Business & Social Groups


Packages to suit any group! 

Bring your Business or Social Group for an interactive day out with Mauao Adventures!

Choose your activities and the length of time you want to spend with us either from the options below, or we can tailor our services to suit.

Our 3 main activities are:

🏄🏾‍♀️ Stand up paddle boarding 

🚣🏼 Waka ama

🏃🏻‍♂️ Land-based activities

All 3 activities can provide for varying levels of fitness whether it be low-impact light activity to full-throttle and competitive. 

Whatever your desired outcome, the session can be designed to provide:

  • Fun and adventure 
  • Team building, whanaungatanga
  • Environmental awareness
  • Health and well-being
  • Cultural development 
  • Competitive fun

No experience needed for any of our activities! 

  • All fees are negotiable with increased numbers.
  • Minimum of 4 people
  • Each activity has a capacity of 20 people, so larger groups will be split across activities. 
  • Inclusion of ages 15 and under restrict the level of activities. Likewise with elderly folk. 
  • All equipment needed is provided. 

Maximum of 20 participants

Mountain to Sea - Waka and Walk

Fee: $145pp max
Duration: 3.5 hours

Immerse yourself in Māori and ocean culture from the Mountain to the Sea, escorted by our local guides on waka ama canoes, walking our mountain, Mauao, and enjoying snacks and beverages overlooking the harbour entrance.

SUP Adventure

Fee: $95pp max
Duration: 2 hours

Come and journey with us on a SUP Adventure to explore and connect with our moana (sea) and whenua (land).

  • If you are new to SUP, start with an on-shore lesson learning basic paddling technique.
  • Enter the water and be assisted to develop your technique and comfortability.
  • Cruise along your adventure at a leisurely pace so as to take in the magic of the moment. 
  • Hear the stories of both ancient and recent times.
  • Enjoy a snack and beverages.
    Key Benefits: Confidence building, mindfulness, discovery.

    Key word: Manaakitanga

    Intro to Waka Ama

    Fee: $55pp max
    Duration: 1 hour

    Paddle our harbour by waka ama. Working as a team is key to get your waka gliding, and each paddler has an important role to play. Enjoy the serenity, feel the flow, and race against colleagues. Add extra time if you’d like a more adventurous experience.

    Key Benefits: Team work, light competition, coordination, role responsibility.

    Key word: Kotahitanga


    Maximum of 60 Participants

    Cultural Walk of Mauao

    Fee: $35pp max
    Duration: 90 minutes

    Mt Maunganui boasts a well-loved mountain, named Mauao, seeped in history and culture. Join us in a walk through time with our local guides, take in the stunning views, hear the compelling stories of our ancestors.

    Key Benefits: Connection, local knowledge, cultural appreciation. 

    Key word: Kaitiakitanga

    Mauao Walk and Workshop


    Fee: $75pp max
    Duration: 2 hours

    Enjoy a guided walk around the ancestral mountain, Mauao, and partake in a workshop choosing Rāranga (weaving) or Rongoā (plant medicine).

    Packaged and Tailored Experience


    Fee: To be negotiated
    Duration: To be negotiated

    The best value for money is packaging two or three activities together over 2.5 - 6 hours, depending on group size and activities chosen. See the video featured above for a competitive program designed for the New Zealand Defence Force. We can tailor a program to suit your desired intensity, theme, outcomes.

    No Limit of Participants

    Whānau Beach Day


    Fee: $1000 minimum
    Duration: 90 minutes

    Two gazebos, tables, mats, paddle boards and waka ama canoes all yours to utilise for the duration of your choosing, including SUP lessons and waka ama sessions. A minimum of 2 hours, $200 per extra hour, and no limit to the number of people.


    Enquire today by calling 0274510579 or emailing: