the History of the Whanganui River
100 years ago a small fleet of specially designed vessels just
like the Adventurer II were the lifeline of the unique and picturesque
The spectacular three day journey from Taumarunui to Wanganui
was for thousands of tourists the highlight of their visit and
there can be no equal to shooting a long twisting rapid in a
flat bottom, tunnel hulled work horse of yesteryear.
Once again, the Adventurer II offers that experience in braving
at least 135 rapids as the Rhine of New Zealand snakes its way
to the sea.
Charter trips are available upon request.
one off Down River Adventure journey from Whakahoro to Whanganui
from Monday 18 August to Wednesday 20 August 2014