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Rotorua Lakes Stand-Up Paddle (SUP) Scenic Tour

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    What to Expect
    Appreciate the convenience of a complimentary pick-up and return transfer from your central Rotorua accommodation or the Rotorua I site at 1167 Fenton Street, Rotorua. With tours departing 9am, 12pm or 3pm daily you have the option of choosing the best time to suite your needs. As you depart Rotorua a 15-20 minute informative drive begins during which time you will meet your small-group tour members and pass the Redwoods-Whakarewarewa Forest and beautiful Lake Tikitapu before arriving at your tour destination at either Lake Tarawera, Lake Tikitapu or Lake Okareka. The best lake location is chosen by your guide only hours before your tour based on the days weather conditions to ensure the best tour experience possible. Lake Tarawera provides stunning views of Mount Tarawera which is the site of New Zealand’s most recent large scale volcanic eruption which buried a local village in 1886. Lake Tikitapu offers incredibly blue waters for swimming and sun ray reflections and amazing tree fern scenery. Lake Okareka has hidden cave and rock formations perfect for exploration; it is also home to an old Maori Pa named Taumaihi. Knowledgable and expert stand-up paddle boarding guides ensure you will master stand-up paddle boarding quickly enabling you to experience all the lake has to offer during your one hour on the water tour. You will have the opportunity to swim, explore the shorelines, take photos of the scenery and test your skills on stand-up paddle board tricks before you reminisce the tour events on the 15-20 minute return transfer to Rotorua. All high quality paddle boarding equipment is provided however you are required to bring your preferred swimwear, warm swimwear such as a wetsuit or thermal clothing, snacks, water, sun protection and be ready and waiting for your pick-up 15 minutes before the departure time. It is recommended you bring a water proof camera and that you wear your swimwear underneath your clothing before pick-up.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Rotorua, Bay Of Plenty 3010, New Zealand

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Point: Rotorua I Site (Information Center) or your specified central Rotorua accommodation
    Look for Rotorua Jetboad Tours shuttle with Roof Racks and paddle boards on the roof.
    Duration
    2h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Local taxes
    • Professional local driver/guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
    • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
    • Private transportation
    • Local Guide
    • Wetsuits if needed
    • Water booties (footwear)
    • All paddle boarding equipment
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Booking is essential.
    • We provide a shuttle service to and from the I-site in central Rotorua, we also allow you to request pickups from central Rotorua we will contact you to confirm your pickup destination.
    • Allow 2.5 hours for the round trip.
    • The maximum number of customers per tour is 7, so book in quick!
    • We will do our best to get in touch well in advance if the weather looks bad, unfortunately sometimes mother nature wins. If our regulations allow us to operate then we will operate.
    • A weight limit of 105kg applies
    • Suitable for all ages above 6 years old.
    • All children (16 and under) must be supervised by a responsible adult (18 or over).
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Really enjoyed the experience. Tour guide was very friendly and good craic. You get to see bits of Rotorua you wouldn't otherwise. Loved the jumping off rocks and rope swing! Paddle boarding is a great way to see the world, one of the most worth while things we did in Rotorua.
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    Response from MattB6504, Owner at Rotorua Lakes Stand-Up Paddle (SUP) Scenic Tour
    Responded 17 Feb 2019
    Thanks so much for reviewing us glad you enjoyed your time with us
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    We had an amazing time! Matt was a fantastic guide, and went the extra mile, picking us up from our lodge and taking us to the lake. He’s very knowledgeable about the island and its culture, and was a fabulous paddle board instructor. We had a blast and he even captured great
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    Response from MattB6504, Owner at Rotorua Lakes Stand-Up Paddle (SUP) Scenic Tour
    Responded 17 Feb 2019
    Thanks so much for taking the time to review us glad you had a great time with us.
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    Our guide Matt was amazing, very attentive and kind. He also knew a great deal about native plants and Maori culture. I can't swim but even that didn't stop me from enjoying the spectacular view of the lake. A must do when you're in Rotorua
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    Response from NevW18, Owner at Rotorua Lakes Stand-Up Paddle (SUP) Scenic Tour
    Responded 12 Jan 2019
    Really glad you enjoyed your experience with us and thanks for recommending us as a must do. Happy Travels.
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    If you every visit Rotorua and looking to do some activites, I would highly recommend you do it with these guys right here. We did SUPing in lake Tarawera and it was absolutely amazing. I have never paddled before and I was absolutely fine with Nev's instructions. Thanks Nev
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    Response from NevW18, Owner at Rotorua Lakes Stand-Up Paddle (SUP) Scenic Tour
    Responded 8 Dec 2018
    You guys are so welcome. Glad you had an amazing experience and its great to be able to share some photos with you so you can remember the trip. See you next time !!
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    Just returned from an amazing time out on the water with Nev. Lake Tarawera, and the scenery, definitely put it on, but none of that matters without an awesome guide! We are still buzzing from it all. Nev was great from the get go. Great information about the area on the way to
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    Response from NevW18, Owner at Rotorua Lakes Stand-Up Paddle (SUP) Scenic Tour
    Responded 15 Nov 2018
    Thanks so much for reviewing us. Great to here you had an epic time.. you guys were awesome customers !!! we look forward to seeing you again
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    • Paddle Board Rotorua
    • Duration: 2h 30m
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English
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