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Cnr Pekapeka Road and Owairua Road, Pipiriki 4576, New Zealand
+64 6-385 4622
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Harley our guide was awesome. Gave us an really interesting trip. Great knowledge of the river, surroundings and history of the bridge. Calm and reassuring at all times. Very considerate of the other river users. Unlike a different company that shot past us when we...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank susanaPotten
Reviewed 4 days ago

Having used their jetboat service on the bridge to nowhere bike ride, I rang Mandy to arrange a day's canoeing on the Whanganui river with my wife. Everyone involved in the outfit was relaxed and fun, but still very safety conscious. We were taken 20Km...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank harold59
Reviewed 1 week ago

A definite recommend, This experience makes you feel like an adventurer and gives you a taste of pioneer times... We were a mixed age group, 9 &10 year old, a teenager and adults, we stayed in a cabin, and kayaked back form the bridge walk.....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TheMotleyCrew3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was a very last minute trip, but Joe and Mandy made it all happen so easily! A quick call in the morning, we were on the road from Wellington, Glamped at the Raetihi Holiday Park (more awesome welcoming people) got up the next day rode...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank VariN5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous weather and a spur of the moment decision with little preparation led to a great day. Online checking at 7.30 am to check if available then a call back 10 minutes later to confirm and then another call to add another person was all...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank get1961
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were a family of 4, with two kids (6 and 11) and had a great experience with Bridge to Nowhere Tours. Despite a boat breaking down, they did their best to ensure everyone had a great experience. The jet boat ride was exhilarating and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ladyjenbug
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If anyone wants a jet boat ride with a walk to the Bridge To Nowhere, Jo and Mandy are the people to contact. It was a great day out and enjoyed the walk through the National Park to the Bridge. Joe is great on his...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Pauline C
Reviewed 25 November 2018

I arranged a last minute ride of the 35km Bridge to Nowhere ride wit a shuttle out and the jet boat back. Due to some mix ups I was the only person on the ride which needs a minimum of 3 to go ahead. However...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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BTNLodge, Owner at Bridge to Nowhere Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review us. So glad that you were able to do the ride and enjoyed it. As you know it can be really hard getting bookings for only one person as most companies do have a minimum numbers policy. We...More

Reviewed 12 November 2018

This isn't some massive corporate tourism operation, and it's all the better for it. Down to earth, local people that made us feel very welcome. We had a great day heading up the river, walking to the bridge and having lunch at the lodge. Personally...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Thanks Jo owner of Bridge to nowhere tours , for a special day out with the boat trip to the national park then amazing wee bush walk to the bridge followed by Lunch and a commentary on the history of the famous bridge . Jo...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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4 August 2015|
Response from BTNLodge |
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