Kayak Freedom HireRiver Rats Base base is located at Hangar 14s, Rotorua Airport, 837 Te Ngae Road, Rotorua, 3074 which is conveniently situated 10 minutes from central Rotorua.
Paddle to a secluded beach or enjoy a hot water swim only accessible by boat.
We have a range of Sit In (Sea Kayaks) and Sit on Top (Recreational) Kayaks available for hire.
For freedom hire you will need a trailer or roof racks to transport the kayaks.
We do have some some foam roof racks that may work for some cars.
Delivery may be available but additional charges do apply.
We can arrange guided tours on request to any of the local lakes or try our scheduled Guided Hot Pools trip to Manupirua Springs Hot Pools.
Kayak Freedom Rental Prices
Prices Valid till September 30th 2018
Sit on Top Kayaks
2 hours $30
4 hours $40
1 day $60
3 days $130
2 hours $35
4 hours $50
1 day $70
3 days $150
Prices are per person; double kayak = 2 x single rentals.
Rental prices are ex shop.
Free delivery is available to Marama Resort or Amora Hotel subject to a minimum hire charge of $100.
We can arrange transportation of kayaks to other lakes in the area, prices are available on request.
Long term rental available on request.
All rentals are weather dependant – please ask a staff member to check this.
Wind at 20 knots and over NO rentals
Wind at 15 knots & over– Marginal - Freedom hire not recommended for beginners except in sheltered areas such as Ohau Channel, No rentals Lake Tarawera or Lake Rotorua.
Spray skirt (if sit-in kayak)
Safety gear (Phone bag, etc)
Met Service Forecast Lake Rotorua