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Rafting New Zealand

Turangi, New Zealand
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About Rafting New Zealand
Kia Ora and Welcome to Rafting New Zealand. A family run business established in 1991. We raft the best rivers, providing family fun rafting for ages 3 years and up all the way through to extreme whitewater action. With professional, fun, Kiwi guides, premier gear and facilities, Maori culture and an excellent safety record, book with us to experience the thrill of rafting, Aotearoa styles. Rafting NZ is NZ's most awarded rafting company.
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Tongariro White Water Rafting from Taupo and Turangi

Experience adrenaline-pumping thrills and spills in New Zealand’s North Island on this 4-hour Tongariro River white-water rafting adventure from Taupo and Turangi. Travel to the rafting base near the banks of the mighty Tongariro River. Pull on your wetsuit, grab your paddle and hit the choppy waters with your guide. Paddle hard through a series of over 50 grade III rapids and enjoy spectacular views over the volcanic gorge. Jump off high rock faces into the swirling waters then relax as you float gently downstream.
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4 hours
from US$113.20

Tongariro River Family Fun White Water Rafting from Turangi

Enjoy family-friendly adventure in New Zealand’s spectacular North Island on this 3-hour Tongariro River rafting trip from Turangi. Travel to the rafting base near the banks of the Tongariro River and climb into your wetsuit. Navigate the choppy waters with your guide and tackle over 20 exciting but gentle grade II rapids. Stop off at the national trout centre to feed the fish, and see the baby trout in the breeding pool. Paddle hard through the rapids and float gently downstream over the flats, enjoying beautiful views along the way.
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3 hours
from US$82.95
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MichaelaJ wrote a review Apr 2021
Auckland, New Zealand1 contribution
This is a seriously slick operation! Our whole family ranging in age from 10 to 70 went rafting on Saturday and LOVED every moment. Gorgeous scenery, heaps of fun rapids, professional fun guides and awesome touches with the hot chocolate and choccy fish on the river and the beer and hot dog to finish. We couldn’t recommend Rafting New Zealand highly enough! We’ll be back and will tell everyone we know to come too. Thanks so much guys for making this a memorable celebration
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Bridget O wrote a review Apr 2021
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Four family rafts with a bunch of teenage cousins had the absolutely best time - spectacular scenery, great weather, awesome experience - real value for money and awesome guides - we would highly recommend anyone that doesn't mind a bit of very cold water to go do this with a bunch of family or friends - we were buzzing - thanks heaps Rafting NZ - you guys are awesome!
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Response from LukeB2815, Owner at Rafting New Zealand
Responded 8 Apr 2021
Kia Ora Bridget, Thanks for bringing the Whanau rafting with us - we had a great time with you all also. Nga Mihi, Luke
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Dave wrote a review Apr 2021
3 contributions1 helpful vote
After doing Tongariro we were looking for something fun to do the next day before we head back home, and we were definitely not disappointed! The rapids were exciting and the scenery was amazing and it required just the right amount of work to loosen our stiff bodies. Thanks to all at Rafting New Zealand for making it one of the most fun days we've had in a long time! A special thanks to our guide Wetti(apologies if I am not spelling that correctly) who entertained us with his stories and jokes and took care of us on our adventure and made sure to make the trip a memorable one!
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Response from LukeB2815, Owner at Rafting New Zealand
Responded 6 Apr 2021
Kia Ora Dave, Thanks for leaving such a great review - stoked to hear you all had an awesome time with us. Nga Mihi, Luke
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JLtravels wrote a review Apr 2021
4 contributions
First time doing white water rafting and we enjoyed the grade 3 rapids as a family. Our guide (Jess/Jessie) was awesome. The hot chocolate and sausages were also a bonus.
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Response from LukeB2815, Owner at Rafting New Zealand
Responded 6 Apr 2021
Kia Ora Jan, Thanks for choosing to raft with us and for leaving a great review. Nga Mihi, Luke
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Gordon W wrote a review Apr 2021
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Great team really enjoyed had a great day with a very good guide who gave us a great ride and was very informative
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Response from LukeB2815, Owner at Rafting New Zealand
Responded 3 Apr 2021
Kia Ora, Thanks for leaving a review and for choosing to raft with us. Nga Mihi, Luke
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