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Rotorua Rafting - Kaituna River White Water Rafting provided by Rotorua Rafting

Rotorua Rafting - Kaituna River White Water Rafting

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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Updated 31/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 31/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Paddle thrilling white-water rapids on the Kaituna River during this rafting excursion from Rotorua. Cliff diving the canyons and rafting over Tutea Falls is not for the faint of heart. River guides help you navigate and provide all the equipment, including helmets, wetsuits, and buoyancy aids to ensure your safety.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    761 State Highway 33
    Or, you can also get picked up
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    Rotorua Rafting
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
    Experience the best rafting section in New Zealand on this exciting 3-hour white water rafting excursion from Rotorua. After getting a brief instructional, including safety procedures and some tips, hop on the raft and get ready for some adrenaline-flowing fun. Float down a deep canyon on the Kaituna River, which is lined with beautiful New Zealand native flora. Admire the subtropical scenery while flowing down the river, which starts off with some easy white water. Then continue on where the river builds in difficulty. Eventually, float right under a couple of majestic waterfalls.  Take the opportunity to jump in the river off a 10-foot (3-metre) cliff and marvel at the 23-foot (7-metre) Tutea Falls. Then head down the river for more action-packed rafting.  The tour concludes when you're dropped off at your hotel.
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  • You'll end at
    761 State Highway 33
    761 State Highway 33, Okere Falls 3074, New Zealand
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Highlights
  • Kaituna River guided rafting adventure
  • Paddle the white-water rapids and head down waterfalls
  • Gorgeous setting: subtropical rainforests and canyons
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Rotorua
Important Information
Departure Point
761 State Highway 33, Okere Falls 3074, New Zealand
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Professional guide
  • Equipment is provided for use: wetsuit, booties, helmet, buoyancy aids, and additional cold weather apparel
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Rotorua Rafting
Exclusions
  • Swimwear and Towel
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Age limit: 10 years for half river trip, 13 years and over for full river trip (must fit safety equipment)
  • Grade 5 action
  • 1 Hour is spent on the river
  • During the summer months, the river can reach temperatures of 25degrees.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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joe C wrote a review 22 Feb
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All of it, from the interactive aspect of rowing to the adrenalin rush of going over the water falls and getting in the water for a swim
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Jeremy wrote a review 21 Feb
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Amazing experience. The guides made sure our Stag-do groups had a great time above and below the water. Would highly recommend.
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Joe Alberts wrote a review 20 Feb
Tauranga, New Zealand2 contributions
Was a awesome fun day out, was very professional and well organized. Highly recommend going out with them.would do it again soon.
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Getaway24249806325 wrote a review 20 Feb
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What a fantastic time we had, we have this amazing place right on our door step. Creating family memories, and wow what an experience. Was a little nervous to start, but our guide Jure was so awesome he made us feel secure and comfortable. Would highly recommend it. Loved
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Response from Rotorua R, Front Office Manager at Rotorua Rafting - Kaituna River White Water Rafting
Responded 6 days ago
oh awesome!! We love you had a few butterflies, we do too!! Everyday ;). Super stoked Jure showed off the Kaituna in all its glory! Thanks for coming out and rafting with us.
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CeriJ wrote a review 18 Feb
Kaikoura, New Zealand12 contributions
Great experience and hands down my favourite activity of the trip so far - definitely don’t miss out on a spin (quite literally) on the river with Rotorua Rafting! The river has some great rapids and the waterfall is pure magic!! The whole team was awesome but shout out to our
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Response from Rotorua R, Front Office Manager at Rotorua Rafting - Kaituna River White Water Rafting
Responded 6 days ago
Thanks for coming out and having a wicked time rafting with us, super stoked you loved it and we hope to see you back again sometime soon. Thanks again
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jess_m1409
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Amazing
Absolutely amazing! We had Nate as our guide. He was so friendly and so wonderful, especially as I was pretty nervo
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Greg W
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Family Expedition
My wife and I decided it would be great to gather our four kids and their partners for a rafting experience. Raise
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jackf1nnoscar
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Family Day on the Water
Omgosh!! This has to be one of the best experiences we have done with our 3 crazy boys. We laughed from the start t
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MickyMukesh
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Highly recommanded
Adventures, a lot of fun, experienced guides The main part of trip is 7m high water fall.The way they take you from
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kerynphillips
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Fun fun fun!
Well run. The guides that made it a lot of fun. It was a thoroughly enjoyable family adventure. One hour on the riv
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Glo762
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Amazing experience
Had great fun... Worth every dollar... Had a great time with beautiful memories...thank you Jesper!! For great star
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tazzsa
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Summer funtime on the Kaituna river
Celebrated the New Year with some rafting down the river. Was great fun and although nervous at the start, the gui
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Heatherjoh4
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What a blast!
Wow - such a fun, exciting day with Rotorua Rafting - totally looked after us. Our guide Jesper a real laugh, super
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ipsmithnz
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too much Fun!
Too much Fun! Definitely worth it! great staff keeping the experience fun and safe! a definite must do in NZ!
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mireec2016
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Fantastic fun for our family
We visited Rotorua Rafting yesterday to celebrate our sons 13th birthday. We had 2 13 year olds, a 14 year old, 12
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GwaiLoh07
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Highly recommended
Absolutely enjoyed every minute 😀 . Plenty of fun. Great guides making it easy for everybody (even novice). I’ll c
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Neelpatel22896
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Rafting
We had a fabulous experience of rafting! the guides were great and helpful they Explained everything verbally and p
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Clayton G
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A day on the water to remember!
The group of us had a fantastic morning on the river, one to remember. The guides were entertaining polite and prof
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hasmukhm35
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Amazing experience
It was amazing experience of doing rafting in Kaitakiri river. Really enjoyed. Good people, good skill definitely
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CMelissa7
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Super fun experience
So glad we did this trip. The whole experience was great- friendly guides, great check in super fun rafting trip. T
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  • Duration: 3h
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