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2519 Papatowai Highway
2519 Papatowai Highway, Papatowai 9586, New Zealand
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    Papatowai Beach
    Stop: 48 hours - Admission included
    Self guided double and single kayak hire on the Tahakopa and Maclennan Rivers. Explore the beautiful waterways and see natural unspoilt podocarp forrest only seen from the river's. Experience the different birdlife and birdsong, its a natural wonderland in The Catlins.
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    Departure Point
    2519 Papatowai Hwy, Papatowai 9586, New Zealand
    Duration
    1h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Kayak and safety vests, paddle and kayak instructions
    • Entry/Admission - Papatowai Beach
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 19 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Lovely new equipment - we hired 2 x single kayaks and spent about 5 hours on the water. Lovely location, calm river and very quiet. Mick and Deborah responded to queries on email really quickly and couldn't have been more helpful. Highly recommend.
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    We booked very easily online, Mick replied quickly for all my questions. It was a lovely morning, we hired a double kayak with my boyfriend. The river is beautiful, we saw old bridges, lot of birdlife and perfect reflection on water...means gorgeous pictures. We meditated as
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    We loved our kayaking experience. Mick was really helpful and gave us some paddling tips and tricks. It was a lovely area to paddle through, we saw a few different varieties of birds. I would highly recommend the experience to anyone. It rained when we did our paddle but it
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    Hired two single kayaks for a beautiful sunny still day, excellent experience highly recommend to all, the customer service was outstanding with Mick even going out of his way to show us where our accommodation was and providing great local activities/sights too see. Thanks!
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    We thoroughly enjoyed our half day kayak trip. Mick and Deborah were extremely helpful, letting is know the day before which would be the best time based on tides. Mick went into detail what to look for and gave us extra tips about other things to do in the area. the kayaks were
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    About the operator
    By: Papatowai Freedom Kayak Hire
    12 reviews
    Jessica8942
    Nun Monkton, United Kingdom
    4917
    Beautiful location and great customer service
    Lovely new equipment - we hired 2 x single kayaks and spent about 5 hours on the water. Lovely location, calm
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    Delph_X
    10
    Great and Peaceful Kayak morning
    We booked very easily online, Mick replied quickly for all my questions. It was a lovely morning, we hired a
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    cvan9
    10
    Fantastic Paddle
    We loved our kayaking experience. Mick was really helpful and gave us some paddling tips and tricks. It was a
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    emmalc88
    Portsmouth, United Kingdom
    299
    Highly recommend!!
    Myself and my partner went camping for the weekend and thought we would do some kayaking. We booked online only
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    benfJ2478EI
    51
    Papatowai kayaking
    Hired two single kayaks for a beautiful sunny still day, excellent experience highly recommend to all, the
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    998joyp
    Hong Kong
    31
    Kayaking in the MacClennan River
    We thoroughly enjoyed our half day kayak trip. Mick and Deborah were extremely helpful, letting is know the day
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    Otagox
    11
    Kayak
    Excellent- really helpful great equipment and Deb made it all super easy a really beautiful spot kayak
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    AyCarly
    Auckland Central, New Zealand
    20
    Amazing view!
    We loved the kayaking experience in Papatowai. Deb was very friendly and lovely with us. Safe procedure was given
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    hangingoutnz
    20
    Gliding under trees alongside the coast
    We set out around 8.30 on a bright, clear morning. The tide was high and there were few others around. Mick and
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    Tennille S
    5610
    Stunning scenery, great hosts
    We stopped off in the foursquare in Owaka and saw the Papatowai Freedom Kayak Hire advertised and decided we would
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    Lou296
    Central Otago, New Zealand
    21
    Amazing Scenery
    Had a great four hours yesterday with friends kayaking on the river. The kayaks were easy to manage and the
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    dtfaber
    Milton, New Zealand
    11
    Freedom kayaking
    Awesome to see some amazing New Zealand sites. Great time. Great hosts. Definitely recommend to everyone and
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