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Auckland Must Do Water Activities

 Auckland Must Do Water Activities

Auckland is surrounded by two beautiful harbours. The Manuaku harbour to the west and the Waitamata harbour on east coast.

Auckland also straddles the Auckland volcanic field, which has produced about 50 volcanoes. These take the form of cones, lakes, lagoons, islands and depressions, and several have produced extensive lava flows. On the west coast of Auckland you have the Manuku harbour which opens out into the Tasman sea and on the east coast the calmer Waitamata harbour opening into the South-Pacific ocean.


The total coastline of Auckland is 3,702 km in length and these two harbours are the cities playground. If you visit Auckland you must get out onto one of these harbours to explore its natural beauty.

We were brown and breed in Auckland so we feel we know a lot about the city.

Our pick of the ‘three must do Auckland water activities’.

1 # Sunset Sea Kayak to Rangitoto island. 

Paddle to Auckland’s youngest, largest and unspoilt volcano watch the sun set from the summit. The uniqueness for this tour has made it world famous.

2 # Jet Boating Auckland Harbour

Join Auckland Jet Boat tours on a fast, exciting spin on the harbour.

3 # Auckland Whale and Dolphin Safari

The Hauraki Gulf Marine Park is visited by a staggering one third of all the types of marine mammals found on earth. Leave from Auckland City to experience them.



Skills training before next week's multiday trip with Mahurangi College. @burto1 you legend!
It's just Autumn in Auckland today #rangitoto here we come @visitauckland
Finishing the day with an epic sunset from Motuihe island. We are staying here for a multi day trip with a local high school. Amazing place to stay with kiwi, tautara to name a few 📸superguideeric
Sun's out, guns out. Stunning weather for three days of exploring the Cavalli islands in the tropical far north.
Great paddle past the Candy Cane tower (Mackenzie bay light house) while heading to Rangitoto Island. Stunning paddle with a great group of local high school students  @visitauckland
So nice to float up Williams stream in Parau on the Manukau harbor @visitauckland  thanks to @emr_nz for another amazing event
Motukorea /Browns island twilight tour. Stunning evening with a group of local friends @visitauckland @purenewzealand
Amazing adventures with a Duke of Edinburgh group last weekend. We explored loads of sea caves, learnt about sustainable journeys and the 7 steps of leave no trace @dukeofednz
Stunning morning with flat water as we got set up for another @emr_nz day. Loads of locals learning about how amazing Lake Rototoa is. For those that don't about this amazing sand dune fresh water lake which is located at the northern end of the south head of the Kaipara Harbour should go and check it out. Or even better wait until EMR runs another of their legendary experience days @visitauckland
Gift New Zealand's #1 rated guided experience this Christmas. Sunset sea kayak tour to Rangitoto Island. Escape the city to a volcanic island and see why it's a sea kayakers paradise.