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Lavender Run - Jet Boat Tour on the Whanganui River

Forgotten World Adventures

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Skim through rapids and deep still pools by Jet Boat as you travel  down the majestic Whanganui river to Lauren’s Lavender farm. Stroll through the lavender fields, enjoy the tranquility of this riverside paradise. Relax and enjoy the café and gift shop.

What You'll Get

• 40km return jetboat ride along the Whanganui River
• Entry to Lauren’s Lavendar farm (coffee & cake available to purchase at additional cost) 
• Knowledgeable local river-guide
• Return shuttles between Taumarunui and the Whanganui River

After checking in at our office in the Forgotten World Motel and the completion of required forms, we will gather everyone together for a quick pre-tour briefing before boarding the shuttle bus to take the 5 minute bus ride to Cherry Grove where your Jet Boat awaits.

Hear stories of how the first traders used the river as their connection to the coast while you are fitted with your lifejackets.  Step aboard the jet baot, get comfortable then its is off down the river to the Lauren's Lavender Farm Landing.  Disembark and climb the short staircase up to the Lavender Farm.  Relax in the gardens, enjoy a coffee at the cafe or browse the gift shop.  Then it's back down the stairs, life jackets on and all aboard for the journey home, hearing tales of the river and spotting wildlife and relics of river use in past days as you go.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be 3 years of age of older
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • Local guide
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks

Departure Point
Forgotten World Motel

Departure Time
9:00 AM

3 hours

Return Details
9 Hakiaha St

Voucher Info
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The Fine Print

7-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operators terms and conditions for this offer here. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised Goods and services.