Stand Up Paddle Boarding on Upper Clutha River



  • Learn the ropes with an SUP lesson
  • Explore the incredible upper Clutha River
  • Great way to experience one of New Zealand's favourite spots

Give the growing sport of stand up paddle boarding a shot with this guided exploration of the Upper Clutha River. Start with a one hour lesson on Lake Wanaka before testing out your new skills along the river, all set to the beautiful backdrop of the Southern Alps.

Why You'll Love This

What's Included?

  • One hour lesson or skills session on Lake Wanaka
  • Guided exploration of Upper Clutha River
  • All equipment and safety gear
  • Friendly and experienced guide
  • Transport to location
  • Incredible scenery

No experience is necessary for this fantastic way to introduce yourself to the sport of stand up paddle boarding.

Meet your guides lakeside before getting geared up and transported to your hour long lesson (or skills session if you already have experience) on the stunning Lake Wanaka.

You’ll then have a further 20 minute flat water session before testing out your newfound skills and techniques down the upper Clutha River from the Lake outlet to Albert Town.

Your guide will tailor this experience to suit your interests and abilities to make this a great a perfect time out on the water.

On the Day

Session Length

  • Please allow three hours for this experience
  • You will have 2 hours on the water inclusive of the 1 hour lesson


This experience is weather dependent.

Dress Code

Please bring swimwear.

... and Importantly


No experience is necessary as you will receive a one hour lesson as a part of this experience.


Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to their policy.