We offer Free Barista Coffee, Free Camping and Home Baking. Taumarunui Canoe Hire offers unguided canoe hire and kayaking trips along with Jet Boat Tours on the Whanganui River in New Zealand
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Booking your Adventures with us, here is the help you need:

FREE CAMPING BEFORE AND AFTER YOUR RIVER JOURNEY

If you have a large group and would like to talk about the logistics and what we can offer you to help organise your plans, please dont hesitate to give us a call. on 0800CANOE4U or (07) 8957483 outside New Zealand.

FOR ENQUIRIES ONLY Click here
If you are not wanting to do a deposit just yet and you want to ask us more questions please use this link. I will email you as soon as I can

BOOKING AND YOUR DEPOSIT via a secure site
This will guarantee your booking

Please note: A DEPOSIT for each canoe/kayak booking of $50 is normally required, however when it is a bigger group we make the deposit smaller.

Phone 0800CANOE4U in New Zealand or 0064 7 895 7483

OUR RATES INCLUDE click here.
If you are wanting to check again what our rates include use this link.

DOC ONLINE BOOKING AND AVAILABILITY Click Here

Please go into the link here and check with the DOC booking system that the dates you would like to travel on are not already booked. Once you have checked the dates are free in the DOC campsites then we can take it from there.

If you would like us to do the DOC Booking for you please dont hesitate to ask, either just give us a free call on 0800 2266348 or ask me when you do your deposit. We will use your credit card details to do the DOC booking if you ask us to do it.

RATES

The prices below are based per person on Canadian or Kayak hire and include GST.

Duration Adult Youth (up to 18) From/To
2 Hours      
10 kilometres NZ $65.00 NZ $55.00 Taumarunui - Our Farm
       
4 Hours      
22 kilometres NZ $75.00 NZ $60.00 Taumarunui - Ohinepane
       
7 Hours      
35 kilometres NZ $155.00 NZ $140.00 Ohinepane - Whakahoro
       
2 Days      
57 Kilometres NZ $155.00 NZ $140.00 Taumarunui - Whakahoro
       
3 Days      
88 Kilometres NZ $175.00 NZ $150.00 Whakahoro - Pipiriki
       
4 Days      
123 Kilometres NZ $175.00 NZ $150.00 Ohinepane - Pipiriki
       
5 Days      
145 Kilometres NZ $200.00 NZ $175.00 Taumarunui - Pipiriki
       

After we receive your deposit, we will email you a confirmation receipt within a few days, which will include more information for you. (Please note that during our peak busiest periods December and January it could take 1-6 days for you to receive your booking confirmation or a return email, this is rare but can happen) If it is urgent that you get a response please phone us to have a chat or if we are on the other line please leave a message and we will call you at our earliest convenience).

Deposits will not be refunded for any short notice cancellations 3 days or less before your journey or if you do not arrive. If for some reason you can no longer come, just give us 3 days notice before the day of departure and we will refund your deposit no problem at all. If clients miss their trip due to late arrival then an alternative journey may be provided depending on availability.

SHOULD YOU CANCEL WITHIN 3 DAYS OF YOUR DESIGNATED JOURNEY AND IT IS A BOOKING OF MORE THAN 2 PEOPLE CANCELLATION FEES WILL APPLY AT A RATE OF $25.00 PER PERSON.

Taumarunui Canoe Hire may charge an administration fee if you are booked and just don't turn up. We also reserve the right to cancel any trip, due to unsafe river levels. In this case you will receive your deposit fully refunded. While we do our very best to make your journey great, you will be required to sign a Registration Form before we are able to hire you our gear which does not hold us liable for injury or any property damage while in our care.

Once your trip has started there wont be refunds if you decide make the journey in less than the recommended days for that journey, or should you decide not to complete the Journey.

If you are booked in our guest rooms and you cancel your journey with 3 nights notice or less you will be charged for the room in full unless we can on sell the room to another customer which we are very happy to do for you.

If you can provide a Doctors Certificate we will happily refund your deposit right up to the day before arrival.

LEFT BEHIND GEAR: Should you leave anything behind at Taumarunui Canoe Hire, we will not be responsible for it. If you call us and we find it, you are responsible for sending a Courier to Pick it up. We have so much left behind stuff that we still will not be responsible for your gear while we are waiting for the Courier.

OUR PRICES EXCLUDE DOC CAMPSITES AND HUTS. IF YOU ARE UNDER 18 THE FREE CAMPSITES AND HUTS WITH DOC STILL APPLIES BUT YOU STILL HAVE TO BOOK IT THROUGH DOC, SO THAT THE CAMPSITES AND HUTS DONT OVERBOOK.

NOW WHEN YOU DO THE BOOKING TO STAY IN DOC CAMPSITES AND HUTS ALONG THE WHANGANUI RIVER AS MUCH AS SAFETY ALLOWS YOU NEED TO STAY WHERE YOU HAVE BOOKED. THE ONLY EXCEPTION WILL BE FOR SAFETY REASONS


 
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We offer Freedom Camping Before & after your journey with us.

CONTACT DETAILS

Taumarunui Canoe Hire and Jet Boat Tours
292 Hikumutu Road
Taumarunui
New Zealand

Free Phone:
0800 CANOE 4 U (NZ only)
(0800 22663 4 8)
(+64 7 895 7483)
If all else fails 64 7 895 5350