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Is This Just A Load of Red Bull or Is It a Case of World Famous in Taihape?

Is This Just A Load of Red Bull or Is It a Case of World Famous in Taihape? A traveller went rafting with us the other day. The trip he did was on the Grade 5 section of the Rangitikei River. He was probably in his mid-30s and travelling alone. Often, people travelling alone [...]

By | 2019-10-26T00:11:55+00:00 October 25th, 2019|Adventure Travel, Articles, Blog, Guides and Guiding, Rafting|0 Comments

A River Dance

A River Dance Come to the end of autumn all our summer seasonal guides have left for other, normally warmer climes. This departure means the rafting guide crew is predominately family and local guides. This time of year is also when I seem to do most of my raft guiding. Being winter, I am [...]

By | 2019-07-19T00:51:22+00:00 June 27th, 2019|Articles, Blog, Guides and Guiding, Rafting|0 Comments

Different Boats for Different Folks

What shall it be today? A 4.6m 8 person Incept self bailing raft? A 3.8m 6 person Incept self bailing raft? Maybe an Inflatable kayak? Or what about a hand crafted wooden river dory? River Valley Trip leaders make these decisions each day, which of a range of different boats is the most suitable on [...]

By | 2018-05-10T22:23:54+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Blog, Rafting, River Valley Adventure|0 Comments