about us

Greetings and Welcome from the whanau (family) at Owhango Adventures where your Whanganui River Canoe adventure begins. We are ideally located in the central Ruapehu Region, surrounded by scenic bush and the Whanganui and Whakapapa Rivers on our doorstep.

We welcome you as you embark on your journey with us ‘the tangāta whenua’ (People of the land).

Born and bred on the banks of the Whanganui River, we have a cultural experience waiting to share with you in our own backyard.

With our modern fleet of Canadian Canoes and accompanying gear we offer:

Please enquire about our FREE ACCOMMODATION special prior to departure in one of our lodges here in Owhango. This allows you to relax, pack your barrels and be ready for an early start to your journey.

Our lodge is self-catering, bring your own food and sleeping gear, access to shared facilities in the Lodge and Hotel.

We have qualified Cultural Navigators waiting to share their homelands and their stories as you traverse the Whanganui River and all its uniqueness it has to offer. Transport is provided to and from the Whanganui River.

Please contact us for more information about our Whanganui River Canoe Adventures.