Our driver and guide will jetboat you 13kms up the Whanganui River and give you instructions and a demonstration on how to operate your canoe before you paddle back to Pipiriki.
Our local driver and guide will jetboat you upriver for 13kms and will give you full instructions and a demonstration on how to operate your canoe before you paddle yourself back to Pipiriki, exploring and enjoying the native scenery, deep river gorges and some of the more exciting rapids along the way.
TOUR OPERATOR: WHANGANUI RIVER ADVENTURES AND PIPIRIKI CAMPGROUND
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: 9.30am. Departing from Pipiriki ( Whanganui River Adventures). You will need to bring a packed lunch and water for the day. Sunscreen and Insect Repellent, Light clothing for canoeing (NO DEMIN JEANS). Sunglasses and Hat. We provide: Life Jackets, Paddles and Canoes/Kayaks, Watertight barrels and Drybags Note: This tour does not take you to the Bridge to Nowhere!!
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