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Cambridge to Hamilton Paddle Race


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 in 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.
  • CRNZ Youth Challenge, 10km race.
  • Red Paddle Co Youth Sup Challenge  10km School Stand up paddle board race. Gear and board included in entry!
  • All competitors and support crew must scan into contact tracing.


Additional Information

Race Details

Entry Info

The Boatshed Kayaks