The Hobbit Barrel Run Rafting Tour on the Pelorus River

Havelock, New Zealand

From $126.63 USD

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4 hours (Approx.)
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Offered in: English


Channel your inner Hobbit and enjoy outdoor adventure in the heart of New Zealand on this 4-hour Hobbit barrel run rafting tour on the Pelorus River. Pull on your wetsuit and hop aboard your raft, then drift onto the Pelorus River — made famous in the 2013 movie ‘The Desolation of Smaug.’ Stop off at filming locations used in the making of the movie to hear of the ways in which the film was shot, and listen as your guide sheds light on the region’s milling and mining heritage.
  • 4-hour rafting adventure on the Pelorus River
  • Paddle down the beautiful Pelorus River with a guide
  • See filming locations made famous in 2013’s ‘The Desolation of Smaug’ movie
  • Gain insight into the region’s milling and mining heritage
  • Tour includes round-trip travel from Havelock

Inclusions & Exclusions


  • Professional guided tour with all safety equipment supplied
  • Return transport from Havelock.
  • Local taxes
  • National Park fees


  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch

Departure & Return

Departure Point

Havelock, NZ

Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not recommended for child aged 4 and under
  • Please allow 4hrs the exact duration will depend on the river conditions and group skills.

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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(888) 651-9785
(888) 651-9785
Product code: 9030P1

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