ABOUT US

Paddle Wanaka have offered both guided Kayak and Stand up Paddleboard (SUP) activities for a number of years now and operate on both our region’s breathtaking Lake Wanaka and the fantastic Upper Clutha river, as well as further afield on demand.


Paddle Wanaka have always offered great gear in their rental fleet and now have opened this online shop for those who would like to buy their own Stand Up Paddle Boards and or SUP accessories.


Owned and operated by a passionate locally based kiwi couple, Chris and Bex Thornton. With over 20 years’ adventure tourism and international kayak guiding experience. Supported by a highly skilled and experienced wider team. Paddle Wanaka strive to create an unforgettable outdoor experience with 100% kiwi customer service and support as its core value.