Hire Kayaks

The Kayaks

All kayaks were made by Q-Kayaks in Ashurst, New Zealand.


We have a mix of  Shearwaters and Penguins



penguin 2


 These boats are remarkably stable in a wide range of sea conditions - but still remarkably efficient, making them ideal for everyone from beginners to experts.


southern endeavour2

Southern Endeavour

These are large volume, very stable boats with a hull shape similar to most modern doubles in regular hire use.

Included with Hire

Each boat comes with:

  • paddle(s)
  • PFDs (Lifejackets for kayaking)
  • Spray decks (spray skirts)
  • bailer and sponge
  • map

Each group also gets:

  • split paddle
  • pump
  • tow line


Kayak hire is included in tours - rates below apply only to freedom hires.

  Daily Rate
Kayak hire - First Day (pp) $NZ 70  or WST 100
Additional Days (pp) $NZ40 or WST 70