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Wet 'n' Wild Rafting Company

58a Fryer Road, Hamurana 3097, New Zealand
+64 7-348 3191
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Short but exciting

No experience but decided to tackle 5 Grade first - Wairoa. Pete and Hoss great with us novice... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
del_b
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Papamoa, New Zealand
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Thanks Pete for lending some of your gear to the Rotorua Emergency Response Team, having that gear... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2017
D M
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Rotorua, New Zealand
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With over 30 years safely rafting New Zealand Rivers we have an accumulated wealth of rafting knowledge and experience to share with you. Daily rafting options on the Wairoa, Kaituna, and Rangitaiki Rivers. Multi-day Wilderness river journeys on the Motu and Mohaka rivers. Choose from a unique range of experiences, wild whitewater to leisurely scenic floats. Combine with Helicopter and Mountainbiking. Raft with experienced Guides who take your safety seriously.
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58a Fryer Road, Hamurana 3097, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 202 reviews

Reviewed 10 July 2017

No experience but decided to tackle 5 Grade first - Wairoa. Pete and Hoss great with us novice bunch. Friendly guides, patient with teaching us the 'moves'. Definitely intend booking with them again to do the Rangataiki

Thank del_b
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Thanks Pete for lending some of your gear to the Rotorua Emergency Response Team, having that gear helped a great deal while the Team was working during the recent Edgecumbe floods. Your help and support to the Team and community it is very appreciated.

Thank D M
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Both were really great, Wairoa is heaps longer. The raft guides talked a lot of hilarious niggle. I shouldn't have splashed mike got a bit carried away. I am not sure about diesel on a bonfire.. Pete guided our raft and performed an outstanding rescue...More

Thank Sam V
Reviewed 29 April 2017

We originally booked the kaituna however the banks burst and we were provided reasonable alternative options. Rangitaiki river was very enjoyable, beautiful scenery , intimate experience led by highly competent experienced instructors (Mike and Katie ). We laughed the entire time and enjoyed Mike's kiwi...More

1  Thank marconkel
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We originally booked for the Kaituna which unfortunately was closed due to flooding. Throughout the communication from Wet'n'Wild was outstanding and they were really good at making sure the floods didn't affect us. We ended up deciding to raft the Rangitaiki River instead and definitely...More

1  Thank Thomas G
raftingwetnwild, Public Relations Manager at Wet 'n' Wild Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2017

Thanks for your review ! I love that you got the essence of what we are about :) Hope to see you back rafting with us again on another great river. Cheers

Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

First time rafting, great experience can't wait to do it again! Staff were friendly and experienced, they make you feel like you're being cared for! Thank you Peter for a great time. Highly recommended to go rafting anywhere you can!

Thank Yam76
raftingwetnwild, Public Relations Manager at Wet 'n' Wild Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2017

Thanks Yam for your lovely review. Please come back again and join us on another rafting adventure !

Reviewed 6 April 2017

I'm sure this would have been a good experience. Unfortunately for us the trip was cancelled due to water levels. Not the operators fault. However, the communication from the operator was very poor. My wife and I did not know about the cancellation, so we...More

3  Thank christophers1291
raftingwetnwild, Owner at Wet 'n' Wild Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2017

Hi Chris, Thanks for your edited review. It is always useful to get feedback, both the good and those with suggestions for improvement. We left a message on the phone number that you provided to the agent you booked through informing you that the river...More

Reviewed 25 March 2017

Well, I accept it is one of the good raft for the novice (though they grade it to be 5), what I felt was that the rafting was quite short one. Just few rapids and then finally ending at Tutea, to my surprise after a...More

Thank Flexitraveller
raftingwetnwild, Manager at Wet 'n' Wild Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2017

Hi there Glad you had a good experience on this river...wish we could make it longer! However the next rapid after the finish is a Grade 6 so not raftable! Now that you have had some rafting experience, maybe come back and enjoy a longer...More

Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Booked via bookme so cost $59 each to do the Kaituna river as was in 2 days time. Not a long raft but amazing waterfalls. We were on Mike's raft (6 of us and him) and he is a bit off the wall but always...More

1  Thank Jen32B
raftingwetnwild, Owner at Wet 'n' Wild Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2017

Thanks Jen!! Hope to see you back again on one of our longer trips :-)

Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

You guys rock, that's why we keep coming back for more. Great kiwi rafting experience, awesome fun guides, we love it. Thanks for taking us on the rangitaiki yesterday with our 4 yr old daughter. She loved every minute. Thanks Pete and Sheree ❤ Lunch...More

1  Thank Jo-anne E
raftingwetnwild, Manager at Wet 'n' Wild Rafting Company, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2017

Thanks for the review! And the photos are awesome!! You have one lovely little girl :-) See you again!

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boogaloo_2000
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Response from raftingwetnwild | Property representative |
Hi there , if you raft the Rangitaiki river there are no stairs, and the most you would have to walk is 10 meters from our van to the rivers edge at the start of the river and the same at the finish of the river, please... More
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