With countless bays, harbours, estuaries and islands, New Zealand's upper North Island is a veritable paradise for sea kayakers. This book, aimed at both the novice and experienced sea kayaker, details more than 75 kayaking tours over eight regions, from upper Northland to the Coromandel Peninsula. Featuring over 20 locator maps, this practical book provides information on safety, skills, equipment, first aid and weather. It covers preparation for the trip, how to get there safely, and places of interest along the way. There are also plenty of tips on good camping sites.