Address:  Whakatane Yacht Club, Kakahoroa Drive

Town:  Whakatane

Region:  Bay of Plenty


Contact:   Gary Waller

Phone:   027 470 5556


This is a relatively new club set up by some very experienced and passionate kayakers who want to get kayaking pumping in Whakatane.   The club is situated at the Whakatane Yacht club.  The club kayaks are stored here and this is where we meet to train.

Current members include Olympic Gold Medalist Lisa Carrington and New Zealand Athletes Jamie Lovett and Rachel Dodwell.

CLUB VISION: To foster the aspirations of all club members.


  • Culture of Trust        
  • Success for all         
  • Family Orientated
  • Competitiveness        
  • Mutual Respect   
  • Teamwork    
  • Fun    
  • Celebrating achievements

If you’re new to the sport or a returning paddler, please contact Gary to find out more about the club.  All welcome!