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Fiordland National Park Packrafting

Discover the real New Zealand wilderness areas on a Fiordland National Park Packrafting trip. Combine hiking and rafting on these remote regions of New Zealand, normally only visited by experienced backcountry explorers. For those with only a limited time in Te Anau, our packrafting day trips into Fiordland National Park are a great way to unwind. Combine rafting the Waiau River, used in the filming of the Lord of the Rings movies, with hiking on the Kepler Track, one of New Zealand's Great Walks. Alternatively combine rafting the Waiau River, with the more demanding rapids of the Eglinton River in the afternoon.

For those looking to escape the office desk or the humdrum of daily life for a while, nothing beats our 3 and 6 day Wilderness Packrafting trips get you right away, in the unspoilt beauty that is New Zealand. Camp overnight beside a beach, or in a back country hut. With our Packrafter Wilderness Experience you tavel down the Waiau River to Lake Manapouri, before hiking to the top of the Monument, to take in the spectacular views. The Fiordland Explorer Packrafting Expedition takes you down the remote Hollyford and Pike Rivers, and across Lakes McKerrow, Wilmot and Alabaster. Hike the rocky coastline around Long Reef Point, and explore the waterfalls of the Hollyford Track.

3 Day Packrafter Wilderness Experience
3 Day Packrafter Wilderness Experience
South Island
Packrafting combines hiking and paddling, allowing you to experience what New Zealand wilderness has to offer. In this standard 3 Day Packrafter W...
6 Day Fiordland Explorer Packrafting Expedition
6 Day Fiordland Explorer Packrafting Expedition
South Island
The Hollyford & Pyke Packrafting Expedition combines hiking and paddling, allowing you to experience the heart of New Zealand wilderness. This...
Raft and Ramble Waiau River and Kepler Track
Raft and Ramble Waiau River and Kepler Track
South Island
If you are looking for adventure in one of New Zealand’s most iconic landscapes, this one day Raft and Ramble Waiau River and Kepler Track expe...
Waiau and Eglinton Combo for River Rats
Waiau and Eglinton Combo for River Rats
South Island
For those with some paddling experience and a sense of adventure, this two-river one-day Waiau and Eglinton Combo for River Rats takes you to th...