The Hobbit Barrel Run Rafting Tour on the Pelorus River. Paddle down New Zealands most beautiful river. Join our experienced, friendly guides on an eye-opening, fun adventure paddling down the scenic Pelorus river. Includes short native bush walk informing about native plants, including the silver fern. Talk about the pioneers whom founded the top of the south Island , historic relics still remain for viewing in this hidden secluded valley. Explore the famous filming locations used in the second “Hobbit” movie “ The Desolation of Smaug” listen to the native bird song, as you drift through crystal waters, New Zealand paradise,  Definetly the most beautiful river you ever paddled.

The Hobbit Barrel Run Rafting Tour on the Pelorus River - Havelock, New Zealand

White Water Rafting
Duration:4 hours
Price: Starting from $185.00 per person
Paddle down New Zealands most beautiful river.
Join our experienced, friendly guides on an eye-opening, fun adventure paddling down the scenic Pelorus river.
Includes short native bush walk informing about native plants, including the silver fern.
Talk about the pioneers whom founded the top of the south Island , historic relics still remain for viewing in this hidden secluded valley.
Explore the famous filming locations used in the second “Hobbit” movie The Desolation of Smaug”
listen to the native bird song, as you drift through crystal waters, New Zealand paradise, 
Definetly the most beautiful river you ever paddled.
Paddle down New Zealands most beautiful river.
Join our experienced, friendly guides on an eye-opening, fun adventure paddling down the scenic Pelorus river.
Includes short native bush walk informing about native plants, including the silver fern.
Talk about the pioneers whom founded the top of the south Island , historic relics still remain for viewing in this hidden secluded valley.
Explore the famous filming locations used in the second “Hobbit” movie The Desolation of Smaug”
listen to the native bird song, as you drift through crystal waters, New Zealand paradise, 
Definetly the most beautiful river you ever paddled.

Your trip starts in Havelock which is 50 minutes from Nelson, 25 minutes from Blenheim, where you will register and get fitted for your adventure ahead. After a short drive, reach the crystal-clear waters of the Pelorus, and begin your descent down one of New Zealand's most beautiful rivers, which was used in the filming of the movie The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.

Once you reach the filming location, take a short walk to where it all happened, and learn what went on during nine days in December, 2011 while filming. Also learn about the history of the milling of the forest and mining of gold in the surrounding areas before heading back to Havelock.

 

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