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ADVENTURE COMBOS

JET BOAT - RAFT - DAY TRIP

GREAT FOR THE KIDS OR THE LESS ADVENTUROUS

The Waimakariri is one of Canterbury’s largest and favourite rivers.

The Waimakariri is a grade 1-2 river so is pretty mellow and perfect for the kids

Flowing from the glacial mountains of the Arthurs Pass National park to then enter the ocean just north of Christchurch after traveling 151 kilometers.

In Māori, Waimakariri has several meanings, one of which is “river of cold rushing water”

Our Waimakariri day trip starts with an exciting jet-boat ride up river, 360 spins, amazing gorges and spectacular scenery.

After we reach our chosen destination we leave the Jet-boat and hit dry land for lunch before we board the rafts for a leisurely float back down stream, giving you the opportunity to take in the breathtaking scenery between the fun rapids that will have the kids fizzing.

We can customise this trip to suit your schedule.

JET-BOAT – RAFT- HALF DAY 8AM-2PM

Adults  $335

Under 18 years $239

Kids under 12 years $195

JET-BOAT – RAFT FULL DAY 8AM – 5PM

Adults $395

Under 18 years $289

Under 12 years $199

AGES 5 YEARS AND UP

JET BOAT - RAFT - CAMP

OVERNIGHT OR MULTI DAY

What better way to get the kids out of the house than an overnight camping trip, where all you have to worry about is turning up.

We will take care of the rest.

This is an exciting and educational experience for the kids, especially first timers. It is also a pretty cool spot for the parents as well and is one of our favourite trips to run.

There are a few fun kid friendly rapids and plenty of spots to swim, but the scenery is definitely something else.

Following our Jet boat tour upstream we will disembark and get prepared for a more relaxing journey back downstream by raft.

We camp out riverside for the night and cook amazing food over the campfire. Theres a chance for a spot of fishing  and exploring the Waimakariri gorge along the way as we drift back to civilisation.

Full transport and catering available

1 X NIGHT – 2 DAYS

Adults $595

Under 15 years $435

2 X NIGHTS – 3 DAYS

Adults $739

Under 15 years $575

AGES 5 YEARS AND UP

HELI - RAFT - CAMP

DAY & MULTI DAY TRIPS

What better way to access the untouched remote NZ backcountry than with a scenic flight over majestic landscapes giving you a bird’s eye view of the valleys below. We will fly into the headwaters of the river with everything we need for our adventure. We have multiple rivers to choose from for your heli-rafting adventures.

As the helicopter departs and the sweet smell of aviation fuel dissipates we are left to gear up and drift our way back to civilisation stopping along the way to  enjoy the ever changing landscapes around us. We can plan a helicopter rafting adventure to suit your requirements.

Helicopter day and multi-day fishing trips are a great way to get off the beaten track and access often un-fished stretches of the river.

Please enquire for further details.

From $1650 per person

TRANZ ALPINE - RAFT

AMAZING SCENIC JOURNEY

Experience the southern alps and Canterbury high country landscape by taking one of the worlds great train journeys from Christchurch to Arthurs Pass. Along this journey you will travel along side the Waimakariri River, traverse the Southern Alps, and capture views of snow capped mountains and native beech forest.

Your Journey will begin at 8am at the Christchurch train station en route to Arthurs Pass, where your shuttle will pick you up at 11am to head to the river for the second part of your adventure.

Once at our rafting start point we hit the river and capture the amazing scenery of the Waimakariri river from a different perspective. Rafting down to our campsite, your guides will help to set up camp and get the camp kitchen into full swing.

As you relax beside the river or try your hand at trout fishing your guides will cook a classic and pretty special back country feast to help you settle in for the night.

The following day is spent navigating the towering gorges, unique scenery and a short walk under the historic Waimakariri viaduct.

This trip is perfect for those with young children or the less adventurous.

1 X NIGHT – 2 DAYS

Adults $799

Under 15 years $359

2 X NIGHTS – 3 DAYS

Adults $999

Under 15 years $479

AGES 5 YEARS AND UP

HIKE - BIKE - RAFT

HIKE OR BIKE IN RAFT OUT

If you are looking for a bit of variety in your next adventure, we have options.

We have many rivers that allow you to hike or bike in to meet us then raft out.

From the Old Ghost Road, Saint James cycle way, Molesworth Muster trail and more.

We can design a trip that will allow you to mix it up and get your legs pumping before we board the rafts to work on your upper body for the next couple of days.

Helicopter transfers are available

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