Exploring Whenuakura Wildlife Sanctuary, also known as Donut Island due to its unique shape, has quickly become a must do local tourism activity. The island is rich in history and was once called home to our native Tuatara.
  • Activity
  • Whangamatā
  • from $30 – $60

Pedal and Paddle unlocked the experience and have safely guided visitors to Whenuakura Wildlife Sanctuary, for the last 15 years. The picturesque turquoise lagoon can only be accessed via kayak or stand up paddle board. Explore at your leisure or go with our experienced guides using our modern New Zealand made Viking Kayaks. Trips operate year round from Beach Access 15 - Hinemoa Street and can be tailored to suit. Our sunrise trips are highly recommended, bookings are essential.

Where to Find Us

700 Port rd
Whangamata Whangamatā
New Zealand

Opening Times

Summer Hours - 9am - 5am Winter hours may be reduced