PRANZ is committed to improve the safety of Packrafting in NZ, with practical advice for how to stay safe, what gear to bring, and where to learn skills.

There’s lots of information online for those who search for it, but PRANZ aims to find (and create) the best stuff that is the most helpful for Kiwi Packrafters.

We’re in the process of developing this part of the website to do just that. We’ll announce on the PRANZ Facebook page as our resources grow.  But in the mean time, here’s a few links to get us started;


Paddling Technique

Whitewater Packrafting – 10 things you need to know to paddle safe and strong, by Mark Oates

There’s a great set of 3 beginner technique videos on Vimeo from Media Feliz;


Packrafting Safety Courses

Packrafting Queenstown  – Guided Tours, Skills Courses, Rentals, based in Queenstown

Expedition X – Packrafting NZ – Guided Tours, Skills Courses, Rentals, Alpacka Sales based in Te Anau