Paddle Wanaka

Specialising in kayaking and Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP) guided trips on either beautiful Lake Wanaka or the mighty Clutha River. Offering casual beach rentals of Kayaks & SUP.


$20.00 - $999.00
$20.00 - $899.00
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Paddle Wanaka is a friendly, progressive adventure company offering both guided trips and watersports rental.

Our stunning location is showcased with our fully guided kayak tours on Lake Wanaka or The Clutha river. Join us for a half day, full day or multi day expedition on the water with our very friendly and informative local guides.

All trips are fully catered for with scrumptious locally produced food and beverages.

Our ISA qualified Stand Up Paddle Board instructors provide daily lessons for those who want to progress their water skills in a positive direction.

Our casual beach rentals include Stand Up Paddle boards (SUP) and kayak options.

An unforgettable outdoor experience with 100% kiwi customer service as our core

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Physical address

Paddle Wanaka, Wanaka town, Wanaka Lake front, 151-153 Ardmore Street (Corner of Ardmore Street & Dungarven Street)., Wanaka, New Zealand, Wanaka town, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $20.00 - $999.00
(13 year(s) and under)
$20.00 - $899.00
Other charges:
Optional photo packages
Further pricing information:
Children must be accompanied by an adult on all freedom rentals. Must be able to swim for river tours.
Cancellation policy:
Freedom Rentals Once a booking has been made and paid for, a notice of 4 hours prior to the booked time must be given to receive a full refund. After this time customers will be charged the full amount for the rental. Guided Tours Paddle Wanaka reserve the right to cancel trips due to weather conditions at any time, full refund will be given. If the customer decides to cancel, notice must be given 24 hours prior to the commencement of the tour to receive a full refund.

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
1 hour from Queenstown Airport
Proximity to coach terminal:
2 minutes walk from Lake Wanaka site, bus pickup/drop off point.
Proximity to town:
We are on the lake shore, opposite Subway restaurant. In the heart of Wanaka Township.

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Opening times

Business hours:
9am - 6pm, 7 days year round (Closed June)
Months of operation:
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

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