Taumarunui Canoe Hire and Jet Boat Tours

Welcome to the Whanganui River its our pleasure to share this unique New Zealand experience with you either by Canoe or Jet Boat Tours. Choose to Canoe from between 4 hours to 5 days or Experience the Thrill of the Jet Boat Tours, its your choice.


$65.00 - $265.00
$50.00 - $200.00
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At Taumarunui Canoe Hire we dedicate ourselves to giving you a personal, friendly and quality service. We love what we do and it shows, if there is anything you need to help your journey be even more enjoyable don't hesitate to ask.

Hire a canoe or kayak and tour the river with 2 or more people. A Whanganui River canoe trip is perfect for people of all ages and all experience levels. The views are magnificent and the experience is one not to be missed.

There is free camping beside the river at our base before and after your journey with us.

Trips can range from 3 hrs to 1,2,3,4 or the most popular five day expedition which is from Taumarunui to Pipiriki stopping at overnight campsites.

We have daily departures, and we recommend bookings

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Physical address

292 Hikumutu Road, Taumarunui, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

High season Low season
(Oct - May) (Sep - Oct)
Adult $65.00 - $265.00 $65.00 - $265.00
(16 year(s) and under)
$50.00 - $200.00 $50.00 - $200.00
Age restriction:
Other charges:
We have Child Rates on application or on our Website
Further pricing information:
You need to be more than 5 years old to do the Whanganui Journey
Cancellation policy:
Depending on Weather and River Levels due to safety.

Facilities and Features

Proximity to coach terminal:
3 km
Proximity to town:

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Opening times

Business hours:
All Hours
Months of operation:
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

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