The Wairoa River
Guided Kayak Tour:
$110 Per Adult
$99 Per Child

Freedom Kayak Tour:
$75 Per Adult
$55 Per Child
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Explore the upper reaches of Tauranga's Wairoa River from Omanawa. No prior kayaking experience required for this picturesque flat water paddle to Waimarino. Enjoy the peaceful wildlife as you float past in one of our sea kayaks. Stop enroute for a snack or just simply relax on the side and watch time drift by. This is a must-do kayak tour and adventure for anyone visiting Tauranga.

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  • No kayaking experience necessary.
  • Approx 10 km flat water paddle.
  • Transport is included in the kayak tour prices from Waimarino to tour launch site; kayaks and relevant equipment provided.
  • Approximately 2 ½ -3 hour kayaking trip.
  • All ages welcome. The oldest person to enjoy the kayak tour thus far was an 84-year old woman and the youngest was six months.
  • Moderate fitness required.
  • This kayaking tour can operate in almost all weather conditions. Please contact Waimarino if in doubt.
  • We can provide transport from & to your accommodation at an extra cost of $25 per person. This option is available from our booking page.
  • 24 hours booking notice is preferred.
  • Minimum 2 clients.