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Spirit of the River Jet - Whanganui River - CLOSED

1018 Parapara Road, Whanganui 4573, New Zealand
+64 6-342 5572
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MUST DO WHEN IN WHANGANUI.

At Easter we did the jet-boat tour up the Whanganui River to the Bridge To Nowhere and had a... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2012
NZfour
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Christchurch, New Zealand
An amazing experience

What a great experience! We did the 6 hour Bridge to Nowhere tour and it was the highlight of our... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2012
Kikiflower
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Melbourne, Australia
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16 Apr 2012
“MUST DO WHEN IN WHANGANUI.”
31 Mar 2012
“An amazing experience”
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1018 Parapara Road, Whanganui 4573, New Zealand
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+64 6-342 5572
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Reviewed 16 April 2012

At Easter we did the jet-boat tour up the Whanganui River to the Bridge To Nowhere and had a fantastic experience. Brent was a friendly and very informative guide during the trip and is fantastic with children. Our two children loved sitting in the front...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2012

What a great experience! We did the 6 hour Bridge to Nowhere tour and it was the highlight of our recent trip. Brent was a wonderful and informative guide and his stories about the region transported us back in time. The morning tea (delicious home...More

1  Thank Kikiflower
Reviewed 12 March 2012

A very informative trip with an in-site in to some of our history and what can be achieved. Shame a lot of it was wasted after all the settlers hard work but is very isolated area. Well worth the trip. Great photo opportunities. Weather needs...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 4 March 2012

We had 6 hour tour of the Wanganui River with Brent. Everything was superb - great boat, very nice morning tea. Brent knows a lot about the river and gives you the most interesting parts and answers all questions. Very good boat captain. Jet boating...More

Thank nofixedadobe
Reviewed 2 March 2012

I was amazed by the way this family had invited us into their Marae,showing us such great hospitality with their friendly manner and loving personalities. I have travelled to different parts of the world before,but have never felt so welcomed into someones family as i...More

Thank TracyP1
Reviewed 13 January 2012

We've had this trip in Jan 2012 and everything has been really great. Both the booking and the trip have been flawless. We've had great fun out on the boat with Brent for six hours and the landscape of Whanganui River and the walk to...More

Thank Blackmage1
ClaireBrent, Owner at Spirit of the River Jet - Whanganui River, responded to this review

Kia ora to our friends in Vienna, Austria! Thank you for choosing to enjoy a wonderful experience with us - a great tonic in the middle of a busy holiday in our country. Booking our boat for a private family tour is the perfect way...More

Reviewed 29 November 2011

My wife and I, along with one other couple, had the opportunity to spend the day with Brent on the river. It was a day none of us will forget...beautiful scenery, Brent's running commentary, Claire's shortbread, winding trails to `nowhere'. With everything there is to...More

1  Thank David B
ClaireBrent, Owner at Spirit of the River Jet - Whanganui River, responded to this review

Thank you for your compliments - the Whanganui River/Whanganui National Park is indeed a beautiful place, and we are proud to be able to introduce our visitors to its wonders. Glad you had a great day out with Spirit of the River Jet - see...More

Reviewed 17 November 2011

This has been one of our top 5 highlights of the North Island and we have seen a lot! The boat ride, the history, having lunch on the Bridge to Nowhere, the hosts just everything about this screams out genuinely worthwhile. It's remoteness and isolation...More

1  Thank Paula S
ClaireBrent, Owner at Spirit of the River Jet - Whanganui River, responded to this review

Thank you - this certainly is real raw New Zealand! We are fortunate to live in such a beautiful place, and to show the world what is hidden away off the Highways.

Reviewed 29 August 2011

My wife, two 14 year old boys and myself took a three hour round trip up the Whanganui River. It was all that you could have asked for and appealed to teenagers and parents alike. The river and the scenery were beautiful. The journey was...More

Thank Gerard L
ClaireBrent, Owner at Spirit of the River Jet - Whanganui River, responded to this review

Thank you - it is a big plus to live on the longest navigable river in New Zealand - the Whanganui River. This gives us at Spirit of the River Jet so many special places to show our visitors - from a whole day out...More

Reviewed 7 May 2011

We were very impressed with this trip on the "Spirit of the River Jet". Brent was very informative of the geography and history of the Whanganui River. He is a source of knowledge, and we really enjoyed his company. It was great to be able...More

Thank sunset038
ClaireBrent, Owner at Spirit of the River Jet - Whanganui River, responded to this review

Thank you - we are both locals and passionate about our home environment - and our visitors! This is a spectacular area with fantastic natural beauty - we feel blessed to live amongst it and love showing it off! Claire and Brent