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Kaitiaki Adventures

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Embark on the ultimate Rotorua Adventure with our experienced local guides. Navigate a wildly beautiful landscape while learning about Kaitiakitanga – guardianship and protection of the land. Go rafting in Rotorua and conquer the 7m Tutea Falls, the...more
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Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got off to a late start as the guides left someone behind in Rotorua, so we had to go halfway back to collect them - not a great start. The 4x4 bus took us very near to the crater (about an hour drive from...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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KaitiakiW, General Manager at Kaitiaki Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Kia Ora Nick! Thank you for your review! We apologise for the delay at the beginning of your journey (Glitch in our booking system) needless to say we don't like to to leave anyone behind!! Thank you again for hiking Mt Tarawera with us! We...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first time white water rafting and what an amazing experience it was! I can`t believe how professional but fun these guys are! It was only looking back on our trip that we realised the amount of safety points and the hard work...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Vanessa M
KaitiakiW, General Manager at Kaitiaki Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Kia Ora Vanessa! Thank you, thank you it was our pleasure! Nothing like a dunk in the rapids with Harry haha! Hope to see you again one day - Enjoy the rest of your journey around our beautiful country. Nga Mihi Nui, Kaitiaki Adventures

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just finished the whitewater rafting trip and had the time of my life! Incredibly experienced guides who really care about you having fun, while being safe. Super personable. Rapids where a nice mix of slow and intense, with a crazy waterfall along the way. Would...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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KaitiakiW, General Manager at Kaitiaki Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Kia Ora Chris! Thank you for your awesome review and for sharing in the experience with us! Enjoy the rest of your journey around our beautiful country - soak up the Manaakitanga (Hospitality) and share your stories with all of your friends! Nga Mihi Nui...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow, what an experience! Two weeks later and I'm still on a high. Cannot sing the praises of this company enough. So much more than just a rafting experience. We were so lucky to have Finn as our guide extraordinaire. He read the group very...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sarah M
KaitiakiW, General Manager at Kaitiaki Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Kia Ora Sarah! Thank you for taking the time to spend a day out with us! It was our pleasure to give you such a memorable experience! Finn is an amazing guide; we are very fortunate for all the guides who work at Kaitiaki, it...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I rafted down the Kaituna river with some friends about 4 years ago. I had an absolute blast, and knew that I would be back for another go. I returned this year, with my partner and dad, really excited..but it was only by about the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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KaitiakiW, General Manager at Kaitiaki Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Kia Ora Em! Thank you for your review, sorry to hear your second experience was not as enjoyable as the first. We pride ourselves on providing an exceptional service 100% of the time as always when dealing with mother nature things sometimes don't go entirely...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great adventurous experience. The staff were friendly, professional and fun to be around especially when feeling slightly nervous about everything. Would definitely recommend.

Date of experience: March 2019
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KaitiakiW, General Manager at Kaitiaki Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Kia Ora Clara! Thank you for your awesome review! Hope to see you again one day! Nga Mihi Nui, (Kind regards) Kaitiaki Adventures

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an excellent experience. Highly recommend. If you’re a nervous goer then request Finn as your guide. He has an enthusiasm for rafting and is equal parts fun yet safe. As first time rafters, we appreciated the thorough safety instructions with a side of well...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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KaitiakiW, General Manager at Kaitiaki Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Kia Ora Laura! It seems Finn will remember your trip for a long time as well, you ladies were awesome! Thanks for a glowing review! We hope to see you again one day. Enjoy the rest of your journey! Nga Mihi Nui, (Kind regards) Kaitiaki...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great morning with the Kaitiaki Adventures team. Very friendly, fun and professional. Highly recommend it.

Date of experience: March 2019
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KaitiakiW, General Manager at Kaitiaki Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Kia Ora Steve! Thanks for the sweet review! Awesome to have you come along! Hope to see you again one day! Nga Mihi Nui, (Kind regards) Kaitiaki Whanau

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the most fun I have ever had river rafting!!!!....EVER!!!! The rapids were EPIC!!!....definitely got my heart rate up!!!! While rafting down the river, you go thru the most beautiful breathtaking picturesque sights. Our guide, Limpy, was a riot!!! He definitely made our trip...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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KaitiakiW, General Manager at Kaitiaki Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Kia Ora Kapunilove! Thanks for an awesome review! We will be sure to pass on your message to Limpy! Have an EPIC rest of trip! Hope to see you again one day! Nga Mihi Nui, (Kind regards) Kaitiaki Whanau

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an awesome time white water rafting today. All the staff were great and so friendly, especially our guides Finn and Jackie. A lot of fun, would highly recommend!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Hannah W
KaitiakiW, General Manager at Kaitiaki Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Kia Ora Hannah! Thanks for the awesome review! Hope to see you again one day! Maybe to try your hand at sledging next time!? Enjoy the rest of your journey! Nga Mihi Nui, (Kindest regards) Kaitiaki Whanau

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Response from Lloyd C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have dozens and dozens of wetsuits on the racks to get the right size. I am 6'2" and 240lbs and they easily had one to fit me.
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