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Stand Up Paddle Board Hire – Lake Taupō

Half Day $54, Full Day $95 including Kaitiaki contribution*
Have the ultimate freedom to explore the wonders of Lake Taupō in the most unique way possible – by SUP Board.
Take a walk through native bush, pump your board up on ‘Flat rock’ and get up close and personal with one of New Zealand’s largest and most extraordinary art pieces – The Māori Rock Carvings

Hire Details

Hire for either a full day (8 hours) or half day (4 hours)
Pick up and drop off at our centrally located store (54 Spa Rd, Taupo).
Hireage is suitable for those aged 18 years and above.
Please arrive 15 minutes before your hire is scheduled to start.
SUP Hire is available year round – weather restrictions apply
Bookings essential

What’s Included?

Quality inflatable Paddle Board and Paddle
Easy to use pump
Convenient Backpack

Departure Times

Half Day: 9am – 1pm or 1pm – 5pm
Full day: 9am – 5pm
Summer: Monday – Sunday
Winter Monday – Saturday

* Kaitiaki is the Māori word for the Guardian of the Environment. This is collected on behalf of the local iwi for their role in taking care of Lake Taupō and the Waikato River. 

Safety Terms and Customer Declaration

In any adventure activity, there is an element of risk involved. Risks in undertaking this activity include drowning, illness as a result of adverse weather conditions, water damage to personal belongings, and contact with wildlife.
The Staff and management of Canoe & Kayak take all practicable steps to identify and mimimise potential dangers. However, you must follow our instructions and use the provided safety equipment at all times. Adults accompanying any person under the age of 18 must ensure the underage person follows our instructions at all times. You must release or indemnify Canoe & Kayak and our staff against any liability we incur to anyone else, resulting from your failure to follow our instructions or the failure of any person accompanying you under the age of 18 to follow our instructions.
We reserve the right to withdraw any person who in our opinion is likely to endanger themselves or others. We also reserve the right to cancel the tour if we become concerned for any reason for your safety or that of any other person.

WARNING: Under New Zealand law it is extremely unlikely that you will be able to sue anyone if you are injured. In Addition, New Zealand’s accident compensation scheme provides only limited assistance to visitors to New Zealand who are injured. We strongly recommend that all visitors to New Zealand have full insurance covering any injury they might suffer, including medical treatment cover, before undertaking this activity.

EXCLUSIONS: To the extent permitted by law, all our liability for damage to your property, disruption to travel plans, or mental injury is excluded. This exclusion is subject to any rights or remedies you may have under the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993.
Please notify us of any medical conditions or other information we need to know to include you safely in this activity. For example: asthma, allergies, heart conditions, epilepsy, or pregnancy.

You are entitled to access any information we hold about you or to request its correction at any time.