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Canoe Safaris - Day Tours

6 Tay Street, Ohakune 4625, New Zealand
+64 6-385 9237
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you get to see a great part of NZ, guides are great, nothing better that listen to moreporks singng... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2016
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Five-day canoe trip from Ohinepane to Pipiriki

If you are looking for ancient landscapes; beauty and stunning scenery; a river experience like no... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2016
Hamilton, New Zealand
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Guided 1 day tours in the Whanganui National Park. Suitable for all ages and all fitness levels. Family trips a speciality. Operating for 30 years. Easy paddling, short Walks, Maori and European history. Fantastic meals. Fully qualified guides and we are a licensed operator. Canoe and Kayak Hire is also available.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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6 Tay Street, Ohakune 4625, New Zealand
+64 6-385 9237
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Reviewed 25 November 2016

you get to see a great part of NZ, guides are great, nothing better that listen to moreporks singng as you go to sleep. best to get a cheap waterproof camera . Bridge to nowhere is a big Why did they do that for moment

1  Thank freighttradee
Reviewed 26 March 2016

If you are looking for ancient landscapes; beauty and stunning scenery; a river experience like no other and an insight into how the previous generations of New Zealanders lived, then this is the trip for you. Plan ahead first though and make sure you know...More

3  Thank travelswell2015
Reviewed 31 January 2016

If you’re looking for an awesome family adventure with the right amount of physical challenge, outdoors fun and education with a heap of excellent memories then Canoe Safaris 4 day guided trip is just what you’re looking for. Our family consisted of my wife, 10...More

2  Thank NZMidds
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Our family of 4 (mum, dad, two kids 13 & 14) plus my 76 year old mother have just spent 3 fantastic days paddling in open Canadian canoes down the otherwise inaccessible Whanganui River under the slick guidance of Canoe Safari. From the moment we...More

2  Thank Kate T
Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

We had a fun 3 day canoe trip down the Rangitikei just before Christmas. Our guides did a great job cooking our yummy meals, no one went hungry and that included the 5 hungry teenagers. Exhilarating rapids, relaxing camp spots, overall great way to unwind...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 7 January 2016

Firstly this company were the only one to respond to any guided trip booking queries (interestingly, a couple of others on the trip also said that they had contacted several other companies to no avail). On arrival it was fairly chaotic with people running everywhere,...More

Thank Jonny_8iron
Reviewed 6 January 2016

After tossing up to go independant or guided we ( partner & I +48 year olds) decided the guided trip would be the way to go, since neither of us had any real canoe experience. So glad we took this option! The trip was a...More

Thank 220robin
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

First off, the pre trip communication was a bit wobbly and the morning departure at base was pandemonium so a few nerves boarded the bus with us. But as our river angels Meg and Lesley started the initial brief it became apparent that we were...More

Thank heymrspaceman
Reviewed 31 December 2015

We have just had a great 3 days on the Wang anti River. The before trip contact with this company was poor...I had to ring them twice answer email twice before I got conformation of my trip. I bought a grab one deal and was...More

Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 25 December 2015

Five members of our family took the five day guided trip down the Whanganui River offered by Simon at Canoe Safaris. We had guides Bailey and John both of whom were fantastic looking after our needs but more importantly keeping our group of 17 upbeat...More

Thank dallad
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18 January 2017|
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Response from Canoe22 | Property representative |
We use thermorest inflatable sleeping mats - just over one inch thick. On the 3 day trip there is usually one night tenting and one night cabins. They are 2 person tents but if you are on your own you get a tent to yourself