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Bridge to Nowhere

Travel by jetboat along the spectacular Whanganui River then take an easy 40 minute walk to the historical Bridge to Nowhere

Tours start from $130 per person, and depart from Pipiriki with a 55 minute jet boat journey upriver 32 kms to the Mangapurua Landing, through an area of spectacular natural features with deep river gorges covered with green tree ferns and lush native vegetation.

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With your guide we will take you on an easy grade 40 minute walk from the Mangapurua landing following in the footsteps of the early pioneers along the old roadway to the "Bridge to Nowhere" where you will stop for lunch and a hot drink on this historical monument of a bygone era and learn the history from your local guide.

Trips are highly dependent on weather and river levels, so please do contact us for possible dates and times over the winter period. Check out Whanganui River Adventures here.

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    Whanganui River Adventures

    Looking for something special,memorable and scenic? This is the tour for you! [photo credit Tourism NZ]

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