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Motokorea / Browns Island Half Day Kayak Adventure - Fergs Kayaks

Take a guided kayak paddle tour to a rarely visited slice of paradise, Browns Island, where you can explore its stunning natural beauty...


  • Visit the stunning Browns Island - only accessible by Kayak or private boat!
  • Enjoy a guided kayak paddle through the pristine waters of Waitemata Harbour
  • Take a 15 minute hike to the summit of Browns Island with your local guide
  • Soak up stunning panoramic views of Auckland City and its surrounding islands
  • Your expert Kayak Guide will provide insightful commentary

Join us for an exciting half-day kayak trip to the rarely visited Browns (Motukorea) Island - a stunning volcanic Island in the Waitemata Harbour that can only be accessed by private boat or sea kayak!

Our expert team of kayak guides will fit you with all necessary equipment and safety gear, then give you a safety briefing before taking to the pristine waters of Waitemata Harbour on a 45 minute guided paddle toward one of Motukorea's sandy beaches.

Soak up stunning views from the water before arriving on the island and enjoying a short 15-minute walk up to the summit above the island crater! This vantage point offers amazing panoramic views toward Auckland city and its beautiful surrounding islands in the Gulf, and your guide will enlighten you with the fascinating history of this part of Auckland's landscape.

On return, you will circle the island to fully soak up its beauty before making your way back to base.

Per person $120.00

What's included

  • Double sea kayak
  • All necessary specialist kayaking safety equipment
  • Experienced guide (with ratio of 1 guide per 8 kayakers)
  • A guided walk to the top of Browns Island


  • Allow approximately 4 hours for the whole experience


  • Please Note: Must be at least 16 years of age and have a moderate degree of fitness. Cancellations within 48 hours of departure are non refundable
  • Minimum numbers apply - tours confirmed with 4 passengers, smaller bookings will be waitlisted to confirm.

    Meeting Point: Departure is from the boat ramp at St Heliers Bay Beach, meeting at 10am. Return is also to St Heliers.

Available Bookings from December 04 to December 10

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Anna Yong from New Zealand wrote on 22 February 2021

enjoyable, good value for money

the guide was experienced. nice new kayay wish we can spent more time on the beach on Browns Island, not to rush back

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Steve from New Zealand wrote on 29 December 2020

Great trip out, amazing views back to the city

We had an awesome morning. The two guides were excellent and really friendly. The kayaks were great, really new and well maintained too. We felt we were in good hands throughout and great to learn more about the islands too. 100% recommended.

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