canoe the Whanganui River

Canoe the Whanganui RiverOwhango Adventures should be your first choice to Canoe the Whanganui River, one of the longest navigable rivers in New Zealand.

We are on of a small few who are authorised by DOC (Department of Conservation) as a licensed operator on the Whanganui River.

We are the closest operator to the start of the Whanganui River journeys, based in Owhango.

We offer a Cultural Guided Whanganui River trip as well as a range of Canoe and Kayak Hire options:

Our guided canoe trips are suited to large groups, company retreats or team building events as well as the first timer in a Canadian Canoe.

At Owhango Adventures we tick all the boxes
Audited and Approved by DOC
Audited and Approved by ADVENTURE MARK
Worksafe Approved
Qualmark Approved
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We also offer canoe accommodation and transport to and from the Whanganui River. We currently have a FREE Accommodation offer available for Canoeists only, conditions apply.
free accommodation

If you have been canoeing before and happy to make your own way down the Whanganui River we can help out with canoe hire.

We also have a Free Accommodation offer for canoeists, conditions apply.

Audited and Approved by DOC

The DOC Approved label symbolises the significant contribution tourism and recreation businesses make to conservation in New Zealand.

The label shows the value of your business to DOC and illustrates to visitors that your business pays fees to DOC to support conservation.
Audited and Approved by ADVENTURE MARK

An AdventureMark® safety audit certification demonstrates that an adventure activity operator has been audited by an approved certification body
Qualmark Approved

Qualmark provides evidence that Owhango Adventures has been independently validated as a quality tourism business.

It provides instant recognition for customers that your business will deliver a quality experience.

Contact Owhango Adventures today.