Get on the water with Taupo’s leading Kayak Retail, Tour and Course operator – Canoe & Kayak Taupo
First established 12 years ago, Canoe and Kayak is Taupo’s specialist Kayaking, Canoeing and Roof Rack store. Canoe and Kayak Taupo are first class experts in Kayak Retail, Tours and Courses, Roof Rack products and installation.
“Whether you are interested in Guided Kayaking Tours, Kayak Courses or wanting information on various kayaks and accessories to purchase before you start your journey, we are your friendly, local professionals and will help you every step of the way,” says Laura Duncan, part-owner of Canoe and Kayak Taupo.
With a focus on customer satisfaction, safety and fun, Canoe and Kayak were the Winner of the 2012 Kayak Retailer of the Year for both New Zealand and Australia plus winners of the 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. They are currently highly ranked on Trip Advisor as Taupo’s number one Kayak Operator and number five for Taupo’s best tourism activity.
Location is a major benefit for Canoe and Kayak Taupo, as they are the closest company to many of the best rivers in New Zealand to learn to kayak on. “Plus we are White Water Kayaking specialists. We live and breathe white water kayaking and all our staff are passionate about the sport. We sit on the doorstep of the North Islands best Lakes and Rivers so use them in all our instruction courses” adds Laura.
Canoe and Kayak’s retail shop holds a range of new and second hand White Water Kayaks, Sea Kayaks, Multisport Kayaks, Fishing Kayaks, Sit-on-Top Kayaks and Stand Up Paddle Boards. “If you're not sure which Kayak suits you then ask us about our demo fleet and simply try before you buy,” advises Laura.
Canoe and Kayak Taupo have a range of instructional courses available to suit everyone; from beginners through to ambitious multisport athletes.
These include an Introduction to White Water Kayaking, Sea Kayaking Beginners Course and Grade 2 Certificate Courses for aspiring multisport athletes. Canoe and Kayak Taupo are Outdoors Mark Safety Audited so you can feel safe and secure while learning a new sport with the experts.
It is Canoe and Kayak Taupo’s aim to become the North Island’s premier white water kayaking course provider, to run courses throughout the year and to convert as many people as possible into white water kayakers. It is in their opinion “the best sport in the world!”
Contact Canoe & Kayak Taupo:
Phone: 07 378 1003
Phone: 0800 KAYAKN
Phone: 0274 587 724