Canoe Raft down Waiau River in Hanmer Springs, New Zealand

Canoe Raft down Waiau River in Hanmer Springs, New Zealand

Activity Snapshot

  • Sport level: Beginner
  • Spoken languages: English
  • Fitness level: Beginner
  • Minimum age: minimum 6 y/o
  • Duration: 5 hrs
  • Cancellation policy: 
    flexible1) Cancellation 4 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
    → You are automatically refunded for the full activity price

    2) Cancellation between 48 and 96 hours prior to the agreed activity starting date
    → You are entitled to a 50% refund

    3) 48 hours or later are what we call last-minute cancellations
    → No refund will be made
  • Meeting point:
    839 Hanmer Springs Rd, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand

Activity description

Try a different type of adventure with Hanmer Springs Canoes. Their safe, durable and fun inflatable vessels allow you to explore the unknown through the scenic Waiau River gorge in the stunning natural environment of Hanmer Springs.

This full-day, fully guided river canoe safari includes a picnic lunch and a return by Jetboat to your point of departure. Suitable for couples, families or groups, this is a real New Zealand experience not to be missed!

Itinerary:

9.30am-9.50am – Pick-up from Hanmer Springs accommodation
10.00am – Depart from Hanmer Springs Attractions river base
1.00pm approx – Picnic lunch on the riverbank
2:30pm – Tour concludes
Returns to Hanmer Springs accommodation available on request

Getting There

Hanmer Springs Attractions is located in Hanmer Springs, just a 90 minute drive north of Christchurch. The activity is located at the river base, 839 Hanmer Springs Rd, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand.

Activity requirements

- Minimum age of 6 years. All children must fit safety equipment in order to participate

- Reasonable standard of fitness required

- A minimum of 2 people is required

Included
  • Fully guided canoe journey on the Waiau River
  • Fun inflatable canoes
  • Picnic lunch
  • Jetboat ride (return to river base)
  • Pick-ups from Hanmer Springs accommodation
  • Wetsuit
  • Booties
  • Helmet
  • Life jackets
Meeting point
839 Hanmer Springs Rd, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand Get directions

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