• Deal is done

    Sep 1, 17 • UncategorizedNo Comments
    Deal is done

    Glenn and Raewyn Martin officially became the owners of Blazing Paddles Canoe Adventures at 3 pm today. They will be shifting the business 200 metres north to their property at 985 State Highway 4, Piriaka, over the next week and the 0800 number and emails will be transferred to them during this time as well. [&hellip...

  • Groups available

    Dec 25, 16 • Uncategorized1 Comment
    Groups available

    We currently have groups going out as follows: Jan 1 Taumarunui and Whakahoro to Whanganui Jan 4 Whakahoro to Whanganui Jan 5 Taumarunui to Whanganui Jan 9 Whakahoro to Whanganui Call 0800 252 946 to join any of these groups...

  • Christmas hours

    Dec 22, 16 • UncategorizedNo Comments
    Christmas hours

    We are not operating from December 24 until December 28, so we will not be putting people on during this timeframe, nor will we be taking them off. We are operating all days from December 28 onwards...

  • Good deal for Te Araroa Trail walkers

    Nov 27, 16 • Uncategorized2 Comments
    Good deal for Te Araroa Trail walkers

    We need $1000 to make the trip to Whanganui worth while, so you could be in for a good deal if you can get 8 or more pax finishing in Whanganui at the same time – 10 will be only $100 each and $125 each for 8 pax. You can either start at Taumarunui or [&hellip...

  • Our pricing is dynamic so call 0800 BLAZING

    Nov 25, 16 • UncategorizedNo Comments
    Our pricing is dynamic so call 0800 BLAZING

    It’s worth giving us a call even if you are only a couple, because our pricing structure is dynamic and means you may not be quoted rack rates. For example if there are more than five people being put on the river at the same time, our price for all pax is $165 pp...

  • Sale to Owhango Adventures has fallen through

    Nov 16, 16 • Uncategorized1 Comment
    Sale to Owhango Adventures has fallen through

    After numerous extensions, Owhango Adventures were unable to settle the deal, so we have taken back control. Any customers who have contacted Owhango Adventures since October 1 should consider whether they would prefer to do the trip with us. We look forward to being your company of choice for the coming season. Mark and Judith [&hellip...

  • An Easter message from DOC

    Mar 14, 16 • UncategorizedNo Comments
    An Easter message from DOC

    Kia ora koutou, As you will be aware campsites over the Easter period are almost fully booked which means there is no room for additional campers either without a booking, or choosing to stay at a campsite different to their booking. Obviously if people are staying at a different campsite due to injury or adverse [&hellip...

  • Youtube videos

    Dec 6, 15 • UncategorizedNo Comments
    Youtube videos

    Here’s a Youtube video we’ve just caught up with: If you create a video of your trip with Blazing Paddles, we’d love to post a link for others to see...

  • DOC has worked like trojans

    Sep 17, 15 • UncategorizedNo Comments
    DOC has worked like trojans

    Latest update from DOC Kia ora koutou, Another update on the progress of the DOC tracks and facilities in the Whanganui District. Since the last update we have had four staff start work with our Taumarunui team on a 6 month contract through Work and Income NZ. These staff bring us much-needed capacity to assist [&hellip...

  • River update from DOC

    Sep 2, 15 • UncategorizedNo Comments
    River update from DOC

    Kia ora koutou,   Things have been busy since the last update of DOC tracks and facilities in the Whanganui District, much shovelling and digging mud has taken place!   Whanganui Journey All facilities except John Coull and Ngaporo campsite are open. Target still 1stOctober as planned John Coull Hut; a digger is currently working at [&hellip...