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Lake District Adventures

396 Horahora Rd, Tirau 3484, New Zealand
+64 800 287 448
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Surreal

This is an incredible kayak tour. Not hard or technical, the guides are so calm, caring... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
LLRED
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Taupo, New Zealand
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Such a wonderful experience

We live locally and always take our visitors on this trip. Last night it was the turn of my... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sue i
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Based at the southern end of Lake Karapiro, near the geographic centre of the North Island of New Zealand, Lake District Adventures is positioned to let you enjoy the clean air, great scenery & lakes of the Waikato / Bay of Plenty. We hire mountain bikes & kayaks plus have a shuttle van to move you around the various trails of the area. PLUS - Kayak Glow Worm Tours.
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396 Horahora Rd, Tirau 3484, New Zealand
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+64 800 287 448
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is an incredible kayak tour. Not hard or technical, the guides are so calm, caring & professional. The banter was top notch, the Dad jokes were, Dad jokes ;-). The hot Raro was warming & welcoming, the snacks were perfect. Floating back down the...More

Thank LLRED
PedroLakeman, Manager at Lake District Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Before the drift thru the canyon we told you the glow worms were great & the jokes were bad - glad we didn't disappoint! Thanks for joining us on what we think is the highlight of our backyard. Join us again....

Reviewed 1 week ago

We live locally and always take our visitors on this trip. Last night it was the turn of my daughter and her partner over from Kenya. We were not disappointed, a magical experience and the hot drink and snacks, eaten on the banks of the...More

Thank Sue i
PedroLakeman, Manager at Lake District Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for sharing our backyard. It was a special night with the full moon and smooth waters of the lake. You are welcome back anytime - and you won't tire of the trip.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful bike trail, stunning outlook and day. Bike was great, think I might have to buy one! Super helpful and friendly hosts. Many thanks.

Thank Grant An Jaks R
PedroLakeman, Manager at Lake District Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Any day on a bike is a good one! You got it all - nice day & a good bike. Thanks for picking us & please do come again..

Reviewed 24 October 2017

Planned this as a birthday gift for my best friend and although the weather led to postponing it till later in the year, the weekend that we finally did end up doing it was more perfect than we could have imagined! Did a day trip...More

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PedroLakeman, Manager at Lake District Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Glad that we turned on a magical night for you.... Amazing what goofy guys can do.. Do come again & bring more friends - and some good jokes!!!

Reviewed 24 October 2017

Its an amazing experience. An escapade to an unknown world of mesmerising natural beauty and the journey that will make you brain to think the Wow moments! Very good tour plus they teach you detailed knowledge about the place and surrounding environment including different kind...More

Thank Visakh M
PedroLakeman, Manager at Lake District Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

We agree - it is an amazing experience. And the Glow Worms thank you for letting us show them to you!!! Do come again. It only gets better...

Reviewed 17 October 2017

Sitting in the office all day everyday, we decided to do something fun and also adventurous. Booking via their website was pretty easy and communication was great. Our guide was knowledgeable, experienced, reliable and had a sense of humor. The view was absolutely AMAZING. It...More

Thank Della Z
PedroLakeman, Manager at Lake District Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

We agree - beats sitting in an office all day. We call the tour our "office". Glad the experience was seamless & enjoyable.

Reviewed 12 October 2017

Our family loved it. Our guide Mike was so experienced and shared lots of local and current history with us including stories of taniwhas. The beauty of the glow worms and starlight on the return trip was stunning. Highly recommended

Thank Kathy W
PedroLakeman, Manager at Lake District Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2017

Kathy. Was good to show you the Glow Worms on such a nice night. Do come back...

Reviewed 9 October 2017

History, botany, water sport and enjoyable commentary all in one package! Perfect safety instructions and a thoroughly fantastic adventure. Thanks to the team- will be back to ride the MTB trails.

Thank Stephen M
PedroLakeman, Manager at Lake District Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Stephen - thanks for your review & enjoying our backyard... Our new bikes arrive from next week so come on down & try one.

Reviewed 26 September 2017

We had an awesome time while Kayaking. The lake district adventure team provided us with excellent care and service. Highly recommended

Thank aadhithbose
PedroLakeman, Manager at Lake District Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Thanks - we enjoyed showing you what we appreciate all the time.

Reviewed 19 July 2017

We really enjoyed the kayak adventure with the lake District team. They were really kind and professional. The trip can be done also by people without a great level of fitness, as it is really easy. The glow worms were amazing at night. This adventure...More

Thank ecapec
PedroLakeman, Manager at Lake District Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Very pleased that you enjoyed it - we do all the time & love to see our visitors sharing that enjoyment.

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