Buller Manawa

The ultimate full day white water experience

Manawa in Maori, translates to Heart

Travel through the heart of the Buller River. Raft from the beginning of the Upper Buller Gorge into the wild pink granite canyon and down the rapids created from earthquakes, all the while enclosed by native bush. Top quality scenery and brilliant whitewater. This wild river is the life force and Manawa of the Buller. Distinct, thrilling & special, experience it for yourself.


After experiencing the big volume, thrilling whitewater of the Upper Buller Gorge. Enjoy a sensational on-river lunch on as you drift through a slow section of the river.  The afternoon takes you through to the whitewater of whats known as the “Earthquake Rapids”. These were formed many moons ago and have been delighting rafters and kayakers now for over 30 years.

Best value trip on the Buller River by far!

Check out the Buller Gorge Gallery for pictures of rafting on the Buller River

Departure Time

October to April once daily – 9:30am

Adult - $290 p/pBOOK HERE


River Class

2 - 4

Tour images available for sale after tour After tours hot showers available After tours coffee and snacks Camping is part of the tour, gear supplied and food