The Bridge to Nowhere tour, departs from Pipiriki, jetboat 32kms upriver through fern and flax cloaked gorges, along the way your local driver/guide will stop and share with you the historical and scenic points of interests. Walk into the Bridge to Nowhere and have lunch and return back to Pipiriki.
The Bridge to Nowhere tour, departs from Pipiriki, we jetboat 32kms upriver through fern and flax cloaked gorges, along the way your local driver/guide will stop and share with you the historical and scenic points of interests.
After arriving at the Mangapurua landing, you will be guided on a gentle 40min walk to the Bridge to Nowhere - a large concrete structure built in 1936 to give early pioneering farmers access to their farms, an area known as "The valley of abandoned Dreams", where you will stop for lunch on this historical monument of a bygone era.
Bridge to Nowhere
A gentle 40min walk
Tea, Coffee and Biscuits
Historical points of interest
TOUR OPERATOR: WHANGANUI RIVER ADVENTURES PIPIRIKI
ADDRESS: 2522 Pipiriki Raetihi Road, Pipiriki Whanganui River 4576
OHAKUNE/NATIONAL PARK: Allow 1 hour comfortable drive
DIRECTION: Once arriving in Pipiriki slow down at the two story house as we are only a short 50m from there on the right side where our Whanganui River Adventures sign is. Come up the driveway to a RED Building with a large paved carparking site.
WANGANUI/TAUMARUNUI: Allow 1.5 – 2 hrs comfortable drive
DIRECTION: Via the State Highway 4 and Whanganui River Road turn-off at Pipiriki intersection turn right (1st Sign) coming up road 200 metres to our(2nd sign) at the driveway then come up the drive to the RED Building with the large paved parking area.
Included in tour: Tea, Coffee and biscuits ( hot chocolate for children) You will need to bring a packed lunch and water Check in: 10am in Pipiriki Duration of tour: 4-5 hours
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