"Ko au te awa, ko te awa ko au"

I AM THE RIVER, THE RIVER IS ME

 

Get off the beaten track and explore the natural & untouched Whanganui River on one of our Jet Boat or Canoe Tours. Be immersed in our local indigenous Māori & Pre-European culture by local river people - tangata whenua o te awa -  for a truly unique experience and memory.

 

CANOE/KAYAK TOURS:

These tours are available only during the summer months of October to April and are dependant on conditions.

  • Whanganui River Adventures COVID Policy - Please read

    Whanganui River Adventures will be requiring everyone to show their Vaccination pass on arrival.

    All of our staff are fully vaccinated.

    We will accept those that have 1 or 2 vaccinations and a 72hr pre departure negative test will be accepted with proof of this having been done. If you are unwell or sick, please do not visit us.

    It is Whanganui River Adventures top priority in keeping all our clients, guest, staff and community safe.

     

Bridge to Nowhere Tour

  4.5 hours

This tour is one of the most memorable experiences that brings you so close to an era of the past and present time, a tour that will surprise you with special thoughts of what might have been?

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Onedayer Adventure

  6-7 hours

This tour is one of the most memorable experiences that brings you so close to an era of the past and present time, a tour that will surprise you with special thoughts of what might have been?

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Traveller with Little Time

  3.5-5 hours

Jet boat upriver with stops along the way to enjoy local history and stories of the river before you paddle yourself/s back to Pipiriki, exploring and enjoying the native scenery, deep river gorges and some of the more exciting rapids along the way.

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The Bridge To Nowhere One Day Ride

  8-10 hours

The Mountains to Sea Cycle Trail is the most diverse in NZ. With numerous sections beginning in Ruapehu, the final stage brings you down the Whanganui River Road.

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