will be running 7-16 of February 2019


  • As one of the first sea kayak operators/outfitters in New Zealand - with over 30 years experience in this area - we continue to be passionate about our trips!
  • Our trips are usually small groups and we can customise the experience.
  • Count on delicious meals with local produce, the possibility of freshly caught seafood and baked desserts.
  • We specialise in leading adventurous ocean kayaking trips!
  • Technical paddling and deep water re-entry safety skills are taught on most trips.
  • We get out to areas not visited by other tour operators.
  • Rock gardening, sea caves and kayak surfing are available for those looking for additional challenge!
  • Attention to detail...whether it be the meals we serve, our care for the environment, the equipment we provide or our risk management is always carefully carried out.
  • Guides are First Aid and CPR trained and the head guides hold SKOANZ guides qualifications.
  • Customised kayak trips can be arranged all year round for group of any size.



The only kayak company around willing to plan a day just around you! The Far North is a paddler’s paradise whatever you ability level.


Discover this serene, magical and often forgotten parts of the far north. 3 or 5 day Kayak Tours of Whangaroa Discovery, Bay of Islands Classic, Comfort Kayaking or Cliffs and Caves.


An expedition style journey encompassing the coasts both north and south of the Bay Of Islands. Come on this trip and learn advanced techniques for paddling on a remote coast.


Come and join the thrill and excitement of kayaking. Choose between Day tours, multiple day tours and advanced 10 day expedition tours.

Whangaroa Harbour - Lane Cove Hut

Whangaroa Discovery - 3 DAY

Discover this serene, magical and often forgotten part of the far north!

Bay Of Islands - Urupukapuka Island campsite

Bay of Islands Classic - 3/5 DAY

Enjoy the iconic Bay Of Islands in true kiwi style

Northeast Outer coast

Northeast Coast Explorer - 7 DAY

Land on surf beaches, camp in the wild and challenge yourself in the never ending rock-gardens.

Northeast Outer Coast

Advanced Paddling Expedition - 10 DAY

Expedition style journey encompassing the coasts both north and south of the Bay Of Islands

Bay of Islands

Day Tours

In the Bay of Islands and Northland Coast

Bay Of Islands - Moturoa Island

Comfort Kayaking - 3/5 DAY

A perfect combination of evening comfort with active days ocean kayaking

Matauri Bay, Cavalli Islands

Cliffs and Caves - 5 DAY

Towering cliffs, deep sea caves and challenging rock gardens, this trip is a paddlers' nirvana

Are you ready? Book Your Adventure Today!


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“We had such a great time. Everything went over smoothly and our guide was very knowledgeable. I would absolutely recommend them to anyone. They really exceeded my expectations. I know I'll be back for sure!”
Amy Johnson
“Amazing trip; Great whitewater, food, and awesome guides. We had an excellent trip. Big group, but easily accommodated by Thrillz Co. The food was amazing, the weather was perfect, and the rafting was fun”
Doug Martin


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2 for 1

Backcountry Tour

Explore the backcountry with fellow whitewater rapids enthusiasts.


25% Off

Corporate Retreats

Team building and fun explorations of the Chilko River.


Save $50

Chill Out Tour

Open for paddler camping next weekend. Offseason rates while spaces last.

Company Co.

1366 Main Street
Vancouver Canada
V8V 3K6

Monday to Friday: 10am - 6pm
Saturday: 11am - 4pm
Sunday: Closed

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