Hanmer Springs Canoe Adventure

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    10:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Waiau Ferry Bridge in Hanmer Springs
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Take a leisurely canoe journey down the Waiau River in Hanmer springs. You'll paddledown gentle Grade II rapids in aninflatable yet durable vessel.This 6-hour experience offers a guided toursuitable for all skill levels.Stop by the riverbank for a picnic lunch and ride ahigh-powered jet boat back to base.


  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Lunch included
  • Family friendly

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Meet your guide at the base nearthe Waiau Ferry Bridge in Hanmer Springs. After you put on your wetsuit, booties, helmet, and life jacket and receive a safety briefing, it's time to hop into your inflatable canoe and get on the water. The tour is suitable for people of all ages, but children must be able to fit the safety gear to participate.

Venture out in the morning and explore the clear mountain river that winds throughthe scenic Waiau Gorge. This 6-hour guided river excursionis idealfor a romantic getaway, a family holiday, or a group adventure among friends.Grade II rapids are perfect for novices or those wanting a more relaxing experience.

Throughout the trip, you'll receive instruction on paddlingtechniques and hear commentary about the river's natural history while you marvel at features such as twisted rock, swimming holes, and pink marble. Enjoy a riverside picnic lunch and return to your starting point by jet boat.


Wetsuit, booties, helmet, and life jacket

Professional guide

Picnic lunch

Return transfer by jet boat


Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

Bring swimwear, towel and sunscreen

The Waiau River is classified as Grade II; no experience is necessary