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2023 Bookings Open - our team are vaccinated, more Covid info here


Canoeing    |    Jet Boat   |    Fly Fishing    |    Garden Tours   |    Helicopter    |    Shooting    |    Hunting  |    Accommodation

Which adventure will you choose?

The team at Blazing Adventures can’t wait to show you the experience of a lifetime in the remote wilderness of our backyard, the stunning Ruapehu District.

Canoe down the beautiful Whanganui River, through isolated farmland and into the untouched forest of the national park.

Jet Boat through rapids and into deep, mirrored gorges where you’ll find destinations lost to time.

Tour the gorgeous Forgotten World Gardens by jet boat or road.

Helicopter over some of New Zealand’s most gorgeous scenery and drop down into far-flung, off-grid glamping sites or luxurious lodges.

Immerse yourself in the iconic Whanganui River with the best guided Fly Fishing to be found.

Stalk through pristine bush land, Hunting red deer and enjoy your own private paradise at our comfortable hunting hut.

Share the thrill of Clay Bird Shooting with our local gold medal winning Paralympian.

Whatever your choice, Blazing Adventures warm hospitality, top class equipment and knowledgeable, helpful service will ensure you make the most of an adventure you’ll never forget.

Our two comfortable Cottages are available to make sure you get a great night’s rest before your adventures and accommodation is included free of charge for all multi-day canoe or kayak trips. Enjoy our complimentary door-to-river transfer shuttle service and warm helpful hospitality from our dedicated local team.

Blazing Adventures - introducing intrepid travelers to the unique Whanganui River Journey since 1998 - under our former name, Blazing Paddles.

For more information email us on info@blazingadventures.co.nz, call 0800 252 946 or text 021 991 564.

Check the Weather

Your safety is important to us. We may postpone or cancel your trip if the weather or river levels are unsafe. The Whanganui River is considered unsafe for canoeing when the Levels are above 1.5m at Te Maire.