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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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Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

The guide had all the equipment ready for us so there was no waiting time, which was a great start to the trip! Kim gave valuable tips and safety instructions before we went down a fun, small rapid. The trip was the perfect length and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Brooke P
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

I’ve done most activities around Rotorua and while a lot of them are very touristy, guides here have a very personal approach and it felt like a bunch friends having fun together on the water. It was my first time on a SUP and while...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 154andraz
Reviewed 15 August 2018

We had so much fun going rafting on the Kaituna River with Rotorua Rafting that we wanted to do something more in the area. They offered us a stand up paddle tour. It was such a nice trip. Nice calm and warm water. Very relaxing...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jesper S
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

First time paddle boarders, Denys was helpful and friendly. We were standing up on the boards in a few minutes and just had a great time. Thanks Denys ☺

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank PaulR7616
Reviewed 14 April 2018

Booked on with these guys for a late afternoon cruise down the Ohau channel (Links the two lakes together). Great afternoon had - was super fun - relaxing and entertaining all at the same time. the Local guides (and owners I think) Bernd and Denise...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Petelodge
RotoruaPaddleTours, Owner at Rotorua Paddle Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2018

Your so Welcome Pete! Our guide Bernd commented on the great athleticism you displayed on the board. Cheers, Denise.

Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed this experience! Denise and Niky where awesome ! Thanks for making my holiday time better 😎 100% worth it

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Omayra G
RotoruaPaddleTours, Owner at Rotorua Paddle Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Hello Omayra, We enjoyed showing you our beautiful waterways and were stoked you enjoyed yourself.

Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

We just did the paddle tour a few days ago, it was our first time stand-up paddle boarding. We were very relieved that our guide, Denise, made it easy to learn how to master it quickly so that we could enjoy the rest of the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Ttowles21
RotoruaPaddleTours, Owner at Rotorua Paddle Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Hello, yes we were lucky enough to see the famous Ohau White heron on the trip, amongst the rest of the beautiful wildlife and lovely views. Thanks for enjoying beautiful Rotorua.

Reviewed 25 March 2018

We booked the morning slot for paddle boarding. We met our lovely instructors, Denise and Bernd at the main office and then were taken on a short bus ride to the lakeside. We started off on Lake Rotorua, with amazing views. We later went along...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Ltran192
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Beautiful ride in the lake with loads of fun chitchatting. With great instructors Denise and Bernd with us, it’s easy to pick up for a relaxing and fulfilling tour into the nature.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank garylittleboy
RotoruaPaddleTours, Owner at Rotorua Paddle Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Hello Gary, the Volcanic cater tour is the perfect time to relax and chat while drifting along. Thanks for paddling with our team.

Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Wonderful weather and lake view. 1st time try the Stand paddle boarding, which is fun and easier then what we expected. Definitely recommend for people who like a relax water activity.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Grey Y
RotoruaPaddleTours, Owner at Rotorua Paddle Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Thanks Greg, it was a great day out! We are always happy when our guests enjoy there tour.

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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.