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Rotorua Paddle Tours

761 State highway 33 | Okere Falls, Rotorua 3074, New Zealand
+64 800 787 768
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A great way to see the lakes

I had booked on the hot pools tour with my partner, but unfortunately due to high winds we had to... read more

Reviewed 29 February 2016
JessG100
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Banbury, United Kingdom
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Great fun!

My sister and I did paddle boarding on the Ohau Channel, leading from Lake Rotorua to Lake Rotoiti... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2016
annehosker
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Rotorua, New Zealand
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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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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761 State highway 33 | Okere Falls, Rotorua 3074, New Zealand
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+64 800 787 768

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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...More

Thank JessG100
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...More

Thank annehosker
Reviewed 25 January 2016

We were met on time by Berndt and his colleague and taken to the edge of Lake Rotorua and had a good teaching session before trying out new skills of standing on a paddle board and getting ourselves around. It was great fun and an...More

Thank Jacky W
Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

An amazing experience for all ages and very accommodating for beginners. Experienced and friendly guides made the trip enjoyable with good knowledge of the land and willingness to assist with any of our problems or concerns. Combined with the great scenery and surprisingly easy technique,...More

Thank bags_packed16
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

Easily one of the best experiences of our stay in NZ. Right from booking the tour over mails and suggesting the best tour option for not so confident paddlers to dropping us back to our motel, Denise helped us all the way. She and Bernd...More

1  Thank Siddhant M
Reviewed 10 January 2016

We took our children aged 12, 11 and 8 on the Ohau Channel tour. We were all absolute beginners. It was such a fun way to spend the morning. We all had a great time and you were right - we were hungry afterwards! Thank...More

1  Thank Dev_Family_C
RotoruaPaddleTours, Manager at Rotorua Paddle Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2016

Thanks for the kind words, Its always a pleasure taking children, they are fast learners and absolutely enjoy themselves.

Reviewed 1 January 2016

We went on the Ohau Channel tour and enjoyed every minute of it. Denise provided very clear instructions on how to paddle board and was accommodating to all skill levels. Highly recommended!

Thank Amy K
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Just a quick review to say thanks for a great mornings paddling on the lake and channel. Instructors and gear were excellent .... And nobody fell in! Great time was had by all

Thank Adrian N
Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

I had an amazing time Paddle Boarding, Denise was very patient in instructing is and was willing to work with what you were comfortable with. The communication was great, and I never felt unsure of anything. We had a really great time and would recommend...More

Thank kathrynjowett
RotoruaPaddleTours, Owner at Rotorua Paddle Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2015

Thanks Kathryn, it was great to meet you both. We fully enjoyed your group we were laughing at the banter the whole way. Cheers !team Canada, a.

Reviewed 30 September 2015

This was our first time PaddleBoarding. Denise was so patient and calm with us, she has a great way with people and a great sense of humour. The whole experience was enjoyable and relaxed. We felt safe and confident very quickly in her hands. Thank...More

Thank sam_hempenstall
RotoruaPaddleTours, Manager at Rotorua Paddle Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2015

Thanks Sam, you ladies were naturals at SUP paddling, next time we will have to paddle something more tricky.

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t11995
28 May 2016|
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Response from RotoruaPaddleTours | Property representative |
Hi there, thats fine. We are very close to the shore and we always wear PFD's.
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Leigh T
20 December 2015|
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Response from RotoruaPaddleTours | Property representative |
Hi there, this depends on the size of the children and if you have previous experience on a paddle board? We do have a XL board which we can fit 2 - 10 people on and this way all can paddle, if the children would like they... More
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