If you only have a day up your sleeve but want to experience canoeing the Whanganui River we have some great options available.
We’ll ensure your adventure will take you into the most scenic parts of the Whanganui River where you can explore the sights and sounds of the river at your own pace. Take a picnic, relax, and enjoy the peace and tranquillity as you float down this majestic river.
Tours departs from our base in Pipiriki
Corner of Raetihi-Pipiriki Road and Owairau Road
Tours depart daily or on demand for groups
Check in time 10.00am or as advised
Shower (wind proof) jacket
Suitable clothing for canoeing NO JEANS
Sunglasses are good on the boat
Comfortable walking shoes
Tea, coffee, milo (hot chocolate), and biscuits which we have at the bridge. NB Explore tour only
All trips include full paddling instructions, jet boat transfer from Pipiriki, canoe, paddles, lifejacket, bailer, map and optional storage barrel.
Departing from Pipiriki, our tours to the Bridge to Nowhere run daily. Allow 45 minutes from Ohakune to reach Pipiriki.
Free day parking is available at our base
Secure overnight parking $10
Please take all valuables with you.
Canoeing for children under 7 years of age is at the discretion of Bridge to Nowhere.
Please read our Terms and Conditions before making a booking. Contact us to discuss.