Kaituna River White Water Rafting from Rotorua

3 hr

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Itinerary
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Stop At: River Rats Raft & Kayak, 837 Te Ngae Rd, Rotorua 3074 New Zealand

The trip runs through a stunning bush clad gorge and features 14 rapids, including the worlds highest commercially rafted waterfall.

Your day will begin with a pickup from your hotel. From here you will be taken to the airport base where you will obtain your equipment and participate in a safety...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: River Rats Raft & Kayak, 837 Te Ngae Rd, Rotorua 3074 New Zealand

The trip runs through a stunning bush clad gorge and features 14 rapids, including the worlds highest commercially rafted waterfall.

Your day will begin with a pickup from your hotel. From here you will be taken to the airport base where you will obtain your equipment and participate in a safety briefing as well as quick training. After this you'll proceed to Kaituna River.



Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Kaituna River, Bay Of Plenty, New Zealand

You can't get more thrills and action than on a grade 5 rapid. Fast and furious, you'll ride through foamy water over the seven meter drop waterfall!

Most of the trip runs through a very narrow gorge with sheer rock walls clad in ferns and other native plants providing a truly stunning backdrop to this exciting tour.

Although this trip provides full on action the pool drop nature of the river means it is not technically difficult so the trip is suitable for adventurous beginners. In fact around 70% of customers have never rafted before.

Around 15 - 20 minutes of training is provided prior to the trip teaching all the required paddle commands and safety information.

Situated in the Okere Falls Scenic Reserve the river is pool drop, meaning that every rapid is followed by calm water making it very forgiving for a grade 5 river.

You'll be provided with:
• Safety Helmets
• Lifejackets
• Wetsuits
• Polar Fleece Tops (weather dependent)
• Spray jackets (weather dependent)
• Wetsuit Booties

Duration: 50 minutes

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Important Details

Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Professional guide
  • All necessary equipment
Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Departure Point
River Rats Raft & Kayak, 837 Te Ngae Road, Owhata, Rotorua 3074, New Zealand

Traveler pickup is offered
Transfers available from central Rotorua commercial accommodation

Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 13 years
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • There is a recommended minimum weight of 40 kilograms (88 pounds) for this tour
  • Please bring swimwear, a towel and a sense of adventure!
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Customer Reviews

4.7
/5
Based on 35 reviews

Reviewed: February 24, 2020

David B

What can I say. Amazing! My partner was annoyed I had booked these kinds of tours. Certainly wiped her mind of that thinking! She can’t swim but they looked after her fine and safety briefing was good. She loved it. She Almost came out of the boat but no worries. Such fresh water for me to swim in. Beautiful natural surroundings like a movie or better! The rapids and falls were exhilarating. It would have been great to have one more swim at the end it was so good. Great crew and very well organised tour. Do this one!


Reviewed: February 24, 2020

Scott M

Good overall experience.
However, short thrill ride and too much focus on the staged photos which are then offered for purchase.

Our guide was too military drill like which also took away the fun factor.

Safe and overall good operation.


Reviewed: February 25, 2019

Joe H

We went rafting a couple days ago with the river rat crew it was my and my girlfriends first time rafting white water. The team there were absolutely great, really fun positive people who made it an experience we won’t forget and left us hungry to do more rafting in the future. Would highly recommend going to anybody. And the photos that they took and showed in a slide show at the end made it all the funnier!


Reviewed: November 26, 2018

Olivia E

Had such an amazing experience white water rafting with the guys from Kaituna! Was my first time doing it and Dave our instructor was a dream! Would definitely recommend to anyone in the area to do it!


Reviewed: January 14, 2018

ahillmcfc

Great fun, from our hotel pick up to the end. Thanks for the ride