Pricing and Conditions

Adult $125.00 - $300.00
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The Whanganui River Journey is the only one of New Zealand’s ‘Great Walks’ where you’re not walking but paddling a canoe (or kayak) down river. The Whanganui is a grade one river, suitable for those with no prior canoe experience.

Our dedicated team at Blazing Adventures have many years of expertise and a reputation for providing the best gear and transport. Our service includes: Complimentary door-to-river transfer shuttle service, Free accommodation for multi-day trips the night before departure, Secure vehicle storage, Hot showers on return to base, canoe/kayak, paddles, life jackets, storage drums, dry bags, bailer, rope, River maps, safety video and briefing, emergency kit and personal locator beacon.

Opening times

Business hours:
7am to 7pm, 7 days a week
Months of operation:
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Oct, Nov, Dec


985 State Highway 4, Taumarunui, 3992, Taumarunui, New Zealand.

bus Proximity to coach terminal:
5 minutes drive, we are happy to organise pickup with prior arrangement
decisions Proximity to town:
5 minutes drive to Taumarunui

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