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Auckland Sea Kayaks: Motukorea Classic 1/2 Day exploration kayak tour

NZD $155

Location: Auckland

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.

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Description

Length: 4 hours 

Tour Style:  Exceptional Guided Sea Kayak tour 

Group Size: normal group size 6 - 8 people 

Departs location: St Heliers Bay. Free pickup from Auckland Ferry Building 

Ends location: Returns to the same location 

Accommodation: N/A

Meals: Light refreshments 

This 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.

On arriving at Motukorea, we trek to the summit, taking in the panoramic views as we go and learning about the island’s fascinating history. There are three ancient pa sites on the island (Maori fortified village), with the largest occupying the slopes of the main scoria cone.

Light refreshments are provided on the island before we head back into the Auckland skyline.

 

Departures & Pickups

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Departures & Pickups

Meetup: 8.30 am at the St Heliers central boat ramp 384 Tamaki Drive, Auckland. 

FREE PICKUP is at 8.00 am outside pier 1, Auckland Ferry Building. This is the same location as the taxi stand on Queens Wharf.    

Tour returns at approx 1.00pm. 

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