Scenic Lake Mclaren Kayak Tour

Explore the beautiful waters of Lake McLaren with a guided scenic kayaking tour. A relaxing and scenic experience, book your tour online today! Free for kids under 5 years of age.
Scenic Lake Mclaren Kayak Tour


  • Gentle and pleasurable tour pace

  • Absorb the natural ambience of the area

  • Experience the lush birdlife and bushland

  • Row by towering cliffs and native flora canopies

  • Knowledgable and experienced tour guide

  • Safety equipment included

More info


  • Transport from Waimarino to tour departure site, and return
  • Knowledgeable tour guide
  • Full safety briefing with the travel guide
  • Dry and stable double sea kayaks (singles available upon request, subject to availability)
  • A spray skirt (This goes around the lid of the kayak to keep your legs dry)
  • Personal life-saving vest
  • Waterproof splash jacket
  • Dry bag for cameras


  • Bottle water
  • Snacks
  • Sun protection


  • This scenic kayaking tour will have you gently paddling around Lake McLaren, located within the Tauranga region
  • Absorb the serenity of the area and get back in touch with nature with the calming ambience Lake Mclaren
  • Experience the lush birdlife and bushland, all within a paddles' reach
  • Kayak into the breathtaking Mangapapa canyon where the water is as deep as the towering cliffs which will surround you and the native flora form a canopy overhead
  • The Tauranga Scenic Lake McLaren Kayak Tour is a must-do Tauranga tour.


  • 9am departure


  • Approximately 3 hours


  • Please meet at Waimarino Adventure Park: 36 Taniwha Place, Bethlehem, Tauranga

What To Bring

  • Bottled water
  • Sun protection: Sun hat, sunscreen and sunglasses
  • Optional change of clothes

Additional Information

  • Moderate fitness required
  • Children under 5yrs are welcome to sit on a guardians lap free of charge
  • Two person minimum for all kayak tours to operate (Disregarding children under 5yrs)
  • Waimarino reserves the right to cancel the tour on the day, due to weather or any safety concerns. If this is done, the tour will be postponed or a full refund will be made

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking, however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control. We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

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