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Boat Ride and Stand Up Paddle Board Tour on Lake Mapourika

Franz Josef
Franz Josef Wilderness Tours


  • Relaxing scenic boat ride across Lake Mapourika
  • Stand up paddle board in the remote Kiwi Sanctuary
  • Incredible backdrop of mountains and glaciers

Enjoy a relaxing boat ride across the stunning Lake Mapourika into the Okarito Kiwi Sanctuary before a magical stand up paddle board tour. Glide along the glass-like waters with vistas of the Southern Alps and glaciers in the backdrop, and the songs of the native birds ringing in the air.

What's Included?

  • Boat cruise and SUP board tour
  • Friendly knowledgeable guides
  • SUP equipment and dry bags
  • High quality digital photo
  • Complimentary hot drinks
  • Splash jackets or wet weather gear
  • Courtesy transport (if required)
  • Sunscreen and insect repellent

If you're going to learn the ropes of stand up paddle boarding, why not learn in the most idyllic setting imaginable! Your adventure begins with a delightful boat cruise across the calm reflective waters of Lake Mapourika and into the remote Okarito Kiwi Sanctuary. From here, hop onto your paddle board and gently glide along the mirrored-like waterways, exploring the secluded estuaries framed by giant kahikatea trees and home to a plethora of native birds. As you paddle, glance over at the scenic vistas of snow-capped mountains and glaciers in the horizon - it's a picture-perfect setting.

Session Length

Please allow three hours for this experience.


Minimum age of 8 years old for children


Minimum age is eight years.


  • Change your booking up to 48 hours before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 48 hours of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience


This experience is not restricted by rain, and will commence as long as the winds are low.

Dress Code

Please wear swimmers, thermals (if needed) and bring a towel, sunglasses and a cap. No denim permitted.

This experience takes place on Lake Mapourika in the Westland National Park.

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