Kayaking excursion to Browns Island, Auckland
Kayaking excursion to Browns Island, Auckland
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Activity Snapshot

  • Sport level
    Beginner
  • Spoken languages
    English
  • Duration
    1 half day
  • Opening seasons:

Activity description

This half day excursion to Browns Island is the perfect trip for anyone who wants an exciting and informative day on Auckland's Waitemata Harbor.

Browns Island, also known as Motukorea (island of the pied oystercatcher bird), is one of the best-preserved volcanoes in the Auckland Volcanic Field. Private boats and sea kayaks are the only means of access to this untouched island.

Accompanied by your guide, you will paddle until Motukorea. You will then trek to the summit, taking in the panoramic views as you go and learning about the island’s fascinating history. There are 3 ancient pa sites (Maori fortified village) on the island, with the largest occupying the slopes of the main scoria cone.

Light refreshments are provided in the island before you head back into the Auckland skyline.

minimum 14 y/o
Cancellation policy: 
moderate1) Cancellation 10 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are automatically refunded for the full activity price

2) Cancellation between 4 and 10 days prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are entitled to a 50% refund

3) 4 days or later, prior to the agreed activity starting date, is considered last-minute cancellations
→ No refund will be made
Special terms

The price is per person, whether you are in a single or a double kayak.

Included
  • Guide
  • 1-hour trek
  • Refreshments
Do not forget to bring
Do not forget to bring
  • Swimwear and towel
  • Walking shoes for the trek
  • Sunglasses and sunscreen
  • Hat or cap
  • Bottled water
Meeting point
Auckland Sea Kayaks, 384 Tamaki Drive, St Heliers, Auckland Get directions
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