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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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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Updated 05/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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We use NZ waterway-friendly detergent (Biozyme) to clean our gear whilst maintaining our commitment to the environment.
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Updated 05/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Important Information
Departure Point
Wanaka i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, 103 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
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 experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a 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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Jenna L wrote a review Jul 2020
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It was the most amazing activity we've done in Wanaka. So much fun, the place and the river are stunning, the guide is knowledgeable, Paddle Wanaka is really professional. Prepare yourself to have a fun day in the rapids of the clutha
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Date of experience: May 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 17 Jul 2020
Thank you!! Very please to hear you had so much fun in the rapids on our river kayak! Thanks for your feedback, most appreciated!
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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 20 Mar 2020
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 contributions4 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 11 Mar 2020
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 8 Mar 2020
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 27 Feb 2020
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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Kayaking and swimming on a pristine Mountain Lake - We were the only ones there!
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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
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  • Clutha River, Paddle Wanaka
  • Duration: 4h
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