Welcome to Russell Beach Hire

Hire Kayaks, Catamarans, Paddleboards, Rowboats and more...

We hire Kayaks Catamarans and Paddleboards and rowboats with optional outboards. Also hire Dry Bags, Boogie Boards, Masks and Snorkels and Fishing ods (with tackle boxes).

No better way to spend a day in the Bay of Islands than on the water!

Try sailing on one of our hire Hobie 14 catamarans
Sailing Hobe Cats - Russell, Bay of Islands, NZ

Try sailing on one of our hire Hobie 14 catamarans. Solo or with a friend.

Double Kayak - Russell Beach, Bay of Islands, NZ
Double Kayak - Russell Beach, Bay of Islands, NZ

Kayaks (Single and Doubles sit-on) – Explore the safe sheltered waters near to Russell.  So much to see and do; just ask!

Hire Paddleboard, Russell Beach, Bay of Islands, NZ
Hire Paddleboard, Russell Beach, Bay of Islands, NZ

Get on a Paddleboard in Russell. Easy and very safe to use on our sheltered beaches. Try our free lesson!

Hire Hobie Kayak Paddleboard
Single and Double Kayak Hire

Kayaking close in Russell

Other Hire Items

Hobie14 Lesson
Hobie 14 Lesson

Hobie 14 lessons are available in the mornings. Please prebook.

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Hire Mask and Snorkel
Mask and Snorkel

Mask and Snorkel sets are ideal for swimming in Russell or Long Beach

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Fishing Rod Hire, Russell, Bay of Islands,NZ
Fishing Rod

Fishing Rods and Tackle Box available to hire for Get your dinner for a nearby rock.

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Boogie Board

Boogie boards and body surfing. Long Beach, Russell is the place.  So much fun!

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Hire a Dry Bag for your water adventre
Dry Bag

Hire a Dry Bag for your next water adventure by Hobie, kayak or paddleboard

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A little more about the hire of Kayaks, Catamarans and Paddleboards and Rowboats

It can be in the beautiful water and beaches that are the Russell in the Bay of Islands New Zealand. Our range of water sports hire items also include a few other things we hope will suit all tastes, budgets and fun or excitement levels of your holiday in Russell.

We have a couple of 14ft Hobie Catamarans, a growing collection of Single and Double sit-on Kayaks, a handful of Paddleboards and a couple Rowboats with small outboards. Other hire items include Mask and Snorkel sets, Boogie Boards, Fishing Rods with a tackle box and Dry Bags. Our water sports items are available at the beach here in Russell, Bay of Islands, New Zealand. 

Have you heard about our long stay hire option – Free delivery to your accommodation for some hire items hired for longer than one day. Ask about our generous discounts for longer hires.

Please check out our Fleet Page for our full range of water sports hire equipment and the hire costs. Hope to see you on the beach in our beautiful Bay of Islands town of Russell sometime soon.

The Weather and Sea Conditions are very important....

If you’re going to hire kayaks, catamarans and paddleboards and rowboats along with other water based activities then the weather and seas conditions are very important

We know the weather plays a very important role when on the water and we always treat it with the utmost respect it deserves.

To help our planning for a day on the water we use a combination AccuWeather (the Russell land based hourly forecasting), the regularly updated Met Service Bay of Islands Recreational marine forecast and the tides for the Russell area. 

Tides play an important part when considering a beach landing in the Bay of Islands. The distance between low and high tide can be as much as 20 metres. 

Help or assistance for anything on the water around Russell is a call on the VHF Channel 63 (9am to 7pm) to Russell Radio. These guys update weather forecast every few hours and their friendly service and many years experience is just a call away.

Please always use your common sense when on the water. If the weather or sea conditions change then seek seek suitable shelter.

Go shopping for clothing and food

On the Strand north side near the the Duke of Marlborough Hotel
The Bay of Islands Sword Fish Club, Butterfish Cafe. You'll find us 90 steps along this road.