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Taumarunui Canoe Hire and Jet Boat Tours

292 Hikumutu Road | Manawatu / Whanganui region, Taumarunui 3992, New Zealand
+64 800 226 6348
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Great trip. Super service

We found Taumarunui Canoe Hire to be fantastic to deal with and super accommodating. Being with a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Brent-Palmy-NZ
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Palmerston North, New Zealand
Perfect trip

We were 3 guys in a daily trip (13th feb 2018). We stayed the night before the trip in the campsite... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Moshik_admoni
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“juice” (12 reviews)
“safety briefing” (15 reviews)
“these guys” (13 reviews)
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292 Hikumutu Road | Manawatu / Whanganui region, Taumarunui 3992, New Zealand
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+64 800 226 6348
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We found Taumarunui Canoe Hire to be fantastic to deal with and super accommodating. Being with a larger group there was quite a few plan changes and the team a Taumarunui Canoe Hire where super helpful and reorganized our trip every time someone had to...More

Thank Brent-Palmy-NZ
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were 3 guys in a daily trip (13th feb 2018). We stayed the night before the trip in the campsite (no additional charge)- clean toilet, fresh water and nice field. the crew is professional and kind- Before the briefing they welcomed us with a...More

Thank Moshik_admoni
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't fault Taumarunui Canoe Hire. They coped with late arrivals with patience and humour, they gave an informative and entertaining safety briefing and provided free barrista coffees to everyone (if they were on time!) before starting and cupcakes and juice at the end. All...More

Thank MrsFeeler
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely fantastic trip, wonderful people and service with tip top equipment! Taumaranui is a wonderful family owned business who's hospitality and kindness really take the nerves out of organising a trip like this. As a party of 7 friends and family it was not always...More

Thank EricaLee96
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Taumarunui Canoe Hire really is a family business and they do a fantastic job sharing the river with visitors. They care about taking care of you. From Karen's kindly coffee in the morning, helping keep you awake during first safety briefing led by one of...More

Thank Heather J
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

We've just had the most amazing week canoeing down Wanganui river over four days and three nights. Karen and her family were nothing short of amazing. It looks like a logistical nightmare with groups doing different days starting off at different places along the river,...More

Thank FrogleyNZ
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Overall a great experience. We had 4 adults and one teen, using 2 double canoes and a sit on top kayak. This worked well and also allowed us to rotate positions. We camped at John Coull on the first night, glad we did as the...More

Thank patv707
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

Had a great day on the Wanganui river, this is a really nice, relaxed family who go out of their way to look after you. Highly recommend using them. We just did a day's canoeing, and that was probably enough for the family, it was...More

Thank MattyboyLeiden
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Very service-oriented family. They even organize the DOC-Campings for you! I already did a few multi-day canoe trips but the briefing here was by far the best. It will teach you the technics but also the difficulties of the river. Quality of rented tent, sleeping...More

Thank Rotscher13
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

As a group of 8 I did the 4 day canoe trip from Ohinepane, Taumarunui Canoe Hire made the organising process so easy with great knowledge of the river and the campsites along the way. They took care of the bookings, provided gear lists and...More

Thank Lance K
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bigbaz
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Response from tmncanoehire | Property representative |
I am not sure if you got my reply as I have not heard from you, however I don't seem have received a copy of it. Please call me on New Zealand 0064 78957483 if you would like to have a chat about your needs.
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