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Explore the serenity of the Lake Wanaka on a kayak! Rent a single on top kayak for as low as #20 per hour. Rates: Kayak Rentals (All prices are per hour) • Single Sea Kayak: $20 for 1 hour, $30 for 2 hours • Single Sit on top Kayak: $20 for 1 hour, $30 for 2 hours Self Guided (3-4 hours) Kayak Rental • Adult $85 • Child (13 years below) $75 What You Can Expect: Lake Wanaka is New Zealand's fourth largest lake. Carved by Glaciers and surrounded by Southern Alps, it is a magical location to enjoy all facets of the outdoors and the tranquil nature of our environment! Owned and operated by a passionate locally based kiwi couple. With over 20 years adventure tourism and international kayak guiding experience. The Wanaka Kayaks team strive to create an unforgettable outdoor experience with 100% kiwi customer service as its core value. With our roots based in the outdoors and a passion for adventure, we have evolved into an adventure business. Providing everything from our “staple” Beach rental trips, our southern style kayaking trips. Come, we have something for everyone! We’re proud to call Wanaka our home and we hope you enjoy our playground just as much as we do. Kayak Rentals This is a fantastic choice for those wanting to explore Lake Wanaka by kayak independently or on your own agenda. It’s also a great choice for families! Popular places to explore by paddle include around the bay to Eely Point, that ‘famous Wanaka tree’, Waterfall creek and the favorite Ruby island! We offer both our New Zealand made, purpose built expedition kayaks. With all of our freedom kayaks and beach rentals you must bring a buddy if your intention is to paddle for more than 1 hour. The Mission We also offer 3-4 Self Guided Kayak Rental, your mission if you choose to accept it... To navigate your way around Lake Wanaka’s coastline returning to Roys Bay. You have a minimum two person team and a time limit of 3-4 hours. You will receive transport from Paddle Wanaka’s headquarters to your start point. You will be given all the necessary equipment and safety briefings to complete your journey. Good luck! “The Mission” operates from October 1 – April 30. All trips are weather dependent. Assignment routes may vary depending on weather. If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Request to Book” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.
We offer both guided Kayak and Stand up Paddleboard (SUP) activities and operate on both our region’s breathtaking Lake Wanaka and the fantastic Upper Clutha river, as well as further afield on demand. Owned and operated by a passionate locally based kiwi couple, Chris and Bex. With over 20 years’ adventure tourism and international kayak guiding experience. Supported by a highly skilled and experienced wider team. We strive to create an unforgettable outdoor experience with 100% kiwi customer service as its core value.
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