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a body of water with a mountain in the background
Here at Paddle Queenstown, we care about the beautiful landscape we are fortunate to live, work and play in and that’s why we’re committed to running a business that cares about the environment. The locations we operate in are unique and beautiful and that’s why we conduct our business in a sustainable and mindful way to help protect the environment for generations to come. 
Ways we care for the environment and operate sustainably include but are not limited to:
– Single-use cups or plastic bottles have been removed from operations, we instead use branded enamel mugs and large flasks of water.
– Annual locals day where all activities are just a gold coin donation and the donations go to local charities.
– Where possible all equipment is purchased from NZ suppliers and manufacturers. Equipment is looked after to an impeccable standard to minimise replacement requirements.
– We operate with the motto ‘take only photos, leave nothing but footprints (splashes) meaning nothing is left behind when we finish an experience or daily operations.
Paddle Queenstown proudly received a Qualmark Bronze Award and holds all the necessary Department of Conservation (DoC) and Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) permits and consents for its operation.