Jet Boat Tour through the gorgeous Atene bush,visiting key historic and spiritual sites combined with the thrill of some exciting rapids.
Explore the beauty and tranquility of the upper reaches of the River with our three day river safari. An experience of a lifetime.
We are happy to design customised trips to all destinations – Water taxi services are available from Wanganui city to accommodation outlets on the river including overnight stays at The Flying Fox. Take a slow cruise or thrill seeking jet boat ride on the Whanganui River , freedom canoeing or guided tours – the choice is yours! Check out our prearranged Tour Packages here »
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This tour heads 25km upstream through the gorgeous Atene Bush and lower reaches of the Whanganui National Park.
The famous Bridge to Nowhere is an iconic piece of history on the Whanganui River. Learn the stories of the early European settlers and legends of the Maori people, and experience the beauty and serenity of the steep gorges in the upper reaches of the River in the Whanganui National Park.
Arrive at our base and we will transport you to your departure point.
After a refresher lesson, we will set you off on your way to enjoy a relaxing canoeing journey through the lower reaches of the Whanganui River.
We provide life jackets, canoes, paddles, maps…read more »
In 1892 Suzanne Aubert, or Mother Mary Joseph as she became known, established the congregation of the Sisters of Compassion. They became a highly respected charitable nursing/religious order.
Well known New Zealand poet James K. Baxter is also buried there.
Book our 4 hour Tour of Jerusalem and the Kawana Flour Mill including a 2.5 hour jet boat ride through the Atene Bush, visit the historic church and old convent that have been beautifully restored, and learn the stories of Mother Aubert and James K Baxter with a wonderful morning or afternoon tea prepared by the sisters and the local people of Jerusalem.