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Paddle Board Rotorua: Tours & Tickets

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Paddle Board Rotorua are specialist paddle-boarding tour guides and one of the best activities to do in Rotorua. Owned and operated by passionate water-men, Matt Barnard and Nev Wilson, the company offers friendly yet professional service and...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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| Rotorua Lakes District, Rotorua, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our two kids (11 & 16) on this tour, the guides were fantastic and provided clear explanations on paddle boarding, the area and the glow worms. The lake is very still and even though it was misty it was magical. The cave itself...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nev was very informative on the way, telling us about our local surroundings. After donning wetsuits and boots we kayaked for 20 minutes to the cave. Absolutely spectacular inside. On the way back we were treated to some stars and a 1/2 moon. At one...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank taylorroo
NevW18, Owner at Paddle Board Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for taking the time to review us ! We can’t share all our magical secrets at once but yes it is possible to see in the dark 🤪

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well that was just amazing and took the fun of SUPing to the next level. What a great way to watch the night roll in on the lake. I was welcomed so nicely by our guide Matt, who continued to being an amazing host the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank EmilyWiddicombe31
NevW18, Owner at Paddle Board Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi thanks for reviewing us so stoked you had a good time with us

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had fabulous time with Matt. Matt introduced us to sights out of this world. Matt is a great host. Caring, knowable and funny. Do yourselves a favor and don’t miss this!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Discover383930
NevW18, Owner at Paddle Board Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi thanks for this great review. Glad we could show you our incredible lakes. Happy travels

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Matty picked us up from the I-Site and took us to the Lake Okareka for the SUP. The overall experience has been amazing and Matty is chatty and explained glow worms to us. We enjoyed the experience very much. We are awaiting for some pictures...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Angelachai
NevW18, Owner at Paddle Board Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Angela thanks for taking the time to review our experience ... glad you had a great time with us. Happy travels

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was absolutely amazing! Would definitely recommend this! Very friendly people. The glow worms are beautiful!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Skybee14
NevW18, Owner at Paddle Board Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for recommending us glad you had an amazing experience

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Glow warm stand up paddle board tour was fantastic! Matt was great at telling us lots of information! Would definitely recommend to anyone who wants a night time experience on a lake seeing glow worms! Amazing!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Cackles09
MattB6504, Owner at Paddle Board Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi thanks so much for taking the time to review us. Happy travels

Reviewed 20 August 2019

We stumbled upon this glow worm tour while trying to find one closer to Rotorua than Waitomo and are very glad that we did. We had a group of seven people, ages 13-50. Only a couple of us had been on a paddleboard before and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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NevW18, Owner at Paddle Board Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2019

Thanks for reviewing us! Glad you had a great experience and stoked to hear we are still providing great service

Reviewed 2 August 2019

Such an awesome experience and a magical way to see glow worms. Surrounded by them in a cave floating on water! What more could you ask for? Matt was an awesome guide and very knowledgable. Thanks for taking me out all on my lonesome! Don't...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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MattB6504, Owner at Paddle Board Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2019

Hi Thanks so much for reviewing us. Your welcome glad you had a great winter experience.

Reviewed 19 July 2019 via mobile

Had an awesome time paddle boarding on the lake and exploring the glow worm caves at night. It was Winter but that didn’t put us off - we were provided with wetsuits, thermals and boots and I was toasty throughout! Matt was an excellent guide...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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NevW18, Owner at Paddle Board Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2019

Hi thanks so much for reviewing us. Glad you had a great time. Your welcome !!

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