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A charming little town, in the middle of Tongoriro National Park
Adrift Wanganui Canoe Guiding
53 Carroll Street
National Park Village
07 8922 751
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1 Day Wanganui River Guided Canoe (Taumarunui to Ohinepane)
This tour is designed for those who want to experience another of NZ’s Great Walks. Strange as it may be yes this is a GREAT WALK. This is a unique way of spending time in another of New Zealand’s wonderful National Parks. The Wanganui National Park has rugged terrain covered in lush native forest with the Wanganui River flowing through the heart of it.
The Wanganui River is rich with Maori and European history, the largest reminder of which is the famous ‘Bridge to Nowhere’. Just like the early explorers, you will see and experience the NZ wilderness, wondering if you have taken a step back in time.
Paddling downstream you will travel through bush-clad hills, see waterfalls, spectacular sheer gorges, farmland as well as some rapids en-route.
Guide/s, return transfers from the Adrift Tongariro base to the river put in, lunch and all equipment required (canoe, dry barrels for your gear, PFD’s, paddles)
Adrift Tongariro has available for hire equipment and clothing to supplement that which you don’t have and need.
Pick up / Drop off
Tour starts and finishes at the Adrift Tongariro Base. Trip departures available all year on application and confirmation.
Pick up: 9:00am
Drop off: 5:00pm
• All times are approximate
• We like to meet you the evening prior to the trip at our base at approx 5.30pm to give you barrels to pack you gear into.
• Return transfers from the Adrift Tongariro base (53 Carroll St, National Park Village) are included in the price.
• Your vehicle can be left at our base whilst we are canoeing.
Water (2 litres), Personal medications (e.g. Asthma Inhaler, blister protection etc), Sun hat, Sunscreen, Sunglasses, Suntan lotion, covered sandals, shorts, light top, 1 warm top layer (wool, merino, thermals, fleece, soft shell etc. are good layers), waterproof raincoat, 1 set of spare warm clothing to change into at the end of the day.
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