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Kaitiaki Adventures

State Highway 30, Tikitere 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-357 2236
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Raft or Sledge the Kaituna River with Kaitiaki Adventures world class guides. Experience the unique blend of Maori culture and an adrenaline overload as you journey through steep bush clad canyons and over 14 awesome drops – including the 7m Tutea Falls.No previous experience is required as Kaitiaki Adventures will give you all the training and safety equipment of the highest standard to make your journey a safe yet unforgettable time.“Experience the Kaitiaki Difference”
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State Highway 30, Tikitere 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-357 2236
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a really great time, the guide Brett was a quality dude who made the experience for me, he had quality banter and was able to safely get us through and helped build the crews confidence up in getting through the waterfall that lay ahead....More

Thank jacksont92
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a booked trip for a large number of people. A few days prior to the trip I was advised that the river we were going to do was flooded, however another alternative was given. Our team were all picked up on time and...More

Thank ads6161
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We had a brilliant day with our lovely guide Kane, walking around the crater. Pick-up was at 8.30am and we were back at base at approx 1pm. Crazy amazing views of the surrounding area, I took over 100 photographs.

Thank Isolde E
Reviewed 29 April 2017

My third visit to Mt Tarawera - the 1st as a child when it was possible to walk up, then later with 4WD friends when it was possible to drive up, and this time with my own kids to share the experience with them. Sure...More

Thank HugovgNZ
Reviewed 29 April 2017

We enjoyed our day trip to the volcanoe Tarawera and our guide Kaila was amazing. The whole organization from the booking till the end was perfect. They called to provide guidence about what equipement we need and also if we want to be picked up...More

Reviewed 24 April 2017

Usually I prefer to travel on my own, but since the mt Tarawera is a private property and the only way to get there legally is either with Kaitiaki or by an expensive helicopter, I have booked a tour. And I must say, I do...More

Thank Natalia S
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

I initially booked to raft the Kaituna river, but unfortunately the weather didn't allow me to complete that raft - nonetheless, Kaitiaki Adventures let me raft the Wairoa river (which is longer and harder!) without any additional costs! Overall the experience was superb, we were...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This was my first time to go whitewater rafting so needless to say I was just a little nervous!!! I genuinely had nothing to worry about, the instructors were Amazing! They taught you how to paddle and brought you through step by step what to...More

Thank Lisa E
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I'd been waiting to do this here since Amazing Race did it like 15 years ago, and it was exhilarating (and exhausting). Unlike rafting, with sledging, you are down in the river riding through the rapids on a hard, buoyant personal sled. Wear a swimsuit...More

Thank haylaura
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Great experience. Booked on Bookme. Got it for close to half price. Well worth it. Pretty passive tour as the river flows pretty rapidly and don't have to paddle much. The 3 waterfalls are awesome. Guides are very respectful to the natives that own the...More

Thank Jake K
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