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Rotorua Rafting - Kaituna River White Water Rafting

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    What to Expect
    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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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    761 State Highway 33, Okere Falls 3074, New Zealand

    Traveler pickup is offered
    We also pick up from Rotorua I site (1176 Fenton street). Please call for pick up.
    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
    Exclusions
    • Swimwear and Towel
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • 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.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    With no previous experience and a Grade 5 category it seemed a scary thing to do. But Nate, our guide, and the rest of the team took away these worries. Every step was covered, safety, equipment, fun, what to do when, etc. Would recommend Rotorua Rafting to anyone. We went over
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    The build up to the 7 meter waterfalls was great, but the 7 meter falls was awesome and quick. Our guide kept us safe and we didn't tip over thanks to his skill and positioning of us in the boat. The front seat is a bit of a hard landing though, said my adult daughter.
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    First time rafting on wilder waters. Guides are experienced, well organised and still really easy going. The mood was fantastic. Would do it again. River is great with 25°C.
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    What a blast!!! Nate our guide is a true professional, knowledgeable, engaging, and funny. It's a physical afternoon so reasonable fitness is required but oh man is it worth every penny. If you're considering do this, don't hesitate!
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    Wow! What an amazing experience we had. Our raft was full of laughs the entire trip thanks to our fantastic guide Cam as well as the other staff. Awesome experience, loved the Maori culture included in the tour. Would definitely do this again, highly recommend.
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    Tony M
    1926
    Unforgettable Experience
    With no previous experience and a Grade 5 category it seemed a scary thing to do. But Nate, our guide, and the
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    Shirley S
    30
    Exhilarating
    The build up to the 7 meter waterfalls was great, but the 7 meter falls was awesome and quick. Our guide kept us
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    Aleš C
    20
    Awesome&fun experience
    First time rafting on wilder waters. Guides are experienced, well organised and still really easy going. The mood
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    ChuckP
    Holly Hill, Florida
    30
    Killer experience
    What a blast!!! Nate our guide is a true professional, knowledgeable, engaging, and funny. It's a physical
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    Amy S
    20
    Unreal!
    Wow! What an amazing experience we had. Our raft was full of laughs the entire trip thanks to our fantastic guide
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    Jane Saunders
    10
    White Water Rafting on the Kaituna River
    My partner and I had an absolute blast!!!. The wonderful staff at Rotorua Rafting are so warm, fun and friendly.
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    Carolina P
    20
    Amazing!
    We did de journey with Jaspar, an amazing guide, he speaks in spanish so it was easier for us to understand all
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    Jock F
    31
    Radical
    Unreal fun! Enjoyed the opportunities to float and swim during the rafting. Cam was an awesome guide and all other
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    Alex Rodriguez
    65
    Pretty fun
    We had such an awesome time. It was around 1h rafting with a cool instructor and the adventure was pretty exciting.
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    Nicola M
    20
    Fun time had by all!
    Had a wonderful time here. Great staff. Shout out to Andraz who kept us upright! Would recommend to evey
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    Key Details
    • Rotorua Rafting
    • Duration: 3h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English, Danish, German, Japanese, Spanish
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