Whenuakura Island (Donut Island) Kayak Tour

Kayak out to the amazing Whenuakura Island, otherwise known as Donut Island due to the large collapse volcanic blow hole that has created a turquoise lagoon in the centre of the island, surrounded by native fauna and flora.

$40.00 - $80.00

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Whenuakura Island, or Donut Island to the locals, is beginning to assume iconic status alongside other regional attractions in the Coromandel. A short paddle-board or kayak to Donut Island will be rewarded with scenes that inspire the imagination. A castaway or pirate would feel at home in the secluded serenity of Donut Island.

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The Island lies approximately 600m off the coast of Whangamata in the Coromandel Peninsula in New Zealand, and this spectacular attraction features a secluded turquoise lagoon, surrounded by native fauna and volcanic cliff rock. The Island is rich in Māori history and is privately owned by local Iwi, who are the guardians of the Island.


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Physical address

Whenuakura Island (Donut Island) Kayak Tour, 101b Winifred Ave, Whangamata, Coromandel, 3620, New Zealand.

Opening times

Months of operation:
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
150km to Auckland Airport Aproximately
Proximity to town:
City Centre

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $40.00 - $80.00
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Photography Packages
Further pricing information:
Water condition dependent. Must be under 1 metre of swell and 15 knots of wind. Secondary tour route available if conditions don't allow.

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