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Pelorus Eco Adventures

Havelock, New Zealand
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About Pelorus Eco Adventures
KAYAK NEW ZEALAND'S MOST BEAUTIFUL RIVER. Are you looking for a fun and easy way to discover spectacular New Zealand’s scenery? Do you want to spend a great day out with your family or friends? Are you a Hobbit fan and you don’t want to miss any of the famous filming locations? Then, the Hobbit Kayak Tour is for you!
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Channel your inner Hobbit and enjoy outdoor adventure in the heart of New Zealand on this 4-hour Hobbit barrel run rafting tour on the Pelorus River. Pull on your wetsuit and hop aboard your raft, then drift onto the Pelorus River — made famous in the 2013 movie ‘The Desolation of Smaug.’ Stop off at filming locations used in the making of the movie to hear of the ways in which the film was shot, and listen as your guide sheds light on the region’s milling and mining heritage.
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Tom C wrote a review Jul 2020
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I had an awesome time!! The river was stunning, the rafting was super easy and very relaxing. Shane was an awesome host, he really enhanced the experience and had some cool stories about the filming of the Hobbit.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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shez66 wrote a review Mar 2020
Birmingham, United Kingdom2 contributions2 helpful votes
Had a great time on this kayaking trip. The scenery is stunning and Shane was an awesome guide. If you're a Hobbit fan, you'll love the inside knowledge he has about the scenes filmed on the river. If you're not a Hobbit fan, you'll love the setting and the knowledge Shane has
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from ashamckay, General Manager at Pelorus Eco Adventures
Responded Mar 14, 2020
Thanks for taking the time to write such lovely comments. see you next time
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Geoff Clarke wrote a review Jan 2020
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We had a fantastic time kayaking down the Pelorus River with Pelorus Eco Tours. Shane was a great guide, able to share knowledge on the local history and the native plants easily. We felt very safe in the inflatable kayaks which are stable and comfortable. The Pelorus River
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Hannah wrote a review Jan 2020
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I had a great afternoon paddling down the river with friends. Learned lots about where the Hobbit was shot on this iconic river! Highly recommend this trip for anyone coming through the area.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Camille FRANCHINI wrote a review Jan 2020
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Surprised of the blue and green clear water, so beautiful on a sunny day like this ! I jumped in the water and it was so refreshing ! Thanks Shane for your energy !
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Date of experience: January 2020
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