Outstanding Rivers of New Zealand

By rvadmin1 | February 28, 2015

What Do You Know About New Zealand's Outstanding Rivers? I have never encountered wind like it on a river trip. Luckily it was blowing either downstream, or across river. I struggled to keep my fully loaded gear raft going where I wanted it to. When the raft got sideways to the gale, the strength of [...]

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What difference does water flow make to a rafting experience

By rvadmin1 | February 17, 2015

What is the Difference Between A High Water and A Low Water Rafting Experience? Ants and crew running the bottom drop in Foamy Rapid at high flows A question we are often asked is, how does a rafting trip at high water differ from one at low water? To answer this I thought a few [...]

Survey results multi day adventure tours

By rvadmin1 | February 16, 2015

What Was The Deal With The "C" Word Survey? The "C" word drags up all sorts of connotations - a quiet snigger here or a look of - "What, you are not going to talk about that word in a River Valley Newsletter are you?" Well we are going to go ahead and do it. [...]

Writing an about us page for river valley

By rvadmin1 | January 17, 2015

Why is "About Us" actually "About You"? I recently read an article about companies “About Us” pages on their websites. The thrust of the article was that so many were boring pages that not only told little of any real “substance” about themselves, but also how little of what they did tell was of any [...]

Articles on White Water Rafting, Horse Trekking & Adventure

By rvadmin1 | January 2, 2015

Adventure Travel, White Water Rafting and Horse Trekking Articles A selection of articles and stories about white water rafting, catarafting, horse trekking, adventure travel, and environmental concerns. Articles Concerning the Natural Environment The Forgotten River and Beautiful Women in the Shadows at the Back of the Room What Price 100% Pure? What Do You Know [...]

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The why of River Valley Adventures, Taihape, New Zealand

By rvadmin1 | November 17, 2014

The What, How, and Most Importantly, the Why of River Valley The What of River Valley What does River Valley actually do? Funny question I suppose, but if you look at our advertising you would say that we provided adventures. Those adventures provide excitement, stunning vistas, thrills and yes sometimes, spills. A variety of adventures, [...]

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