Experience a Canoe trip on Hanmer Springs Waiau River at a leisurely pace as you paddle downstream on this six hour inflatable canoeing adventure taking the time to stop for a riverside lunch along the way before paddling further down river before returning some 6 hours later by an exhilarating high powered Jet Boat back to base ……. This is an awesome day out
Your Canoe trip starts at the base of the historic Waiau Ferry bridge where you will meet your guide who will kit you out in your safety gear equipped with wetsuit, booties, helmet, and life jacket following with a safety briefing and paddling techniques needed for the days excursion, This guided tour is suitable for people of all ages and skill levels ( N.B. Children must be able to fit the safety gear to participate )
Following the safety brief it’s time to hop into your inflatable canoe and get on the water as we venture out and explore the clear mountain river that winds through the scenic Waiau Gorge a stunning natural environment of Hanmer Springs.
Throughout the trip, you’ll receive instruction on paddling techniques and hear commentary about the river’s natural history while you marvel at some of the rivers features such as twisted rock, swimming holes, and pink marble.
This 6-hour guided river excursion is ideal for a romantic getaway, a family holiday, or a group adventure among friends. You will be paddling down gentle Grade II rapids in an inflatable yet durable canoe. This 6-hour experience offers a guided tour suitable for all skill levels or those wanting a more relaxing experience., offering a mix of moderate white water thrills and relaxation
N.B. Each canoe can seat up to three people
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