Hanmer Springs Canoes

Our durable and fun canoe vessel allows you to explore the unknown through the scenic Waiau River gorge in the stunning natural environment of Hanmer Springs.




This full day, fully guided river excursion includes a picnic lunch and a return by jetboat to your point of departure. Suitable for couples, families or groups, this is a real New Zealand experience not to be missed.

A fully guided Canoe journey on the Waiau River
Picnic lunch included, Jetboat ride (return to river base)
Accommodation pick-ups within Hanmer Springs
Equipment provided

9.30am- 9.50am- Pick-up from Hanmer Springs accommodation
10am – Depart from our river base
1pm approx- Picnic lunch on the riverbank
4pm– Tour concludes.
Returns to Hanmer Springs accommodation available on request or take part in the other Hanmer Springs activities.

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Physical address

Hanmer Springs Canoes, 839 Hanmer Springs Road, Hanmer Springs, Christchurch - Canterbury, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $249.00
(13 year(s) and under)
Further pricing information:
Minimum numbers: 2 people Minimum age: 6 years* Maximum numbers: 3 people per Canoe. 10 Canoes available. Maximum guests 27 per trip (guide to pax ratio 1:9 3 guides available) Length of trip: 5 hours Equipment provided: Wetsuit, booties, helmet, qualified guide, life jackets. Guests need: Swimwear, towel, sunscreen. No experience necessary. Grade 2 river. Reasonable standard of fitness required. Suitable for families. Child age 13 and under. *Children must fit safety equipment in order to parti

Opening times

Business hours:
9:00am - 5:30pm
Months of operation:
All months of the year

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