Explore the scenic Wairoa river valley near Tauranga from a riverbug perspective. Great for families with younger kids. Minimum age 5 years. HALF DAY from $129.

$159 Adult    
$129 Child
(< 16) 

  • Departures 9:00 AM & 2:00 PM
  • Half Day (3.5 – 4 hours)
  • Grade 1 (very easy, moving water)
  • Young family friendly
  • 20 minutes from Tauranga

Our Fun Bug tour takes in the Wairoa's great scenery and easy flowing currents of its lower reaches downstream of the Ruahihi Power Station. Splash around and try out your riverbug, learn some cool tricks, or just drift along and enjoy being on the river! 

Great fun for families with younger children, and a great activity for school outings, corporate team building or birthday parties.

Tour Details:

  • Departures 9:00am & 2:00pm (times may vary due to Tides)
  • Meeting place Redwood Lane Blueberries
  • All equipment and safety personnel provided. 
  • Allow 3.5 –4 hours in total. 
  • Approximately 2 hours on the river.

Participant requirements:

  • Minimum age 5 years
  • Maximum weight 130kg
  • Fit & able


  • Swimwear, towel, thin socks & sun protection.