Pricing and Conditions

Adult $180.00 - $200.00
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DoC and/or Private accommodation along the river

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Our three day freedom hire trip includes canoe hire, life jackets, paddles, barrels, maps of the River and transport to the River and back. For the three day trip you do need fairly good fitness levels, and you need to be able to swim. Read our Safety Disclaimer on our website before booking.

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Whanganui River Canoes is based at the Raetihi Holiday Park, so you can stay the night before your trip, get up in the morning and we can transport you to your three day canoe trip. Paddle for three days through the beautiful gorges of the Whanganui River, walk to the Historic Bridge to Nowhere.

Depending on where you book to stay along this river, you will see historic sites, Maori Culture, native birds and even some luxury at the Bridge to Nowhere Lodge. Our team provide excellent safety briefings and maps so you will be in good hands for your adventure.

Opening times

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


10 Parapara Road, Raetihi, New Zealand.

plane Proximity to airport:
100km to Wanganui Airport
bus Proximity to coach terminal:
200 metres to bus stop
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Trip departs from Raetihi

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Chinese (Simplified) YES NO
French YES NO
German YES NO
Hebrew YES NO

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