Develop your skills quickly with our New Zealand based kayak school, using up to date techniques to suit modern boats and equipment.
We run private and group lessons which are customised to suit your requirements. You can choose a half day / full day / multi-day lesson. We keep our instructor to client ratios low, with no more than four students per instructor.
Price List for Kayak lessons on the Kaituna River (prices include kayak and gear rental):
1 on 1 lessons: 1/2 day $180
Full day $300
Group lessons: 1/2 Day $100pp
(2 or more) Full Day $200pp
Learn to roll a kayak lessons $80pp
(every 2nd Wednesday in the pool)
WHAT TO BRING: togs (swimwear) and towel. All kayaking gear is provided.
Please check the calendar below for Trip/Lesson dates. If you can't see a trip on the day you want, contact us to arrange it.
Never been kayaking before? This is the course for you! Learn wet exits, how to paddle, rolling, ferry glides, catching eddies, basic river safety, learning the river talk/ reading the water.
Time to get to the next level with your kayaking? Start learning the moves to take on grade 3, boofing, advanced rolling, catching the smallest eddies, surfing the waves, playing in holes, and generally showing off to your mates.
Wanting to take on that class 4/5 run and build on your skills? This is the course for you. Learn advanced river running skills, boofing water falls, surfing big holes, using the big features on the river to get where you want to go, plus more advanced river safety skills.