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Pelorus Eco Adventures

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KAYAK NEW ZEALAND'S MOST BEAUTIFUL RIVER. Are you looking for a fun and easy way to discover spectacular New Zealand’s scenery? Do you want to spend a great day out with your family or friends? Are you a Hobbit fan and you don’t want to miss any of...more
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48 Main Road, Havelock 7100, New Zealand
+64 21 133 3705
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife and I began the second leg of our New Zealand trip with this kayaking adventure and were both blown away. The sights were gorgeous: we easily slipped away into the calmness of floating down the river and the beauty of our surroundings. Our...More

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curtisHavelock, guide at Pelorus Eco Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

thank you so much spender and Kendall for this amazing review. I am very pleased you enjoyed our trip to the fullest extent possible and that i was able to capture memory's that will you last a lifetime, don't forget to check out our Facebook...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My girlfriend and I took part in the barrel run with Ben. It was a great trip that gave us the chance to see sites from the Hobbit movies but also take in the beautiful scenery. It also gave us the chance to go kayaking...More

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curtisHavelock, guide at Pelorus Eco Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

thanks David for the amazing review i'm really glad you enjoyed your trip. your guide Ben

Reviewed 1 week ago

Shane knows all about the area and the movie tie ins, he was informative, entertaining and fun. Enjoyed our day in the kayaks!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great time down the river. Ben kept the trip fun and explained the history of the area. We stopped for the lotr film locations. I plunged in twice at the bridge, once on purpose. All around good time down the river today.

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curtisHavelock, guide at Pelorus Eco Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

thanks for such a lovely review its really nice to see someone enjoy the Pelorus river as much as i do, i really hope the rest of your trip goes great. your guide Ben

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I were looking for a fun kayaking experience in New Zealand. This excursion was absolutely fantastic. The water was quick and exciting but also not too difficult. The views were fabulous. Ben was an awesome guide who knows the stories about the...More

1  Thank MarylytheDoc
curtisHavelock, guide at Pelorus Eco Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Maryly thanks for this awesome review i'm not sure who enjoyed this trip more you and your husband or myself because it felt like i was paddling with some of my friends . thanks again your guide Ben

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had an awesome time going down the river, Ben was a great instructor and helped us navigate the rapids, he knew a lot about the river, wildlife, and the hobbit locations. We went in the water on one rapid but it wasn't a big deal...More

1  Thank Gilesgg1
curtisHavelock, guide at Pelorus Eco Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

thanks for the great review i hope the rest of your honeymoon went amazing your guide Ben

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had such a great time. Our guide was very friendly, helpful, patient and so informative. We couldn't have got it better with the weather. The scenery and experience down the river was fantastic. It is so well worth doing and we are so pleased...More

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curtisHavelock, Owner at Pelorus Eco Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks a lot for your great review, we hope to see you again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a great experience! Ben was an amazing guide and very knowledgable about nature. He made sure we were safe but also made sure we had a great time! I would definitely come back and do it again!!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This tour was great! Ben and Shane were so nice, and the tour was fun. It was the perfect length tour, perfect amount of challenge for us beginners, and beautiful scenery. We loved seeing the Hobbit filming sites too. The drive to the site was...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had such a great time on the pelorus kayaking tour! The scenery was breathtaking and it was so much fun going down the rapids! Even the rain didn’t dampen our spirits and our amazing tour guide Ben made the adventure even better, would highly recommend...More

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curtisHavelock, guide at Pelorus Eco Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

thanks Natalie for the review really glad you enjoyed your trip your guide Ben

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11 October 2018|
Response from curtisHavelock |
It would depend on river Flow and you would need to book a private tour, but yes absolutely possible. Trick would be to ring a couple of days prior to your expected arrival date in Havelock Marlborough region. Hope this... More
Kathy R
16 February 2018|
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Response from Shane M | Property representative |
Yes it's suitable
1 February 2016|
Response from Shane M | Property representative |
That's correct feel free to give us a call.