Clearyak (glass canoe) Marine Tour from Auckland City. Paddle your 100% glass canoe over stunningly clear waters where you'll see a variety of fish swimming just below your Clearyak at Goat Island Marine Reserve, a popular tourist destination in New Zealand. Your local driver/guide will also take you to visit farmers markets, see beautiful countryside dipping down to the ocean, stunning beaches and local fishing villages. With an abundance of breathtaking, picturesque views, there are plenty of fantastic photo opportunities. You will learn the history of the area and its settlers' roots. You will also have the opportunity to visit the incredible indoor and outdoor sculpture galleries at Sculptureum, the latest Auckland tourism attraction. Morning coffee and fresh fish lunch are included on your tour.

Clearyak (glass canoe) Marine Tour from Auckland City - Auckland Central, New Zealand

Day Tour
Duration:8 hours
Price: Starting from $199.00 per person
Paddle your 100% glass canoe over stunningly clear waters where you'll see a variety of fish swimming just below your Clearyak at Goat Island Marine Reserve, a popular tourist destination in New Zealand. Your local driver/guide will also take you to visit farmers markets, see beautiful countryside dipping down to the ocean, stunning beaches and local fishing villages. With an abundance of breathtaking, picturesque views, there are plenty of fantastic photo opportunities. You will learn the history of the area and its settlers' roots. You will also have the opportunity to visit the incredible indoor and outdoor sculpture galleries at Sculptureum, the latest Auckland tourism attraction. Morning coffee and fresh fish lunch are included on your tour.
Paddle your 100% glass canoe over stunningly clear waters where you'll see a variety of fish swimming just below your Clearyak at Goat Island Marine Reserve, a popular tourist destination in New Zealand. Your local driver/guide will also take you to visit farmers markets, see beautiful countryside dipping down to the ocean, stunning beaches and local fishing villages. With an abundance of breathtaking, picturesque views, there are plenty of fantastic photo opportunities. You will learn the history of the area and its settlers' roots. You will also have the opportunity to visit the incredible indoor and outdoor sculpture galleries at Sculptureum, the latest Auckland tourism attraction. Morning coffee and fresh fish lunch are included on your tour.

First you will stop at iconic NZ village Matakana. This is a great place for a coffee made with beans roasted and ground on the spot, and an opportunity to do some relaxed shopping. On Saturdays you will also visit the Farmers Market - fresh produce, artisan cheeses, olive oil, oysters and of course the market's own coffee. This is a good opportunity to purchase delicious local food for grazing on throughout the day to keep you sustained until your late lunch of amazing fresh fish, well worth waiting for. 
Then you will visit Goat Island, New Zealand’s oldest marine reserve protected from fishing and how the ocean 'used-to-be'. You will then embark on an intimate experience viewing marine life up-close in their natural habitat gently paddling the reserve by Clearyak a 100% clear kayak. You are likely to view fish such as snapper, parore, red moki, blue maomao, eagle ray and stingray. 
Clearyak experience:

1 hour

You will be fully assisted into your kayak - think concierge kayaking!

Slowly paddle the marine reserve to take in all the marine life beneath you (self-guided, maximum 100 metres from shore, no need to go far) 

Clearyak team member will be out on a paddle-board if you have any questions about the reef & marine life.  

Two person kayaks

No kayak experience required

One person in each kayak must be able to swim 20+ metres without buoyancy aid & have moderate level of fitness

Minimum age 3 yrs

Children under 12 yrs must be accompanied by an adult

Weight limit 100kg per person (or 200kg total per Clearyak)

Perfect for kids & anyone who doesn't want to get in the sea

All equipment provided with full safety briefing
For lunch you can taste New Zealand fish! You will then visit other local hidden gems: the incredible indoor and outdoor sculpture galleries at Sculptureum, the latest Auckland tourism attraction. Other optional stop-offs include a local ice cream producer and manuka honey tasting at The Honey Centre. 
On our tour of the Matakana region you will enjoy scenery such as beautiful countryside dipping down to the ocean, stunning beaches and local fishing villages. 
Departs Auckland City daily 8.30am/returns 5pm  
Duration: Full day - 8+ hours 
Departs: various locations within Auckland City (selected accommodation pick-ups and drop-offs also available) 

 

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