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River Valley Rafting - Grade 5 White Water Rafting on the Rangitikei River

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River Valley Lodge
Mangahoata Road, Pukeokahu 4792, New ZealandIf you are using a GPS then our co-ordinates are – South 39°37-800 East 176°02-583 – however we do not recommend using GPS as it does not take you on the easiest route. The Details • If you are traveling South, turn left at the River Valley signpost, 18km after Waiouru. • If you are traveling North, use the Gretna Hotel in Taihape as your starting point, with the Gretna Hotel on your left. The 32km drive will last around 35 minutes after taking you through some of New Zealand’s finest and most picturesque hill country. Please follow the regular signs to River Valley. • After turning off State Highway 1, you will cross two bridges coming from Waiouru, and three bridges coming from Taihape. • The last 1.5 km’s are gravel and take you to the Lodge at the end of Mangahoata Road.
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    River Valley Adventures
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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    Rangitikei River
    Stop: 3 hours -
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Departure Point
River Valley Lodge, Mangahoata Rd, Pukeokahu 4792, New Zealand
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • All equipment is provided - Wetsuit, helmet, lifejacket, neoprene booties, fleece top, paddle jacket, and on cooler days, neoprene gloves and neoprene socks.
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  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This is a very active trip - you need to be physically fit enough to paddle and move around the boat
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a very active trip - you need to be physically fit enough to paddle and move around the boat
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
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All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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I completed the half day rafting trip as I travelled from Napier to Wellington. I wish I had more time at River Valley Lodge, because my experience there was fantastic. The rafting was a lot of fun, made even more so by the rafting guide Max. I was slightly nervous going into
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Response from rivervalleynz, Digital Media Manager at River Valley Rafting - Grade 5 White Water Rafting on the Rangitikei River
Responded 2 Nov. 2019
Kia Ora! Thanks very much for leaving us a review. Glad you enjoyed the rafting trip - I will pass your comments on to Max. Hopefully if you are in the area again you can stay for longer next time. Kind regards, Dani
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Rafting was an absolutley amazing way to start our wedding day. Great venue, beautiful location, fantastic food and amazing staff. Thanks for making our stay everything we could of hoped for and more.
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Response from rivervalleynz, Digital Media Manager at River Valley Rafting - Grade 5 White Water Rafting on the Rangitikei River
Responded 30 Sep. 2019
Kia Ora Talula & Eli, Thanks for your lovely review. Glad you had a great time here and managed to try the rafting and horse trekking as well as having your wedding! It was awesome having you and your family here for the weekend. Congratulations on the wedding and all the best for the future.
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