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Watersports

Queenstown Water Sports operate a range of waterport activities on Lake Wakatipu. We are Located on the Main Queenstown Beach (just along from the Bathhouse restaurant).

QT water sports have been operating from the Main Town beach for over 40 years (formally under Queenstown Bay Hire) and have firmly staked our claim as the area’s premier watersports operator. We offer a range of equipment to enable you to enjoy beautiful Lake Wakatipu with our friendly professional staff. We are able to cater for all abilities and pride ourselves on a 100% safety record.

Queenstown Watersports Activities

New Zealand's Largest Stand Up Paddle Board

We are proud to offer NZ's Largest SUP, take your family, friends or work mates out on this massive board, suitable and abilities and ages +10. The ultimate way to enjoy the lake this summer.

  • $99 for up to 8 people
  • 1 hour
  • Max weight 800kg
  • $10 per person extra
New Zealand's Largest Stand Up Paddle Board

Aqua Bike Hire

Pedal powered water trikes, great fun on the water while staying dry.

  • $25 per bike
  • 20 minutes
  • 1-2 people per bike (200kg max total)
  • Suitable for all ages under *8s must be accompanied by an adult or child that can reach pedals.
  • A great way to see the lake, whilst staying dry in winter!
Aqua Bike Hire

Stand Up Paddle Boards (SUP)

Stand Up Paddle boarding – A great way to see the lake, try one of our top of the range Red Paddle Co boards, We have a range of sizes to choose from.

  • $30 per person
  • 45 minutes
  • Summer use is recommended for beginners, but also available in winter.
  • Suitable for all ages
  • 120kg max total
Stand Up Paddle Boards (SUP)

Sea Kayak Tours

We offer a variety of options, for beginners to experienced kayakers.?

All tours are conducted at the clients personal pace. Excursions allow our clients to enjoy a variety of scenery around the Wakatipu. Time taken for Half Day trips 3-4 hours.

  • Half Day Excursions from $199
  • Departing 9am 1pm and 5pm in Summer
  • 11am in Winter
Sea Kayak Tours

Single Kayak Hire

  • $30 per kayak
  • 45 minutes
  • Sit-on kayaks.
  • 100kg max total
  • Minimum age *10+
  • Sit-top kayaks are used to ensure your safe and comfortable at all times. We even have some smaller ones in summer for kids.
Single Kayak Hire

Double Kayak Hire

  • $30 per person
  • 45 minutes
  • Closed cockpit kayaks are used in Winter
  • 230kg max total
  • Minimum age *3+
  • Great for smaller kids with an adult
Double Kayak Hire

NB: Please be aware child age could be subject to height restrictions at the discretion of beach staff in accordance to weather conditions.

All kayaking & aqua bikes can be done by staying relatively if not completely dry. Stand-up paddle boarding might result getting wet, subject to customers skill and ability.