Paddle Wanaka - Island Shuttle / Beach hire / Tours / Instruction

Island Shuttle, Guided tours & beach rentals. Explore more of Lake Wanaka, at your pace, or challenge yourself on a kayak tour on the Clutha River. If you have an hour, or a couple of days Paddle Wanaka can cater to suit interests & abilities.

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Locally owned & operated, Paddle Wanaka offers something for everyone with both guided tours & beach rentals for kayaking and SUP (Stand Up Paddle board). Whether it's a casual rental from Wanaka lakefront or a multi-day kayak tour, we offer a range of activities to suit all levels and abilities. We have modern sea kayaks, sit-on-tops kayaks and stand up paddle boards. Paddle Wanaka is a progressive company with an infectious passion to share the beautiful Lake Wanaka & the mighty Clutha River.

Want to get out on the lake? Join our newly added Island Shuttle for a leisurely cruise of Lake Wanaka. Or choose either a kayak or a SUP & head off to explore some of the lakes most beautiful locations on your own. Alternatively our popular half day tours cater for those with or without paddling experience. These trips are combined perfectly with our Island taxi to ensure you have an memorable time out on the water. 

Want more of an adventure? Then let’s get you out on New Zealand second longest river! Challenge yourself on this wide, swift moving body of water on a SUP. We have a section perfect for beginners & a more thrilling section for those who are a bit more advanced. If you’re balance is not up to scratch, then hop on one of our river kayaks where you can splash around in the playful grade 1-2 rapids. 

All of our guided tours are small & personalised so they can be adapted to suit all skill levels. Paddle Wanaka provides something for everyone, friends, family & those keen for an adventure. 


Paddle Wanaka can collect you from your central Wanaka accommodation


Paddle Wanaka specialise in being able to tailor both our guided activities and courses to suit every ones needs. Group activities can be easily adapted to accomodate specific requirements.

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Wanaka Lakefront Opposite the corner of Ardmore St & Dungarvon St, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand


$20.00 to $349.00

We offer a variety of activities from guided tours to casual beach rentals ranging from $20-$349. Enquire regarding multi-day tours options/Heli SUP.

Mon-Fri 9:00AM – 5:30PM
Saturday 9:00AM – 5:30PM
Sunday 9:00AM – 5:30PM
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