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Whangamata: Donut Island Guided Kayaking Experience

1. Whangamata: Donut Island Guided Kayaking Experience

Embark on a short kayaking tour to Donut Island, an area which is beginning to assume iconic status alongside other regional attractions in the Coromandel. The stunning Donut Island is one of a group of islands off the coast of Whangamata which have wildlife sanctuary status. As Guardians of the islands, this tour encourages you to treat the islands with respect to preserve their future. Because of the island’s geography, access is limited due to swell and wind conditions, and only kayaks or paddleboards can squeeze through the narrow entrance. The island is a wildlife sanctuary and opens up into a beautiful lagoon which is rather out of this world. Join the experienced team on an adventure that takes you 600m off the coast of Whangamata Beach, to a secluded turquoise lagoon surrounded by native fauna and volcanic cliff rock.

Discover Whangamata - Boat Tour

2. Discover Whangamata - Boat Tour

Discover Whangamata Boat Tour --- Minimun - Maximun: 2- 4 Pass | Duration : 90 Min --- Whangamata is home to many other hidden bays and coves, many of them seem by only a few. Join us on this 90 minutes tour and explore exotic locations including the Whangamata Wild Sanctuary, where Whenuakura Island is located, plus locations where the series "Chief of War" have been filmed. This personalized experience cather for a maximun of 4 participants of all ages and habilities. --- What to bring - Wind breaker - Sun Block - Hat - Bottle of water - Optional swimming clothes (during summer) - Camera --- Where to meet Please meet us by the Whangamata wharf at the end of Port Road 10 minutes before your booking. We will help to fit your life jacket and fill disclaimer. --- Weather Please observe that all tours and hires are weather dependent. Conditions can change on daily and even hourly basis we request all customers to call before hand to confirm their bookings. We are not responsible for any inconvenience if tours have to be cancelled last minute due to weather conditions. --- Accommodation If you are looking to spend the night in Whangamata and are looking for accommodation check out accommodation options here.

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based on 10 reviews

Fabulous adventure even though cloudy skies, the wind cooperated! François was delightful, entertaining, humorous, professional — obviously I can’t say enough. Hang on to him if you can!!

Lovely to paddle in the ocean to a secret lagoon - the whole family had enjoyed the experience! The guides were experienced and friendly

Mauro and Katrina made this a great fun experience .exciting at times . Gave us an interesting tour of the coastline Worth every cent