Whanganui River Guided Trips

Isolated from the outside world you want to be in the experienced hands of Yeti Tour’s!

2 Day Guided river tour

This is a great weekend getaway for you, your family or friends on the beautiful Whanganui river. A two-day Yeti Tour starts at Ohinepane, approximately 20km downriver from Taumarunui. Here the river winds its’ way through a mixture of willow lined river flats, farmland and steep bush clad slopes. The trip ends just as we enter the main gorges of the Whanganui National Park. View Whanganui river map
There is plenty of time for you to explore some interesting historical sites close to the river, including the Nukunuku Museum and the Maraekowhai Niu Poles. The exit point for this trip is Whakahoro. A great weekend trip for family groups and social clubs.

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3 Day Guided river tour

Are you the type of person who is fit but has little time? This trip is designed for you!
The 3-day trip starts down the river at Whakahoro where the main part of the National Park begins. This trip covers the most scenic sections of the river with its’ bush lined gorges and spectacular waterfalls.
We visit many places of interest including, Kirikiriroa, one of many old Maori village sites, Tarepokiore, “the whirlpool”, Tamatea Cave, John Coull Hut, Otumangu Landing, the Bridge to Nowhere, The “Drop Scene and Puraroto Caves, on our way to historic Pipiriki. View Whanganui River Map

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4 Day Guided river tour

The 4-day trip starts down the river at Whakahoro where the main part of the National Park begins. This trip covers the most scenic section of the river with its’ bush lined gorges and spectacular waterfalls. The trip is designed to be more relaxing which is ideal for the family or less fit.
We visit many places of interest including, Kirikiriroa, one of many old Maori village sites, Tarepokiore, “the whirlpool”, Tamatea Cave, John Coull Hut, Otumangu Landing, the Bridge to Nowhere, The “Drop Scene and Puraroto Caves, on our way to historic Pipiriki. View Whanganui River Map

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5 or 6 Day Guided river tour

Starting at Ohinepane, approx. 20km downriver from Taumarunui, the trip begins at a leisurely pace with time to explore or relax.
This also enables those who have little or no experience in a canoe or kayak time to become familiar with their boats.
There is also plenty of time to explore some interesting historical sites close to the river, including the Nukunuku Museum and the Maraekowhai Niu Poles. As we progress further down the river, the farmland gives way to steep gorges and inaccessible native bush.
Once past Whakahoro, we enter the main part of the spectacular Whanganui National Park. We visit many places of interest including, Kirikiriroa, one of many old Maori village sites, Tarepokiore, “The Whirlpool”, Tamatea Cave, John Coull Hut, Otumangu Landing, the Bridge to Nowhere, The “Drop Scene” and Puraroto Caves, on our way to historic Pipiriki. View Whanganui River map

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Family and Group Concessions

If you have a family group of 2 adults and 3 children, the youngest child travels for 20% of the child price. We also offer group concession rates. Please call us for details. FREE CALL 0800 322 388 (NZ) +64 6 3858197 (From overseas)

Gear and equipment

WE SUPPLY

  • Pre-trip Accommodation in Ohakune INCLUDED
  • Any camping equipment as required
  • Canoes/Kayaks with all gear and watertight storage containers
  • Transport to and from the river from the Ohakune Yeti base
  • Fully Qualified guides – with local area and cultural knowledge
  • All meals including quality 2-course dinners
  • DoC “Facility User Pass” (Hut & campsite pass)

YOU SUPPLY

  • Personal clothing
  • Alcohol and Snacks (We suggest scrogen or nuts and chocolate etc)

Guided Tours

  • 2 Day Guided Tour – Adult $420 – Child $320
  • 3 Day Guided Tour – Adult $620 – Child $450
  • 4 Day Guided Tour – Adult $795 – Child $530
  • 5 Day Guided Tour – Adult $850 – Child $565
  • 6 Day Guided Tour – Adult $895 – Child $595
  • 2 Day Guided Tour – Adult $400 – Child $300
  • 3 Day Guided Tour – Adult $600 – Child $430
  • 4 Day Guided Tour – Adult $775 – Child $510
  • 5 Day Guided Tour – Adult $830 – Child $545
  • 6 Day Guided Tour – Adult $875 – Child $575
  • 2 Day Guided Tour – Adult $380 – Child $280
  • 3 Day Guided Tour – Adult $580 – Child $410
  • 4 Day Guided Tour – Adult $755 – Child $490
  • 5 Day Guided Tour – Adult $810 – Child $525
  • 6 Day Guided Tour – Adult $855 – Child $555

Special prices available on some dates. Call us for more details.
Note: Child Prices apply to children under 16. All Prices are in New Zealand Dollars and include G.S.T

Please contact us to ascertain if the dates you wish to book are available and also read our TERMS and CONDITIONS before completing the booking form.