Alpine Kayak Guides

Alpine Kayak Guides


4 Rankers Reviews

2 Face-to-Face

11 Fresh Water Kayaking

17 Wanaka Township

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Maximise your introduction to the awesome rivers this region has to offer with Alpine Kayak Guides. From a stunning scenic river journey to an action packed full day adventure, we’ve got what you want.
With the perfect mix of “sit on*” river kayaks & quality guiding we assist first timers to intermediate kayakers in gaining confidence & the latest skills in a short space of time. Our customers love that they are in control and take home skills that will last a lifetime
*Closed deck kayaks available for instructional course and those who can roll. Must be requested when booking.

Full or Half day adventures, Family Packages, Private Guiding, Instructional Courses & Rolling clinics also available.


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Alpine Kayak Guides

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South IslandWanaka RegionWanaka Township


  • Fresh Water Kayaking


Marion Hassink's avatar

Marion Hassink


Ranking: 8/10

We have rented a kayak for one and a half hours to kayak on Lake Wanaka, which was expensive (40 dollars for two people), and a nice thing to do on a sunny day.

Reviewed almost 10 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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actiongirl's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Brilliant tourism concept! I was so tired of sit and watch "theme park rides" where the guides do all the work. I came, I paddled and I learned! Thanks a million for the enriching experience.

Reviewed almost 12 years ago and experienced in March 2010

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Paul2345's avatar



Ranking: 10/10

I wanted to thanks the whole team at Alpine Kayak Guides. From the 1st contact they were welcoming and professional. The "Big Day Out" tour was fantastic and long enough to see much of the river and Wanaka countryside, while running some great white water as well. When I return to New Zealand, this is certainly a stop I will make again. Thanks very much! Paul S.

Reviewed over 12 years ago

Gwen's avatar



Ranking: 10/10

Enthusiastic owner, safety conscious. Good time on river

Reviewed over 14 years ago

Alpine Kayak Guides responds:

Hi Gwen,
Thanks for the review and our apologies for the delay!
We give you a 10/10 too.
How are you?
Our 'baby' Nikau is now a curious toddler who talks just as much as his Dad ;)
Next time you're in Wanaka please get in touch so we can catch up.
Kind Regards