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Family fun on the Wanganui

A little issue with telecommunication left us wondering if we were actual going, but luckily... read more

Reviewed January 14, 2018
jackhinde
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Kangaroo Valley, Australia
Meke

Awesome 2 night Heli/raft hunting trip down the scenic Whataroa. great guides, felt very relaxing... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2017
peza183
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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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Booking booth located at the Fox and Franz Heli services building on the main road in Franz Josef Glacier.
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“rafting trip” (7 reviews)
“true kiwi” (2 reviews)
“the river” (9 reviews)
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Hwy 6, Ross, New Zealand
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Reviewed January 14, 2018

A little issue with telecommunication left us wondering if we were actual going, but luckily everything fell into place on the morning of the trip. Josh drove us to the river in his ute then we floated back down to our carr. Amazing scenery, some...More

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joshua m, Owner at Ecorafting - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2018

Thanks for the awesome day folks, you got a good storyteller there, may he continue to tell others yarns for a long long time! Josh

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Reviewed March 13, 2017

Awesome 2 night Heli/raft hunting trip down the scenic Whataroa. great guides, felt very relaxing, very professional, showed us some nice scenic spots on the raft out to do a few bombs even, best food I've ever eaten in the bush, topped it off with...More

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joshua m, Manager at Ecorafting - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2018

Cheers lads, the guides were all stoked on the trip as well. We appreciate your feedback!

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Reviewed March 12, 2017 via mobile

Amazing experience! The boys and I had such an awesome time! Alot of us shot our first chamois making it even more amazing. Josh takes you to some amazing places that you would otherwise not know about or ever experience. The hospitality between josh and...More

Thank Bryan F
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joshua m, Owner at Ecorafting - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2018

Thanks Bryan, was great hanging out with you and the lads. Good times in the scrub

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Reviewed March 12, 2017 via mobile

Just did a wicked trip for one of the bros Stag Party. 2 nights of hunting, fishing and rafting. Was an absolute blast. Guides are top blokes, gibe you a true kiwi trip. Would recommend to anyone and do it again myself in a heart-beat....More

Thank Bradley R
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joshua m, Owner at Ecorafting - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2018

You the man Bradley, keep charging mate Josh

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Reviewed October 13, 2016

Me and a bunch of mates did a 2 night heli/raft mission down the Okuru River and were treated all round. Awesome feeds - pristine landscapes - and our river masters, bushmen and all round GC's Mule, Dan and Brad were always laughing and dominating...More

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joshua m, Owner at Ecorafting - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2018

Thanks for your custom lads, good to hear you had a blast out there in the wilderness

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Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Went on a hell-rafting trip in 2013 with my brother, father and boyfriend. It was literally one of the best things we did in all of the 5 months we were in NZ. Exciting rapids, beautiful nature and stories, we had a blast! Would recommend...More

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Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

I went on a helicopter rafting day trip up the Whataroa and it was a fabulous experience from start to finish. The company is small and family run from their home in the village of Ross. From there we took the van to the river,...More

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Reviewed May 15, 2016

Our group of 8 rode the West Coast Wilderness Trail in March (2016) and I organised a trip with Eco rafting on our last day. Kristen was so helpful from the beginning and although we planned to raft the Whataroa river with a helicopter ride,...More

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Reviewed March 10, 2016

We ended up leaving an hour later than we were supposed to because the others in the group couldn't find the place (admittedly not the company's fault). However, from then on in the whole thing was very unprofessional from the company's side. Where we got...More

Thank Tris39
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joshua m, Owner at Ecorafting - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2016

Hi Tris, We had our regular 4WD van breakdown and instead of cancelling the trip we bent over backwards to get you on the river. The house we got you geared up at was our house where we live, we invited you in for a...More

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Reviewed February 4, 2016

Many thanks Josh & Kristen for organizing top trip. This involved fly in/ overnight camp/ raft out the following day over christmas break. 5 families participated, all with teenage kids, all loved every minute The logistics effortlessly sorted out b4 by Kristen, efficient catering by...More

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JianYang C
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Response from joshua m | Property representative |
Hi Jian Yang C. Yes we are still in operation but closed for the winter period. We re-open in September so if your enquiry is for after that try sending your email through again. Cheers Kristen
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