Shore Excursions

Waimarino Kayak Tours showcase the best of the Bay of Plenty. We offer 5-star Kayaking Tours with transport from the pedestrian entrance of the port returning in time for your cruise ships departure.

Book our most popular daytime tour the Scenic Lake Rotoiti Kayak Tour directly through your ship or if you are after a more intimate experience you can book our small group tour option below.

Tauranga Hidden Gems and Kanu Experience

Enjoy the personal experience of a Waimarino guide collecting you from the Port of Tauranga and providing a running commentary of Mount Manganui and Tauranga on the way to Lower Kaimai Ranges. Stop off and visit McLaren Falls before continuing into McLaren Falls Park.

Experience a guided Kanu Tour into the stunning Mangapapa Canyon. This gentle picturesque paddle requires no prior experience.

Upon completion of your tour you will be returned to the Port to continue exploring the sites of Mount Maunganui at your leisure or re-board your ship.

This is a must do trip for anyone visiting Tauranga!

Adult: NZ$199 per person
Child (5-15 years): NZ$155 Per person
Important Info

1-1.5 hours paddle, total tour duration 3 hours

Departure time scheduled based on Cruise Ship arrival into Port. (Subject to change with Cruise schedule)

Pick up outside pedestrian gates at the port .


Minimum 4 persons

No age restrictions

Closed on Christmas Day


Transport to Lake McLaren from the Port and back

Guided Driving Tour including Mount Maunganui, Tauranga, McLaren Falls and Lake McLaren

All Kanu equipment

Full safety briefing with the trip guide

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