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Hidden Valleys NZ - Day Tours

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228 Blandswood Road | Peel Forest, Geraldine 7992, New Zealand
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Highly recommended

Grandchildren and us adventure grandparents,all loved the Waimakarari two day rafting trip. Stayed... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2017
Margaret J
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Akaroa, New Zealand
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Good day's rafting with care

Had a great day rafting on the Rakaia river with Southy, Chelsea from Canada and Michelle from... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2016
Struan M
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Hidden Valleys specialises in multi/single day river travel and puts together itineraries to suit the needs of you or your group. Travel hours or several days by river from the depths of the South Island's main divide. Access the headwaters by a rewarding main divide hike or a stunning helicopter ride. Enjoy easy paddling on Grade 2 water or enjoy the challenge of Grade 4/5 water.
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228 Blandswood Road | Peel Forest, Geraldine 7992, New Zealand

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Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Grandchildren and us adventure grandparents,all loved the Waimakarari two day rafting trip. Stayed night before at Bealey Hotel. Rafted first day then set up camp along side river. The second day rafted down to Waimak Gorge Bridge. First camping experience for Aussie grandkids (11 &12)....More

Thank Margaret J
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Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Had a great day rafting on the Rakaia river with Southy, Chelsea from Canada and Michelle from Chile. Safety and fun seemed to be the priorities. Very windy but didn't spoil the day. Went up river with Blair of Discovery Jet and back down to...More

Thank Struan M
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Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

Just had the best holiday ever! Beginning of January we rafted the river with Hidden Valley Rafting. There were 17 in our group - 9 kids from 12-18 and 8 adults slightly older. The trip was brilliantly organised, the guides were fantastic, the food was...More

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Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

Awesome rafting & camping experience. Five days on the river without outside world communication. Scenery is magical, and the river pristine. The guides are brilliant team leaders, very professional, patient, extremely safety conscious and a lot of fun to be with. Their cooking skills over...More

Thank X292EHchrisg
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Reviewed 31 March 2015

We rafted the Upper Waiau last weekend and had the best of times with Southy and his young guide Eli. Mark and I were helicoptered in and fished our way up the river where we met the rest of the crew and began a fun...More

1  Thank Milkfat02
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Reviewed 24 March 2015

Awesome trip. Really well organised, great fun adventure. The best rafting trip I have ever had! Southy is a real professional - not only is he a great character and obviously knows the rivers/outdoors well, he also takes safety professional.

1  Thank DougH1210
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Reviewed 2 March 2015

I just got back from an excellent girls' trip on the Clarence. There were 9 of us - all in our 50s and 60s flying in from the Auckland region. I'd been a little nervous about how it'd all go with the river being so...More

1  Thank akiwi99
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Reviewed 19 February 2015

It's hard to think of river rafting as being anything but fabulous, --the real difference being how you feel about your guides, how well the trip is organized, and how well it suits your needs and desires. Our trip down the Clarence River was above...More

2  Thank Jody_11
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Reviewed 21 January 2015

Simply put, Grant South “Southy” and the Hidden Valley guides are the best in the business and you should definitely book a trip with them. I recently rafted the Clarence with Hidden Valleys in early January 2015. Our group, which included 8 scientists, required a...More

1  Thank AlisonDuvall
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Reviewed 17 December 2014

Spent a few hours rafting with family, including 3 kids aged 15,13 & 10. The trip was exactly what we asked for, Southy was full of information and spent time explaining the basics of rafting to us. Encouraged the kids to guide the raft and...More

1  Thank Rowan p
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