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Kaituna River White Water Rafting

Highlights
  • 3-hour white-water rafting trip from Rotorua
  • Spend an hour paddling rapids on the Kaituna River
  • Slip down waterfalls and jump from the cliffs!
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Kaituna River White Water Rafting
From US$56.79
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Overview
Go on an adrenaline-filled rafting excursion down the Kaituna River during this 3-hour adventure tour from Rotorua. Here, white-water rapids flow past a subtropical rainforest lining a deep canyon. See stunning waterfalls, including rafting over Tutea Falls, and jump at the opportunity for exhilarating cliff diving. Tour operates winter and summer. Wetsuit, booties and helmet are provided. No experience necessary!
What to Expect
Experience the best rafting section in New Zealand on this exciting 3-hour white water rafting excursion from Rotorua. After getting a brief instructional, including safety procedures and some tips, hop on the raft and get ready for some adrenaline-flowing fun. Float down a deep canyon on the Kaituna River, which is lined with beautiful New Zealand native flora. Admire the subtropical scenery while flowing down the river, which starts off with some easy white water. Then continue on where the river builds in difficulty. Eventually, float right under a couple of majestic waterfalls. 

Take the opportunity to jump in the river off a 10-foot (3-meter) cliff and marvel at the 23-foot (7-meter) Tutea Falls. Then head down the river for my action-packed rafting. 

The tour concludes when you're dropped off at your hotel.
Reviews (292)
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Reviewed 2 days ago
White water Rafting

Friendly and helpful crew. Been the only one for rafting on the day- they could have cancelled the rafting- but turned it into a even better experience. I was take along with chaps there who were training for kayaking. So not only enjoyed the rafting...More

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Rotorua R, Owner at Rotorua Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Kia Ora Hrishi, Stoked you loved the rafting with us. Was glad the stars aligned on that one and had an even better outcome:-) Have fun in NZ and good times in Bangalore​

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Awesome experience, excellent staff

My husband and I had an absolute awesome day on our first ever rafting experience yesterday. All the staff are excellent, very helpful, accommodating, knowledgeable and loved much what they do. Thank you so much to Cam who picked us from our hotel you are...More

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Rotorua R, Owner at Rotorua Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Kia Ora Cindy, Cam and Tom and the rest of us are wrapped you had a most excellent time. Always the goal for us to give people a primo experience. Have a fun time in NZ and look forward to meeting your son and showing...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Fun & Intense Rafting

Did the Kaituna trip which was amazing with guide Hamish who was a champion. I'm pretty uncoordinated and he made sure I had a good time. Beautiful river with exciting rapids. You can get out for a swim in some parts and you might fall...More

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Rotorua R, Guest Relations Manager at Rotorua Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your awesome review!! We are stoked you had such a wicked time :) Cheers from all the team at Rotorua Rafting

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Amazing experience at Rotorua Rafting

Have had the most amazing time and experience with the crew at Rotorua Rafting. All members of the crew are very supporting and enthusiastic towards there customers. highly recommend and ill defiantly be going back for sure. Cheers for the amazing times, Mitch.

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Rotorua R, Guest Relations Manager at Rotorua Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Mitch!! Awesome to have you guys out rafting with us!! Definitely come on back again!! Cheers from all the team at Rotorua Rafting :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Sam and that waterfall

Absolutely class!! Went down the grade 5 waterfall with Sam. Totally recommend this. Great guides and so many laughs.

Thank Eamonn B
Rotorua R, Guest Relations Manager at Rotorua Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to review us, we really appreciate it. We hope to see you back out rafting with us soon ;) Enjoy the rest of your holiday. Cheers from all the team at Rotorua Rafting

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Bernardette B
1 September 2018|
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Response from Deborah K | Reviewed this property |
Nervous Nellie (i.e. me!) actually felt very safe. Our boat captain judged his crew very well and tailored the experience accordingly. We even had one passenger who couldn’t swim very well at all.
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maithili185
19 June 2018|
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Response from big_ian | Reviewed this property |
You will be safe, they have Kayaks as safety boats to catch float aways!
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