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Take a return Jet Boat journey down the Whanganui River skimming through the rapids and enjoying the breathtaking scenery of farmland and bush clad hills.  Enjoy the tales of settlements along this first part of the river from our experiences skipper/guide.

This tour is available on the dates shown or on request for parties of 4 or more at almost any time. Please call or email our booking office and we will do our best to find a time and date that suits you.

This tour is only available from our Taumarunui depot.

Trip details


Price : $115 Adult, $80 Child, $340 Family (2 Adults, 2 Children - child to be aged  3 to 14)

Private Tours

Time: This tour is available on request.  Check in 15 minutes before your arranged departure time at the Forgotten World Motel, 9 Hakiaha St, Taumarunui

To Book: please email or call our booking office.  

Scheduled Tours 

Please check in 15 minutes prior to tour departure time

The Adventure : A 45km return jet boat adventure to remember. Skim through rapids and dark deep pools enjoying the breathtaking scenery of farmland and bush clad hills.

Hear the stories of life along the river from the early Maori settlers through to the agricultural land use today.  A quick, fun exploration of the upper reaches of the Whanganui River.

We are very flexible with our schedule for this tour so if you have a party of 4 or more please give us a call 0800 7245 2278 or 07 892 7181

or email bookings@fwa.co.nz  to book your date and time.

Book now   0800 724 522 78

Important information

Included in your day

Jet Boat and shuttles down to the landing site

What to bring:

In this region the weather is changeable and it’s best to prepare for all conditions no matter the season  

Clothing that can be layered, including warm thermal/merino clothing with a good wind/rain jacket or shell is ideal

We suggest you have the following:

  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Water if required
  • Windproof jacket with hood even in fine weather
  • Hat, scarf and gloves in cooler months
  • Sturdy footwear

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