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River Valley Adventures

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Taihape, New Zealand
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About River Valley Adventures
River Valley is an adventure company that operates from River Valley Lodge, an Adventure Lodge situated 32 kilometers east of the central North Island town of Taihape. What is River Valley all about? River Valley is all about rafts and horses. In fact 3 generations (since 1982)of guides have brought adventures based around river rafting and horse back riding to the general public. Rafting ranges in duration from half day Grade 5 trips on the Rangitikei River - often called one of the world's top half day Grade 5 trips - to gentle floats in the midst of spectacular scenery on our Scenic rafting trips. Horse Trekking. The core of the River Valley Stables riding experience is the natural horse training techniques used to train our horses. This produces horses that are responsive and happy. All riding takes place over the beautiful hill country of this area - the northern Rangitikei.
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Ollie L wrote a review May 2021
Parnell, New Zealand28 contributions9 helpful votes
We had an amazing time on the river with Tom. We’d all done a few rafting trip around New Zealand but this one was by far the best. Great amount of time with a good variety of water features to go down. Would highly recommend !!
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Fiona S wrote a review May 2021
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Fabulous friendly people. Great accommodation. Fabulous food. My 2 daughters and I enjoyed a horse ride with great views and horses, We have mixed riding abilities and this was well catered for. The rafting was fantastic fun. I highly recommend this place to anyone who loves adventure and seeing great scenery in a quiet corner of New Zealand.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Raewyn DeRose wrote a review Apr 2021
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What a fantastic day!! Thank Tom and Janey!! Highly recommend to all you bucket listers!!!!! We're doing it again. 🎉👍😁
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Response from rivervalleynz, Digital Media Manager at River Valley Adventures
Responded 19 Apr 2021
Kia Ora, Thanks for the lovely review. Glad you enjoyed rafting with Tom & Janey. We hope we will see you again in the future :) Kind regards, Dani
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OrewaKiwi wrote a review Apr 2021
Orewa3 contributions
Absolutely amazing venue, wonderful people. A gorgeous slice of nz. Brilliant wedding venue. Beautiful organic food. Breathtaking
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Date of experience: March 2021
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Response from rivervalleynz, Digital Media Manager at River Valley Adventures
Responded 19 Apr 2021
Kia Ora, Thanks for leaving us a review. Glad you enjoyed the wedding! We hope you can visit again sometime :) Kind regards, Dani
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Poppy D wrote a review Mar 2021
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Fantastic trip with school students, the scenery was breathtaking and Brian and Janey were awesome guides.
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Date of experience: March 2021
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Response from rivervalleynz, Digital Media Manager at River Valley Adventures
Responded 25 Mar 2021
Kia Ora Poppy, Thanks for leaving us a review and glad you guys had a good time on the rafting trip :) Kind regards, Dani
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