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Kayak Hire Papatowai - The Catlins - 2 Hours

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Explore a hidden gem as you paddle down the Papatowai waters by kayak...

Highlights

  • Perfect for beginners or families looking to explore close to Papatowai
  • Find your own little coastal beach or have a paddle on the peaceful Tahakopa River
  • Keep an eye out for native birds and local wildlife along the way!
  • Safety is paramount, you will be provided with local river knowledge, maps and a full safety briefing
  • Very comfortable and stable kayaks, designed and built in NZ

Explore the nearby coastal beaches or have a paddle on the peaceful Tahakopa river - the choice is all yours.

The location is simply stunning with the rivers and sandy beaches lined in rich Podocarp forest - home to an abundance of local native birds and wildlife.

You will enjoy the pure quiet and peacefulness of the area out on the water and appreciate nature at its finest.

Meet at our Papatowai kayak sheds for a safety briefing where you will be provided with paddling instruction, maps and local river knowledge. Safety is paramount and you will have everything you need before heading off on the water.

Our Kayaks are very comfortable and incredibly stable, you have the option to choose between the Fortress Double, Phantom Single or both! this hire option is perfect for beginners, families or those a little short on time just looking to explore close to Papatowai.

Catlins Kayak Hire is a DOC approved business. To find out more check out this link: Department of Conservation approved label.

Location: Papatowai, The Catlins. The stunning Catlins area is located approx 90km east of Invercargill and 160km south of Dunedin.

Double Kayak $59.00
Single Kayak $45.00

What's included

  • Buoyancy life vests
  • Dry bags
  • Estuary & river map
  • Full safety briefing & paddling tips
  • Over 25kms of estuary and river to paddle and explore

Duration

  • Allow approximately 2 hours duration for the whole experience

Restrictions

  • No children under the age of 3, all kayakers must be able to sit up unaided.

    If you are hiring one of our Kayaks you MUST be able to swim.

    Paddlers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

    For safety reasons we do not allow solo paddlers.

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Notes

  • We keep a really close eye on the weather and will make contact in the event of unexpected conditions. If the weather conditions are unsafe for kayaking, we will re-book you on another hire option or time to suit.

Available Bookings from December 10 to December 16

Change Dates

All prices for this activity are shown in NZD ($)

8:30 a.m.
12:30 p.m.
Mon 10 Dec
Tue 11 Dec
Wed 12 Dec
Thu 13 Dec
Fri 14 Dec
Sat 15 Dec
Sun 16 Dec

8spaces priced from:

  • Double Kayak$35.00
  • Single Kayak$27.00

5spaces priced from:

  • Double Kayak$43.00
  • Single Kayak$35.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Double Kayak$53.00
  • Single Kayak$39.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Double Kayak$43.00
  • Single Kayak$35.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Double Kayak$43.00
  • Single Kayak$35.00

3spaces priced from:

  • Double Kayak$59.00
  • Single Kayak$45.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Double Kayak$53.00
  • Single Kayak$39.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Double Kayak$59.00
  • Single Kayak$45.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Double Kayak$59.00
  • Single Kayak$45.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Double Kayak$53.00
  • Single Kayak$39.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Double Kayak$59.00
  • Single Kayak$45.00

6spaces priced from:

  • Double Kayak$53.00
  • Single Kayak$39.00

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Siv Tone Kristiansen from Norway wrote on 08 December 2018

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Really good

Really nice river and friendly people

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From Kayak Hire Papatowai - The Catlins - 2 Hours

Thanks Siv for choosing Papatowai Kayak Hire.

10:00 a.m.Thursday 13 July

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