Southern Lakes

  • Date: Next Tour Dates for 2024 are : (1) 5th to 10th February 2024 OR (2) 27 March to 1st April 2024 - plan ahead and register now
  • Price: POA (all prices quoted are excl GST)
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We will run this iconic tour every Autumn – so March or April each year. If you are planning long-term, please get in touch so we can keep you on our trip planning database.



Row in the unbelievable beauty of the McKenzie District with rowing trips on assorted lakes; Lakes Pukaki, Ohau, Benmore, Tekapo, and Ruataniwha. The scenic route over the Lindis Pass includes a row on Cromwell Gorge. Enjoy being based in the resort town of Queenstown which sits on the shores of the crystal clear Lake Wakatipu, rowing among dramatic alpine ranges.

The tour price includes equipment, luxury accommodation, breakfast, lunches and most evening meals along with road transfers once on tour. Your personal cost is alcohol & other beverages.

We’ve got your safety in mind with a fully experienced tour team to look after you and by using coxed coastal quads, known for their safety, comfort and stability. It’s also about a shared experience – so everyone takes a turn at coxing. You’ll leave with lifetime memories and friendships.

We can’t wait to meet you on our beautiful lakes in Aotearoa.

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New Zealand, and more especially NZ’s South Island has been a red-hot world tourism destination for a few decades now, and remains on many global traveller wish-lists.

New Zealand is known for rugged natural beauty, scenic drives and outstanding wilderness walks. Within that same setting,  NZ Rowing Tours has targeted some of the real scenic and under the radar highlights.

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