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“S.U.P to take over Rotorua”

Rotorua Paddle Tours
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Reviewed 8 February 2012

I have a new found love.. S.U.P!!
I was really nervous when we were getting geared up ready for a guided tour up Hamurana Springs. With our practice in Lake Rotorua, the waves were making it a tad hard for me to get confident and stand up on the board.. I decided to stay on my knees for a wee wile, just so I could learn to steer and stop first. As we started to head towards the mouth of the springs, I started to get a little confident and stood up, only to see a big bridge! Kneeling down on the board going through the bridge was so quiet and almost eerie. The water was so clear and magnificent. Glistening blue water, beautiful green water plants and tiny little springs in the sand. We came up to another bridge, Buba explains for this one, we lie flat on our tummy’s, and use our hands to paddle, also pushing off the bridge. Success! We then weaved through trees and shrubs, admiring the incredible nature that surrounds the spring’s edge. I will admit, I did get stuck on a number of weed bergs (like ice bergs but made of water weeds) that nearly had me flying into the icy cold water. The spring was amazing, producing 4million litres of water every hour. The fresh water is sourced all the way from the Mamukus trickling down to Hamurana.
I had so much fun on the paddleboard tour, It has me contemplating buying one! It is exercise made fun, beautiful and a wonderful scenic way to spend the morning or afternoon!!
Bring on more S.U.P! IM ADDICTED!!

Thank Kylie B
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Reviewed 29 January 2012

I was very happy to discover this company when I was in Rotorua. I went on the fresh water springs tour and it was gorgeous – crystal clear water and beautiful scenery - I definitely would not have seen that part of the lake otherwise. I also went SUP-surfing with them which was really fun. Denise and Bernd are great instructors, clearly passionate about what they do and all around good people. I definitely recommend checking them out!

Thank JELnyc
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