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Bridge To Nowhere Jet Boat and Walking Tour

Taumarunui
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Highlights

  • Jet boat on Whanganui River and through Whanganui National Park
  • Bushwalk in the National Park and visit the Bridge To Nowhere
  • Picnic lunch included

If you want a little heart racing action with your scenic tour; then this experience is for you! Mix it up with an adventurous jet boat ride on the Whanganui River and through the National Park, then get out and bush walk to the picturesque Bridge To Nowhere. Picnic lunch included.

Why You'll Love This

What's Included?

  • Jet boat tour
  • Guide
  • Picnic lunch
  • Morning and afternoon refreshments
  • Bushwalk to Bridge To Nowhere
  • Transfer shuttle bus to the start of the tour and back to the depot

Your experience starts with a shuttle bus to the waiting jet boat at the upper most region of the Whanganui River in Taumarunui. You'll jump aboard and jet strapped in, then it's off down the white water rapids for some heart racing adventure! Travelling down stream you'll pass through King Country farmland and lush hills covered in verdant vegetation. You'll end up right in the middle of the Whanganui National Park. Here, you'll take in awe inspiring scenery consisting of deep gorges, native bush, caves and idyllic waterfalls.

Learn about the Maori and early settlement history of the area and see remnants of yesteryear when the river was used by steamboats. Arrive at Mangaparua Landing; the getaway to the iconic Bridge To Nowhere. Go on an easy 40 minute bush walk to the bridge and snap some gorgeous photos. Take a break in the picturesque surrounds and enjoy your supplied picnic lunch. The return boat journey is a great chance to spot the plentiful native birds.

On the Day

Session Length

  • This experience is a full day, departing Taumarunui at 8.30am and returning at 4.30pm
  • Booking times will be confirmed by the experience provider
  • Booking availabilities are subject to change depending on the season

Numbers on the Day

Groups of up to 24 people can be accommodated.

Dress Code

Warm, casual clothing is recommended with a windproof outer layer.

Other Info

On the day you can bring along a camera, binoculars, water and extra snacks if required.

... and Importantly

Guidelines

  • A low level of fitness is required
  • The bushwalk is easy and takes about 40 minutes
  • You will be required to sign a disclaimer prior to departure which will include disclosure of any relevant medical conditions

Cancellation

Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to this policy:

  • Over 10 days prior to the experience date: 10% of booking is non-refundable
  • Within 6 - 10 days of the experience departure: 50% of booking is non-refundable
  • Within 5 days of the experience departure: Participants forfeit their experience and therefore are not entitled to a refund or to re-book
  • Participants are advised to make their own insurance provisions in case of unforeseen circumstances
  • Change of participant is not permitted