Waimakariri Gorge: Skills Course

Waimakariri Gorge: Skills Course

Regular price $949.00 Sale price$899.00 Save $50.00
Includes GST

Early-bird special ends March 5, 2024

Suitable for multisport kayakers who need to refresh their certification, or tune-up their paddling skills, this 3-day course will provide you with 2 days of technique coaching, followed by a guided trip through the Gorge on day 3.

  • Renew your skills and certification
  • Paddle the Waimakariri Gorge
  • Feel comfortable on the river
  • 3 left available
  • Please contact us to join the waitlist

This training program runs regardless of the weather, making it a great option for travelling athletes. If adverse weather or river conditions prevent a session or trip from running to the original plan, an alternative will be provided at another nearby location. No refunds will be offered due to changes in programming.

Should you need to reschedule your booking for any reason, you can do so based on the following criteria: (1) If the rescheduling is completed more than 21 days before your course, all payments made including your initial 25% deposit will be transferred to the new booking. (2) If the rescheduling is completed between 21 and 14 days before your course starts all payments made excluding your initial 25% deposit will be transferred to the new booking. (3) Rescheduling is not possible less than 14 days before the course and will be treated as a cancellation.


Yes. If you are unable to pay in full at the time of booking, please enter the discount code DEPOSIT during checkout to reserve your spot with just a 25% deposit. We will invoice you for the balance, which will be due 21 days before your course.

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Kathmandu Coast to Coast

Canterbury Kayaking is an approved training provider, officially recommended by the Kathmandu Coast to Coast.


Our safety systems have been independently audited and certified by AdventureMark.

NZOIA Qualified Coaches

All our coaches have been formally assessed for both their technical ability and their teaching skills.