Motukorea / Browns Island Sea Kayak Journey

Da NZD NZ$ 175,00
  • Durata: 4 Ore (circa)
  • Luogo: Auckland
  • Codice prodotto: AKL4

This is the perfect trip for anyone who wants a relaxed day on the Hauraki Gulf. No previous kayaking experience necessary. 

Browns Island, named Motukorea (island of the pied oystercatcher bird) is one of the best preserved volcanoes in the Auckland Volcanic Field. Private boats and kayaks are the only means of access to this untouched island.

On arriving at Browns Island, you will be given the chance to walk to the summit, which will give you an opportunity to experience spectacular views and the island's fascinating history. There are three 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 you head back to the sheltered waters from where you started


Restrictions

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

When visiting pest free islands, or islands that are becoming pest-free, make sure you check your gear before you leave the mainland.

Protect our wildlife

Check – your gear for pests such as rodents and insects

Clean – footwear and gear, removing soil and seeds

Close – ensure your gear is zipped up (no open bags)

When you arrive on a pest-free island, you may be met by rangers to recheck your gear.


Risks

Sea kayaking and camping have inherent risks and can be dangerous. Detailed risk management and strict safety procedures are observed; however there still remains an element of risk that could result in injury (physical or mental) or even death. 

Our reputation depends on your safety – we give it top priority and take it seriously. A comprehensive paddling and safety briefing is given before all tours depart. 

Any concerns should be discussed when you enquire about or before you book a tour. If you want help on which trip is appropriate for you, please contact us. Click here for full terms and conditions.