Paddling on the Whanganui RiverPHOTO: Andrew Bain ©
Whanganui National Park in
the Manawatu/Whanganui region
Watch videos of the Whanganui Journey
Bookings for 2016/2017
Bookings are now open for the period 1 October 2016 - 30 April 2017.
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Kayakers on the Whanganui Journey
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Be immersed in culture & history with a unique stay at Tieke Kainga
Kayak through a landscape of remote hills and bush clad valleys
PHOTO: Adrift Outdoors Ltd ©
Campers at John Coull campsite
Take a break from the water on a short walk to the Bridge to Nowhere
PHOTO: Robert Dickinson ©
Kayaker on the Whanganui Journey
87 or 145 km one way
In the Great Walks season (1 October 2015 - 30 April 2016):
Outside the Great Walks season (1 May 2016 - 30 September 2016):
Whanganui Journey brochure (PDF, 5,991K) - includes map
Whanganui Journey paddling guide (PDF, 2,117K)