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Auckland Bioluminescence Kayak Tour - Social Nature Movement

Experience the pure and otherworldly beauty of New Zealand on our bioluminescent kayak tour!

Experience the pure and otherworldly beauty of New Zealand on our bioluminescent kayak tour!


  • Small intimate kayak group led by team of experts
  • Marvel at a fascinating natural wonder!
  • Paddle to locations with little light pollution to see the glowing bioluminescence best
  • Learn all about the science behind the glow and local marine life
  • A fascinating experience to tick off the bucket list!

Auckland's Bioluminescence Kayak Tours offer a mesmerizing adventure like no other.

You'll discover this rare natural wonder by way of an inspiring kayak tour, which begins just after sunset where we gather for a safety briefing and complimentary refreshments. After being equipped with all the necessary gear and information we begin the journey, paddling effortlessly through the water after dark led by your expert guides.

Enjoy every moment as we take things at a relaxed pace, sharing information about the magical glowing water and the marine life in the bay.

You'll marvel at the enchanting beauty and illumination emitted by bioluminescent organisms as you paddle, virtually floating in the blue glow! Watch the marine light-show come to life as you reach into the water and your hand lights up with appearance of an Avatar-like character!

Truly an unforgettable experience in nature's radiant illuminating phenomenon.

Adult $120.00
Child $110.00


  • Start location varies depending on date booked


  • Please note that the start location varies:

    Okura Boat Ramp, 1 Okura River Road, Auckland:

    7th - 21st April

    6th - 13th May

    Waiake Beach, 925 Beach Rd, Auckland:

    2nd - 6th April

    27th - 28th April

    2nd - 5th May

    28th - 29th May

  • Refunds & Cancellations:

    Customer Cancellations - more than 1 months' notice will attract a 25% cancellation fee. Between 7-30 days' notice will attract a 50% cancellation fee. Less than 7 days' notice will attract a 75% cancellation fee. Less than 48 hours notice the client will forfeit the fare or in case of a no show.

    IMPORTANT:Bookme terms and conditions apply in addition to the above cancellation and refund conditions.

Available Bookings from 18 Apr to 1 May 2024

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  • Adult$120.00
  • Child$110.00

  • Adult$120.00
  • Child$110.00

  • Adult$120.00
  • Child$110.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme


5 reviews

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Shravani Juluru from New Zealand wrote on 30 November 2023


We enjoyed a lot the guides were so supportive.

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Thanks Shravani, glad you enjoyed the Bioluminescence Kayak Tour

Stephanie deWitte from New Zealand wrote on 03 April 2024

Awesome experience!

Beautiful tour, would highly recommend! We had an awesome time on the water and were lucky enough to see stunning bioluminescence.

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Wharehau from New Zealand wrote on 14 February 2024

Fantastic Family Experience

Great experience to share with the family. Easy paddle, calm waters, clear night and great guides. Magical evening playing with the bioluminesence. Thankyou Chris for helping us to make family memories.

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rahim from New Zealand wrote on 13 January 2024

Naturally amazing

Had a great time ....good location, good management of time, well organized tour, the staff were helpfull and knowledgeable. Catherine was great and Legend is a legend.

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hamishc4 from New Zealand wrote on 14 February 2024

Awesome experience!!

Such a cool experience, great instructors!

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