Matakana Cruise & Kayak

Matakana Wharf Road, Matakana

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Cruise the tranquil, scenic and historic Matakana River on board our purpose built tour vessel ‘Kotiti’ or in one of our awesome kayaks. Ideal for family groups, couples, seniors, corporate events and functions for up to 20 people.

Matakana Cruise & Kayak is owned, operated and crewed by local people, all of whom have a deep connection to our very special marine environment. A trip on the Matakana River gives a unique insight into the historical and environmental significance of these tidal waterways, from early Maori activity, through European settlement, to today. Our skippers provide an informative and entertaining commentary that showcase the river, its wildlife and natural features.

Matakana Cruise & Kayak is situated in the heart of Matakana, but provides an easy escape from the hustle of the village, while giving a unique perspective on our area, the background to the establishment of Matakana Village and its early commercial significance to the wider Auckland region.

We offer experiences to suit all ages and abilities, from a tranquil river cruise on board our co...

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