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Whanganui River Adventures

2522 Pipiriki Raetihi Road | Whanganui River, Pipiriki 4576, New Zealand
+64 800 862 743
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once in a life time experience, highlight of our trip

this was our first adventure tour traveling round new zealand and wow it was a great start to our... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2016
Natalie T
Best Mix of Everything

If you look for an adventure on the Whanganui River, book the One-Day Adventure Trip, because it is... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2016
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Mihi nui kia a koutou katoa, Whanganui River Adventures(No Pipiriki)is the only locally owned Jetboat, Canoe and multi adventure and accommodation business based in Pipiriki.We specialise in personalised all round service promoting our local history and stories that we grew up with and what has been passed down to us by our kaumatua and kuia (ancestors, grandparents) and our whanau(families)who still reside on the awa (river)to this date. Our tours are Scenic involving scenic and historic site stops by Jetboat or Canoe/Kayak or MTB ensuring you with a safe journey to your destination from the beginning and return back. You will be greeted with a warm and cheery smile by either ourselves (Ken & Josephine) or one of our local staff before starting your tour on the Whanganui River or one of our local tracks in the area. Or you may be just calling in to our office for a friendly chat and information on our local area or just to have a hot drink and something to eat before your drive out of Pipiriki. We welcome anyone from NZders to our International Visitors from all over the world. Nau mai, Haere mai!!
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2522 Pipiriki Raetihi Road | Whanganui River, Pipiriki 4576, New Zealand
+64 800 862 743

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Reviewed 2 May 2016

this was our first adventure tour traveling round new zealand and wow it was a great start to our trip. Nice quiet camping area. we chose the two day trip, Jet boat up river to the bridge to no where and then two days canoeing...More

1  Thank Natalie T
Reviewed 7 April 2016

If you look for an adventure on the Whanganui River, book the One-Day Adventure Trip, because it is the best Mix of Everything you can have. It starts with at Pipiriki with a 1 hour Jetboat Trip up the River and Thomas our local Guide...More

1  Thank kaeline71
Reviewed 30 March 2016

The Whanganui River is a very special place. But what made our day so memorable was meeting the people who have such a strong connection to the 'middle reaches', both Pakeha and Maori. Our jet boat driver Thomas brought along his son and runs the...More

1  Thank Chris R
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

The people operating this company gives a sense of competence and efficiency one needs when embarking on an adventure outside ones comfort zone. The tour itself was well conducted and guided by a man who knows his business and the Whanganui River like the back...More

1  Thank michaeltS2939FT
Reviewed 23 March 2016

We have used Whanganui River Adventures twice in recent months most recently as part of the Tour Aotearoa - both times using bikes after riding the Bridge to Nowhere track. Both times we didn't have to wait, the transfer on to the boat with fully...More

Thank cyt79
Reviewed 16 March 2016

We had a great visit to the bridge to nowhere last Friday. We were able to book cottage accomodation at Pipiriki which was very comfortable. Our jetboat trip allowed us to see the amazing scenery and hear about the history and stories of the area....More

Thank Jackie H
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

We travel led up from the Flying Fox to do the jet boat ride and 13 km canoe back to Pipiriki. The weather was clear but cold. This was excerpted by the speed of the jet boat. Take a warm top!!! The booking in was...More

Thank Colin and Carol... W
Reviewed 7 March 2016

The mist drifted along the tops of the river valley like a ghostly cloak as we travelled up this spiritual river. The tall banks of green, brown and grey rose above us in their majesty. The shallow rapids forced us to deeper water as we...More

1  Thank KiwiDNA
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

This is a great trip made better by the hospitality of the local village people who run the tour. The day starts at the Pipiriki motor camp with check in and a complimentary tea, coffee or hot chocolate. Then it's down to the river for...More

Thank Don K
Reviewed 8 January 2016

We went with Whanganui River Adventures in Pipiriki and had an amazing trip up the river learning about the history etc walk to and from is easy grade. You can also stop off here if you are in a canoe on the river or mountain...More

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