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Rotorua Paddle Tours

761 State highway 33, Rotorua 3074, New Zealand
+64 800 787 768
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Relaxing and fun!!!

We had so much fun going rafting on the Kaituna River with Rotorua Rafting that we wanted to do... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jesper S
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Golden, Canada
Awesome

First time paddle boarders, Denys was helpful and friendly. We were standing up on the boards in a... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2018
Paul R
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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 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.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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761 State highway 33, Rotorua 3074, New Zealand
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+64 800 787 768
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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

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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 ☺

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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

1  Thank Petelodge
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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.

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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

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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.

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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

1  Thank Ttowles21
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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.

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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

1  Thank Ltran192
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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.

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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.

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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.

1  Thank Grey Y
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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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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Our sports students loved the zoom through the gates into the tranquil waterway. Loads of fun, hilarious races and games with a great team! Definitely coming back!

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RotoruaPaddleTours, Owner at Rotorua Paddle Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Thanks Tracey, we totally enjoyed the students! They were a very lively bunch.

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Reviewed 28 February 2018

We are locals and wanted to try paddleboarding. Who knew our waterways/lakes could be so beautiful. Had a great time - Denise and Bernd excellent (and patient) instructors. Even fun when you fall in.

1  Thank SSAG97
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RotoruaPaddleTours, Owner at Rotorua Paddle Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2018

Thats great! We often take locals who are surprised at how beautiful our waterways are. Thanks for coming.

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t11995
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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.
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