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Taumarunui Canoe Hire and Jet Boat Tours

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Taumarunui Canoe Hire and Jet Boat Tours
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Hours Today: 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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292 Hikumutu Road | Manawatu / Whanganui region, Taumarunui 3992, New Zealand
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+64 800 226 6348
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This trip was an absolute pleasure and was really made special by the wonderful family that run this company... We were a group of 10 and We couldn’t get to the location until late the night before and there were tents set up for us...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ktmully18
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I WISH THAT NO ONE ELSE WILL FALL FOR THIS TRAP AGAIN! We did the 3 days of Whanganui journey with this company and on the last day we arrived late to the shuttle back and the shuttle left us behind. We waited almost an...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank roi7777
Hawky69, Owner at Taumarunui Canoe Hire and Jet Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We work very hard to try & make everyone happy & do our best to act honestly to ensure everyone has a safe and great time using our services. There were several times that this group created disruptions to Tourists on the river, and to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It might be the first bad review I'm writing my whole life, but this time I feel like I have to. We were 7 persons late for the shuttle back to our cars and the shuttle was already gone. We apologised that we didn't plan...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MatanD15
Hawky69, Owner at Taumarunui Canoe Hire and Jet Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We work very hard to try & make everyone happy & do our best to act honestly to ensure everyone has a safe and great time using our services. There were several times that this group created disruptions to Tourists on the river, and to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a canoe for a five day river adventure and were super happy with the service and facilities. Very informative briefing that prepared us for the journey - especially the many rapids that we would come across. would highly recommend if you aim to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BinaNZ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a fantastic experience with Taumarunui Canoe Hire. Karen and Ron are so welcoming and instantly make you feel at home. They had tents ready for us the night we arrived and for when we returned after our trip as part of the freedom...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PhelpsyP
Reviewed 30 October 2018

This was my second time doing the 3 day tour and would still do it again. Karen and the gang were very helpful and accommodating for our group and we all had an amazing time. everything ran smoothly (you can tell they've done this a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BrendanONeill
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Right from the planning stages to our arrival and completion of our 3 day whanganui river journey, this family run business was thorough, helpful, accommodating and professional. We stayed in the king room the night before and had a very comfortable nights rest, having pre...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank karenNewZealand
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Ron and Karen helped us have a fantastic 5-day canoe down the mighty Whanganui River. Jonathan gave us a comprehensive safety briefing while Karen whipped up the flat whites, and Ron was there shortly after we finished 5 days later with freshly baked muffins. He...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Hawky69, Owner at Taumarunui Canoe Hire and Jet Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

It was our absolute pleasure to meet you and to have you do the journey with us. We look forward to meeting you again.

Reviewed 21 May 2018

What a well-oiled family machine! So glad we chose to use Taumaranui Canoe hire. This family runs a wonderfully professional operation, while still keeping the welcoming family feel. We really appreciated the hospitality provided to us before and after our Journey. However, the true stand...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank ryanainsworth
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Ron and Karen are truly locals of the river, and their operation is like a well-oiled machine. We felt cared for and looked after from start to finish, and appreciated the family atmosphere of the business. We did the three-day journey just before the end...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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bigbaz
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Response from tmncanoehire | Property representative |
I am not sure if you got my reply as I have not heard from you, however I don't seem have received a copy of it. Please call me on New Zealand 0064 78957483 if you would like to have a chat about your needs.
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