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Pelorus Eco Adventures

48 Main Road, Havelock 7100, New Zealand
+64 21 133 3705
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The Hobbit Barrel Run Rafting Tour on the Pelorus River
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KAYAK NEW ZEALAND'S MOST BEAUTIFUL RIVER. Are you looking for a fun and easy-going way to discover spectacular New Zealand’s scenery? Do you want to spend a great day out with your family or friends? Are you a Hobbit fan and you don’t want to miss any of the famous filming locations? Then, the Hobbit Kayak Tour is for you!
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
48 Main Road, Havelock 7100, New Zealand
+64 21 133 3705
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was an enjoyable day on the river with Shane. Although we did not have to paddle much it was relaxing and very informative. Shane was a great guide and had many stories to tell us.

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Thank Keith O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Experienced “The Barrel Run” as part of our Lord of the Rings tour of New Zealand. The staff were friendly, informative and very helpful. As a first time paddler and my wife being a non-swimmer, we felt very safe and well taken care of. It...More

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Thank kathy76Goderich
Reviewed 1 October 2017

As an optional event of the Red Carpet LOTR/Hobbit Tour, kayaking on the river to see some of the filming locations for the barrel ride the dwarfs took in the Hobbit, Desolation of The Smaug, was great! Shane, and experienced a rafter and avid sports...More

Thank ReillyMoore
Shane M, Owner at Pelorus Eco Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Thanks so much for the great review I remember taking you it was fun.

Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Shane (the owner of this business) was passionate about his job and knowledgeable about the river and the area surrounding it. He was a great coach for my wife and me who had very little kayaking experience. He was also pretty savvy on filming locations...More

Thank Joshua G
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Number One must do in Havelock! Had an amazing trip down stream with a great guide who helped at every turn. Beautiful scenery and loved watching kingfishers dart along the waters edge. Would recommend to everyone exploring the area.

Thank 359keirans
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Had an awesome trip! Good to hear some of the history and even saw some goats! Marshmallows at the end were very much appreciated!!

Thank Toni G
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Second trip down the river with Shane! It was such good fun! I would recommend it to anyone! Thank you Shane!

Thank Christopher J
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