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Raftabout Rotorua

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Address: Hangar 14s, Rotorua Airport. 837 Te Ngae Road, Rotorua 3074, New Zealand
Phone Number: 64 7 343 9500
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Description: If you are looking for an awesome day out white water rafting then look no...
If you are looking for an awesome day out white water rafting then look no further than Raftabout, a family owned company that aims to excel. We offer the choice of 3 different rivers to white water raft. Choose which river suits your ideal adventure. All the trips offer outstanding New Zealand scenery with a varying amounts of challenging water water thrown in. For those who love adrenalin thrills, then definitely check out our Kaituna Waterfall trip, you’ll get a BUZZ going over the highest commercially rafted waterfall (a MASSIVE 7 metres). Available all year round!!
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Must do in Rotorua for the amazing surroundings and thrills

Had an amazing time white water rafting on the Kaituna river, including the massive adrenaline rush going over the 7m waterfall! All along our guide kept me and the others in my... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Had an amazing time white water rafting on the Kaituna river, including the massive adrenaline rush going over the 7m waterfall! All along our guide kept me and the others in my raft well informed about what to do to stay safe along the adventure. Amazing natural surroundings of native NZ bush around the river too - awe inspiring. Cool... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I won the rafttour in my hostel and it was just awesome. It was will organized and the guides did their best, for us to have a great raftting experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This was a very fun experience. In terms of commercial rafting trips they have it down. They prep everyone very well and get you great gear. When you are on the water they get some sweet photos, and you get to go down a 7 meter waterfall! Thats pretty epic! I've rafted in some incredible places and the waterfall definitely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

unbelievable experience amazing waterfalls u need to experience this thank you to matt our guide who added to this experience

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

To all those whom are thinking I can't do this... You can! The guides are amazing and if you do change your mind before the big drop you can get out. I thought about it but I did it and so glad I did. To the guides, thanks for making it an awesome day. The river was awesome too. Had... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

My husband has actually rafted with this same company over 9 years ago and loved it so he brought me back! The guides were so much fun and although rafting has an element of fear that goes along with it, I really felt like these guys knew what they were doing. We rafted the kaituna one day and the next... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Fantastic! Had Nev as our guide he did everything he could to flip us lol, well organized , safe and their photographer around every bend of the river to capture your experience. Highly recommended

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

I did the Kaituna Grade 5 with my workmates. One of the best experiences ever! Definitely a must do in Rotorua! The guides are extremely experienced and have a high appreciation for safety but also make the experience memorable! Our faces going over the 7m waterfall were priceless! Can't wait to go again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015 via mobile

We had such a great time! Lindford took us and was great with my auntie and mum who were apparently the most nervous people he'd ever had! The 7m drop was incredible and would definitely recommend it to beginners and experienced people!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We did the Kaituna (grade 5) rafting. We have done a fair amount of white water rafting in the past. We were reluctant to do this adventure as it was rather short, but it was all that fit into our schedule. We are so glad we did it! It was a real adrenaline rush going doing the 7 m waterfall,... More 

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