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Business Type: Fishing and Kayaking


New Zealand's original kayak fishing tours

Address: 1945 Tiki Road Coromandel, New Zealand Coromandel

Phone: view phone+647 866 7466

After Hour Phone: view phone+6421 294 1694

Contact Name: Rob and Janet



If you are in the area and looking to get into kayaking, fishing or spearfishing then we have the knowledge to put you on the right track.

We are happy to offer advice. Whether you are kayaking, fishing or diving please call in to our store for any information about the area including marine conditions, fishing etc.

The Business was founded in 2007 and since then Coromandel Kayak Adventures has introduced many people to the sport of kayak fishing. This has fueled a lot of interest that has seen a huge upsurge in popularity over recent years. The on-line web store has grown steadily with the number of product lines available rising to well over 400 in recent times.

Website popularity continues to rise and is attributed to the wide range of products sold through the on-line store open twenty four hours a day and the ongoing information updates available to the users. 

We strive to give the best service to each and every customer. 

Coromandel Kayak Adventures is based at 1945 Tiki Road, Coromandel Town that is 2 kilometers south of the township itself on the main highway coming from Thames. Right next door to Salty Towers Bait and Berley.

Our store is packed with everything you need to get into the exciting sport of sit on-top kayaking. This includes kayaks, dive gear, spearfishing equipment, apparrel, kayak accessories, fish finders, chart plotters, jigs, lures, rods, reels, softbaits, fishing tackle and more.

The store also features a range of prints and original marine art by Rob Fort.

Try kayaks before you buy - We have most models in the Ocean Kayak range of sit on-top kayaks available for a test paddle. This is done at a local beach just a short drive from our store. Please note depending on demand it may be necessary to prearrange test paddles.

The company is owned and operated by partners Janet Hall and Rob Fort who are both well known for their friendly helpful approach. The couple both have various roles within the kayaking business.
Rob Fort - New Zealand's most experienced kayak fishing guide, professional kayak and softbait fishing angler and original founder of the Coromandel based business. His enthusiasm for kayaking is reflected through the various enterprises he undertakes and is actively involved in kayak education.

Rob also works with various companies in product development.

Feature story and regular writer of the kayak fishing and spearfishing columns in NZ Bay Fisher Magazine and Yak Fisher Kayaking Magazine in Australia. Appeared on the fishing programme Gateway Outdoors show in 2007, Gone Fishin show in 2012 and 2013. Rob talks regularly (every second week) on Radio Livesport Fishing Show.

Rob is well known around the country and overseas for his kayak fishing exploits. Formarly one of the NZ Berkley Pro Team and also the New Zealand Slam Pro Team Captain.

Rob's long term love for spearfishing/freediving as well as the ocean and its creatures has meant an intimate insight into the terrain and habitats within. He regularly explores, tours, fishes and freedives/spearfishes on and in the ocean from kayaks and other vessels. His experience with the environment spans thirty eight years.

Sponsors include: Ocean Kayak, Finn Nor, Quantum, Jarvis Walker, Rovex, Bite Fishing Tackle, Humminbird, Pelaj, Neptune, Sharkskin.

Janet Hall - Administrator for the company Janet has a large amount of experience in office admin fields and joined Coromandel Kayak Adventures in 2009. 

The variety of roles Janet fills with the company range from accounts, website orders, serving in the shop to kayak rentals and deliveries.

An accomplised kayak angler herself Janet loves fishing from kayaks and continues to push herself managing to achieve many personal best catches with a seventeen pound snapper the biggest so far.

She has a love of the Coromandel Peninsula also and is finding out how diverse the coast-line is. Janet's freindly smile and cheerful nature is sure to make you feel welcome. Her efficiency in processing any web orders soon after they arrive is outstanding and this is why Coromandel Kayak Adventures is proven to be a popular place to shop and get information.

Hours of work

Summer - every day from 7.30am till late.

Winter - we are open most days however the hours can vary due to low demand. Janet and Rob live on site at our premises so are also available after hours and can open the shop by arrangement. Call us if you need service outside normal hours and we are always happy to try and accommodate any special requirements


1945 Tiki Road Coromandel, New Zealand

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