If you are looking for some information about your trip and/or about what sort of gear to bring with you, this document will answer most of your questions.
All kayaking equipment
Including dry bags and paddling jackets.
Single and double kayaks are available, which are outfitted with comfy air pad backrests and deck bags.
A point of pride for us. You’ll find the beachside dining one of the highlights of the tour. Great care is taken to organise and prepare terrific meals from locally grown fruits and vegetables with baked desserts and quality New Zealand meats provided.
On occasion a variety of fresh seafood caught during our tour will round out our sumptuous meals.
* Vegetarian meals also provided.
Note: Pre-tour information, which includes a detailed clothing and gear lists, plus local accommodation and transportation information will be sent upon receipt of your deposit.
Customers are asked to make a contribution toward meal preparation and various camp chores on a rotational basis.
Regarding personal camping gear, you will need to bring (or rent from us at $5/day/item) your own tent, sleeping bag, ground pad, and, if interested, snorkeling gear.
Getting to the start of the tour from Auckland
Please note that we have changed location but still remain in the Bay of Islands and have moved to Kerikeri.
We recommend you arrive in Kerikeri no later than the afternoon before the trip. We hold an informal pre-trip meeting at 6pm the evening before the trip starts at Maha Restaurant @ Wharepuke on 190 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri.
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Available from Kerikeri only- no one way drop offs to Auckland.
Pick up and drop off in in Kerikeri. One way drop offs can usually be arranged.
You will need to book accommodation for at least the night before and the night following the kayak trip. There are numerous motels, bed and breakfasts and hostels in Kerikeri. For quality and ease of logistics we recommend the following but you are welcome to book the hotel you fancy: