Our Cable Park is NOW OPEN!

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Facilities

Availability

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BACKPADDOCK LAKES CABLE PARK: BOASTS TWO SEPARATE TWIN-TOWER CABLE SYSTEMS

CABLE PARK OPERATING HOURS:

Saturday, Sunday: 10:30am – 7pm

Weekday/Weeknight riding is WELCOME, 
but now by appointment ONLY!

Call 027 925 3525

Enjoy wakeboarding without the enormous costs involved with boat ownership

Beginner Cable System:

  • The beginner Cable Park is the easiest place to learn to wakeboard
  • The upward pull of the cable makes it easy to get up & out of the water
  • You can learn the fundamentals of wakeboarding such as getting up, edging & turning
  • Ride one at a time & learn at your own pace
  • The Cable System speed can be adjusted to cater for all ages & abilities

Experienced Cable System:

  • Experienced riders can enjoy different challenges on NZ’s biggest range of custom made obstacles
  • Riders can enjoy mastering new tricks with ease as the speed of the cable can be adjusted

BACKPADDOCK LAKES BOATING LAKE: GET UNLIMITED ACCESS *

Purchase an ‘Annual Boating Lake Pass' for unlimited access* to our main boating lake, including:

  • World Class water-ski slalom course
  • Barefoot ski jump
  • Concrete boat ramp
  • Lake dimensions: Length: 760m, Width: 100 – 180m, Depth: 2 – 3m

Your Pass includes your joining fee to be a C.H.B Waterski & Wakeboard Club member.

Passes are strictly limited so get in quick!

*Please note this 'Annual Lake Pass' is for your own use, of the main boating Water-ski Lake, when it has not been booked. It does not include the use of the Cable Park. There will be times when the lake is booked out for private functions in 1/3 day slots, which will be shown on our website.

Wetland

The impressive ever-changing Ruahine Range acts as the perfect backdrop for our lovely lakes.

We have a dedicated wetland area that is approximately two hectares. There are seven islands made up of channels and open water that are separated by native plantings and wildlife.

The Wildlife are unperturbed by activities on the lake and the area is frequented by the White Heron (Kotuku).

CHB Wake, Foot & Ski Club

The Central Hawke’s Bay Wake, Foot & Ski Club is also based at Backpaddock Lakes.

For all enquires contact:

  • Trev Rowlands: 021757892

  • Club Secretary, Michael Harding: 0274424442.

We are currently seeking Annual Boat Season pass applicants to join the club. Bookings are essential as we can only have a limited number of seasonal members.

BACKPADDOCK LAKES MEMBERSHIP

If you want to frequently visit Backpaddock Lakes (e.g. be a regular picnicker or spectator), but don’t require a Boating Lake Pass, you can support our beautiful park for just $40 per person for the Season. This will entitle you to enjoy specific facilities at Backpaddock Lakes, such as BBQ’s, when the Lake gates are open. (Conditions apply).