Motukorea / Browns Island Twilight tour

Our Motukorea / Browns island kayak twilight tour ticks all of your outdoor-loving adventure boxes.

  

  

Once called Browns Island and known by its original name of Motukorea (island of the pied oyster catcher bird), is one of the best-preserved volcanoes in the Auckland Volcanic Field.

      

   

Tour consists of approx 1 hour each way of sea kayaking with informative stops and interpretation along the way.

To keep these islands pest free. See what you need to do before joining Auckland Sea Kayaks on our trip please go to www.treasureislands.co.nz

Check your gear and help keep our islands pest-free.

See and outsiders view at https://exploringkiwis.com/kayaking-auckland-sunset-kayaking-to-browns-island/

Also see https://www.nzherald.co.nz/travel/news/article.cfm?c_id=7&objectid=10731427

What is provided?
We kit you out with all the specialist paddling gear including buoyancy aid, spray skirt, spray jacket, thermals and a dry bag for your camera. This tour is fully catered so please advise us of any dietary requirements.

What to bring?
• Camera
• Water bottle
• Shorts to kayak in
• Sun glasses
• Soft shoes or sandals for hiking
• Warm top

Is this tour catered?

This tour is fully catered and we cater for all dietary requirements.
Please advise us when you book if you have any dietary requirements so we can let our catering company know.

Catering Auckland Sea Kayaks

How fit do I need to be?

A medium level of fitness is required. You will be kayaking for approximately 1 hour each way. Must be able to hike 1.5 km (0.8 of a mile) rising 70 meters (230 feet).

How much kayaking experience do I need?

This tour is set up for someone who has no kayaking experience. Your guide runs over paddling techniques before heading out onto the sea and gives you tips while paddling.

In saying this, our Sunset Kayak tour requires you to be able to paddle for up to 75 minutes and requires you to walk 2.4 km while gaining 271 meters in elevation.

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Do you offer free pick up in Auckland?

Yes, we have a FREE pick up from the Auckland Ferry Terminal 30 minutes before the tour starts.

Look for an Auckland Sea Kayaks branded mini bus.

We pick up from the taxi stand outside pier 1, Auckland Ferry Terminal.

A pick up must be requested when making your booking.

Auckland Sea Kayaks guides

Is there a minimum age?

There is no minimum age for our trips to Motukorea. Please contact us to discuss individual requirements.