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Address: State Highway 30 | Tikitere, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 7 3572236
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Description: Raft or Sledge the Kaituna River with Kaitiaki Adventures world class...
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”
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Awesome Day!

We did both the rafting and sledging with Kaitiaki Adventures and had an absolute blast during both activities. The rafting involves one hectic hour of rapids and the big... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
Streety101
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

We did both the rafting and sledging with Kaitiaki Adventures and had an absolute blast during both activities. The rafting involves one hectic hour of rapids and the big waterfall is awesome. The sledging is probably the most fun I've had with any activity throughout New Zealand, going down rapids holding onto a board is as fun as it sounds!... More 

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Essex, UK
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Did the river sledging experience with the guides geni and hemi, it was amazing! We did it cos we had never seen anything like it before, and as experiences go this is pretty unique! Or was incredible, the guides were fantastic and the whole experience was just such a laugh. I'd do it again in a heartbeat! Thanks again guys!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Fantastic adventure and wonderful staff.The adventure starts at the Kaitiaki office where you slip into a the gear supplied by them and then jump into the mini bus with a 10mimute drive up the beautiful scenic road with a quick run down on what we were about to face, which had quite a few of us wondering what we had... More 

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I've never done rafting before but after this I definitely want to again. I can't recommend it enough, it's the most fun I've had in years. The staff are friendly and funny, the equipment exilent and the trip is both hugely enjoyable and surprisingly informative. You learn about the history of the place whilst enjoying what it has to offer... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Me and the missus absolutely loved this. The scenery is stunning for starters and the rafting was so much fun! Our guide bopper was a safety first man but definitely got the balance of safety and fun spot on, Purposefully keeping us on edge to make the experience better. He's also great banter but also had a few interesting things... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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8 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

My daughter an I enjoyed rafting with Kaitiaki on their one-hour trip over the large waterfalls. While we were only on the water for an hour, the half-day experience was fun and interesting. Great guides (go Toni)! Great equipment, great awareness of safety and culture/history. Overall an excellent experience, especially plunging over that 7m waterfall!!

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Rafting on Kaituna was the best thing i did in Rotorua! the guides hemi and jimbo where hilarious and the whole kaitiaki family was amazing! Definitely recommended!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

The best rafting company in Rotorua! the guides are super friendly and thet rafting id is the best iv ever done! highly recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

So much fun! Felt really safe and came out injury free! The guides were craaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaack up! Thanks team :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

When I researched companies that trekked up Mt. Tarawera, I found it really hard to find one. I ended up going into a little tourist centre in the City Focus in Rotorua where a really helpful guy pointed me in the direction of Kaitiaki Adventures. When I rang them, they were really friendly and the guy I spoke to told... More 

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