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Sunrise Tours

Duration: 2hrs

Ask anyone who has started their day with magnificent sunrise tours and they will tell you it was spectacular. But you are already here and researching this sunrise tour so are likely to already know that a sunrise tour is the best way to start the day.

Try not for once defaulting to coffee first thing in the morning, postpone the morning yoga to after our easy exercise excursion and instead of yawning and stretching your way out of bed, look forward to a sunrise tour micro adventure with great people and great views of the orange, red and yellow light spectrums.

Sunrise tour phenomenons

We meet 1 hour before the sunrise. This means meeting during the nautical stages at dawn (30mins-1hr before sunrise), then we will tour around as the light starts to appear during civil twilight (0-30mins before sunrise).

'Golden hour' (or magic hour) takes place during the first hour after the sun rises or the hour before the sun sets.

When booking a Sunrise tour, please be mindful of the weather! Especially rain and cloud cover; or we won't see the sun rise!

Sunrise tour options

SuP: Eastern Beach / Bucklands Beach

Sea Kayaking: St Heliers Beach / Browns Island

Hike / Walk / Tramp: Mount Eden

Sunrise Experiences: Embracing Dawn's Beauty

Sunrise experiences provide a magical opportunity to witness the beauty and serenity of dawn. By harnessing the power of sunrises, we will explore the remarkable benefits and captivating features that make these experiences truly extraordinary.

Renewal and Inspiration:
Sunrise experiences offer a sense of renewal and inspiration. Witnessing the birth of a new day, with its vibrant colors and gentle rays of light, can rejuvenate the spirit and ignite a sense of awe and wonder. The beauty of a sunrise, whether described as a "dawning spectacle," "daybreak marvel," or "morning awakening," brings a sense of optimism and a fresh start. These experiences provide a daily reminder of the potential for growth, change, and new beginnings.

Inner Calm and Mindfulness:
Sunrise experiences invite individuals to embrace the tranquility and stillness of early morning. Light transitions like "dawn serenity," "morning tranquility," or "daybreak mindfulness" encapsulate the peacefulness and meditative qualities of this time. By immersing oneself in the gentle ambiance of a sunrise, one can cultivate a state of inner calm, practice mindfulness, and set a positive tone for the day ahead. Sunrise experiences create an opportunity for self-reflection, gratitude, and a connection to the present moment.

Natural Beauty and Connection:
Sunrise experiences highlight the awe-inspiring beauty of nature. Whether it is the golden hues spreading across the horizon, the symphony of birdsong, or the gentle caress of a morning breeze, sunrise is a time of natural wonder. See for yourself the "daybreak splendor," "dawning majesty," or "sun-kissed brilliance" capture the essence of this beauty. Sunrise experiences allow individuals to feel connected to the Earth and its cycles, fostering a deeper appreciation for the natural world and our place within it.

Energy and Vitality:
Sunrise experiences infuse individuals with a sense of energy and vitality. As the first rays of sunlight touch the Earth, "daybreak energy," "morning invigoration," or "sunrise vitality" embody the dynamic nature of this time. Witnessing a sunrise can awaken the senses, boost mood, and provide a natural source of motivation and inspiration. Starting the day with a sunrise experience sets a positive tone, instilling a sense of vitality and enthusiasm that can carry through the day.

Sunrise experiences, offer individuals a transformative journey of renewal, inner calm, connection to nature, and energy. By embracing the benefits and features of dawn's beauty, individuals can start their day with a sense of wonder, inspiration, and gratitude, fostering a deeper connection to themselves, the natural world, and the limitless potential that each new day brings.

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Duration: 2hrs


Sea Kayaking / Browns Island

Meet at St Heliers boat ramp

SuP / Eastern Beach / Bucklands Beach

Meet at the Northern end of The Esplanade, Bucklands Beach, Auckland

Hike / Tramp / Walk / Mount Eden

Meet at Tram Shelter, Mount Eden rd

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This changes depending on what we do and where we go, but generic items are:


  • Thermal bottom leggings,
  • Shorts
  • Pants
  • Swimwear
  • Socks
  • Thin merino shirt / thermal shirt x 2
  • Fleece jumper x1
  • Woolen jumper x1
  • Wind and Rain-proof Jacket
  • Warm beanie
  • Neck warmer / scarf
  • Warm gloves


  • Closed-toe footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Personal medication
  • Water bottle,
  • Head torch,
  • Toiletries.
  • Waterproof pack liner
  • Backpack to put all of the above in

All of the above is available to rent / hire / buy


One staff

Staff carry:

First Aid Kit
Emergency shelter