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Rippled Earth Kayaking
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Rippled Earth kayaks operates kayaking tours on the conservation reserves Pig and Pigeon islands, we can meet you in Glenorchy or pick you up from Queenstown. We use Double Sea Kayaks produced and designed in New Zealand, very stable and...more
21 Mull St Glenorchy, Glenorchy, New Zealand
+64 3-442 9904
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Myself and my husband went out for a kayaking trip with rippled earth kayaking in early november. We had such a lovely trip. We went for the early morning trip and the lake was beautifully calm and tranquil. All the equipment was top notch and...More

Thank Safari68617717854
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A truly amazing and authentic experience through the stunning heart of Lake Wakatipu’s visual splendour! Our guide Sam was a superb host whose extensive local knowledge provided us with a wealth of interesting and humerous facts and stories on topics ranging from conservation, the local...More

Thank Nomad19897306627
Reviewed 1 week ago

The guide "Sam" who was hosting the tour, he is excellent for guiding and it's a relax trip and so chill when you're in middle of lake. Kindest remind, wear sunscreen!

Thank 闢股 金
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the pleasure to go on the Island Safari Tour with Sam as our guide. Sam is born and bred in Glenorchy (which is very rare these days) so he is super knowledgable and passionate about the area. Sam picked us up from Queenstown...More

Thank vickyprocyk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Honestly, this trip was so worth the spend and should be a must for everyone. Sam from Rippled Earth is an absolute gem, sharing stories of the lake, the islands, and respecting pre-colonial history. I loved every second, and Sam is the perfect guide. Come...More

Thank masonrothwell
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Booked this kayaking tour just a few days before arriving at Queenstown. Sam was very responsive and emailed us a day prior to our actual booking to let us know that the weather was looking gloomy and probably not ideal for kayaking so we postponed...More

Thank priswh
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Sam was a wonderful guide with heaps of knowledge and a really approachable and down to earth attitude. We were super lucky in that we were the only people on the trip so had the whole place to ourselves. Sam sorted us with the basics...More

Thank Anita W
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed the program. The scenery is breathtaking but the real gem is the guide Sam who has deep knowledge of biology, culture and history of the area. Went there on the last day of the season and will remember it dearly. My only...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Sam picked us from town at the arranged time. We enjoy a nice ride to Glenorchy. The kayak time was just excellent. We would loved to have more time going around, listening to the waterfalls, everything was so quiet and nice. We learnt and enjoyed...More

Thank mercegh
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Did a morning kayak with Sam/Rippled Earth this morning-what a beautiful day.. really nice combination of hearing some history and stories about the place, being out on the water in the kayak and enjoying the peacefulness of the lake.. if you're looking for an ski...More

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11 June 2018|
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Response from rippledearth | Property representative |
Hi Yes 8yrs old. kids are going to be in a double kayak with an adult and we have child sized jackets and lifejackets.
17 June 2017|
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Response from rippledearth | Property representative |
HI Sorry for the late reply. Our Island Safari for the 2017 -18 summer is going to be: NZ$135.00 from Glenorchy and NZ$155.00 from Queenstown Little Paradise kayaking NZ$99.00 selfdrive and NZ$125.00 from Queenstown our... More
Jess P
24 January 2017|
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Response from rippledearth | Property representative |
HI Jess. Yes i'm afraid the weather is a little rough for the next couple of days. we can take you and your son out and provide a double kayak for you however i think the next suitable day will be Saturday the 28th or Monday... More