Riverbug Tours, Courses & Rental

Experience the Bay of Plenty's waterways from the unique perspective of our NZ invented, single person 'Riverbug' inflatables. Our tours & courses offer safe, fun, educational and cultural filled adventures suitable for all ages and abilities.


$79.00 - $149.00
$59.00 - $119.00


Ever wondered what it would be like to paddle your own craft through rapids? Riverbugs are stable, safe and intuitive to paddle, so whether you're a 'first timer' or 'seasoned pro' – we've got you covered.

Our tours: Rangitaiki Riverbug – 1/2 day Tour (exciting), starts below Aniwhenua Falls on the Rangitaiki River located between the cities of Rotorua, Whakatane & Tauranga). Wairoa Scenic Bug – 3 hours (easy, suitable for families), 15 km from Tauranga. Wairoa Rapid Bug – 3 hours (exciting), 16 km from Tauranga.

What makes us special? Our funky riverbugs, our expertise, and our commitment to sustainable, cultural & socially responsible tourism by reducing our carbon footprint and utilising local infrastructure and staff where possible

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Physical address

Riverbug Tours, Courses & Rental, 30 Eagleview Rise, Tauriko, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $79.00 - $149.00
(16 year(s) and under)
$59.00 - $119.00
Age restriction:

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
20km to Tauranga Airport
Proximity to coach terminal:
16km to Tauranga coach terminal
Proximity to town:
15 km to Tauranga

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Opening times

Business hours:
8.00am to 9.00pm
Months of operation:
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Language support

  Written Spoken
German YES YES
Spanish YES YES

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