Kayaking is the perfect way to explore the Bay of Islands, it's the ultimate mix of adventure, relaxation and exercise.
Bay of Islands Kayaking offer kayak rentals by the hour or a kayak tour which takes you on a 3 hour adventure through crystal clear water to caves, white sandy beaches and private bays around Urupukapuka Island.
Kayak Hire from Otehei Bay:
Single Kayak - $20 per hour
Double Kayak - $35 per hour
Paddle Board - $25 per hour
Start your tour with a scenic journey on one of our ferry's to arrive at Otehei Bay on Urupukapuka Island. From there you'll head off in your kayaks on a 3 hour guided tour paddling through rock gardens, discovering caves and taking in the amazing scenery. and stopping at one of the many breathtaking beaches the Bay has to offer. At the end of your kayaking adventure, relax on a bean bag on the lawn in front of the Otehei Bay cafe and reward yourself with some delicious food and a cold drink.
You can choose from any of the return ferry's depending on how long you want to spend on the island.
- Your return ferry ticket from Paihia / Russell out to Otehei Bay
- 3 hour guided kayaking tour
- Kayak, snorkelling gear, and dry bags for personal belongings
Need to know:
- Meeting location is at the Paihia wharf 10 minutes before your ferry departure on the day of your tour. If you are catching the ferry in Russell make sure you are at the wharf in time for the ferry departure.
- Bring change of clothes, water bottle, camera, sun protection and towel.
- Child price is up to 15 years of age