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Whanganui River Adventure
From Saturday 17 March 2018
To Sunday 18 March 2018
Contact Liza Fitzsimmons on

Whanganui River Adventure - Bridge to Nowhere

Date: Saturday 17 March
Where: Book in at RSC chalet in Ohakune for $35 per night
Cost: Day trip will cost $160 per person or $130 for under 15 years old (but discount for more people)

What to expect:

From RSC Ohakune we will drive to Pipiriki to meet our guides by 10:30 am on Saturday 17th March.
They will take us on a jet boat 30 km upriver. This takes about 45 mins and has stops along the way to look at points of interest.
We stop at Mangapuri landing and walk 40 minutes to the Bridge to Nowhere. Here we will stop for lunch (we being our own!). Tea, coffee and biscuit are provided by our guides.
To return you have two options. Either jet boat back to Pipriki and drive yourself back to Ohakune. Or you can canoe back downriver (approximately 2 hours). The canoes are two-man Canadian canoes and are extremely stable. We will be given a safety briefing before setting off. This part of the trip is unguided.

What you will need:

Book into the lodge in Ohakune (Friday and Saturday night) - you will need linen (sheets and towel), and breakfast for Saturday and Sunday
I anticipate going into Ohakune for a meal so only snacks and drinks required for Saturday night
You will need to pick ingredients or already prepared lunch for Saturday (and a day pack to carry it in)
Sunday is free to return to home or to explore Ohakune  - brunch in town, walk along Old Coach Road, mountain bike (if you bring your own)...
More information and pictures are available on website at
If you are interested please contact me by email

Location Book in at RSC chalet in Ohakune for $35 per night