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Sunset kayak tour to Rangitito Island provided by Auckland Sea Kayaks

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Sunset kayak tour to Rangitito Island

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RM 627.69
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2 adults
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Important Information
Duration
6h 30m
Inclusions
  • Fully catered with BBQ dinner
  • Small friendly groups
  • Suitable for people with littler or no kayaking experience
  • Top quality sea kayak equipment
  • Experienced guides
  • Over 20 years of kayaking knowledge
  • Dinner
  • Coffee and/or Tea
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Check your gear and help keep islands Hauraki Gulf pest-free.Protect our wildlife
  • Check - your gear for pests such as rodents and insects
  • Clean - footwear and gear, removing soil and seeds
  • Seal - ensure your gear is zipped up (no open bags)
  • Check your gear for pests
  • Before you leave the mainland, check and clean your gear.
  • Check that your gear is free of rats, mice, ants and skinks - especially camping gear which has ideal places for them to hide when stored.
  • Take extra care to clean gear if you have Argentine ants or plague skinks where you live.
  • Clean clothing, footwear and camping gear, removing soil and seeds before and after each trip.
  • Look out for cleaning stations at the pier and scrub your shoes before boarding.
  • Do not bring your pets.
  • Pack properly
  • Pack food in sealed containers to avoid attracting rodents.
  • No open bags or supermarket bags.
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Karl Thunder Axe wrote a review Mar 2020
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We were originally trying to book the day trip to Motukorea Island for the day of, but accidentally signed up for the next day instead. When we panickedly called to amend our mistake they told us that the Motukorea trip for that day was already full up but offered us a free
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Heather A wrote a review Feb 2020
Queenstown, New Zealand41 contributions7 helpful votes
If you're travelling on a budget this might seem a little steep, however, transport from downtown is provided as well as dinner and treats, and a first class guide (Tom) that will take care of you! I have basic kayak experience and was a little nervous, but once we got going I
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from kiwiaround, General Manager at Sunset kayak tour to Rangitito Island
Responded 25 Feb 2020
Heather, thank you for taking the time on reviewing lour Sunset tour to Rangitoto. We really appreciate it. The last ferry back to the city from the island is at 4 pm and with no public accommodation on the island it is great to have very few other people on the island. Also thank you for the positive review on Tom. He is a very well traveled and loves been back in his home town of Auckland and show of his playground to other Aucklander's and travelers alike. Thanks again for your review.
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Linda W wrote a review Feb 2020
Omaha, Nebraska2 contributions
Laura was our guide and I really appreciate her attention to safety. Unfortunately, we were not able make our trip to Rangitoto because the wind really picked up preventing safe crossing. We tried to divert to Brown island but it too was too windy to reach. So we had to settle
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from kiwiaround, General Manager at Sunset kayak tour to Rangitito Island
Responded 24 Feb 2020
Hey Mark and Linda. Great to hear that you had a good trip and felt it was safe at all times. It is the nature of outdoor activities that the conditions are different to what is forecast and safety is always the priority. As stated in our email to you, we advised your booking agent, Viator, the day after the tour that a partial refund was required and they informed us this had taken place. This was emailed to the address you placed in your booking. Thanks again for paddling with us and email us if you have any further questions
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Becca wrote a review Jan 2020
Auckland Central, New Zealand8 contributions
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I totally recommend kayaking with Auckland Sea Kayaks to Rangitoto Island - the largest and youngest of Auckland's volcanos. (Dormant for 600 years) An enjoyable approx hour 🛶paddle to/from the island, a 🍃🌿nature filled scenic walk to the summit for sunset, and a 🍽️yummy
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navarro537 wrote a review Jan 2020
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The weather forced us to change the date of our trip, but staff a very accommodating to give us an equivalent tour the day and time available to us. Staff was super friendly and made sure we (two females) got home safe at the end of our trip which ended close to midnight.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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About the operator

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By: Auckland Sea Kayaks
BikeChick91
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A sunny mid winter day
We had such a wonderful experience with Nic. He was a fantastic and professional guide. Being a local he could answ
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TheClacken
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Kayaking Adventure to Rangitoto
We had such a good time on this tour! Thoroughly enjoyed every minute of it. Kayaking to such an incredible place w
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Alice C
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Day sea kayak tour to Rangitoto Island
What a fabulous day on the water and on the island. Our guide Eric got us off to a great start with everything we n
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D7593QKnickk
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Amazing
What an amazing experience, Eric was great, his knowledge, experience was very helpful and 100% focused on safety.
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anthonymQ1386DH
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More of a workout than expected but still great fun!
I went on a half day tour expecting an easy short kayak and hike. What I got was a challenging long kayak trip and
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panmylife
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Hard work that pays off
A special call out to Tom for being a wonderful guide and my kayak buddy. Very well organized and the bbq dinner wa
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xodar
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A great day with Auckland Sea Kayaks
We had a wonderful day kayaking to and hiking on Rangitoto Island. After a short drive from downtown, we geared u
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Leonie F
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Fantastic Day Out on the habour
Fantastic day to enjoy the harbour and challenge of kayaking 10 km. Even for a novice like me! My guide, Eric, wa
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C1234indy
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Fantastic Sea Kayak tour
What a fabulous day! Lara was our guide and she was great! Very friendly, informative, funny, as well as an experie
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tashbart
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Awesome morning in Auckland harbour
We thoroughly enjoyed our kayaking adventure. Eric was professional, informative and lovely to chat with.
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Riricarthy
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Great trip with Lara!
My partner and I are visiting all 50+ volcanoes in Auckland and getting to Motukorea was tricky for us. We went as
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lippscolin
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Incredible day of sea kayaking
Highly recommend- although the sea was a bit rougher on the day we kayaked, our tour guide was exceptional at modif
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travisv224
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Look out before you step out.
This is an adventure to remember. We did the day tour option. They make sure you are well equipped for the journey.
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Luluthenomad
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Sunset tour to Rangitoto
Excellent trip, highly reccomend! Expertly guided by Eric, who shared a perfect amount of information and humor. An
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Bill M
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Wonderful day!
My wife and I were looking to do something active on our extra day in Auckland and we researched options and this c
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  • Duration: 6h 30m
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