Each tour will start with a guided drive around the historic town of Te Aroha. You will learn about the rich history and wild geology of the area. We will also visit a historic gold mining settlement. 

Once at the Waihou River, you will be given your water equipment and expert instructions on how to navigate your kayak  down the river safely.

During your Waihou River kayak tour, don’t forget to keep a sharp eye out for the wide variety of bird life which live on and around the river.

Be sure to look up during your tour and take in the majestic views of the Kaimai ranges and Mt Te Aroha.

River tours run twice a day:

9.30AM AND 1.30PM

A third tour at 5.00PM runs during the summer months.

River tours

The Classic Kayak Tour

Escape from the world and let the river take you on a journey. Our traditional kayak tour will provide you with Majestic views of the Kaimai mountain ranges.

This is perfect for all ages and fitness levels.


Approximate trip time, 3 hours


  • $59 Adult

  • $39 Child under 16 yrs

  • $179 family 2 adult 2 children.

What to bring

Warm days:

  • Hat

  • Sunscreen

  • Sunglasses.

Cooler days:

  • Warm clothing.

Every day:

  • Big smile!

See terms and conditions for more details.

Bike Hire

Hire one of our bikes and check out some of our local attractions or make your way along the Hauraki Cycle Trail to the start point of your cycle or SUP tour.

Maps and information available in store.


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