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Address: Hwy 6, Ross, New Zealand
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Booking booth located at the Fox and Franz Heli services building on the...

Booking booth located at the Fox and Franz Heli services building on the main road in Franz Josef Glacier.

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Me and a bunch of mates did a 2 night heli/raft mission down the Okuru River and were treated all round. Awesome feeds - pristine landscapes - and our river masters, bushmen and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 October 2016
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Me and a bunch of mates did a 2 night heli/raft mission down the Okuru River and were treated all round. Awesome feeds - pristine landscapes - and our river masters, bushmen and all round GC's Mule, Dan and Brad were always laughing and dominating the admin...and happy to share some classic yarns too! Josh ran a choice operation and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Went on a hell-rafting trip in 2013 with my brother, father and boyfriend. It was literally one of the best things we did in all of the 5 months we were in NZ. Exciting rapids, beautiful nature and stories, we had a blast! Would recommend this experience to everyone!!!

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Thank Maaike M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

I went on a helicopter rafting day trip up the Whataroa and it was a fabulous experience from start to finish. The company is small and family run from their home in the village of Ross. From there we took the van to the river, before loading our gear and taking the chopper to our starting point. The day was... More 

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Auckland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

Our group of 8 rode the West Coast Wilderness Trail in March (2016) and I organised a trip with Eco rafting on our last day. Kristen was so helpful from the beginning and although we planned to raft the Whataroa river with a helicopter ride, unfortunately the weather did not allow us to do this. Kristen offered up an alternative... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

We ended up leaving an hour later than we were supposed to because the others in the group couldn't find the place (admittedly not the company's fault). However, from then on in the whole thing was very unprofessional from the company's side. Where we got geared up was simply someone's house - the van to get us there was just... More 

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Thank Tris39
joshua m, Owner at Ecorafting - Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi Tris, We had our regular 4WD van breakdown and instead of cancelling the trip we bent over backwards to get you on the river. The house we got you geared up at was our house where we live, we invited you in for a cup of coffee and snacks. We organized another vehicle to use so we could get... More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016

Many thanks Josh & Kristen for organizing top trip. This involved fly in/ overnight camp/ raft out the following day over christmas break. 5 families participated, all with teenage kids, all loved every minute The logistics effortlessly sorted out b4 by Kristen, efficient catering by chef Josh Guides great,all highly proficient and professional...rock pinning was one of kids highlight with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

Josh and his team organised our group of 5 families to helecopter in, setup camp, and raft out the next day. The organisation was superb, campfire yarns priceless, location perfect, and rafting superb with the all experienced team. Our kids will never forget this trip and describe it as their "best ever". Thanks, The Allan's

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Stanford, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015

My wife and I booked Ecorafting for an overnighter on the Whataroa. We hoped to hunt some tahr in the evening and raft down the famous river the next day. Due to dangerously high water levels, we had to change plans and select another river. While we had really been looking forward to the Whataroa, we absolutely loved our plan... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2015

The late November trip involved hunting and fishing. The weather was not in our favour in the west coast so Josh improvised a trip which at the time seemed like a high risk strategy. Luckily Josh's knowledge and experience are second to none and he made sure this was a very successful and enjoyable trip where I learned kiwi bushcraft... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2014

My wife and I had an AMAZING time doing a full day heli-raft on the Whataroa River with Joshua and his team. There are so many good things to say about this tour... The scenery on the river is absolutely stunning and unforgettable. The rafting itself is exciting as heck! And Joshua and his team are a total blast!... They've... More 

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