Are multi day adventure rafting and horse trek trips good value?

By rvadmin1 | March 12, 2015

Finding The Adventure Holiday Where the Price is the Cost, No More and No Less You see the headline price - Fiji for $899. Wahoo! Sea, sand, warm water - the tropics for 4 days for only $899 including airfares. Getting your plastic fantastic out you quickly book. What a deal! After booking, everything seamlessly [...]

Categries: Adventure Travel Articles

The Ngaruroro, the forgotten river, rivers of Hawkes Bay

By rvadmin1 | March 5, 2015

Why Would You Forget This River? Rather than the level of notoriety of its better known cousins, this is a river that sits quietly in the background, just like a beautiful woman who sits in the shadows at the back of the room, waiting for those who make the extra effort to meet her. Author, [...]

Categries: Articles Rafting

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 [...]

Categries: Articles Rafting

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. [...]

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