Most popular is our half day guided tour paddling around the NW corner to stop over in a secluded Bay, departs at 9 am and finishes at 1 pm. Professional guides, lessons available, top equipment to stay dry and warm in complete safety. Hire kayak options are available from a selection of singles and doubles.
An ideal trip for those that wish to have an introduction into sea kayaking in open water along a wonderful coast of cliffs, rolling hills and inlets. This trip you are paddling out of a natural harbour "Matiatia" into the "Waitamata" harbour and then out into the "Pacific ocean". This kayak trip is suitable for novice and experienced kayakers alike. Explore the North western corner of Waiheke Island. View caves, paddle through rock channels, a rock archway to a classic private beach for a short break or swim before returning. Feel your spirit soar as you glide around the northwestern corner of Waiheke. Paddle total time is approx 2 1/2 hrs.
Kayak Freedom Rentals
We have a large number of kayak types available for hire from the kayak base at Matiatia.
Most popular are our siton top style (Single and double kayaks) swim or snorkel from the kayak and find your own piece of paradise not for from our Kayak base. They are safe and easy to use. Recommended for 1 - 2 hours paddling in and around Matiatia Harbour or just outside along the coast. Our kayaks have good seats and latest in design.
There are multi optional area's to visit from the Kayak Base. Several other islands are close by and Waiheke Island has a long coastline of incredible geographical changes and good wildlife, ideal for the keen Sea Kayaker.
Bookings and inquiries Ph: 09 372 5550
Last updated: 14/3/2014