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Kayak to browns island

Kayaking to Browns Island / Motukorea is a fantastic day out on the water. It is rich in European and Maori history and was one of the first European land deals done in the Auckland Region. Paddling distance to Browns Island / Motukorea is 5.5km from St Heliers and there are some beautiful beaches to…
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Auckland tourism

Auckland Sea Kayaks and Auckland Tourism work closely together to promote not only sea kayaking in Auckland but Auckland as a must visit destination. Sea Kayaking in Auckland is a well promoted activity by Auckland tourism as no experience is necessary and kayaking in Auckland is one of the best places in New Zealand to…
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Outdoor education

Outdoor education and Auckland Sea Kayaks Many Auckland schools and colleges work closely with Auckland Sea Kayaks to provide an educational and rewarding experience for students and children. Outdoor Education plays a large role in what Auckland Sea Kayaks provide and can work in with many different NCEA unit assessments. Kayaking is a great way…
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Ian Ferguson

Ian Ferguson (Ferg) and Auckland Sea Kayaks work closely with together to educate people on the safety aspects of Sea Kayaking.  Ian Ferguson and Auckland Sea Kayaks work to the New Zealand coast guard curriculum which covers all the necessary aspects of this sport.
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Kayak photography

Kayak photography Auckland Sea Kayaks has helped and facilitated many photographers. Most of these photo shoots take part in the Hauraki Gulf and around Auckland. The best way to achieve great consistent photos is the use of a chase boat from where the photographer can stand / sit / lay and take photos. We use…
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Sea Kayak to Great Barrier Island

Sea Kayak to Great Barrier Island NOW available 5 day Wilderness Sea Kayak Tours   Kayaking to Great Barrier Island had been a dream of mine for 5 weeks. A few key elements had to be lined up in order for this solo sea kayak trip to work Needed to be 15 knots of South-West…
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sea kayaking during winter

Auckland sea kayaking during winter Kayaking around Auckland and the Hauraki Gulf is great every month of the year. Auckland is the warmest main centre of New Zealand and is also one of the sunniest, with an average of 2060 sunshine hours per annum. Kayaking in the cooler months mean longer periods of fine calm…
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Auckland on top of Lonely Planet

Auckland's Harbor on top of Lonely Planet's list. Auckland's Hauraki Gulf is rated the top experience in the latest Lonely Planet guide. The travel guide released its latest New Zealand edition, with a list of the country's 20 top experiences."It's hard to imagine a more geographically blessed city," the guide says about Auckland. Auckland's Harbor…
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Sea Kayaking on the Manukau Harbor

Sea Kayaking on the Manukau Harbor We sea kayaked on the Manuaku Harbor to test out a some new kayaks. We launched from Huia (boat ramp corner of Whatipu and Huia rd) as you can launch at low tide and paddled to Whatipu. The sea kayak paddle distance was approx 7km each way. As the Manuaku is…
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Cleaning your Sea Kayak

Cleaning your Sea Kayak Sea Kayaks can last a life time if well looked after and maintained. If you are not using your sea kayak, keep it covered and out of the direct sunlight. It is also important to hose down the sea kayak with fresh water after use. Hose out the sea kayaks cockpit…
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