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Kayaking on Lake Wakatipu is the ultimate way to explore all of the hidden corners of the lake all the time surrounded by towering mountains. Sea kayaking allows you to be the master of your own craft while providing a pace that truly allows you to take in our breath-taking scenery and environment.

Safety is Paddle Queenstown’s top priority, that’s why their kayaks are equipped with all required safety features and are easy to paddle in various lake conditions. Kayaking is a great adventure activity for people of all ages, families, or those wanting to sit back and relax on the glacial waters of Lake Wakatipu while taking in the surrounding that have made Queenstown the adventure tourism capital.


KAYAK OPTIONS: 

  • Freedom Adventure Hire: 1, 2 or 3 Hours
  • Guided Kayak Tours: 3-4 Hours

FREEDOM ADVENTURE HIRE

Explore the crystal-clear waters of Lake Wakatipu around Queenstown at your own pace with the awesome Freedom Adventure Hire packages. Paddle Queenstown will recommend a route for your trip based on abilities and the weather on any given day. It’s important to follow these instructions for your own safety. The team will kit you out with the right gear and run you through the safety briefing before you head off to explore. 

Includes: Kayak equipment hire and safety briefing

Departs:

  • On Demand between 9am - 6pm
  • Operates daily subject to weather.

Where: Meet at the 1 Mile Round About, Lake Esplanade - Queenstown Lakefront. 

Duration: Choose From:

  • 1 Hour
  • 2 Hour
  • 3 Hour 

Other Information:

  • Age Definitions: Child age is 8-15 years. Under 8's are not able to travel. Adults 16+
  • Minimum Numbers: Freedom Hire requires a minimum 2 people for a trip to go ahead. 

GUIDED KAYAK TOUR

Explore the best spots and hidden gems of Lake Wakatipu with a fantastic Guided Kayak Tour from the team at Paddle Queenstown. Your experienced guide will ensure you have a great, safe day out with informative commentary and will choose the route of the trip to suit the weather on any given day.

Includes:

  • Kayaking equipment & light snacks
  • Informative guides & safety briefing

Duration: 

  • Regular Tour: 3 Hours
  • Private Tour: 4 Hours 

Departs:

  • Half Day - 9AM and 1PM 
  • Operates daily subject to weather.

Other Information:

  • Age Definitions: Child age is 8-15 years. Under 8's are not able to travel. Adults 16+
  • No minimum number required to confirm guided trips. 
  • Exclusive and group packages available on request.
  • Please prepare for the sun, bring sun block and suitable clothing. 
  • Highly trained and knowledgeable guides.
  • Sea kayaks are used.
  • All safety and kayaking equipment provided.
  • Winter trips operate subject to temperatures above 5 degrees celsius.

Freedom Kayaking: 1 Hour [Summer Only]:
Available October - April.

  • Adult $49.00
  • Child $49.00

Freedom Kayaking: 2 Hours [Year Round]:

  • Adult $79.00
  • Child $79.00

Freedom Kayaking: 3 Hours [Summer Only]:
Available October - April.

  • Adult $99.00
  • Child $99.00

Guided Kayak Tour - Half Day:
Duration: 3 Hours. Available at 9am and 1pm.

  • Adult $179.00
  • Child $179.00

Private Guided Kayak Tour - Half Day:
Duration: 4 Hours. Available at 9am and 1pm.

  • Private Group [1-2 people] $599.00

Private Guided Kayak Tour - Half Day:
Duration: 4 Hours. Available at 9am and 1pm.

  • Private Group [3-4 people] $799.00

Private Guided Kayak Tour - Half Day:
Duration: 4 Hours. Available at 9am and 1pm.

  • Private Group [5-8 people] $999.00

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