beach hire

beach hire

Queenstown’s Premier Water Sports Operator

Our Queenstown beach hire is situated on the shores stunning Lake Wakatipu right in downtown Queenstown. You’ll find us at the Main Town Beach at the bottom of Earl Street near the Bathhouse Restaurant. Try from a wide range of water sports gear including our popular 3-wheel aqua bikes, single and double kayaks and our paddle board range, or SUP as many people know it.

Why visit us on your trip to Queenstown? 

  • We are a very affordable activity for families, groups, friends or budget conscious travellers.
  • We cater for all abilities – no experience required.
  • We pride ourselves on our 100% safety record.
  • We are the only company permitted to operate on the Queenstown Main Beach.
  • We are open for fun all summer long!
  • Did we mention the epic scenery?

AQUA BIKE

Try our famous Aqua Bikes and pedal your way around the stunning Queenstown Bay. A great activity for all ages providing a memorable experience and fantastic photographs.

The brightly coloured big wheel bikes allow you to sit high above the water ensuring you get the best view of all the sights and activities the bay has to offer. Far easier than a normal bike and simple to manoeuvre. There is a low risk of you getting wet, but our staff will still ensure you are fitted with a lifejacket before giving you a short safety briefing and sending you out onto stunning Lake Wakatipu.

Our Aqua Bikes are designed for up to 2 passengers but can also be ridden solo giving you the option to race your friends. If you are looking for a cheap, fun and spontaneous Queenstown activity this is for you!

Price: $30 per bike (up to 2 people)
Duration: 20 Minutes
Important Information: Maximum combined weight of 200kg. One or Two people per bike. Suitable for children if they can reach the pedals (usually from10yrs +).


SINGLE KAYAK HIRE

Whether your a first-timer kayaker or have done plenty of kayaking before, getting out on Lake Wakatipu is something that should not be missed on your trip to Queenstown.

Sit-on-top kayaks are fun, stable and extremely easy to use and a great activity for all ages and abilities. Paddle at your own pace or simply use the time to take scenic holiday photos that will be the envy of friends and family.

Once we have signed you in, lifejackets will be provided, a short safety briefing and you will be shown the area to kayak. If you have no experience our team will teach you the basics of kayaking before letting you practice your new skills on the water. As soon as you are sitting comfortably in your kayak, our staff will launch you into the water and you will be off explore the Queenstown Bay at your leisure!

Price: $25 per person
Duration: 45 minutes
Important Information: Maximum Weight 100kg. Minimum ages 8 years old (Weather permitting). Sit-top kayaks are used to ensure your safe and comfortable at all times.


DOUBLE KAYAK HIRE

Floating across crystal clear water with the sun on your face is the perfect way to relax and make Queenstown vacation memories. Our high quality, New Zealand made, double kayaks are ideal for those who want to share the experience with someone else, be it a partner or child.

Perfect for children to learn to paddle or possibly just hitching a ride up front with a parent. Extremely easy to use and a great activity for all ages and abilities. Paddle at your own pace and simply use the time to enjoy Queenstown's scenery from a different point of view!

Our staff will provide you with a lifejacket and give you a short safety briefing before sending you out into Queenstown Bay. If you have no experience our team will teach you the basics of kayaking before letting you practice your new skills on the water.

Price: $25 per person / $50 per double kayak
Duration: 45 minutes
Important Information: Maximum combined weight 200kg. Excellent for adults and small children. Sit-top kayaks are used to ensure your safe and comfortable at all times.


STAND UP PADDLE BOARD (SUP)

Stand-Up Paddle Boards, or SUP as it's commonly known, provide a fun water sport experience for all. There is nothing that compares to the feeling of gliding across beautiful water whilst standing on your feet. Paddle boarding is far easier than it looks especially as you will be paddling in the sheltered Queenstown Bay. No experience whatsoever is necessary.

We provide the world’s most popular Red Paddle Co boards that come in various sizes to suit ability and weight. If it is your first time on a paddle board, our team will give you a brief demonstration on how to use the equipment and ensure your paddle is adjusted to the correct height. If you are new to paddle boarding, we advise starting on your knees, which makes for a very stable paddling experience, before progressing to your feet. Then, with your life jacket fitted, you will ready to enjoy the lake.

Come and see why paddle boarding is so popular and see Queenstown from truely unique perspective.

Price: $25 per person
Duration: 45 minutes
Important Information: Maximum Weight 120kg. Minimum ages 8 years old (Weather permitting) One person per board. Sorry not pets! We use the worlds most popular SUPs - Red Paddle Co inflatables.