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Joe and Mandy invite you to join us at Bridge to Nowhere for your complete Whanganui River experience - Jet boat tours to the Bridge to Nowhere - Unique lodge accommodation in the Whanganui National Park - Canoe trips to untouched parts of the river...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Whanganui 4576, New Zealand
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+64 6-385 4622
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the Bridge to Nowhere Trip jet boating up and back with the walk into the bridge. It was a last minute booking and Mandy was great on the phone and willingly accommodated us, getting back to us promptly by email to confirm the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TvG360
Reviewed 26 October 2018

There were 6 of us adventurous ladies, kinda senior in years, but young at heart, and we were very keen to visit the iconic Bridge To Nowhere up the beautiful scenic Wanganui River. Peter drove us up the Wanganui River Road in a people mover...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gloriabarr39
Reviewed 19 October 2018

We met Joe at Pipiriki and enjoyed a beautiful jet-boat ride on the Whanganui River to the start of the track. It's very windy and feels chilly on the boat-take a jacket even in spring or summer. The whole walk is lovely-and the history fascinating....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nicsoleve
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

All I can say is the kids still talk about the fun and fantastic jet boat road from Pipriki and me and the wife still talk about the scenery and great tour. All round excellent day out that defines our stay in NZ. Must do...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank djb3280
Reviewed 11 May 2018

We took the narrow crooked road for two hours to get from Whanganui to Pipiriki and parked our car in a resident's yard for $20NZD for 2 nights. We boarded the jet boat from the Bridge To Nowhere Lodge on the muddy Whanganui River bank...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank DarylJ552
Reviewed 25 February 2018

After 20 years this company are still providing great value for money trips. We stayed overnight in their Pipiriki campsite with a huge flat camping area. Heard a Kiwi bird calling during the early evening. Impressive welcome from Junior who remembers everyone's names whenever he...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank YvonneS3342
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Matt was friendly and informative, knows his job and was an interesting and cheerful guide. Best part was kayaking/canoeing in the middle of a thunder and lightning storm.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank andrewmL4788BU
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Our group of 10 travelled on the Whanganui River from Pipiriki by jet boat to a landing up stream and then walked to the "bridge to nowhere". Our driver/guide was Ken. He was awesome. He stopped the boat numerous times, both to and from the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank kenandbarb2017
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

An interesting part of NZ history. We jet boated into the lodge then walked for 40 minutes to the bridge. There were eels under the bridge which were were easily seen in the clear water. There is nothing at the bridge apart from information signs...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Alipa50
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We drove up the beautiful Whanganui river 2 hours to the hamlet of Pipiriki, got a jet boat 1 hour further up the river, walked 45 minutes to the Bridge to Nowhere which was built across a ravine in beautiful forest and was immediately redundant,...More

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