Canoe & Kayak Taranaki

Welcome to Canoe & Kayak Taranaki
 "Discover another world "
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We are the only specialised kayak store in Taranaki so you can feel safe in the knowledge that you're getting the right advice. We are all keen paddlers so come in and we can involve you in our world of kayaking!

If you're buying a kayak and want to know about all the options, we have the widest range of kayaks in Taranaki in store and can help you decide which kayak is right for you.

If you want to try before you buy that can be arranged too!

We stock a wide range of kayaks and accessories from all of the leading manufacturers and whether you are a seasoned multisport enthusiast, recreational kayaker or simply starting out in kayaking you will find something to whet your appetite.

We also offer freedom kayak rentals!
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Our range of Stand Up Paddle Boards 
are now in store
Come check them out!!
We will be doing free demo's,
Beginner Lessons
and Hireage

Click the link to watch an introduction to our range of boards
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All our tours are guided by highly experienced staff who have your safety and enjoyment paramount.
Explore the waters of the beautiful
Sugar Loaf Islands,
The Scenic Mokau River,
Or for those a bit more adventurous...
Waitara River with grade 2 rapids

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Once you have purchased your kayak then you'll also need to be able to transport it!
With a dedicated Roof Rack Centre we cater for commercial and recreational applications and have a roof rack system for 99.9% of vehicles. A range of ski racks, bike racks and roof boxes is also available.

A covered fitting bay means we can install a roof rack in all weathers (usually while you wait and free of charge!*).

* a fitting charge applies to permanent mounted roofracks to cover labour

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We run a mix of trips every month, which are generally free. Join the club and come share in the fun and memories.
We ensure your safety is paramount on the water and therefore require all members to complete a skills course before participating on any trips.

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Peter & Bronnie van Lith

06 7695506


Unit 6, 631 Devon Road
New Plymouth
We are open 6 days a week
Summer - 8:30 - 6 weekdays, 8:30 - 5 weekends Closed Sunday
Winter - 8:30 - 5:30 weekdays, 8:30 - 5 weekends Closed Sunday




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We live, breathe, sleep kayaks. Its who we are. As specialists we aim to offer you the best range to give you the best choices. We work hard to resolve all our customers needs and concerns.
  • Extensive Knowledge
  • Huge Range
  • Problems Solved
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Contact our Stores

09 8152073
09 4791002
09 2620209
07 8475565
07 5747415
07 3781003
06 7695506
04 4776911

Contact our Agents

Christchurch  03 3776161

All other areas

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