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Kayak Adventure on Lake Mapourika

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Experience hosted by Bronwyn

3 hours
Includes equipment
Up to 8 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

Come and meet us at our office in the small township of Franz Josef Glacier. Here you'll meet your friendly guide who will take you through the kayak experience!
We provide all kayaking equipment and even deliver some free digital photos to you from your trip.
At the lake you'll be fitted into some of our quality equipment. We also provide a jacket, and dry bag for your personal items.
Once you're on the water your guide will coach some paddling skills as they provide local insight into the regions glaciers and rainforest. On a clear day you can see multiple glaciers and as far a Mt Cook and Mt Tasman. In the mornings the lake's water can be like a mirror, reflecting the surroundings perfectly for a great photo opportunity.
On the far side of the Lake we paddle into the Okarito Kiwi Sanctuary, where you'll learn about the regions unique kiwi birds and paddle amongst some of Westland's oldest untouched Jurassic rainforest.
It's a unique experience that's designed to complete your visit to Glacier Country!
Come and meet us at our office in the small township of Franz Josef Glacier. Here you'll meet your friendly guide who will take you through the kayak experience!
We provide all kayaking equipment and even deliver some free digital photos to you from your trip.
At the lake you'll be fitted into some of our quality equipment. We also provide a jacket, and dry bag for your personal items.
Once you're on the water your guide wil…

What's included

  • Equipment
    Splash Jacket or Raingear
    Dry Bag
    Sunscreen
    Insect repellen...
From £65
/ person
Sat, 18 Jul
09:00 - 12:00
£65 per person
£65 per person
Sun, 19 Jul
09:00 - 12:00
£65 per person
£65 per person
Mon, 20 Jul
09:00 - 12:00
£65 per person
£65 per person

Meet your host, Bronwyn

Host on Airbnb since 2016
  • Identity verified
I'm the owner of Glacier Country Kayaks which has been my company for 8 years now. Myself and my husband Dale are both passionate sea kayakers that have guided kayaking all over the world. We are now parents to two children which keeps us busy, and we run a small team of handpicked and enthusiastic local kayak guides to take you on an adventure across Lake Mapourika!
We deliver a unique and personable experience. Our company is safety audited, and we hold a Qualmark Silver award. We are also affiliates with Making Trax and can offer an adapted experience for customers with disabilities.
I'm the owner of Glacier Country Kayaks which has been my company for 8 years now. Myself and my husband Dale are both passionate sea kayakers that have guided kayaking all over the world. We are now parents to two children which keeps us busy, and we run a small team of handpicked and enthusiastic local kayak guides to take you on an adventure across Lake Mapourika!
We deliver a unique and personable experience. Our company is safety audited, and we hold a Qualmark Silver award. We a…
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Where you'll be

Lake Mapourika is located about 10 minutes north of Franz Josef Glacier. It's a beautiful calm body of water, visible from the highway but the Mountain views from the lake can only be enjoyed by boat or kayak. The lake was created by the Franz Josef Glacier some 14 000 years ago.

Choose from available dates

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  • Sat, 18 Jul
    09:00 - 12:00
    £65 per person
  • Sun, 19 Jul
    09:00 - 12:00
    £65 per person
  • Mon, 20 Jul
    09:00 - 12:00
    £65 per person
  • Tue, 21 Jul
    09:00 - 12:00
    £65 per person
  • Wed, 22 Jul
    09:00 - 12:00
    £65 per person
  • Thu, 23 Jul
    09:00 - 12:00
    £65 per person
  • Fri, 24 Jul
    09:00 - 12:00
    £65 per person
  • Sat, 25 Jul
    09:00 - 12:00
    £65 per person

Activity advisory

Expert industry partners
Every adventure follows industry guidelines. We partnered with the Adventure Travel Trade Association, expert leaders in adventure travel, to define best practices and standards for safety.
Know your comfort level
Please note that outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 3 and up can attend.

More tips

Please check-in 15 minutes prior to your trip check-in time.

What to bring

No demin please (wear comfortable clothing)

Camera (optional)