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Kayak Tour of Scenic Lake Mclaren From Tauranga

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Allow the serenity of Lake McLaren to envelop on this kayak tour with a professional guide. Discover the history of the land and paddle along the tranquil waters to the stunning Mangapapa Canyon.


  • Transportation from Tauranga will let you make the most of your time at the scenic lake.

  • Settle in with high-quality equipment and listen closely as your expert guide fills you in on the local history.

  • Admire the abundant birdlife that thrives on the land surrounding the winding waters of Lake McLaren.

  • Journey through the tranquil waters to the Mangapapa Canyon, where native bushes give off an appearance of a cave.

  • Remember to bring along a camera so that you can take a piece of Lake McLaren back home with you.


  • Expert, English-speaking guide

  • Transportation from the meeting point to tour site

  • High-quality kayaking equipment

  • Buoyancy aid

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 48 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Situated in Tauranga in New Zealand, Lake McLaren is considered by many as a trove of tranquility and calm that nurtures picturesque sceneries. As you glide through the lake at a steady pace, you will find that it is home to beautiful flora and fauna that is made even more remarkable owing to the calmness of the waters. Learn about the history of the region from an expert guide right from the comfort of your kayak. Follow the lake into the Mangapapa canyon where the native bushes appear to meet, resembling a natural cave.

This tour features an hour and a half of paddling time cocooned in the lap of nature. If you are looking to take a break from the bustle of the concrete jungle, this tour can be the perfect way for friends and family alike to spend time together.

Important Information

  • It's recommended to wear warm comfortable clothes (no jeans) along with casual footwear.

  • Bring along your sunscreen, hat, and camera.


To book this experience, you must book tickets for a minimum of 2 guests.


  • Daily: 9am onwards.

  • The tour does not operate on 25 Dec.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the redemption point.

  • Please arrive at the redemption point 15 minutes before the scheduled time of your visit to avoid any delays.

Ticket Redemption Point

  • Redeem your ticket at Waimarino Adventure Park.

  • Address: 36 Taniwha Place, Bethlehem, Tauranga 3172, New Zealand.

Get Directions to the Meeting Point

By Car

  • If you're driving to the meeting point, take New Zealand State Highway 2 and reach Top Worx (Kitchen Supply Store). It is 400 m away from here.
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