Welcome to Canoe Safaris

Guided Canoe and Kayaking Adventures in New Zealand

Founded in 1979, Canoe Safaris offers fun filled river holidays for folks with little or no paddling experience. After more than three decades in operation and thousands of happy customers, we are confident that our guided canoe and kayaking trips have the right balance of fun, relaxation and exploration. Canoe Safaris has a river holiday for all ages, from families with young children to those over 70 years young.


5 Day Guided Safari

Adults from $1245.00
  • $ NZD Adult: 1245.00 | Child: 995.00
  • DEPARTURE: Ohinepane or Whakahoro
  • DIFFICULTY LEVEL: Bumpy and Fun

(90km or 125km) This is our most popular trip if you want a real holiday away from the TV and phone then this is it. If you have children then this is an ideal option


Rangitikei River Trips

If you want a river with plenty of small rapids, steep gorges, clear water, quiet campsites and plenty of fun then this is the trip.

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Ohakune Accommodation

Your very own ski lodge accommodation at the base of Turoa ski resort on the southern slopes of Mt. Ruapehu, located at 6 Tay Street in the town of Ohakune.

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Kayak and Canoe Rental

Canoe Safaris has over forty open Canoes and Kayaks for Guided trips and Rental as well as two inflatable self bailing kayaks.

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