Upokongaro Village Cruise

Departing 11.30am Tuesdays to Saturdays
3 Hour duration
Join us for a cruise up the Whanganui River to Upokongaro Village. Learn all about New Zealand's most important transport network of the early 20th century with our live commentary.

Bring a picnic lunch or enjoy one of the local eateries during our 1 hour stop in the village.

Adult $46
Child (5-15) $18
Under 5 FREE
Family Pass (2+2)  $110

Bookings on 0800 WAIRUA or click the 'Book Now' button below
Tickets are available onboard prior to departure

*Bookings are recommended to ensure availability 

Hipango Park Sundays

Departing at 10am on selected Sundays during Summer and Autumn 

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city for a cruise 30kms up the beautiful River Valley, to Whanganuis traditional riverboat picnic destination.

BYO picnic lunch and BBQs are available for use.

Approximately 6 hours in duration.

Adults $65
Child (5-15) $25
Under 5s FREE
Family Pass (2+2) $155

Book online or tickets are available onboard prior to departure

*Bookings are recommended to ensure availability  




Covid 19 Alert Level 2

We are currently operating under alert level two procedures.

Masks will be required for passengers and crew at the time of boarding and within the inside spaces on board the vessel. They will not be required in the outdoor areas provided you can keep 2 m from other patrons and our crew.

We will be limited to 28 passengers at Level Two.

Hand sanitiser will be available at the time of boarding and in the toilet facilities on board.
Your booking information will be held for contract tracing purposes and we require that you sign in on board as well. QR code is located in the cabin of the vessel.