Short tour if you don't have a lot of time. This tour takes you on a scenic jetboat up the Whanganui River to The Manganui O Te Ao River which comes from the Tongariro mountain and is home to our endangered native blue duck (whio).
This stunningly scenic jet boat tour departs from Pipirki and takes you to the Manganui O Te Ao owing on the western slopes of Mt Ruapehu, home to the endangered native blue duck Whio).
Explore the deep ravines covered in mosses and an array of native ferns with the forests reaching for the sky.
Historical Scenic points of interest
Blue Duck (whio)
TOUR OPERATOR: WHANGANUI RIVER ADVENTURES PIPIRIKI
ADDRESS: 2522 Pipiriki Raetihi Road, Pipiriki Whanganui River 4576
EMAIL: [email protected]
OHAKUNE/NATIONAL PARK: Allow 1 hour comfortable drive
DIRECTION: Once arriving in Pipiriki slow down at the two story house as we are only a short 50m from there on the right side where our Whanganui River Adventures sign is. Come up the driveway to a RED Building with a large paved carparking site.
WANGANUI/TAUMARUNUI: Allow 1.5 – 2 hrs comfortable drive
DIRECTION: Via the State Highway 4 and Whanganui River Road turn-off at Pipiriki intersection turn right (1st Sign) coming up road 200 metres to our(2nd sign) at the driveway then come up the drive to the RED Building with the large paved parking area.
Check in: On demand 8.30am or 2.30pm Departs from Pipiriki Duration of tour: 45mins
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