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Picton Kayak Tour on the Pelorus River, Our safe inflatable tandem canoes await your journey down the mysterious Pelorus river.

Kayaking Difficulty: Easy
Minimum Age: 4 years if accompanied by an adult. Please advise age of children at time of booking as river levels may affect the suitability of your kayaking tour.

Pelorus Eco Adventures fully understand that there are time restrictions for you! We will take full responsibility for your safe and timely return to the ship!

Our HOBBIT kayaking tour on the beautiful Pelorus River includes a fully guided tour through the exact same locations as where the wild river barrel scene in “The Hobbit – The Desolation of Smaug” was filmed.

Drink the 10,000 year old natural spring water that flows from the mountains into the wild Pelorus river. Stand where Sir Peter Jackson and his film team made this great movie, and paddle yourself along the Hobbit river in our very safe inflatable kayaks.

This is the most tangible kayaking HOBBIT activity in the whole world – a real LoTR fans dream!


A dedicated Cruise Ship Tour pick up from the ship (as per schedule).
A scenic drive along Queen Charlotte Sound with full commentary.
Exciting river kayak tour through stunning scenery and nature.
Our delicious Picnic Style Lunch *If you have any dietary requirements, please advise at time of booking!
Full range of safety equipment, including wetsuits.
Insect repellent and sun screen
Lockable facilities to store your valuables while kayaking.
Return back through the wine country with a special stop at The Vines Village.
Return back to the cruise ship (as per schedule).
$260 p/adult
$250 p/child under 16
This tour requires 4 pax to operate.


Life jackets


Quality inflatable 2 person canoes


Helmets and spray jackets for those big splashes.

48 Main Rd, Havelock

Phone: 0800 252663 or 0211408204



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