Waka Ama is a traditional canoe paddling sport originating from the indigenous people of Aotearoa (New Zealand). It involves a team of paddlers working together to navigate a canoe, also known as a waka, across various bodies of water. The philosophy behind Waka Ama is grounded in the connection between the paddlers, the waka, and the water. It promotes teamwork, respect for the environment, and an appreciation for the cultural heritage of the sport.
But Waka Ama is more than just a sport – it’s a way of life that fosters teamwork, respect for the environment, and an appreciation for the cultural heritage of the sport. You’ll become a part of a community that’s supportive, welcoming, and inclusive! So, if you’re looking for an exciting, fun-filled, and fulfilling way to stay active, meet new people, and challenge yourself, Waka Ama is the perfect choice for you! Don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any questions or want to learn more about our team!