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Lake District Adventures

396 Horahora Rd, Tirau 3484, New Zealand
+64 800 287 448
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Must-do in Waikato Region

Sitting in the office all day everyday, we decided to do something fun and also adventurous... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Della Z
What an amazing experience

Our family loved it. Our guide Mike was so experienced and shared lots of local and current... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kathy W
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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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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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  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
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“glow worms” (43 reviews)
“lake district” (12 reviews)
“kayak trip” (6 reviews)
LOCATION
396 Horahora Rd, Tirau 3484, New Zealand
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+64 800 287 448
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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 yesterday

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

Reviewed 1 week ago

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 5 days ago

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

Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Luckily we had amazing weather for this trip, which added to a great night. Lofty is a great bloke which meant for an awesome experience. The personal stories from lofty was a lovely addition, thank you guys! Do this trip!

Thank Jewell1995
PedroLakeman, Manager at Lake District Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Thanks - glad you had a good night. Will pass on your comments to Lofty. Obviously he didn't tell any of his jokes!!!!

Reviewed 11 June 2017

Was a fun night and awesome experience,saw loads of glow worms and a huge Thanku to Lofty our guide ..heaps of laughs and a nice snack midway..shame about the wet feet,maybe cover feet with plastic bags,other than that we thoroughly enjoyed our night..

Thank Dianne P
PedroLakeman, Manager at Lake District Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Thanks for coming on our tour - and enjoying the jokes!!!! Will try to get something more environmentally friendly than plastic bags for the feet - but a good idea to work on... Thank you..

Reviewed 12 May 2017

It was a great experience, the main objective was to see glow warms.. and boy o boy we saw plenty... at first it seems like they are tiny dots of light coming from between the trees and leaves. until you see a bunch of it....More

Thank ReviewerIndo
PedroLakeman, Manager at Lake District Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Thanks for the review. We are forever rewarded by our customers who go out of their comfort zone & enjoy what is a unique experience, & the satisfaction they get from taking the tour. Please come again..

Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

A relaxed and friendly tour in a beautiful setting. Amelia our guide was fantastic and would recommend this to anyone.

Thank Penny S
PedroLakeman, Manager at Lake District Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Thanks for joining us - Amelia enjoyed taking you into "our backyard!"

Reviewed 6 May 2017

We hired bikes for a morning and cycled from LDA's base up to the Arapuni dam and back. The guys at LDA were very friendly and the bikes were in great condition, even though it was near the end of the season (late April). It's...More

Thank thirkej
PedroLakeman, Manager at Lake District Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Glad you enjoyed "our backyard". We do spend some time on keeping the bikes in good condition so that our clients have no issues on their ride.

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