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Mohaka Rafting

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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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Fabulous Experience!

This was an adrenaline filled day, with safety of the utmost importance! This is a great way to see the local area and have a blast while doing it! The rapids were great and it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This was an adrenaline filled day, with safety of the utmost importance! This is a great way to see the local area and have a blast while doing it! The rapids were great and it was amazing to see how much you can learn in a day rafting with the great staff :-) AAA+++ Mohaka Rafting!!!

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New Braunfels, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

My husband and I signed up for this rafting trip down the Mohaka River. There was a one hour bus ride from Napier. Our bus driver was very informative and made our trip enjoyable. Once at our destination, the river crew set us up with bouyancy vests, pants, and paddles. Then down to the river to meet our river guide,Simon.... More 

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Norm B, Owner at Mohaka Rafting, responded to this review

Hi Mary. Thanks for the review but I am afraid you were not rafting with Mohaka Rafting. You were on the cruise package booked on the cruise ship. It was, however, the same grade 2 section that we all raft. I will let Simon know your comments when I se him again. Perhaps you may like to have a raft... More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

If you’re looking for a fun, adrenaline-filled adventure but are a bit nervous about taking on the big rapids, the Grade 3 Whitewater Plunge is your answer! This day trip has it all: exploring a riverside cave, cliff jumping (optional), wildlife watching, and –of course– roaring rapids. When you arrive, you are likely to be greeted by Panda, the company’s... More 

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Norm B, Owner at Mohaka Rafting, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. Great comment o the river environs. The grade 3 is one of our most popular trips. But,please, come on back and try our most noteworthy trip, the grade 5. Thanks again for the comments. More 

Napier, New Zealand
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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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Norm B, Owner at Mohaka Rafting, responded to this review

Thanks for the comments. It is great that you had a good trip. It is certainly a great trip. The guides enjoy a few good comments. Please come and see us again. More 

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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Norm B, Owner at Mohaka Rafting, responded to this review

Thanks for the comments. Its great that you enjoyed the trip. Please try and make it back for the grade 3 you will not regret it. I hope the rest of your cruise went well More 

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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Norm B, Owner at Mohaka Rafting, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. Its great that you enjoyed the trip. It would be great to see you back on the river again. More 

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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Norm B, Owner at Mohaka Rafting, responded to this review

Thanks for the comments. The grade 2 is a great float trip and great senery. Please come back at some time and try the grade 3. You will not be disappointed More 

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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Norm B, Owner at Mohaka Rafting, responded to this review

Fair comment. Low water is definitely a little harder to make into a general all round trip as it is in high water. lets hope we do not get another season like that for a while. Also you are right in not taking the younger ones on the grade 5 we do have a 16 year minimum age for that... More 

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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Norm B, Owner at Mohaka Rafting, responded to this review

Thanks for the comments. Yes it is unfortunate that we do not have time to raft the grade 3 with the cruise ship clients. Its great that you still managed to have fun on the grade 2 trip. Hope to see you back again for a bit more action More 

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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Norm B, Owner at Mohaka Rafting, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments. It is great to see people enjoy themselves and enjoy the outdoors. Hope to see you again. More 

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Additional Information about Mohaka Rafting

Address: 3408 State Highway 5 RD 2 | New Zealand, Napier 4182, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 6-839 1808
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 11:30 pm

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