Cathedral Cove Sea Kayak Tours Hahei

From NZ$115 per adult

Cathedral Cove Sea Kayak Tours Hahei

Welcome to Cathedral Cove Sea Kayaking where your safety and enjoyment are the priority. Top rated activity in the area, and one of the best sea kayaking trips in the country!

Appreciate Coromandel’s coastline in the best possible way, up close & personal in modern sea kayaks. All trips explore spectacular volcanic coastline and are designed for all levels.

Cathedral Cove Kayak Tours are the only commercial operator to land daily at Cathedral Cove.

Activity Options

Full Day Tour – The Big Day in the Bay

  • For the more adventurous folks out there, enjoy an unforgettable full day tour
  • Explore beaches, islands, caves & blowholes that others simply can’t get to
  • Discover the underwater world by snorkelling the Marine Reserve and try kayak sailing

* Departs daily at 9 am, approximately 6 hours, minimum numbers may apply.

Half Day Tour – The Cathedral Cove Classic

  • Rated by NZ’s leading tour companies as one of the best sea kayaking trips in the country
  • Paddle through amazing sea caves and explore volcanic islands in the Marine Reserve
  • Enjoy a world famous cappuccino or hot chocolate on the beach
  • Enjoyed by travellers for over 10 years – now one of NZ’s premier eco-tourism attractions

* Departs daily at 8.45 am and 1.30 pm, approximately 3 – 3.5 hours.

The Remote Coast Tour

  • Get further off the beaten track and explore coastline that is rarely seen
  • For millions of years ocean swells have carved a sea kayakers’ paradise
  • You will be amazed by huge sea caves, tunnels and old volcanic islands
  • Enjoy refreshments deep inside what we believe to be NZ’s most beautiful blowhole

* Departs daily at 8.45 am, approximately 3 hours, weather and tide dependent.

The Family Classic

  • Stable seas kayaks allow for children to safely enjoy their kayaking experience with an adult paddling right behind them.
  • Covering the same route at the Cathedral Cove Classic

* Departs daily at 8.45 am and 1.30 pm, approximately 3 – 3.5 hours.

The Morning Classic

  • Almost every day Hahei is treated to a mind blowing sunrise, that simply second to none
  • Being out at sea and enjoying it from the peace and quiet of a sea kayak is an unforgettable and invigorating experience. What better way to start your day?

* Departs 6 am – summer only – December to February, (2 – 2.5 hrs).

The Evening Classic

  • Take in the atmosphere of the long summer evenings in the best way possible
  • Experience the tranquility of the calm seas and different shades of yellow as the sun sets
  • Relax and enjoy – life feels good as you drift along at this magic hour

* Departs 6 pm – summer only – December to February, (2 – 2.5 hrs).

Other Information

Cathedral Cove Sea Kayaking provide:

  • Professional qualified guide
  • Quality kayaking & safety equipment
  • Light refreshments
  • Dry bags for your cameras
  • Big friendly smiles!

You will need:

  • Shorts and tee shirt
  • Warm jersey or jacket
  • Personal water bottle
  • Sense of adventure!
  • Optional items:
  • Camera, swimsuit & towel, sunscreen, hat and sunglasses

No kayaking experience is necessary – we paddle stable, double sea kayaks and our qualified guides will give you full instructions and assistance.


Head office: 88 Hahei Beach Rd, Hahei, Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand.