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Kaituna White-Water Rafting Adventure provided by Kaitiaki Adventures

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Kaituna White-Water Rafting Adventure

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RM 241.98
2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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Updated 25/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Kaituna White-Water Rafting Adventure
All Kaitiaki Staff/contractors have been provided Information and training regarding the Hazards/Risk associated with COVID-19 All staff have been asked to contribute feedback All feedback has been considered by the business to make an informed decision pre-operation
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Updated 25/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
  • You'll start at
    1135 Te Ngae Road
    Or, you can also get picked up
    See Important Information for details
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    Kaitiaki Adventures
    Stop: 3 hours
    After pickup from any hotel in central Rotorua at your selected departure time, set off for a wild ride on the Kaituna River. Hop into your transport vehicle to the picturesque rafting base in the Kahikitea Forest, where river guides provide a full safety briefing. Once you've slipped into special clothing to keep you warm, grab your paddle, helmet, and life vest for the exciting journey ahead. You'll paddle over more than a dozen rapids, including the impressive Tutea Falls, a cascade that boasts a 22-foot drop with adrenaline overload. Pass through a steep canyon lined by subtropical native forest while you learn to navigate the thrilling white water. When you're safely back on shore, you're delivered back to the base where you can 'chill out' for a bit and view souvenir photos snapped by a professional photographer (available to purchase). Change into dry clothes and relax while transferred to your starting point.
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  • You'll end at
    1135 Te Ngae Road
    1135 Te Ngae Road, Tikitere, Rotorua 3074, New Zealand
    Please arrive at our raft base for check in
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Important Information
Departure Point
1135 Te Ngae Road, Tikitere, Rotorua 3074, New Zealand
3h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Professional river guide
  • Professional photographer guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Nigel H wrote a review 17 Jan
Christchurch, New Zealand3 contributions
The guide and safety/photo person were very friendly/helpful. It was amazing lovely experience. Was lucky for beautiful day with only one boat needed so was able to do more activities.
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Date of experience: January 2021
Debbie Y wrote a review 11 Jan
2 contributions
Beautiful river, great fun and relaxed friendly guides. Great value for this kind of activity (although I did get a GrabOne deal). Nice work team, ka pai.
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Date of experience: January 2021
Sridevi wrote a review 9 Jan
Auckland, New Zealand2 contributions
Worth getting out of your comfort zone!!! This was the very first time my husband and I tried something of this kind. And we absolutely loved it. Hemi made it so easy for us, we thoroughly enjoyed the experience!
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Date of experience: January 2021
Alexoffen wrote a review 4 Jan
Drayton valley 1 contribution
Highly recommend. We felt like being tourists for a day and decided to go rafting. Best rafting experience so far. Awesome scenery, wicked rapids, epic water fall, rad crew and super safe. Still buzzing 😊😊😊
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Date of experience: January 2021
geoff.m wrote a review 3 Jan
3 contributions1 helpful vote
Absolutely fantastic experience with our guide Hemi, if you like water and adrenaline and magnificent scenery do this!!!
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Date of experience: January 2021
About the operator

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By: Kaitiaki Adventures
Stunning rift crater, great guides
Loved the trip - what an awesome area. Sam was a great guide - good at speaking so we could all hear and giving int
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Worth trying!
Just another way to test yourself if you like that sort of activities. Unexpectedly warm water, absolutely enjoyabl
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Totally worth it!
What a great time! The guides were amazing - ensuring safety first - I always felt safe. They were wonderful in hel
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Awesome part of Aotearoa
We travel and stay in Rotorua often but never do too many activities. I have started on our last visit when we did
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Definitely worth your buck!
Staff were Awesome, given that they do it all day, from one booking right to the next. Thank you making our first s
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Dianne L
An awesome NZ must do. The bus ride to the top was a wild fun ride, then you pop out of the bush line to see Mt T
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First of many
We’ve rafted before so we decided to do sledging for the first time. We went into sledging nervous and unsure but t
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Absolutely worth doing!
Loved this beautiful tour. The guide and the driver Kayla are very professional. Well organised and easy for any le
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amazing experience
The team there were amazing, beautiful connection to Maori culture and was beyond fun and exhilarating
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Amazing experience
Fantastic adventure! Our guides Tīpene and Sam were informative, fun and encouraging. We had an amazing time.
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Hiking Mt Tarawera has been on the "to do" list for over 30 years and now have finally done it. Amazing, can't bel
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Challenging and fun
I gave the sledging a go as I've done white water rafting a couple of times in NZ and wanted to do something differ
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Definitely a must do, BIG shout out to the guides and whole team as they were awesome !!! I'll be back for sure 🙂
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A great experience
The white water sledging was amazing. The guides made you feel safe & were really experienced. Friendly whanau envi
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Really fun
The support they provided was awesome as it was a bit scary doing the activity, the crew was awesome
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, Japanese
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