Are you looking to advance your kayaking or stand up paddle boarding (SUP) expertise? Need a specific one to one coaching or have any special requirements?

We have a special set of skills to increase your proficiency in our playground! Be the “sharpest character out there”!

Whether you are starting out in the multi sport arena, or competing in the Coast to Coast, Paddle Wanaka provides a range of instruction and progression coaching. We can help you achieve your goals and work towards your Grade 2 Certificate.

We can teach you to roll your kayak. Hone in your kayaking or SUP skills, and sharpen up your navigation and general savvy on the lake or river.

Paddle Wanaka can facilitate professional instruction in both kayak and stand up paddle boarding aspects. We will develop your technique and confidence whilst on the river or out on flat water with adventure based learning.

Paddle Wanaka takes education in our maritime environment very seriously. By developing your skills as an individual we can generate a safer ‘jungle’ for everybody in the elements.

Boat and equipment hire is available for those who require it.

Please enquire here for more information.






Hours: Flexible, just call or email to discuss your needs!
Participants should bring: Sunscreen, weather appropriate clothing and footwear, snacks and water.
Includes: Kayaks or stand up paddle boards, lifejackets & all safety equipment, paddles, instructors as needed. Transport by vehicle or water taxi can also be arranged upon request.


This is case specific, depending on what you need. We can provide a full itinerary once we know how we can assist you.


Contact us for further information.

Email: ops@paddlewanaka.co.nz