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Address: State Highway 30, Tikitere 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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This review is for Kaitiaki Adventures 4WD Mt Tarawera trip. Which is fantastic. You'll go with Kaitiaki because you want something that's just a little bit smarter and more... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Wellington
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171 reviews 171 reviews
48 attraction reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

This review is for Kaitiaki Adventures 4WD Mt Tarawera trip. Which is fantastic. You'll go with Kaitiaki because you want something that's just a little bit smarter and more engaging than the standard tour offering. Infusing Maori values and culture into New Zealand's landscape, Corey and Maui did a great job of getting a group of very mixed abilities safely... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Me and my boyfriend were absolutely papping our pants about white water rafting but as soon as we got their and met our guides we were put at ease and had a great time. The guides really made it even funner and made us feel safe the whole way, they also taught us about the river and area and taught... More 

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26 reviews 26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

This is a real adrenaline buzz and a must if you want to experience a true thrill whilst in Rotorua! I was provided with all clothing and equipment (wet-suit, thermal top if needed, splash jacket, helmet, life jacket and paddle) and immediately felt like I was in good and professional hands! There were quite a few participants and we split... More 

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Great team and brilliant trip. Thanks for a great morning! The big waterfall was awesome especially as we landed the right way up!

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Wollongong, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

this rafting is awesome . short but better than a long boring raft. From the start u are in the mix of it. The guides are incredible with great knowledge of rafting and the river which has a lot of history in it. And the 7 metre waterfall well wow talk about a heart stopper it is awesome. All up... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

Best day ever! We had so much fun, the crew is great and they know what they are doing. Would definitely recommend it to anyone

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

I can not describe in words just how amazing this activity is and how amazing these guys are. I have never felt so safe doing an extreme activity of this nature but they are so calming and definitely put you at ease. We also learnt a lot from them about the culture and the history of the river, they certainly... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

It was our first time to do the rafting. Initially, my sister was quite concern the safety and worry to fall out of the raft. After some thought, she agreed to do it. Five of us joined the rafting experience on 15Apr15. It was an awesome experience that we will never forget. All staff are friendly at Kaitiaki Adventures. We... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We did this adventure when we were passing through Rotorua on our 2 week honeymoon. It was an amazing experience if you know what to expect. The best I can do is summarize the trip which should be in line with some of the other reviews good and bad - and you can decide whether or not it's for you.... More 

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Traverse City, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

My sister and I went rafting and sledging with them in September 2014 and we had a blast! They went out of their way to accommodate our schedule when someone had booked us incorrectly. Sledging and rafting with these guys (and girls) was amazing. They really care about their customers and did everything to make us feel valued and enjoy... More 

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