Come and explore Our Greater Outdoors and various Ruapehu activities. Whether it’s adrenaline you’re after or relaxing with a good coffee enjoying the scenery, Ruapehu boasts easily accessible, diverse activities to suit all.
Canoe Safaris has over forty open Canoes and Kayaks for Guided trips and Rental as well as two six person Voyageur Canoes for experienced paddlers keen to explore the Whanganui and Rangitikei Rivers. Barrels, Paddles, transport are included.
Whanganui River Adventures is a locally owned business based in Pipiriki, involves Scenic jetboating, bushwalking, Bridge to Nowhere and canoeing comes with local history and stories of the river from local tangata whenua guides/drivers and staff.
From $150Jet boating, Kayaking, Walking & hiking, Raetihi
If you only have one day up your sleeve but want to experience the most scenic part of the Whanganui River river join us on the Bridge to Nowhere jet boat tour. This tour includes a bush walk followed by a couple of hours canoeing.
From $160Jet boating, Kayaking, Walking & hiking, Raetihi
Canoe the Whanganui River with Owhango Adventures on a freedom hire or culturally guided Tour. We are the only canoe operator AUDITED/ APPROVED by DOC/WORKSAFE/QUALMARK. The tours range from 1-5 days & include free accommodation.
Create your own unforgettable journey down New Zealand's iconic Whanganui River. Single or multi-day canoe and kayak trips, jet boat tours and more. We can cater for large groups and have Accommodation and camping equipment also available for hire.
From $100Kayaking, Rafting, Fishing – Fresh Water, Water activities, Jet boating, Taumarunui