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Hobbit Kayak Tour – New Zealand

Join our experienced, exhilarating adventure paddling down the Pelorus River, South Island, New Zealand, used in the filming of the second HOBBIT movie "The Desolation of Smaug". Duration: 4 Hours (approx.)
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Hobbit Kayak Tour, Ready to Take The Plunge?

Join our experienced, friendly guides on an eye-opening, exhilarating adventure paddling down the Pelorus River, South Island, New Zealand, used in the filming of the second HOBBIT movie “The Desolation of Smaug”.

Get involved in this amazing Middle-earth area
Swim in the crystal clear river in our own private location
Stand on the same rocks as Bilbo and his friends
Pass the same waterfall (as shown in the movie)
Drink the 10,000 year old natural spring water
Paddle on the Pelorus River in your own inflatable kayak
Drift you way through the historic, native forest reserve
Guaranteed Family Fun

- What Will You Do

No experience necessary as our tandem inflatable canoes are incredibly stable and have comfy stylish seats great for all ages.
4 years if accompanied by adult. Please advise age of children at the time of booking, as river levels or weather conditions may effect suitability of your tour.
Please allow 4.5 hours in total. Time on the river may vary due to river levels or weather conditions.
Trips Depart Havelock @ 9am & 2pm

- What To Expect

Whether this is your first time on the water or you are experienced, the Pelorus river has a lot to offer. The dramatic beauty of this valley is unparalleled, so join us on this unique kayaking adventure.
Drift down the crystal-clear Pelorus river paddling your own canoe.

Enjoy New Zealand's pristine native forest as you float past, & learn how the flora & fauna were utilized by the Maori people.

Learn the history of the gold & timber industries that shaped the top of the south.

Our Hobbit Kayak Tour will help you explore this famous filming location by standing on the same rocks & passing the same waterfall as Bilbo and his friends. Get involved in this amazing Middle-earth location.

- What Is Included

Legend of the infographic:
1 - Meet and greet at our base / Bluemoon Lodge Havelock. Get fitted with our high-quality paddling equipment.
2 - Enjoy a 25 minute scenic drive in one of our comfy minibuses to our private entry location on the Pelorus river.
3 - Paddle over 7 km down the river, visiting remote filming locations from The Hobbit en route.
4 - Stop and enjoy a swim in one of the many private, crystal clear swimming pools.
5 - Continue downstream to our takeout point and shuttle bus.
6 - We bring you back by bus to the starting point at Bluemoon Lodge Havelock.

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- Duration: 4 hours
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