Alpine Kayak Guides
Alpine Kayak Guides offer exclusive access to some of New Zealand’s best kept secrets. We have a superb range of rivers available, the mighty Clutha (New Zealand's largest volume river), the Hawea (medium volume), to the remote and spectacular glacial fed Makarora and Matukituki rivers both in Mt Aspiring National Park. From an invigorating scenic float to an action packed day of kayaking, Alpine Kayak Guides has got what you want! Our trips are tailored to suit your needs and all adventures include; small personal groups, comprehensive instruction, kayaks to suit, brand new equipment, awe-inspiring scenery, crystal-clear water, interesting facts about local History, Flora and Fauna plus surprises along the way. Our ‘freedom’ sit-on kayaks provide a stable platform so you can safely try as much (or as little) as you want. Surf waves, charge in and out of eddies and run exciting rapids all amongst some of the world’s most stunning scenery and crystal-clear waters. Alpine Kayak Guides offer a range of white water kayaking instructional courses. Our instructors are all experienced and love to teach anyone who is keen to learn the art of kayaking. If you have tried one of our day trips and just want to know more than a more structured course is just what you are after. Our courses include Good Skills Instructional Day, Tailor-made Instructional Courses and Rolling Clinics, you’re sure to find something that fits you! Alpine Kayak Guides offer a range of white water kayaking trips on Grade 2 rivers in the Wanaka region. We supply all the necessary equipment and instruction from qualified guides for an enjoyable day of learning and adventure. Our Guided trails include the Clutha Classic, a trip great for everyone, even beginners! Or our Big Day Out, a trip that gives you spectacular scenery, mountain views and crystal clear rivers. Last but not least, the Grandview, a trip from the outlet of Lake Wanaka to the Poplars upon a gently winding, mainly flat river. Alpine Kayak Guides ensure a safe, yet exciting kayaking adventure that is altogether unforgettable.
A selection of tourism connections to help plan your holiday in Wanaka
Wanaka National Transport & Toy Museum - New Zealand’s National Transport & Toy Museum. This fascinating collection houses one of the largest private collections in the world. Warbirds & Wheels - Warbirds & Wheels showcases NZ's finest collection of classic cars, warbird aircraft, visual arts, wearable creations & tales of a local legend. Bistro Gentil - Whatever reservations you may have about the French, their cuisine is what makes it all worthwhile. Bistro Gentil brings the delights of French gastronomy to the beautiful shores of Lake Wanaka. The Cardrona Hotel - Nestled in the rolling hills of the Cardrona Valley, The Cardrona Hotel (Est. 1863) is one of New Zealand's oldest hotels. A comfortable 40 minute drive from Queenstown and only 20 minutes from Wanaka, this unique hotel offers both quality accommodation and traditional hospitality. The Cow Pizza and Spaghetti House - "The Cow" is an institution serving food to visitors from around the world and to our loyal local customers. The menu is still the same as when the restaurant opened its door in 1976. Travel Guide New Zealand proudly presents this listing to you. Hopefully, when you visit Wanaka and are looking for things to do you will consider Alpine Kayak Guides. And if you do decide to visit Alpine Kayak Guides remember to come back to Travel Guide and share your experience. Do you own or manage Alpine Kayak Guides, please contact us to claim ownership of your company listing on Travel Guide.