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.

Located in Taumarunui, Blazing Paddles offer Canoe and Kayak adventures as well as Jet Boat tours and Fly Fishing tours on the Whanganui River. Ranging from several hours to several days, experience the exhilaration of the rapids and the stillness of mirror pools as you paddle through the stunning scenery of the Whanganui River National Park.

Want something a bit more exciting? Why not try one of our jet boat tours with multiple options from a 2 hour trip to an all day adventure to Blue Duck Station. We have accommodation on site, car shuttle services to help you get to your next destination as fast as possible and we can cater for large groups. The Blazing Paddles team are committed to giving you the best Whanganui River experience.

Pricing and Conditions

High Season
$100-$300 (Adult)


Months of Operation
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Oct, Nov, Dec