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Kayak or Paddleboard With Cruise from Ruby Island

Kayak or Paddleboard With Cruise from Ruby Island


  • Kayak or Paddleboard along the beautiful Lake Wanaka
  • Spend a couple of hours relaxing and exploring the lush Ruby Island
  • Be picked up at your chosen time and brought back on the Island Shuttle powerboat

Discover the picturesque Lake Wanaka with this three hour Kayak (or Paddleboard) with Cruise package. Head out for a peaceful paddle before spending some time on the lush Ruby Island. You will then be picked up at your desired time to be whizzed back to town on the Island Shuttle.

What's Included?

  • Kayak or paddleboard set up and hire
  • Paddle Wanaka Island Shuttle cruise back to departure point
  • Instructions and guidance from the paddle crew
  • Be picked up from the island at your chosen time - 12noon, 3pm or 6pm

Prepare for a beautiful morning or afternoon out on the water with this three hour Kayak (or Paddleboard) and Cruise package around the stunning Lake Wanaka. Choose from different departure times and get ready to kick off with either a kayak or paddleboard out on the lake. Enjoy a gentle and peaceful paddle out to Ruby Island and enjoy a couple of hours here to relax, have a picnic, read a book or explore. Take in the beautiful scenery of this picturesque location, surrounded by mountains and lush greenery. To finish off the experience, you’ll be picked up by the powerboat and whizzed back to the departure point. Don’t forget to snap some pics of the beautiful scenery as you glide through the calm waters of Wanaka.

Session Length

  • This experience takes approximately three hours
  • The paddling component takes approximately 45 minutes


  • Risk Awareness Participation with Paddle Wanaka will require signing a risk disclose form on the day
  • By undertaking this activity, please be aware that you may get wet in some manner, and understand that conditions may change and it can get very cold and windy
  • Please understand that this is an outdoor activity, and as such there is always an element of risk involved that may cause serious harm or worse to yourself or others, if your actions are inappropriate
  • Please listen to, and follow, all instructions given to you by Paddle Wanaka staff


  • Change your booking up to 24 hours before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 24 hours of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience
  • If Paddle Wanaka needs to cancel a booking for any reason, customers will be notified as early as possible, and will be given the option to rebook or be refunded 100% of the trip cost


The provider will always give you a thorough briefing of what to do if the weather changes and what your options will be.

Dress Code

All you need to bring is clothing that you don't mind getting wet, and anything else you might want to deal with the current weather (sunglasses, hat, sunscreen, raincoat, fleece, water bottle, snacks, etc.) If you are going out for two or more hours you should also bring a cell phone that works in New Zealand as an emergency contact.

Other Info

If you book at 9am, you will be collected from Ruby Island at 12noon, however this can be changed on the day if you'd like more time. Let the provider know upon your arrival.

This experience is located in Lake Wanaka.

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