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AS WHANGANUI RIVER CANOE OPERATORS it is our pleasure to share our very special place with you. We provide canoe/kayak hire and Jet Boat Journeys, through the many rapids and lush native bush with some of the best scenic landscaping in the World, all found on the Whanganui River in New Zealand.
WE WILL LOVE sharing this unique New Zealand experience with you on your Whanganui River Canoe/Jet Boat Journey, making sure you receive 'REAL KIWI HOSPITALITY' which always includes something for FREE.
Our Base is 3 km from Taumarunui, perched up on a hill overlooking the Whanganui River, Taumarunui Township and Mount Hikurangi, a very special place to sit and plan your journey. Our emphasis is on relaxation and fun, all in a unique setting. >
Our "ATTENTION TO DETAIL" and our "NOTHING IS A HASSLE" attitude has been recognised and mentioned many times, through feed back and our return customers. Check out TRIP ADVISOR, Lonely Planet and other Rating Websites. If there is something you need no matter how small, always ask even down to free string for your sunglasses.
Read through our Website to find out what our FREE offers are, how competitive our prices are and what we include in your Whanganui River Journey. CHECK OUT OUR YOUTH PRICES AND CUTOFF AGES.
You start with friendly service, FREE CAMPING, up-to-date Modern Equipment, Waterproof Barrels and Informative Maps. Our Canoes are some of newest on the river (we are continually putting new boats in our fleet every year). You will receive FREE Barrista Coffee with the SAFETY Briefing about your Whanganui River Journey, and we give you on the water training.
You are welcome to Hire one of our well appointed GUEST UNITS. You are also welcome to put your tent up or park your Campervan on our beautiful grassed area beside the Whanganui river FREE the night before or after your journey. There is also a firepit there which you are welcome to light a fire, this will be the last fire you will be allowed to light on the Whanganui River.
Most of our clients have never canoed, rafted or camped before but thoroughly enjoy their canoeing or kayaking trip and find it well within their capabilities.
We have an extensive range of equipment and canoes for you to choose from. We will also be providing HIREAGE of PUSH BIKES and TRANSPORT for people interested in doing the TIMBER TRAIL. Please contact us for more information.
Our Business is built on our ability to provide up to date equipment, give, accurate information on Canoeing, Kayaking and Jet-Boating the Whanganui River and very importantly we deliver quality Professional and Personalised service.
Almost anyone can enjoy one of our journeys including large groups, business trips, families, beginner paddlers, experienced Kayakers and those that like a challenge and loads of fun on the River. Many customers have been over 60 and thoroughly enjoyed the Whanganui River, finding it well within their capabilities and many more clients have never canoed or camped before. Your comfort, enjoyment and safety is our main priority. (Take an extra day if you would like a really relaxed journey or if you have children.)
At our Whanganui River Outdoor Adventure Base we can offer you many different options. Canoe/Kayak Hireage on the Whanganui River, Jet Boat Tours on the Whanganui River, Accommodation, and Functions Catering up to 100 people, e.g. Christmas Parties, Weddings, or Team Building Activities, and if you are just wanting to relax, enjoy your free quality Barista Coffee, as you watch your family having fun from the Homesteads extensive Decks, overlooking the activities on the Whanganui river.
Contact us and we can help you choose the best time to experience our many Whanganui River Canoe or Jet Boat Adventures with Taumarunui Canoe Hire and Jet Boat Tours.