Departing daily at 9am, 12pm & 3pm
This is a condensed version of our Haruru Falls Half Day Guided Tour in which you will only paddle in one direction, either to or from the Haruru waterfall depending on the tidal flow, this tour incorporates your guide taking you for a breathtaking paddle on the historic Waitangi inlet, into an enchanting mangrove forest and enjoying the experience of the unique horseshoe shaped Haruru waterfall. This tour has two options for the other direction either get transported via minivan or have the option to walk the astounding Haruru Falls Walking Track (unguided) which includes a gentle track through native bush, across bridges and along a boardwalk through the mangrove forest, taking the time to observe the native birdlife and listen closely for the sound of the snapping shrimp, this track is the 5kms long and takes 1.5-2hrs.
Your guide will share with you the rich local history and local Maori Legends while taking the time to observe the abundant wildlife in their natural habitat.
The guide will be taking photos of you throughout the tour which is available for download in high resolution from a website.
This tour takes approximately 1.5 hours or 3-3.5hrs if the unguided walk is included and is suitable for beginners through to experienced paddlers.
Includes: Complimentary local pick-up/drop-off service, tour photos and free use of our sunscreen, dry bags and water pistols.
Rates: NZ $69 per person, children 14 years and under NZ $49 each
Departs daily:9am, 12pm and 3pm – Bookings essential
Min Passengers: 2
Private guided tours available on request
Please note paddling inside the Mangrove Forest is tide dependent.