The Boat Shed Kayaks

The Boat Shed Kayaks

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Enjoy this fully guided trip, admire glow-worms from a kayak and sip on a glass of wine or hot drink, complemented with cheeses

What You'll Get

The Deal

$49 for a three-hour summer night glow-worm kayak experience for one child aged 5-12 (total value up to $90)

$69 for a three-hour summer night glow-worm kayak experience for one adult (total value up to $130)


  • Enjoy a true Kiwi experience kayaking down a picturesque section of the Waikato River, to the Pokaiwhenua stream 
  • Snuggle in next to the fire and watch the sun to go down with a glass of wine or hot chocolate, a cheese board and chocolates or marshmallows (until fire ban only) 
  • With stunning twilight lake views we head under the Pokaiwhenua Bridge and into the glow-worm canyon 
  • Viewing glow-worms from a kayak on the surface of the world is a whole different experience from seeing them inside a cave like at Waitomo 
  • Bragged the Certificate of Excellence on Trip Advisor  to ensure all their customers have the most enjoyable tour 
  • Start time is 6 pm and finish around approximately 8 pm

The Fine Print

• Limit of 2 vouchers per person
• Purchase up to 3 additional as gifts
• 1 voucher is valid for 1 person
• Not valid on public holidays
• Trips run every Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening
• Mid-week trips are also available, please check availability
• All kayaks are doubles so singles will be paired with someone
• Child ticket is valid for children aged between 5 to 12 years
• Minimum age of 5 years
• Maximum group size of 16 people per trip
• Trip departure times vary depending on daylight hours
• Daylight savings start time is 6pm with the trip finishing approximately 8pm
• Must bring warm clothing
• Waterproof pants and a limited number of jackets are available
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How to Redeem
Valid to: 30 Apr 2019
• Email to book:
• State Voucher and Security Code at time of booking
• Present printed or smartphone voucher on arrival
• Download free Groupon app for Android and iOS

About The Boat Shed Kayaks

Established in 2000 by experienced kayaker Richard Clark, The Boat Shed Kayaks is a one-stop shop for kayaking needs. Paddle into hidden inlets on Karapiro trips to visit waterfalls and stop for a swim or picnic along the way, or take in the scenic view along Waikato river with options are available for varying fitness levels and some offering guided tours. Opt for a kayak adventure to take in the views of glow-worms shining from canyon walls when night falls, accompanied by New Zealand wines for adults and hot drinks for children while tasting cheeses over a campfire, with a follow-up drift downstream using only the light from the glow-worms. The company offers kayak hiring and purchasing, as well as training courses and stand-up paddle boarding.

The Boat Shed Kayaks

Sport or Outdoor, Water Sport, Kayaking, Kids Activity, Kids Sport, Sport
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