Free downloads for the Whanganui River and Whanganui National Park

Blazing Paddles info booklet

Click on the above link to download this information-packed 24 page booklet with all you need to know about canoeing or kayaking the Whanganui River. This file is about 1 MB in size, so if you are on dial-up you may prefer to email us at with a snail mail address and we will post you a free copy.

If you have a large group, please help us help you get on the water faster, by downloading our Standard Disclaimer and getting your party members to fill it in and sign it before you arrive at our depot. This is particularly helpful on busy holiday weekends. Don’t forget to bring it with you. If you have more names than will fit on one sheet, print out multiple copies or photo copy it.