Wellington Companies


Based on the side of the Otaki River, Captivate Adventures provides adventures for all.  Only 1 hours drive from Wellington or Palmerston North.  Rafting trips take in the beauty of the Grade 2 Otaki Gorge with day and night rafting trips run year round. But why stop at rafting, combine your trip with other adventures, such as the Challenge Ropes Course, Rock climbing and Abseiling, Team building adventures, and Bush survival training. If you’re staying on the “Nature Coast”, the Captivate team will pick you up from your accommodation, we’ll even suggest where to stay!

For bookings contact:
Visit Captivate AdventuresPete or Simone
Phone: 04 299 1595
Mobile:027 241 0199
Email: otaki@captivate.net.nz
Web: www.captivate.net.nz


is an adventure company based in Mangaweka, New Zealand, only two hours north of Wellington and two hours south of Taupo. The operation base, Up The Creek River Centre, is conveniently located on State Highway One. Whether it is a fun family day out, a multiday adventure or an outing for your social clubs or conference groups, MAC have a range of products to suit your needs.

All trips raft on the middle and lower portions of the Rangitikei River, a river of unspoilt beauty and power. The fun filled Grade 2 stretches local to Mangaweka provide an adventure to suit people of all ages. The middle gorge is a magnificent treat for your senses, full of native flora and fauna and 80 metre high walls of  natural power.

Also through MAC & Up The Creek River Centre you can arrange kayak hire, vehicle shuttles, camping accommodation. Set just 1km off State Hwy 1 along the Rangitikei River, Mangaweka Camping Gounds is quickly accessible and has easy options for camping with or with out power. Both are privately operated by Paul & Tricia Eames whom, along with the MAC Team, go the extra yard to make sure your adventure is just what you ordered.

Visit Mangaweka Paul & Tricia Eames
State Highway One
Website: www.mangaweka.co.nz
Email: info@mangaweka.co.nz
Bookings: 0800 655 747

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