Packraft Expeditions and Education in Fiordland National Park
The Manapouri Expedition
Intro to Packrafting
Wanting to try Packrafting?
This a 3-day self-guided adventure with a Packraft Intro and some Guidance. Perfect to see what these boats are all about .
The Hollyford / Pyke Expedition
Beginner / Intermediate
Undoubtedly the best way to get started in the Packrafting world. This 7 day trip includes 2 Full days of Packraft training and 5 days wilderness experience. Put your new learned skills to the test.
The Wairaurahiri Expedition
intermediate / advanced
Step it up a notch. Paddle the longest waterfall in New Zealand. A Journey to and from the southern end of New Zealand going over the Hump and paddling almost 30km of more or less continuous class 2.
Welcome to our Light and fast Equipment store! We are the official Alpacka Raft and Hyperlite Mountain Gear dealers for New Zealand. You can find brands like Aquabound, Kokatat, Salewa in our shop. Check out our shop for the full range.
In the store, we provide high quality packrafts and equipment, specifically chosen for performance, durability and safety, and lightweight. We are passionate packrafters and have tried and tested every item we sell and only offer the products we stand 100% behind. This is the same gear we personally use and trust. Whether you are a seasoned paddler or just learning, we want to make sure you get the best advice and gear for YOU. Contact us for specialized service and advice. We are here to help.
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Meet our outstanding leaders
Arno was the first to open a commercial packrafting operation on planet earth in 2011. Guiding and teaching ever since. In 2016 Andy joined the team and is now an integral part of the crazy German/American operation called Packrafting New Zealand.