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Bridge to Nowhere Tours

Cnr Pekapeka Road and Owairua Road, Pipiriki 4576, New Zealand
+64 6-385 4622
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This company is not reliable

I booked with them for a 2 day trip, with canoe hiring. After a big lack of communication between... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Rmth
via mobile
Excellent Value

The morning started with a very friendly welcome from Junior and a good safety briefing and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Contention
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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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Cnr Pekapeka Road and Owairua Road, Pipiriki 4576, New Zealand
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+64 6-385 4622
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I booked with them for a 2 day trip, with canoe hiring. After a big lack of communication between them, and after not giving me the good instructions, they didn’t supplied me the canoe for te second day, and gave me a bad canoe for...More

Thank Rmth
BTNLodge, Owner at Bridge to Nowhere Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Well, what can i say Remi. First of all, yes Remi, the problem was your fault. You did not follow the instructions that were given to you. Day one, you booked a tour to the bridge to nowhere with canoe return to the camp site...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The morning started with a very friendly welcome from Junior and a good safety briefing and comfortable style life jackets. We were with Ken with Thomas following in another boat. We stopped regularly for a commentary on particular aspects of history etc. The walk into...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite heavy rain it was a spectacular trip. Our driver, Matt, was very helpful. The bridge was stunning and Matt gave us a good history of the bridge and the people who attempted to farm there on there land allocation. Our initial booking was cancelled...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Six of us travelled to Pipiriki to do the guided Jet Boat Tour to the Bridge To Nowhere/return kayak day trip. Our tour guide was Matt, an awesome driver who is very knowledgeable about the region and particularly the history surrounding the Bridge. He looked...More

Thank Jon N
BTNLodge, Owner at Bridge to Nowhere Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi There Jon Thanks for your great review. Yes the Bridge is quite an amazing structure for the era it was built. Matt is our newest driver and just loves the job. Good to hear that he is keeping everyone happy and doing a great...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rode the Mountain to Sea Trail on mountain bikes and used the Bridge to Nowhere Tours for our jetboat ride from Mangapurua Landing to Pipiriki. The ride was spectacular with the most stunning scenery and exciting boat trip. The only negative was that we...More

Thank pracsol
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The winding drive to Pipiriki is about 3/4 hour from Ohakune A bit of a slow start but once on board the jet boat it was fun, Shane our driver was confident and obviously in control of the vessel. Amazing scenery and a few educational...More

Thank Brad L
BTNLodge, Owner at Bridge to Nowhere Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review. Yes Shane is pretty good at doing the tours and has heaps of experience with jet boats on the Whanganui River. Lucky you got your tour in before the rain the other day. The river came up and everything is a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't actually have the opportunity to enjoy the service of "bridge to nowhere".But we would like to say thank you to Nat from the company. During our great walk "whanganui journey", our boat was stuck solid by a trunk in the middle of the...More

Thank NathanzzzHang
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome day boating down a beautiful river, lovely walk to the bridge with a really interesting historical talk from our guide.Left Pipiiki feeling really happy having experienced a fun interesting day. Great 360's Shane!

Thank dcw123456
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

The adventure starts at Pipiriki boarding a fast jetboat which goes through the rapids of the Whanganui river without a problem. The guide explained about the history of people traveling up the river and about the floods in the area. After the jetboat ride we...More

Thank Martin S
BTNLodge, Owner at Bridge to Nowhere Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2017

Hey there! Thanks for your review glad that you enjoyed you day with us at Bridge to Nowhere even the getting wet part. Most of the trips don't do spins so I guess you got lucky! Cheers Mandy

Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

What a great trip up the Whanganui river. Shane our tour guide was a very friendly, down to earth guy who nevertheless took his job quite seriously particularly around our safety and kept us well informed regarding life on the river and its history. The...More

Thank Trish644
BTNLodge, Owner at Bridge to Nowhere Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2017

Thanks for your great review. Yes Shane is very professional at his job as well as being a really nice guy. Glad that you had a good day on the river! Mandy:)

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Lyn_57Oz
4 August 2015|
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Hi There Thanks for your inquiry! Generally the tours leave at 10.30am. Please ring us on 0800 480 308 for more info! Thanks Regards Mandy
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