Hobbit Kayak Tour on the Pelorus River
Hobbit Kayak Tour on the Pelorus River
Hobbit Kayak Tour on the Pelorus River
Hobbit Kayak Tour on the Pelorus River
Hobbit Kayak Tour on the Pelorus River
Hobbit Kayak Tour on the Pelorus River

Hobbit Kayak Tour on the Pelorus River

Join our experienced, friendly guides on an eye-opening, fun kayaking tour paddling down the scenic Pelorus river, New Zealand, used in the filming of the second Hobbit movie, “The Desolation of Smaug”.

Adult: 17+ years, Child: 6 – 16 years

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Head off on a fun adventure with our Hobbit Kayak Tour, a unique kayaking experience on the most beautiful river in New Zealand, the Pelorus river. Follow in the wake of Bilbo and his friends from the world-famous film The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, while taking advantage of some stunning panoramas.

Hobbit Kayak Tour on the Pelorus River
Hobbit Kayak Tour on the Pelorus River

The Pelorus river is an easy paddle for all age levels, and anybody who takes part in this awesome kayak in New Zealand will definitely remember it as a highlight. This is a great family adventure and introduction to canoeing among New Zealand’s most beautiful landscapes, fully guided.

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 utilised by the Maori people. Learn the history of the gold & timber industries that shaped the top of the south.

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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.

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.

No experience necessary as our tandem inflatable canoes are incredibly stable and have comfy stylish seats great for all ages.

Please note

Minimum age is 6 years if accompanied by adult.
Please allow 4 hours in total. Time on the river may vary due to river levels or weather conditions.

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