"NATURE LOVERS CRUISE" - Jet boat 21 km up river and canoe back

NATURE LOVERS CRUISE (Half Day)

Adults $130 – Children $70

Jet boat up river for 21 km and then canoe back (@ 4 hours canoeing)

Tour Description

For those of you with less time the half day trip will suit you.

Travel 21km up river by jet boat to the Bridge to Nowhere Lodge.

Once there board your canoe and paddle back down river at your own pace to Pipiriki

Please note that you will not be doing the bush walk and seeing the Bridge to Nowhere with this option.

Adult 16 years and older

Child 5 – 15 years

Infant 4 and under

NB canoeing is only available for children 7 years and older or at our discretion.

"NATURE LOVERS CRUISE" - Jet boat 21 km up river and canoe back

Description

NATURE LOVERS CRUISE (Half Day)

Adults $130

Children $70

Jet boat up river for 21 km and then canoe back (@ 4 hours canoeing)

Tour Description

For those of you with less time the half day trip will suit you.

Travel 21km up river by jet boat to the Bridge to Nowhere Lodge.

Once there board your canoe and paddle back down river at your own pace to Pipiriki

Please note that you will not be doing the bush walk and seeing the Bridge to Nowhere with this option.

Adult 16 years and older

Child 5 – 15 years

Infant 4 and under

NB canoeing is only available for children 7 years and older or at our discretion.

Our Tours

Jet Boat Tours

Join Joe or Ben on one of our fantastic Bridge to Nowhere - Jet Boat Tours
Most
Popular Tour

Jet Boat & Canoe Tours

Jet BoatTour - plus Canoeing (unguided) Express, Half and Full day Adventures available

Stay and Play Packages

Combine the Bridge to Nowhere jet boat tour with Canoeing on the Whanganui River and a stay at the Bridge to Nowhere Lodge or Campground.

Activities

Mountain Biking Bridge to Nowhere/Mangapurua Track

Ride Description and Day Trip Options

“If you only have the chance to do one adventure ride this year, this is the North Island’s best. There are several ways to tackle this ride. We really enjoyed the full round trip.” Simon, Jonathan and Paul Kennett

Mountain Biking Bridge to Nowhere/Mangapurua Track

Overnight & Canoeing Options

We offer a variety of packages for you to enjoy including shuttles, accommodation, jet boat transfers and canoeing...

Hiking and Tramping Mangapurua and Matemateaonga Tracks

Jet boat transfers accommodation and canoeing options for all trampers in the Whanganui National Park.

Accommodation

The Bridge to Nowhere Lodge

The Bridge to Nowhere Lodge is a unique place. Located deep in the Whanganui National Park wilderness region, we are the only Whanganui River accommodation of this kind in the area. Perched high above the river and surrounded by native bush the only access is by the lodge’s jet boat service, canoe, by foot or helicopter...

The Bridge to Nowhere Campground

Cabins
We are 9km or 1 1/2 hours paddling below the Mangapurua Landing where you probably stopped to walk into the Bridge to Nowhere. 4 Cabins with awesome THICK mattresses, picnic tables, cook house, bbq's and more...

The Bridge to Nowhere Campground

Tenting
The campground is about 100 meters up stream from our Bridge to Nowhere Lodge on the same side of the river, so if you are canoeing you will see it first.
Bar!
The campground was fully upgraded in 2014. Hot showers, Toilets, Glow worms, clothes lines and more...

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How to find us

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About Us

Find out more about the Bridge to Nowhere family

The River

The Whanganui River winds its way from the mountains to Wanganui City by the Tasman Sea. It flows through countless hills and valleys. Lowland forest surrounds the river in its middle and lower reaches, forming the heart of the Whanganui National Park.