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Operating hours:
Wednesday to Sunday 9am to 5pm.

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. . . .to the Boatshed Kayaks, which was set up by Richard Clark in 2000 on his property on the edge of Lake Karapiro. It provides a one stop shop for all your kayaking needs whether, hiring, purchasing, or learning new skills. Karapiro offers an exellent venue with sheltered waters and 15 km of lake to explore.

Richard's kayak background is 14 years of Multisport paddling, competing in 11 Coast to Coast races plus numerous other events. The Boatshed has been training grade 2 paddlers for 8 years, with a huge number of paddlers experiencing their introduction to kayaking through The Boatshed.

Richard is also involved in many of the other kayak disciplines such as seakayaking, flatwater racing, white water, kayak fishing, so can offer advice on most aspects of kayaking .

The ethos at the Boatshed has been based on getting people out there paddling, young and old, and therefore growing kayaking as a sport or recreational activity.

Our glow-worm trips are gathering popularity in leaps and bounds. Make sure you don't miss this one.

But the range of activities offered at Boatshed are huge; ,just browse the web menu above and see what interests you .

CUSTOMER FEEDBACK

I loved the Glow worm trip. Had a great time on the Sunday night with Tyler and Emily. My very first Kayaking. Love it. Wen  30/1/12

Thanks. Had a good time on the water with Tyler and Emily, with the camp fire, learning how to make proper marshmallows, and learning about glow worms. – Mark  23/1/12

Thanks girls for the fantastic time! We all loved the trip! The guides were great! and also everyone that went with us. Great fun! Will recommend it to all my friends! – Thiago 15/1/12

Thanks for the fantastic time on Saturday night. We loved the glow worm trip. Thank you to our guides who were great. Highly recommend to anyone who is considering the trip. – Andrew 9/1/12

BOATSHED UPDATES

ONLINE BOOKING NOW AVAILABLE
for Boatshed Kayak adventures. See red button above near top of page and on our Glow-worm Trip page and Paddleboard pages

STELLAR KAYAKS AND SURF SKIS CAM TO HAMILTON PADDLE RACE Sponsorshp announced !

SPECIAL KAYAK TRIPS
Check out some interesting options

GLOW-WORM TRIP
Have you tried it yet? Not to be missed and gaining in popularity by the minute.

BOATSHED CAFE,
All information on the cafe including conference, function and wedding facilities.

Boatshed cafe kayaking - home of glow-worm trips to rival Waitomo

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The Boatshed Kayaks - Richard Clark,
RD2, 21 Amber Lane, Lake Karapiro, Cambridge, New Zealand,
Phone: (07) 827 8286 or Mobile - (027) 275 8724 Or Email us here
Operating hours are Wednesday to Sunday 9am to 5pm.
For after hours enquiries please send us an email and we will get back to you within operating hours.