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Address: 3408 State Highway 5 RD 2 | New Zealand, Napier 4182, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 6-839 1808
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Description: Mohaka Rafting is situated at Napier in Hawkes Bay, North Island, New...
Mohaka Rafting is situated at Napier in Hawkes Bay, North Island, New Zealand provides day and multi-day trips on grade 2, 3, and Grade 5 water. Grade 2 is for young families. The full day grade 3 is our most popular trip - cliff jumps, gorges, and canyons, visit a gold mine and swim rapids in a full day adventure. The Grade 5 is for serious rafters. All have awesome scenery. Rafting expeditions; Helicopter in - raft out through the Kaweka Forest Park over 3 or 4 days. Camp at thermal pools, float, swim, cliff jump, or sit back and relax your way back to our base.
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An outstanding day out

My wife and I (both in our 50's and new to rafting) and our 14 year old son spent the best part of a day rafting with the folk from Mohaka Rafting today. Given a fair bit of rain... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
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Napier, New Zealand
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Napier, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

My wife and I (both in our 50's and new to rafting) and our 14 year old son spent the best part of a day rafting with the folk from Mohaka Rafting today. Given a fair bit of rain in the past few days we were a bit nervous about how wild the river might be, but the Mohaka team... More 

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

My new husband and I went on the grade 2 float trip as part of our honeymoon and also to celebrate my birthday. The staff were very efficient and made the trip relaxed and great fun! We got the chance to swim in the whirlpool which was great and a real experience! We were also given history and information about... More 

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Hastings
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Fantastic day out, professionally operated, good gear, friendly helpful staff & great weather which made the day very memorable. Our guide Gwyn had a great knowledge & understanding of the area which helped us understand some of the history of the Mohaka River & surrounds.

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Oak Park, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We had a great guide. We did the grade two. Nice pace down the river. Amazing greenery all along the river. Just beautiful. About half way down the river we were able to swim in a natural whirlpool in the river. Just a bit cold but great experience. Once back on shore we had a picnic lunch with lots of... More 

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Waikanae, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Took my almost 15 yr old son and 11 year old daughter on this trip. The water was quite low so the trip was slowish (March 22nd) Water was very cold. The bigger rapids were few. It served its purpose in that it was daughters first time rafting and so she found it suited to her level of confidence. Might... More 

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Ibiza Town, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Our guide was fun and informative. Due to being on a cruise ship we only had time to do the grade 2 part of the river but it was fun and we were able to swim in a natural whirlpool in the river and enjoy spectacular scenery. On arrival at the base after rafting the river we enjoy a nice... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

My 16 year old son and I had a fabulous experience rafting (grade 3) with these guys in January 2015. In fact, it was the highlight of our holiday! Even managed to do the cliff jump even though we are both scared of heights. Highly recommend.

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Napier, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Wish I'd known about these local guys ages ago. Had the best day with an amazing Canadian guide. Beautiful scenery and lots of laughs with a couple of screams of excitement thrown in. Will definitely be doing this again, and amping it up to the next grade.

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Stillwater, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

The rafting trip, our pickup, river guide, lunch and time on the river were all top notch. Unfortunately, they are in a bit of a drought over there in New Zealand. So, a level 3 trip became a level 2 trip. Slow and picturesque. I recommend these rafters 100%. We had Drew as our guide. He also rafts for a... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

My husband and I decided to try the Grade 3 rafting trip and Gwynn was our guide. Norm, the owner got us kitted out in our wetsuits and Drew drove us to the drop point. Drew and Gwynn were super friendly and as seasoned champion rafters themselves, very knowledgeable. Gwynn taught us the basics as far as raft skills and... More 

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