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Address: | Okere Falls, Rotorua RD4, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 800 787 768
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The beauty of Stand Up Paddling (SUP) is simple: it’s like walking on...

The beauty of Stand Up Paddling (SUP) is simple: it’s like walking on water. The grace of surfing and the power of paddling combine and give you the most fun you can have on water. Exploring, surfing, relaxing and working out! Let Rotorua Paddle Tours take you on a journey you’ll never forget. One of the best ways to experience New Zealand! Join us for a fun and amazing walk on water that will change your life. We are doing some amazing tours on SUPs (Stand-Up-Paddleboards) in Rotorua, New Zealand and we think your should come with us! We do trips around Rotorua's beautiful lakes. With some of New Zealand’s most beautiful waterways, surrounded by beautiful native Bush, wildlife , legendary natural hot springs and Turquoise water. Enjoy a brief lesson before embarking on our journey on one of the Stunning waterways available in the Rotorua region.

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Amazing experience even for someone who has never done it before. The instructors were so awesome and friendly. Will definitely be back one day!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Tauranga, New Zealand

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing experience even for someone who has never done it before. The instructors were so awesome and friendly. Will definitely be back one day!

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I just want to say a massive thank you to the team from Rotorua paddle tours!!! We took a group of university students out for the ohau channel tour and we had a great time! The instructors were super friendly, knowledgeable and accomodating, as well as ready to have a laugh with us along the way. Definitely be back again... More 

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RotoruaPaddleTours, Owner at Rotorua Paddle Tours, responded to this review

Hello Jenagh, Thats great you all had a good time, our guides had a great time with your group. We would love to see you all again. Thanks for paddling with us, Denise. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic, highly recommend! Instructors are amazing and extremely accomodating. Great sense of humour and give a great experience. Very very cool would love to do it again.

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RotoruaPaddleTours, General Manager at Rotorua Paddle Tours, responded to this review

Excellent Rebecca!! thanks for the kind words. Your welcome to come again. Cheers, Denise. More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We organised a mums day out and these guys really came to the party, they instructed us how to use the paddle boards and we all had a go on the XL one, everyone fully enjoyed it it was so peaceful but fun at the same time. A great way to get a team working well together ☺

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Thank kjwatt
RotoruaPaddleTours, General Manager at Rotorua Paddle Tours, responded to this review

It was a fun day had by all, including our guides. We love it when our customers enjoy themselves and your group was super fun. Thanks, Denise. More 

London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

This was my first time on a paddleboard and I was a bit worried I wouldn't be able to do it but Nicki had us up no problem. She and Denise are great. This is an awesome way to see the area. It was just two of us on the trip and we had the river to ourselves. Definitely recommend!

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

This was organised as an activity for a group of Mums to do to try something a bit different. It was so much fun. It was well organised and the guide's were awesome, encouraging and knowledgable.

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Northville, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

My wife and I were able to do the Ohua channel tour at the end of April. We had a perfect day, with the sun shinning and no wind. Our instructor was awesome. He gave us a great history of the area, and told us stories about Rotorua. The channel was really cool to travel through, and opened up into... More 

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

Had a wonderful time! I was a bit nervous but the instructors were so kind and helpful. An awesome, relaxing and peaceful experience.

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

I had booked on the hot pools tour with my partner, but unfortunately due to high winds we had to change to the Ohua channel tour. This was not a problem as it was well communicated and the tour was beautiful. Denise and Bernd were both good instructors and soon had the whole group standing up and paddling confidently. They... More 

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016

My sister and I did paddle boarding on the Ohau Channel, leading from Lake Rotorua to Lake Rotoiti. I was informed that this was a good tour for beginners and this proved to be true. We had good instruction and felt fairly confident when we set off, wobbling but getting steadier all the time. There were 4 of us on... More 

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