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, all the way through to folks with years of paddling experience who just want a holiday away from it all.

After more than four decades in operation and thousands of happy customers, we are confident that our guided canoe and kayaking trips have the right balance of fun, safety, relaxation and exploration. Canoe Safaris has a river holiday for all ages, from families with young children to those over 70 years young.  

See the Whanganui River or Rangitkei River in style with our professional, experienced & safe guides, all quality camping and safety equipment is included and best of all, your food is all taken care of - From warm cooked breakfasts through to gourmet 3 course dinners.


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


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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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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