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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...more
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761 State highway 33, Rotorua 3074, New Zealand
+64 800 772 384
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All reviews lake rotoiti great instruction beautiful scenery these guys an amazing experience all ages super fun ohau denise lakes skills session safety
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Reviewed 17 January 2015

Our family did the Ohau channel tour on New Years eve, and in the word my eldest son now uses about New Zealand it was awesome! Denise was a great guide and it was so peaceful and the scenery was beautiful. Recommend everyone to give...More

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Reviewed 12 January 2015

Kia ora kōrua! The whānau had an amazing time on our beautiful lake and we would like to extend a huge thank you for having us! We especially enjoyed how flexible your service is and we're keen to come out again while the weather is...More

Thank jmass18
RotoruaPaddleTours, Owner at Rotorua Paddle Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2015

Thanks for your kind words, your Whanau were great fun. We would love to see ya'll again..

Reviewed 2 January 2015

My girlfriend and I did a tour and found it was great for the soul! Cruising through the lakes, taking in the surroundings of mountains was quite breathtaking! We are seriously considering purchasing a couple of boards as we found it as a great tool...More

Thank Lachie R
RotoruaPaddleTours, Manager at Rotorua Paddle Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2015

Great stuff ! We love converting beginner paddlers into Stand Up Paddle-boarders . It sure is one of the best ways to travel over water. Cheers.

Reviewed 31 December 2014

We did the Ohau channel tour, besides being a beautifully planned tour, the guides were excellent, ensuring safety and that we are perfectly comfortable. Lots of little pieces of information along the way, but just enough to allow time to enjoy the experience.highly recommended for...More

Thank CatNish
RotoruaPaddleTours, Manager at Rotorua Paddle Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2015

We have had the perfect weather for showing off our beautiful lakes! The Ohau Channel tour has been such a hit this season, thanks for the great review and enjoying the beautiful scenery.

Reviewed 28 November 2014

Me and a friend took the Ohau channel tour connecting the two lakes. The guide Denise was experienced in coaching novices and was really knowledgeable. Paddling was as hard as it seemed at all and taking in the scenery through calm water was a real...More

1  Thank seananhahaha
Reviewed 23 November 2014

My partner and I tried paddleboarding for the first time with Rotorua Paddle Tours and man it was actually life changing. It was an amazing experience on a beautiful day in beautiful surrounds with a very patient teacher (cheers Denise!). We now are hooked for...More

Thank teenydancr
RotoruaPaddleTours, Owner at Rotorua Paddle Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2014

Iam glad you both enjoyed your lesson so much, this is the best part of the job making peoples day. Cheers, Denise.

Reviewed 23 November 2014

This was an absolutely incredible way to spend an afternoon! Our guide was super friendly, knowledgable, and made our entire trip more than enjoyable! This needs to be on your "must do" list while in Rotorua! Highly recommend the Blue Lake tour!

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RotoruaPaddleTours, Owner at Rotorua Paddle Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2014

What a beautiful afternoon we struck, i have used a picture on our Facebook page the photos were so good! Thanks for coming, Denise.

Reviewed 13 November 2014

Our group paddled to the hot pools with our guides Denise and Bernd. The scenery on the way was absolutely spectacular and the water was pristine. The hot pools where amazing, there are six different pools to choose from and they all vary in temperature...More

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RotoruaPaddleTours, Manager at Rotorua Paddle Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2014

Hi Mischelle, It was lovely to meet you and your group, what a super enthusiastic bunch. Please come again we totally enjoyed the tour with you lot. Cheers, Denise.

Reviewed 12 November 2014

This was a tour that was just so enjoyable. The stand up paddle boarding was not as hard as I thought after great instruction and a relaxing vibe, it was just the two of us and the guide cruising up and down the stream, learning...More

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Reviewed 28 October 2014 via mobile

I organized the tour for a tour group on a long weekend, the service I received was top notch. While I personally couldn't make time to join the friendly staff made booking super easy and made the activity fit with the rest of the schedule....More

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Hi there, thats fine. We are very close to the shore and we always wear PFD's.