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Half-Day Kayak Experience on the Mighty Clutha River from Wanaka provided by Paddle Wanaka

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Half-Day Kayak Experience on the Mighty Clutha River from Wanaka

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Departure Point
Wanaka, Wanaka, Otago Region, South Island
Duration
4h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Driver/guides
  • Beverages & snack provided
  • Use of helmet & all appropriate safety equipment provided.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if request)
Exclusions
  • Lunch
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 13 years
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Not recommended for participants who can not swim
  • Operates in most weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 4 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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amanda t wrote a review Mar 2020
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My son (13) and I did this tour and loved it. It was much more fun than lake kayaking- if you’re up for a bit of an adventure. Our guide, Tyler, was fantastic and shared lots of interesting facts about the river, Wanaka, and NZ in general. He was an expert at what he does, and
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Andrea B, Guest Relations Manager at Half-Day Kayak Experience on the Mighty Clutha River from Wanaka
Responded 1 week ago
Excellent review! Sounds like it was the perfect trip for you. It's ideal for those looking for a kayaking adventure a little different to lake kayaking as yes the rapids are more fun than intimidating. Thanks for your feedback & your kind words regarding Tyler. Thanks.
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Ben L wrote a review Mar 2020
Horseshoe Bay, Texas19 contributions3 helpful votes
We are retirees with no prior experience white water kayaking, and my wife in particular went into the kayak trip with some trepidation. However our guide Tyler made it a wonderful experience for both of us. He talked with us before leaving to answer our questions and did an
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Response from Andrea B, Guest Relations Manager at Half-Day Kayak Experience on the Mighty Clutha River from Wanaka
Responded 3 weeks ago
What a great review! Thanks for your feedback on Tyler & how you he made you both feel at ease. The Clutha is a fun river, so it's great you enjoyed your time with us. Many thanks for taking the time to review.
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Matt S wrote a review Mar 2020
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My partner and I took on some white water kayaking with Tyler as our guide. We were lucky that there was just the two of us booked on so we had a pretty personal experience. After the thorough safety brief we got on to the water where Tyler safely guided us through the grade 2
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Andrea B, Guest Relations Manager at Half-Day Kayak Experience on the Mighty Clutha River from Wanaka
Responded 3 weeks ago
Great review, love it! Thanks for your feedback, glad to hear you enjoyed your trip on the Clutha River with Tyler. It's an awesome introduction to white water kayaking. Thanks for choosing to paddle with us!
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margaretdstewart wrote a review Feb 2020
Cusco, Peru2 contributions
We had a fantastic time with Joel and Shira!Highly recommend making the trip. It’s a beautiful trip and even with no river kayaking experience, we all had a blast. Do it!
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Response from Andrea B, Guest Relations Manager at Half-Day Kayak Experience on the Mighty Clutha River from Wanaka
Responded 5 weeks ago
Awesome review! Glad you enjoyed yoursleves on our river trip, it's an ideal introduction to white water kayaking! Thanks for choosing us & taking the time to review.
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Aileen wrote a review Feb 2020
2 contributions
Had a fantastic afternoon kayaking the river with our guides Tyler and Joel. The trip is very well organized, good quality equipment is supplied including a wetsuit and shoes which kept us warm when we tipped over twice! However all part of the fun, the guides are super quick to
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Andrea B, Guest Relations Manager at Half-Day Kayak Experience on the Mighty Clutha River from Wanaka
Responded 5 weeks ago
Great review! Sounds like this trip was designed for you! It's an awesome introduction to river kayaking & the odd swim is all part of the fun! Thanks for your feedback & it's great to hear that this has been one of the highlights of your trip!
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lauraross2015
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Kayaking and swimming on a pristine Mountain Lake - We were the only ones there!
Abby spent the day with us touring us around Lake Wanaka. It was a pretty long kayak but had a nice snack on a be
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Jase8047
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Awesome adventure
What an awesome afternoon kayaking down the river. Tyler our guide was extremely informative and welcoming. From st
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Fazihazahid
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Best thing we did on wanaka
We went for kayaking in the morning,and it was more like a private tour as it was just us along with our wonderful
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Petawallis
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What a fantastic activity
I highly recommend paddle wanaka for a kayaking activity. We did the half day tour on Lake Wanaka and it was excell
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AM_Oakland
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Kayaking on the Clutha
We spent a very fun & lovely afternoon on the Clutha with Tyler and Joel. Both great guides - told us a lot about
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Leonhard87
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Fun Experience and great workout on Lake Wanaka
My wife and I enjoyed an absolutely wonderful afternoon on Lake Wanaka on the half-day Tiki Tour. Although we had p
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ryanbL5481EE
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Gr8 Time with Tyler on the Pond 2day
Tyler and me mates had a nice paddle on Lake Wanaka today. We did the Tiki Tour and learned a lot about the area. C
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Erina C
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Wonderful scenic kayak on Lake Wanaka
We were lucky enough to just scrape through and be able to kayak on Lake Wanaka when the wind was picking up. What
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LibbyC333
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Awesome guides in an awesome location!
My team and I had a great time recently out on the Southern Explorer tour. Tyler and Abby (our guides for the day)
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Nmohini
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Great experience for a first timer
Tyler and Abby were super organised, helpful, informative and cool. As a person with next to no kayaking experience
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Exploration657301
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Great experience and great vibes
Our guides Tyler and Abby were very friendly, knowledgeable and accommodating to our big group. 10/10
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jamesplusclaire
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Lake Escape SUP
We wanted to do some paddle boarding on our trip but Claire had never done it before. The Lake Escape option seeme
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tanias948
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Fantastic!
The crew were excellent, giving us some tips that made our 1 hour paddle extra special. They put in extra effort t
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YTTraveller2020
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Amazing half day Kayak tour
This was an amazing experience, my partner booked the tour and as a non swimmer and a fear of the water I was appre
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andyo810
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Kayak
Absolutely brill day with Joel as a guide - he was so reassuring and knowledgeable about local sites. Really friend
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  • Clutha River, Paddle Wanaka
  • Duration: 4h
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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