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Riverside Adventures Waikato

Tirau, New Zealand
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About Riverside Adventures Waikato
Based at the southern end of Lake Karapiro, Riverside Adventures Waikato is positioned to let you enjoy the clean air, great scenery & lakes of the Waikato / Bay of Plenty. We offer guided evening kayak "Glowworm" tours, Daytime kayak tours and Mountain Bike tours. We also hire mountain bikes, kayaks & stand up paddle boards plus have a shuttle van to move you around the various trails of the area. We can also cater to groups and create packages to suit you.
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Adventurous travelers will love this glowworm-spotting tour with a difference. As the sun gets lower in the sky, paddle in a kayak on Lake Karapiro and along the Pokaiwhenua Stream. You’ll see beautiful native plants and bird life, and rock formations that have been naturally carved over centuries. Once the light disappears, you’ll see thousands of glowworms lighting your way. This tour is a fun way to experience some of New Zealand’s best natural attractions.
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Kate P wrote a review Nov 2021
7 contributions2 helpful votes
Amazing trip with professional company. Awesome guide - amazing trip Very experienced with great historical stories enough said
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Date of experience: November 2021
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Response from SallynSteveH, Owner at Riverside Adventures Waikato
Responded 1 week ago
Thanks very much. So glad you enjoyed the tour. :)
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Graham M wrote a review Nov 2021
Ohope10 contributions3 helpful votes
Transfer from Matamata to Thames was excellent. Picked us up On time , very safe , excellent driver with a very sociable conversation Thoroughly recommend using this company
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Date of experience: November 2021
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Response from SallynSteveH, Owner at Riverside Adventures Waikato
Responded 1 week ago
Thanks so much for your review. Hope you both really enjoyed your ride, and the rest of your holiday. :)
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S K wrote a review Nov 2021
2 contributions
A must do !! Amazing experience seeing the glow worms and just kayaking under the stars in the lake. Steve the guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. Couldn’t of asked for a better guide.
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Response from SallynSteveH, Owner at Riverside Adventures Waikato
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thanks so much for coming along. Glad you enjoyed it. :)
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Beverly Ibanez wrote a review Oct 2021
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Highly recommended activity with the family. Tour guide Caleb was awesome. Kept the kids entertained and the adults going! Two thumbs up!
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Response from SallynSteveH, Owner at Riverside Adventures Waikato
Responded 4 weeks ago
Glad you enjoyed yourselves. Thanks
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Alex manning wrote a review Sep 2021
3 contributions
Amanzing experience last night, peaceful kayak tour, plenty of information from a very knowledgeable tour guide. Highly recommend 🙂 thank you!
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Date of experience: September 2021
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Response from RAWaikato, Owner at Riverside Adventures Waikato
Responded 26 Sep 2021
Thanks very much for coming along. Glad you enjoyed it. :)
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