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The Oar & Paddle

Boutique accommodation on the shores of lake karapiro, cambridge, new zealand. The Oar & Paddle offers affordable, luxurious self catered accommodation, in a tranquil setting overlooking lake Karapiro.

The Oar & Paddle boasts the best view of Lake karapiro on the sunny, sheltered left bank. Iideal accommodation for family or groups of friends, wedding preparation and a honeymoon hide a way.

Bike trails and walks are close at hand at Te Awa over-water boardwalk cycle way, only minutes from your door. Follow the boardwalk to the Mighty River Domain and the Don Rowlands Centre, or simply view the rowing course right from your room.

Sanctuary Mountain Maungatautari and many adventure activities are at your doorstep.

The Oar & Paddle offers a grandstand view of the rowing, canoe racing, NZGP Hydroplanes, Waterski Racing and Waka Ama. The Oar & Paddle is right in the middle of Middle Earth only 18km away from Hobbiton.

Facilities and Services


  • Internet (Public Use)
  • Laundry
  • BBQ Facility

Pricing and Conditions

High Season
$230-$520 (Adult)


Months of Operation
All Year


Proximity To Town
10kms to Cambridge


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