Sunrise Kayak on Lake Wakatipu - Kayak Kinloch
What To Bring   
  • Sunscreen, hat
  • Camera
  • Insect repellent
  • Fast drying shorts/trousers
  • Footwear that can get wet
  • Change of clothes
  • Swim suit


Family Options   
  • Family rates
  • Tailored trips
  • Stable kayaks
  • Child size life-jackets


Contact Us   

Phone +64 (0)3 442 4900

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Our Guided Kayak Trips   

Sunrise / Sunset Guided Kayak Trips   

Experience the lake at it's most tranquil. Watch the sun rise over the Richardson Mountains above Glenorchy. Listen to the native bird song of the dawn chorus as the mist swirls across Lake Wakatipu. Watch the sun sink behind the Humbolt Mountains as the evening light reflects the golden shades of the Richardson Mountains onto the lake. These easy one hour kayaks start and finish at Kinloch Lodge.

  • No experience necessary
  • Easy paddling, suits any age or fitness
  • Lots of photo opportunities
Sunrise Kayak on Lake Wakatipu
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Price: Adult $40 Child $35
Departs: call or email for current times
Duration: 1 hour

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Two Hour Guided Kayak Trips   

Paddle down the lake towards Mill Creek and the historic settlement hidden in beach forest there. Take in views of Mt Earnslaw, Pigeon Island and learn more about the history and heritage of Kinloch and Glenorchy.

  • More time Paddling
  • Short Nature walk
  • Home baked snack provided
  • Enjoy a shower and hot tub on your return
Sunrise Kayak on Lake Wakatipu
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Price: Adult $80 Child $50
Departs: 10AM & 2PM
Duration: 2 hours

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Guided Kayak Fishing Trips   

Combine a guided kayak trip with the opportunity to enjoy fishing on Lake Wakatipu which is renowned for it's fishing, teeming with Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout and Chinook Salmon. Let our kayak guides show you all the best spots.

  • Price includes $15 rod hire
  • Kayak fishing requires valid fishing licence
  • Licence can be purchased from Fish and Game website.
Kayak Fishing

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Kayak Fishing: $120/hour (1-2 pax)*
Fishing Licence: required
Departs: call or email for times
Duration: 1 hour

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Family Kayak Packages   

Kayak Kinloch caters for paddlers of all ages and so believes family oriented trips to be very important. The lake has some great spots to explore for both adults and children, so there is something to see and do for everyone.

  • Easy paddling, suits any age or fitness
  • Children may accompany parents in kayak
  • Easy paddling, suits any age or fitness
  • Stable single and double kayaks
Samson comes along on a family kayak trip

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Price:1hr $120, 2hr $240
Includes: 2 adults & up to 3 kids
Departs: call or email for times
Duration: 1 or 2 hours

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Kayak Transfers   

Staying at Kinloch Lodge, or fancy just popping over for a meal? Arrive in style and get to enjoy the best views of Lake Wakatipu and Kinloch Lodge.

  • Trip will take 30-40 mins
  • All transfers one-way
  • Luggage transferred by road if required
  • Diners return by boat from $10

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Price: Adult $60 Child $40
Departs: call or email for times
Duration: 40 mins

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