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The purpose is to undertake the activity of outdoor adventures (“Activity”) on terms that I am totally personally responsible for the safety and security of myself and any other persons with me, you and your property and amenities on all the terms set out below.

I understand that outdoor activities in the widest sense of the word are potentially dangerous ad agree to indemnify and hold Huntdownunder 2012 Ltd. Trading As Blazing Paddles and any of its Directors, Officers, Owners, Employees or suppliers HARMLESS for any accident, illness, or liability which might occur.


Power PaddlePiriaka to Taumarunui Holiday Park OR Cherry GroveHalf Day$75Kayaks only, expect to get wet.
Splash N' DashCherry Grove/Taumarunui to Ohinepane1 day$90Great for those with limited time.  Has the most rapids.
OvernighterCherry Grove/Taumarunui to Whakahoro2 days$160Enjoy the upper river and overnight camping.
Park HighlightsWhakahoro to Pipiriki3 days$195Rapids, overnight camping, Whanganui National Park.
Ohinepane SpecialOhinepane to Pipiriki4 days$195Our most popular trip.  Whanganui National Park.
Ultimate ExperienceCherry Grove/Taumarunui to Pipiriki5 days$220All of the above - great trip for those with a little more time.
Te Araroa WalkersCherry Grove/Taumarunui OR Whakapapa to WanganuiPOAComplimentary pickup from i-Site Taumarunui or National Park, New World stop, gear + food storage, and transport.

Please note Canoe/Kayak rental prices are based on 1 PAX, discounts apply for larger groups.
For Safety, there is a minimum of 2 PAX required.
Prices do NOT include DOC Hut or Campsite Fees.  Click here to book for DOC
Prices include equipment hire and transport drop off an pick up.
Vehicle relocation available - Piriaka base to Pipiriki - $100.
Available for Hire - Tents, Wet Suits, Cooking Equipment,  Sleeping Mats, Sleeping Bags.
Secure vehicle store at our Base (985 State Highway 4 - Piriaka).
Complimentary wifi, tea, coffee, showers, and toilet available at our Base.


CottageSleeps 8$200 per night2 Double Beds & 4 Bunks
BackpackerSleeps 10$50/person/nightBedroom 1 - Double Bed / Bedroom 2 - 4 Bunks / Bedroom 3 - 4 Bunks

Jet Boat

We will soon be adding a Jet Boat to our collection  - watch this space!

Heli Tours

We will soon be adding Heli Tours - watch this space!