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About Canoe Safaris
Guided tours from 1 to 5 days in the Whanganui National Park. Suitable for all ages and all fitness levels. Family trips a speciality. Operating for 40 years. Easy paddling, short Walks, Maori and European history. Fantastic meals. Fully qualified guides and we are a licensed operator. Canoe and Kayak Hire is also available.
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Simon wrote a review Apr 2022
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Phil and his guides are amazing and work tirelessly to ensure you have a safe and enjoyable trip. Awesome catering/food provided and sharing of local knowledge along the way. Yes it's physical but very do-able paddling along with the river flow. Thanks again Phil, a trip our family will remember for ever.
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Date of experience: April 2022
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Paige H wrote a review Apr 2022
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This was an awesome trip. I couldn’t rate Phil and Kirsty highly enough. Kirsty is busy behind the scenes making sure everything runs smoothly and adding in those little touches that make the trip even more special. We had Phil and Earl guiding us on the 3 day trip and they are a wealth of knowledge. They kept us incredibly safe, cooked awesome food and kept us entertained. It was noticeable on the river that Phil and Earl were 5 star guides compared to other tour companies. If you are considering the whanganui river whatever you do make sure you go with a guide and don’t go solo unless you are very experienced on the water. I would highly recommend this experience.
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Date of experience: April 2022
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SJH wrote a review Apr 2022
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We had a fantastic 3 day trip with Phil and Earl. Super organised and loads of fun. Delicious food, experienced and knowledgeable guides. Couldn't have been better.
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Date of experience: April 2022
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Rose Stevenson wrote a review Apr 2022
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We loved every minute of our 3 day trip with Phil. Well organised, we felt safe, awesome food…..everything was perfect! Thoroughly recommend
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Date of experience: March 2022
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Val wrote a review Apr 2022
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From the moment we arrived in Ohakune we felt welcomed and this continued for the entire trip. It’s superbly organised to include everything you could ever need for four days. Our guide Simon, a truly delightful Englishman, went above and beyond at every step. His guidance and support cannot be faulted. Thanks to Kirsty for the gourmet food. There was never a chance of going hungry. Simon was a Master Chef supreme. Let’s not forget our van driver who took great care to get us there and back in safety. The whole package is a credit to the organisers. The scenery is amazing, the entertainment fantastic, the journey totally memorable. We definitely recommend using Canoe Safaris for the Whanganui River.
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Date of experience: April 2022
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