3 October 2021

Contact Person 0272758724

Address Cambridge, New Zealand View Map

Email theboatshed@xtra.co.nz

Website https://www.theboatshed.net.nz/cambridge-to-hamilton-paddle-race/

This years event will be going ahead at level 2 with some changes to our current race schedule. We are currently working through this schedule and will update you all shortly.
Unfortunately due to current restrictions this will have to exclude our Auckland competitors. We are happy to offer these competitors a transfer to next years event or a full refund.

If this is you please contact Richard via email with your details theboatshed@xtra.co.nz

The Cambridge to Hamilton Paddle Race is an iconic Hamilton event, situated on the beautiful Waikato River. This event is open to both serious and recreational paddlers alike.

About The Event
The paddle race is open to all types and classes of boats, from Stand up Paddleboards to Wakas.
Competitors start at the Riverside Reserve, Dominion Ave Cambridge and work there way 25km down stream to the finish line at the Waikato Sports Fishing Club/ Hamilton city Hawks Club rooms.
For those wanting to tackle a lesser distance, there is also the option of entering the 11km half from the narrows landing.
Star Kayaks Youth Challenge, 10Km kayak race.
Red Paddle Co Youth Sup Challenge  10km School Stand up paddle board race. Gear and board included in entry!
Online entries close  at midnight Friday the 10th Sept 2021.
All competitors and support crew must scan into contact tracing.

Cambridge to Hamilton Paddle Race

Cambridge, New Zealand

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The perfect base to explore
New Zealand's central North Island

Cambridge is close to some of New Zealand's major international attractions like Hobbiton, Waitomo Caves, Hamilton Gardens and Tauranga. Yet with plenty of unique local attractions, events and dining options - and a friendly, relaxed town ambience - you may not want to leave!

Attractions Map

Sanctuary Mountain

30 min

Hamilton Gardens

15 min

Cambridge i-Site


1 hr

Waitomo Caves

50 min


1 hr 45 min


1 hr


1 hr