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Fun Inflatable Kayaking Family River Trip - 1 Day

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1

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$189

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Overview

A rafting adventure along the scenic section downstream from the River Valley Lodge is perfect for families. It incorporates water fun, a side hike and lunch on the river. What more could you ask for? Well, perhaps you, your partner or your teenage children are looking for something more exciting than a floating trip but aren't quite ready for a full on Grade 5 expedition.

Are you looking for family fun that is safe but will still put everyone to the test?

The Awesome Scenic section downstream from the River Valley Lodge sounds like the perfect rafting adventure fit for the family.  With river fun, a side hike and lunch on the river, what more could you want?

Then you realise that your teenage kids, and perhaps even yourself or your partner, might be looking for something more challenging than a relaxing float but not quite as wild as a Grade 5 ride.

This is where we introduce you to our fleet of Inflatable Kayaks

These great rafts offer a fun ride as well as a bit more of a challenge.  You are bound to get wet and you will notice smiles all round throughout the trip!

If you are concerned that you are not skilled enough to manage such a craft, you should note that they are more like mini rafts and not kayaks in the conventional sense.  You will be seated but, since they have no upper deck, you won't have any trouble getting in and out.  You can choose between single and two person crafts. 

Inflatable Kayaks are incredibly forgiving and stable

At the start of the trip, our guides will provide you with complete instructions on how to steer your craft and they will help direct you along the way down the river.

They will keep an eye on you at all times.

We have found, through much experience that most families actually prefer a trip that includes a combination of inflatable kayaks and rafts.  This way, everyone can give it a try if they like.

Inflatable kayaks on the Awesome Scenic section of the Rangitikei River are best for children 10 years and older as well as adults who fancy themselves young as being young at heart. 

Warning - you may not stay dry!

When making your Awesome Scenic Rafting Adventure booking, you should ask about the possibility of some of your family members riding in an inflatable kayak.

We provide wetsuits or, if you don't like the idea of squeezing into one, we also have specially made splash proof over-pants.  These over-pants are also commonly chosen during the warm summer months.  In addition, we also provide thermal tops, splash jackets, neoprene boots, life jackets and helmets.

Fun Inflatable Kayaking Family River Trip

Fun Inflatable Kayaking Family River Trip

Fun Inflatable Kayaking Family River Trip

Price per person 

October 2020 - April 2021

  • Adult: NZ$189
  • Child: NZ$99

Child age 10-13 years
No children under 10 years

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