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Unique Whanganui River Experience

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599 Makino Road, Feilding 4779, New Zealand
+64 27 245 2567
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Awesome guide with a real connection to Te Awa o Whanganui

I've worked in outdoor tourism for years so I know a good operator when I see one and these guys... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2018
wellsynz
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Christchurch
Chris Darlow

A great bucket list trip. If you nothing else do this one with Jamie Anderson . Great food... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2016
Chris D
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“the river” (11 reviews)
“day trip” (3 reviews)
“awesome guide” (2 reviews)
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599 Makino Road, Feilding 4779, New Zealand
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+64 27 245 2567
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

I've worked in outdoor tourism for years so I know a good operator when I see one and these guys are. But what makes this experience so special is the real connection Hayden and his family have to this area. This would be the most...More

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Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

A great bucket list trip. If you nothing else do this one with Jamie Anderson . Great food, astonishing scenery and a happy, helpful and generous guide. The river is remote though but this makes it even better. Five stars plus.

Thank Chris D
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Reviewed 23 November 2016

Just arrived from Australia and did a 4-day trip with Jamie and a great crowd I had never met before. Stunning scenery all the way, good food (Jamie cooks better on a camp fire than I do in my kitchen) and a jovial crowd made...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I just recently finished a five day excursion with Jamie and Sarah down the Whanganui. This trip was amazing. Jamie and Sarah were extremely courteous and helpful hosts. Jaime's knowledge of the river and the overall history of New Zealand in general...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2016

We booked a 3 day trip down the River as a social trip for work. Jamie and the team really looked after us. Couldn't have been better. We met at the Blue Duck Cafe, Whakahoro, part of Blue Duck Station where we got the history...More

Thank mcmad42
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Reviewed 19 February 2016

I recently completed an outstanding five-day canoe trip with Unique Whanganui River Experience. I feel most fortunate that one of the companies that rents all the necessary gear for this type of adventure had recommended this company as the best way for me to enjoy...More

1  Thank Jim H
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Reviewed 3 January 2016

A 5 day experience of real genuine passion and commitment. An excellent knowledge of the river, its history and its foibles. Good to work with and a fun sense of humour. Had a lot of fun.

Thank GrahamYoung
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Reviewed 2 January 2016

Jamie's knowledge of the Whanganui river along with his love and respect for it made this a truly memorable trip. The meals were amazing.. roast dinners and blueberry muffins cooked in a camp oven at remote locations! Totally recommend this if you have the opportunity!

Thank Peregrinak
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Reviewed 20 March 2015

Our group of 11 had an amazing time with Jamie. We slept in roomy tents with fantastic inflatable mattresses. Incredible meals appeared from the camp oven, including morning teas and desert. We were very safely guided down the river with information stops along the way....More

Thank sallyw670
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Reviewed 18 March 2015

Two hours on the Whanganui river on a Saturday morning was a great way to show my visiting Aunt the sites. Hint ...don't wear white! The coal ash does settle on your clothes.

Thank nzguern
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