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Kaitiaki Adventures

State Highway 30 | Tikitere, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7 3572236
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Ranked #15 of 55 activities in Rotorua
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Boat Tours
Owner description: Raft or Sledge the Kaituna River with Kaitiaki Adventures world class guides. Experience the unique blend of Maori culture and an adrenaline overload... more » Owner description: Raft or Sledge the Kaituna River with Kaitiaki Adventures world class guides. Experience the unique blend of Maori culture and an adrenaline overload as you journey through steep bush clad canyons and over 14 awesome drops – including the 7m Tutea Falls.No previous experience is required as Kaitiaki Adventures will give you all the training and safety equipment of the highest standard to make your journey a safe yet unforgettable time.“Experience the Kaitiaki Difference” « less
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Stockholm, Sweden
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

I wish I could put a minus sign. Sleazy, not safety on the water, not safety on the land. I wouldnt tell you to go here to Kaitiaki ever!! I am glad i didnt give them my true last name! I think one of the guides would have found out where we were staying, he kept saying things that made... More

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Babinda, Australia, South Pacific
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

Despite only my booking, Kaitiaki still ran a trip for me. The Kaituna is a short but very sweet run and the guys made it great fun. Tutea falls is mindblowing. Thanks Kaitiaki for an NZ highlight I will remember well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I went sledging and had an incredible time! Sledging will exceed all expectations. Riding the rapids and surfing the waves! The guides are professional and really knowledgable. The cameraman takes killer photos too. One of the best deals in NZ!

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Bethlehem, New Hampshire
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3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I had an incredible experience rafting the Kaituna River with Kaitiaki Adventures. The friendly guides made the terrifying 7m waterfall seem small! But overall fantastic, professional guides and a great experience!

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Great team at Kaitiaki Adventures. From front desk staff to the guides and photographers, everyone was fantastic. Great vibe during the trip as the guides take the time to explain and have a chat to everyone. Beautiful landscape and Kaituna River is stunning. The team also pay their respect to Maori people and their ancestors who still own the land... More

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Myself and a friend went on this trip back in may and did both the Rafting and sledding options. We had a brilliant day from start to finish! The staff were incredibly friendly, were clearly very well trained on all aspects of safety and took the time to know everybody's name. We did the sledding in the morning, which was... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

The team at Kaituna are absolutely awesome! From the time we got picked up at out backpackers to the time we got dropped off, the team were great to deal with! The experience itself was breathtaking... quite literally! Having surprised my partner for a week away for her b'day, she wasnt so sure on this activity cause she hates rough... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

Really amazing experience, even if only 24h after Skydiving! Team very nice and Stevie he's very professional and nice. A lot of laughs as well! Rotorua i-site also told us is the cheapest rafting adventure here in Rotorua.

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

This is my top rated activity in Rotorua! Kaitiaki Adventures takes you to the most beautiful river and the most exciting rapids in North Island. The main attraction is the 7 meters waterfall!.... Sounds scary but more like fun :) Awesome adrenaline and the guides are fun to! Recommend it!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The best thing about Kaitiaki Adventures is how they incorporate some traditional cultural elements without being in your face. The guides are experienced and funny, and are really good with respecting our wishes. More importantly, on our way back their was a motorcycle accident just in front of us and the staff leapt to assist as first-responders and did as... More

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