With the mountains of the Tongariro National Park World Heritage site as your backdrop, stand up paddle boarding in Ruapehuis a uniquely remarkable experience that’s exhilarating and peaceful at the same time.
As you glide through the waters of picturesque lakes, you’ll be able to take in Tongariro National Park from a different, off the beaten track perspective.
That fresh mountain air, breath-taking scenery, and the rhythmic action of stand up paddling on water – it’s a magical combination that makes for an unforgettable adventure on water.
For something truly unique, you can get an unparalleled altitude experience through stand up paddle boarding on Lake Otamangakau. Surrounded by native wilderness, just a stone's throw away from Mt Tongariro, Mt Ngāuruhoe and Mt Ruapehu, you will paddle in full view of the peaks as you explore this remote alpine lake.
Stand up paddle boarding with local operator My Kiwi Adventure means you get a professional guide with you at all times and no previous stand up paddle boarding experience is necessary.
For an extraordinary experience, sunset and sunrise stand up paddle boarding tours are also available for booking - fully guided, all gear and transport are included.