The Epic Rangitikei 3 Day River Trip
Duration: 3 Days
Cost: $1199 per Person Twin Share
Season: 1st November to 31st March
Conditions: Minimum age 13 years. This trip requires a minimum of 3 adult fares to run. If you are a solo, please contact our reception on 0800 248666 or check our list of guaranteed departures, to join an existing trip.
The Rangitikei River Like You Have Never Seen It Before
Wanting to share some of what we think is the best of the Rangitikei River, we have created this new trip, the Epic Rangitikei.
This trip incorporates many of the highlights of our other rafting trips, both day and multi day trips.
These highlights include beautiful scenic sections of river with dramatic scenery, plus pretty (and comfortable) river side campsites.
However, what really sets this trip apart, is that it also includes rafting one of the best commercial sections of whitewater in New Zealand, the Grade 5 section of the Rangitikei River.
What is Included
* All camping and river gear with the exception of sleeping bags
* All Food – 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners
* Three fantastic days on the river
* Ensuite room accommodation and dinner at River Valley Lodge the night prior to departure
* Transport associated with the activity
How To Book
Click on the Booking Link to check availability and to Book your 3 day river adventure
Custom dates are possible if no published dates suit your schedule. Please make an enquiry with one of our Adventure Consultants if this is the case.
What we Provide:
Wetsuit or fleece lined paddle pants, helmet, lifejacket, neoprene booties, fleece top, paddle jacket, and neoprene socks. Tents, extra thick sleeping pads.
A complete gear list of what you will need to bring, will be sent to you on booking
One night in an ensuited room (share twin/double) is provided free before the trip departs.
Meals provided – 3 x Cooked Breakfast, 3 x Lunch, 2 x on river Dinner. Dinner on the night before departure is included, at River Valley Lodge
Testimonials 'n Reviews
“Only the melody sings here the melody of a river running over rocks, tugging at the bank, seeking its way. You cannot see far, limited by the canyons contour, but you can see forever.”
After all the planning and preparation for a journey on a wild river, nothing compares to the moment of launch.
The weariness of contouring your life to fit the schedule of work and home are lifted from your shoulders in a moment – replaced by the natural sense of flowing water.
The first dip of the paddle draws on the primal energy of the river. Harsh edges fade; your mind is filled with a softer sensual connection to the companions to whom you have returned the water, creatures, trees, a breeze, the clean wilderness air.
Only the melody sings here the melody of a river running over rocks, tugging at the bank, seeking its way. You cannot see far, limited by the canyons contour, but you can see forever.
The longer you float, the more you see; you become sensitised to the subtleties. Your soul expands.
Existence is defined only by the natural world of a wild river.
In camp, warmed by the fire, filled by a hot meal, you share the night with friends and loved ones.
Darkness settles in the canyon. Only the faint shimmer of starlight reflected on the flowing waters defines the liquid pathway that has brought you here and calls you back, again….and again.
Reprinted by courtesy of Cascadeoutfitters.com
JOIN US ON A JOURNEY OF DISCOVERY DOWN THE BEAUTIFUL RANGITIKEI RIVER