Sea kayaking, Bay Of Islands, New Zealand

Kayaking Tours, Bay Of Islands, New Zealand

Kayaking Bay Of Islands and Northland’s 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 expeditions.


  • COVID-19 UPDATE - NZSKA is most definitely in business and would love to get you out kayaking in the Bay Of Islands!!! Due to the current worldwide health situation, We will be running to a slightly different format than normal. We will have less pre-scheduled trips than usual, But please feel free to get in touch and let us know dates that suit you, we will be able to make it work! We will have a minimum trip number of two and will be making excellent discounts for group bookings, so get the team together lets get out there!!!
  • SCHEDULE SUMMER 2020/21- We have posted a very simple schedule for next season, at this point consisting of one 5 day Outer Coast trip per month, These trips will run with no minimum numbers so please feel free to book yourself on! All of our 5day trips can be extended into 7days without any issue so don't be shy to ask. All of our other trips will be available on request, please just get in touch


  • 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 home made 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 NZOIA guides qualifications.
  • Customised kayak trips can be arranged all year round for group of any size.
Nz Kayak Tours Adventure Mark Safety Certified



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.

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NZ Kayak Tours beautiful New Zealand Tours


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 Outer Coast Adventurer.


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.

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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!

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Great Barrier Island

Great Barrier Island Expedition - 9 day

New expedition in a new location!

New Zealand Sea Kayaking Day Tours
Bay Of Islands - Urupukapuka Island campsite

Bay of Islands Classic - 3/5 DAY

Enjoy the iconic Bay Of Islands in true kiwi style

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Northland's Northeast Outer Coast

Outer Coast Explorer - 7 DAY

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

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Bay Of Islands - Moturoa Island

Comfort Kayaking - 3/5 DAY

A perfect combination of evening comfort with active days ocean kayaking

New Zealand Sea Kayaking Adventures Tours
Matauri Bay, Cavalli Islands

Outer Coast Adventurer- 5 DAY

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

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View all of our scheduled trips here! If these dates don't work for you just get in touch, Problem solving is what we do