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Go Bush Wilderness Adventures / Go Bush Cabin

Go Bush offers guiding in wilderness headwaters and a riverside cabin on a 3000 acre property which borders 20 kilometres of the Whanganui River.

Danny, Rocky and Kelvin offer access to waters previously accessible only on foot, up river camp outs, and a special deal for experienced Kiwi anglers.

Name Go Bush Wilderness Adventures
Contact Kelvin or Danny Hemopo
Contact details

Home ph (Danny) +64 7 896 6884

Home ph (Kelvin) +64 7 377 3434
Mobile (Kelvin) 027 415 0922

Email: gobush@xtra.co.nz

Web: www.gobush.co.nz


The Go Bush cabin is marked on the upper Whanganui River map.

Access to the camp area is provided by 4x4 Suzuki jeeps. Your driver/guides will ensure you safe passsage on a 15km forested trail. The 90 minute journey takes in views of the North Island Central Plateau, Mt Ruapehu, Mt Ngauruhoe and the sacred mountain of the Tuwharetoa people, Mt Tongariro.

Fishing waters Whanganui River
Fishing options

Fishing options include:

  • Two to four day guided trips along the Whanganui River which include meals, transport, riverside accommodation and guides between October and June
  • A limited number of trips per year, focussed on making each a memorable and unique experience
  • The 'Kiwi Deal' for experienced New Zealand fishermen who have their own rods and tackle and want to supply their own food. Your local driver/guide provides transport and river guiding as necessary.
  • Up river camp outs for one or two anglers. A guide, horses, tents, bedding, cutlery and cookware provided as part of the overnight wilderness angling experience.
About your guides

Brothers Danny, Rocky and Kelvin Hemepo:

  • Have extensive knowledge of the upper Whanganui River and surrounding area.
  • Cater for all levels from novice to expert
  • Also offer hunting, 4WD tours and horse riding around the upper Whanganui River area


Remote and stunningly beautiful with the Whanganui on your doorstep


The cabin offers the following features and facilities:

  • Sleeps 4
  • Log fire
  • Hot shower
  • Flush toilet


  • Sleeps 2
  • Private ensuite


  • Set in native forest on the river
  • Outdoor BBQ area and breakfast bar with the Whanganui River flowing just metres below
  • Fully catered or self catered stays
  • Regular visits from endangered whio whio (blue ducks)
Indicative costs
as at 1 April 2012

Please enquire about costs for your fishing trip.


Please phone or email to make a booking.


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