Punakaiki Canoes

Punakaiki Canoes


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Alice and Emily Dee

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

We had the opportunity to kayak up Fox River, this place has picturesque scenery of looming cliffs and native jungle fringing the water. Great experience. The owner is very kind and funny, making us feel welcome.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Melanie and Pascal


Ranking: 10/10

Awesome kayaking experience on a river in beautiful nature, very different from other locations in New Zealand.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago and experienced in February 2017

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Ranking: 8/10

Very helpful. Equipment new and quality. Great tour.

Reviewed about 5 years ago and experienced in November 2016

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United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Ken was great :) He was so lovely and relaxed. He helped us out with everything and soon got us sorted for our trip. We had such fun and the scenery was amazing, just what we wanted.
We regularly kayak at home in the UK and we live near the sea so definitely wanted to experience river kayaking in New Zealand.
We are now home but I still haven't taken the string fixed to my sunglasses ;) Thanks Ken.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Manuela Weber


Ranking: 9/10

Friendly guy and a nice price and wonderful area.

Reviewed about 10 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Reasonably priced. Easy paddle through spectacular scenery

Reviewed about 12 years ago

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United States

Ranking: 10/10

Easy going proprietor, reasonable price. All equipment was good. Location & ease of access was excellent.

Reviewed about 13 years ago

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Ranking: 8/10

great national park, cheap and friendly staff

Reviewed about 14 years ago

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Ranking: 9/10

Interesting. Not very expensive, beautiful, a bit cold. Organisation and the safety not so good, but the experience was great

Reviewed over 14 years ago

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Ranking: 9/10

Very friendly. Informative. Cheap.

Reviewed over 14 years ago and experienced in February 2007