Whanganui Journey – an experience of lifetime

a family on a canoe in a water body

Paddle your way in the shadows of towering river gorges that hold back thick native forest as you take on the Whanganui Journey. This 145km river trip is unique among the 9 New Zealand Great Walks that doesn’t involve “walking”. Gliding down the Whanganui River in a canoe or kayak is the only way to explore this extremely remote part of the North Island, the Whanganui National Park.

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