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Kaituna Cascades

18 Okere Falls Road | Bay Of Plenty, Okere Falls 3074, New Zealand
+64 800 524 8862
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Kaituna Cascades was the 1st Company to start Rafting on the Kaituna River. We have been operating trips for over 26 years and are the closet company to the river The kaituna river is super famous for having the Worlds Highest Commercial Rafted Waterfall - 7m Tutea Falls. Awesome scenery, warm water and 3 waterfall makes this a perfect river for anybody. Open all year round. Minimum age requirements are 13+ years old
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
18 Okere Falls Road | Bay Of Plenty, Okere Falls 3074, New Zealand
+64 800 524 8862

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Reviewed today

Initially I was very scared, since it was my first adventure sport. But these guys are very experienced and friendly, they make you feel so comfortable and safe that you'll fall in love with this sport. Firstly, the short training was very good, they focus...More

Thank Preeti M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

From the briefing to the end this was fun and well done. As a first time rafter I didn’t know what to expect, but Our rafting guide Cobber was great and made me feel confident. Blue lead us down the river in the kayak, all...More

Thank bladyblue
Reviewed yesterday

An awesome rafting trip with plenty of excitement, rapids and different activities - like standing while going down a rapid, swimming through a grade 3, and a bit of history on the way down as well. Cobber and Blue made sure our trip was every...More

Thank Rob D
Reviewed yesterday

My friend and I did this together and had an absolute blast. We both managed to fly out of the boat on the big drop, but felt safe and looked after throughout the whole trip. The scenery was incredible, though we were more focused on...More

Thank Alex R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just got back from our NZ trip and felt that we must give the guys at Kaituna Cascades an excellent review for giving us one of our best memories from the trip. All the guys are dead relaxed and friendly and go out of their...More

Thank The_Crofter
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hold onto your hats, boys and girls. There are some wild rides in this world, but none that you need to get around as much as this one. My girlfriend and I had a pretty jam-packed week full of ridiculous things in New Zealand, but...More

Thank Lewis M
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a must thing to do for all the adrenaline junkies out there while in Rotorua. I did rafting before this at Queenstown at shotover river which is also a grade 5, but this was another level. The highest commercial waterfall (a 7meter drop) is...More

Thank Abhineet K
Reviewed 1 week ago

So much fun! Highly recommend this company - the guys are very knowledgeable, funny, and made it such an incredible experience. Everyone should do this!!

Thank tara_murrell
Petelodge, Owner at Kaituna Cascades, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Yep - Put it out there and get every one down the Kaituna - It is a must do for everybody!! The waterfall just keeps on giving :) Cheers - Kaituna Cascades

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went on the Wairoa the first day and had so much fun I came back for the Kaituna the next day. All the guides are knowledgeable and make sure everyone has fun! I’ve rafted before but this was so much more fun. Should out...More

Thank Shopper372
Petelodge, Owner at Kaituna Cascades, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sweet - Best two rivers to combo up in NZ !!! Thanks for the shout out and I'll pass the mention on to the other legend Tomo. Enjoy NZ. Cheers - Pete and the Cascades Crew

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Many thanks guys ! I really enjoy it for my first rafting (biggest waterfall 7m) <3 Amazing & lovely guides !!!

Thank Laurie L
Petelodge, Owner at Kaituna Cascades, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We have the BEST guides haha, cheers they are awesome and make the trip so much better! Thanks for the review Cascades Crew

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11 October 2017|
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Response from Petelodge | Property representative |
Yeah we have all the gear to keep you warm on the river - you can have wetsuits too if you like! Normally in November the water is around 18 degrees :) In summer even warmer - up to 24-25 !
6 August 2017|
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Response from Petelodge | Property representative |
Yep that's the whole tour including changing briefing rafting and photo slide show after. At Kaituna Cascades base - they are right at the river so no driving at all :)
27 February 2016|
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Response from Sara V | Reviewed this property |
None at all. Pickup was part of the booking.