You want to go down a wilderness river with a group of friends or your family on a river trip, but where do you get hold of a suitable whitewater raft and/or an inflatable kayak?

Commercial trips are great, taking care of everything, but it does come with a cost.  You looked at buying your own raft, but it costs too much for the use it would get and you have nowhere to store it. 

 

We offer you the means to plan and enjoy a private whitewater raft or inflatable kayak trip on a New Zealand river.  Rafts PLUS IKs makes for a fun trip for a wide range of people.

Jerod from Portland USA on the Clarence/Waiau Toa. This is with our 4.2m gear raft as a rowed rig.

We also have a cataraft for hire for those who have experience in rowing either a cataraft or raft.

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The Gear

When you rent a raft or IK from us we supply the whole package - oars, paddles, frames, but also the dry bags and barrels that keep your gear dry and with you. IKs include paddles and a couple of smaller dry bags. 

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The Rivers

The two popular rivers we specifically cater for are the Waimakariri (2 days) and the Clarence/Waiau Toa (5 days). They’re popular for good reasons...

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Buy A Raft or IK

We order our rafts & Inflatable Kayaks (IK) from a skilled, reliable manufacturer in China.  These are made to our own design and specifications, for New Zealand conditions.

Inflatable Kayaks (IKs)

​Everyone calls them IKs

  • Fun on the water

  • Adventure Racing

  • River and lake expeditions.

  • Sheltered coastal water