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Rafting New Zealand

41 Ngawaka Place | Southern Lake Taupo, Turangi 3334, New Zealand
+64 7-386 0352
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US$135.98*
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Tongariro White Water Rafting from Taupo and Turangi
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US$105.59*
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Tongariro River Family Fun White Water Rafting from Turangi
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US$143.57*
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Half-Day Tongariro River Kayaking Adventure
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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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41 Ngawaka Place | Southern Lake Taupo, Turangi 3334, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We dropped into Rafting Adventures in Turangi just for coffee.... its such a cool place with so much going on we couldn't help but end up talking with Jess (who was making our fabulous coffee) about the various Rafting options on the Tongariro River. We...More

Thank Cjprit
Luke B, Owner at Rafting New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Kia Ora Amanda, Thank you for leaving such a fantastic and detailed review. Awesome to hear the family loved the adventure with us and that all our staff made a positive impression on your experience. Nga Mihi, Luke

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a super experience! The weather wasn't looking great for the tongariro crossing and we always wanted to try rafting. We were staying opposite at Extreme Backpackers and popped in to speak to Jess who was awesome at sorting us a deal for the next...More

Thank NatashaRachael
Luke B, Owner at Rafting New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Kia Ora Natasha, Thanks for leaving such a great review - stoked to hear that you had an amazing time with us and on the river - Jess and Jesse make a great team and are passionate about what they do. Sorry to hear you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This team spends time getting all the details right with expertise and a smile. This was our 5th rafting experience as a family and it was the best. We went out during a cold snap - it was snowy day - but we were provided...More

Thank Wayfarer92
Luke B, Owner at Rafting New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia Ora, Thank you for bringing the Family rafting - stoked to hear you all loved the adventure, I enjoyed my time with you also. Have a fantastic time travelling around NZ for the rest of your holiday, Nga Mihi, Luke

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a real Buzzzzz Imagine speeding along at about 80kms per hour and doing 360 degree spins ,Been promising my teenage grand daughter this for ages ,and I think she still had the grin on her face 2 hours later..Plus a dvd video of...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really great day with Jimmy! Brilliant experience rafting on Tongariro River for our first time rafting!

Thank aliceehlawson
Luke B, Owner at Rafting New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Kia Ora, Thanks for choosing to raft with us and for leaving a great review - stoked to hear you had an awesome time with Jimmy on the Awa (river). Nga Mihi, Luke

Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Thanks Jesse and Darion for taking us on our first ever winter family rafting experience. I had been hesitant if it was wise to do this in winter especially when we are terrified of the cold. The team at Rafting New Zealand was professional and...More

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Luke B, Owner at Rafting New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Kia Ora Lim Whanau (Family), Thanks for leaving such a great review - awesome to hear that you had an amazing time with us and that Jesse showed you such a great time. Nga Mihi, Luke

Reviewed 13 June 2017

BEST WEEKEND EVER! A group of 6 of us booked in for the rafting, none of us had done it down the Tongaririo River and some had never done it before. You expect the water to be cold but once you are all rugged up...More

Thank Ashbeanie
Luke B, Owner at Rafting New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Kia Ora Ash, Thanks for choosing to raft with us and for leaving such a great review - stoked to hear you all loved the rafting and that Jesse was the Man! - looking forward to seeing you again this summer on our Grade 5...More

Reviewed 6 June 2017

Thank you Jesse and the crew for an amazing day out on the beautiful water. Really enjoyed my first White Water Rafting experience. Adventure activities are not my first choice when it comes to activities BUT I ABSOLUTELY LOVED IT and really want the next...More

Thank ashlee1808
Luke B, Owner at Rafting New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Kia Ora Ashlee, Thanks for stepping out of your comfort Zone by coming rafting - awesome to hear you loved it! Thanks for leaving a review, Nga Mihi, Luke

Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Perfect trip for my girlfriend and I who were beginners. Jimmy was a professional, outgoing, fun guide! We would definitely recommend to anyone spending time on the north island

Thank Daniel S
Luke B, Owner at Rafting New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Kia Ora Daniel, Thanks for leaving such a great review and for choosing to raft with us. Great to hear both yourself and your Girlfriend had a fantastic time. Nga Mihi, Luke

Reviewed 31 May 2017

What a great experience. We took grade 3 - Not scary (not for the real extreme fans) but exciting, great fun. My wife (first time rafter) found it invigorating. Very well organized. Excellent guide (Luke), always with a smile, very informative about the river and...More

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Luke B, Owner at Rafting New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

Kia Ora David, Thanks for leaving a great review and for remembering my name. Stoked to hear that you both enjoyed the experience on the River - I had a great time with you both also. Nga Mihi, Luke

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