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Whenuakura Island Deluxe Guided Kayak Tour - Surfsup Whangamata

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Experience the magic of Whenuakura (Donut) Island as you paddle through the entrance and into the stunning turquoise lagoon!

Experience the magic of Whenuakura (Donut) Island as you paddle through the entrance and into the stunning turquoise lagoon!

Highlights

  • Experience a guided kayak tour through the stunning Whenuakura Island (Donut Island)
  • Learn about the Whangamata Wild Life Sanctuary
  • Stop off at Hauturu Island for an authentic Kawakawa tea
  • Experienced and knowledgeable guides
  • Suitable for beginner to confident kayakers

Join our experienced guides on a kayaking adventure that will take you into the stunning Whenuakura Island or Donut Island.

After a safety briefing, you will paddle from the beach approximately 30 minutes to a cave-like entrance that opens up into a beautiful lagoon surrounded by native fauna in the centre of the island.

Enjoy the views of unspoiled nature from your kayak as the island is a Wild Life Sanctuary that is off-limits to people landing on it.

We then head towards Hauturu Island to enjoy a cup of Kawakawa tea and visit some more locations of interest before heading back to shore. Your guide will be on hand to share their local knowledge and ensure the safety of all participants.

Adult $105.00 (15 years and over)
Kid $60.00 (4-14 years old)
Family of 4 $280.00 (2 Adults + 2 Kids)
Family of 3 $230.00 (2 Adults + 1 Kid)

What's included

  • Kayak & Paddle
  • Local Guide
  • Life Jacket
  • Dry Bag
  • Wetsuit
  • Kawakawa Tea

Duration

  • Allow approximately 2 hours for the whole experience

Location

  • Please meet at our beach reserve on Island View Road, Whangamata, by beach access 14.
  • Whangamata is approximately a 1.5-hour drive from Tauranga and a 1.45-min drive from Coromandel Township.

Restrictions

  • Minimum age: 4
  • Please be aware of the risk of capsizing during this activity.

    If you are not confident in the water please give us a call for further details and other options.

    All tours are weather dependent.

    Customers must be aware that there is a risk of capsizing and that they are confident to handle ocean conditions with the help of the guide.

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Bad Weather Refunds

  • If your experience is cancelled by the operator (because of the weather or anything else out of your control) you will be entitled to a full refund.

Notes

  • All tours are weather dependent for safety. Conditions can change on a daily and even hourly basis we request all customers to call beforehand to confirm their bookings.We are not responsible for any inconvenience if tours have to be cancelled last minute due to weather conditions.

    No refunds will apply if a customer cancellation is made within 48 hours of arrival day.

  • Getting Here: Whangamata is approximately a 1.5-hour drive from Tauranga and a 1.45-min drive from Coromandel Township.

    Family Pass: Full value price based on purchasing tickets separately - discounts are shown from this rate.

Available Bookings from 14 Apr to 27 Apr 2024

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  • Adult$84.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Kid$60.00
  • Family of 4$241.00
  • Family of 3$206.00

  • Adult$105.00
  • Kid$60.00
  • Family of 4$241.00
  • Family of 3$206.00

  • Adult$105.00
  • Kid$60.00
  • Family of 4$241.00
  • Family of 3$206.00

  • Adult$84.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Kid$60.00
  • Family of 4$241.00
  • Family of 3$206.00

  • Adult$105.00
  • Kid$60.00
  • Family of 4$241.00
  • Family of 3$206.00

  • Adult$84.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Kid$60.00
  • Family of 4$241.00
  • Family of 3$206.00

  • Adult$105.00
  • Kid$60.00
  • Family of 4$241.00
  • Family of 3$206.00

  • Adult$84.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Kid$60.00
  • Family of 4$241.00
  • Family of 3$206.00

  • Adult$105.00
  • Kid$60.00
  • Family of 4$241.00
  • Family of 3$206.00

  • Adult$84.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Kid$60.00
  • Family of 4$241.00
  • Family of 3$206.00

  • Adult$84.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Kid$60.00
  • Family of 4$241.00
  • Family of 3$206.00

  • Adult$105.00
  • Kid$60.00
  • Family of 4$241.00
  • Family of 3$206.00

  • Adult$84.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Kid$60.00
  • Family of 4$241.00
  • Family of 3$206.00

  • Adult$105.00
  • Kid$60.00
  • Family of 4$241.00
  • Family of 3$206.00

  • Adult$105.00
  • Kid$60.00
  • Family of 4$241.00
  • Family of 3$206.00

  • Adult$105.00
  • Kid$60.00
  • Family of 4$241.00
  • Family of 3$206.00

  • Adult$72.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Kid$60.00
  • Family of 4$241.00
  • Family of 3$206.00

  • Adult$72.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Kid$60.00
  • Family of 4$241.00
  • Family of 3$206.00

  • Adult$105.00
  • Kid$60.00
  • Family of 4$241.00
  • Family of 3$206.00

  • Adult$72.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Kid$60.00
  • Family of 4$241.00
  • Family of 3$206.00

  • Adult$72.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Kid$60.00
  • Family of 4$241.00
  • Family of 3$206.00

  • Adult$72.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Kid$60.00
  • Family of 4$241.00
  • Family of 3$206.00

  • Adult$72.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Kid$60.00
  • Family of 4$241.00
  • Family of 3$206.00

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

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Yumi Miyake from New Zealand wrote on 25 February 2022

Fantastic!

Whenuakura island was adventurous and spiritual place! I really enjoyed kayaking in one of the most beautiful beach and islands,swimming and talking to other lovely people.Kawabata tea made me so relax and warm up after swimming in the secret island:) The guide was very friendly and had a lot of knowledge and super handsome!haha I can’t wait to visit them again! Thank you so much;)

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Hi Yumi! Thanks for taking the time to review us! We appreciate your support. Kind regards, Surfsup team

Tim from New Zealand wrote on 24 December 2021

very good

a must do in the area

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Hi there! Thank you so much for reviewing us. We appreciate your time and support. Kind regards, Surfsup team

Helmut Boehm from Germany wrote on 01 April 2024

Whenuakura

If you are in Whangamata you must do this. Impressing island :-)

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Josh King from New Zealand wrote on 30 March 2024

Great

Awesome experience Great guides who were very knowledgeable about the area

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amandah56 from New Zealand wrote on 11 March 2024

amazing but too short

The guide is kind and nice, this tour is wonderful, only 2 hours is too short for us.

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