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Rotorua White Water Rafting on the Kaituna River

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    Our sweet Rafting Base in Okere Falls is in an awesome sunny location, surrounded by a scenic reserve and backs onto the shores of the Kaituna. We are the closest and most accessible company to the river.
    We are located at 18 Okere Falls Road, Rotorua, New Zealand. It's a short 15 min drive from Rotorua Township, & just 10 mins from Rotorua Airport. 
    Okere Falls has a beautiful short walk through the scenic reserve which you can view many rapids of The Kaituna River, there is even an amazing cafe around the corner. This makes for a great half day trip out to this stunning region of Rotorua.
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    All reviews these guys big waterfall great fun never felt unsafe epic adventure photos taken clear instructions safety equipment always felt safe hard work adrenaline pumping a lot of fun well worth the money highlight of our trip awesome guide beautiful surroundings friendly team
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    Reviewed today

    My wife and I booked this activity online and way before arriving to New Zealand. The process was easy and we drove from our Hotel Rotorua to the rafting site which took like 20-25 minutes.We arrived on time and they did a safety briefing and...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank ArielR106
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Had high expectations for this rafting after a recommendation from a friend and the morning absolutely smashed it! The team are great guys, know their job inside out and great craic. Rafting down the rapids was ridiculously fun I'd do it again in a heartbeat....More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank 254joshuad
    Kaituna C, Owner at Kaituna Cascades, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

    Thanks heaps for that Awesome review Josh !! Word of mouth is the best way to get our name out there. Cheers from the crew @ Kaituna Cascades

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Highly recommend this company! Right from the beginning they made us feel welcome and safe. The adventure down the rapids and grade 5 waterfall was absolutely insane!!! If you're thinking about it - DO IT!!!!

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Kase57
    Kaituna C, Owner at Kaituna Cascades, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

    Love it. Thanks heaps for the great review Kase !!

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Could not reccomend Kaituna Cascades enough. Such a lovely, down to earth, friendly, reassuring team of professionals that put you at ease and have a laugh with you. Thank you for such a wonderful morning and making it one of the best days we’ve had...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Lmarsden95
    Kaituna C, Owner at Kaituna Cascades, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Awesome. We really love reading reviews like yours. The team @ Kaituna Cascades are all great raft guides and friends and enjoy being at work together !!

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Our guide Kristy was awesome. We had an amazing time and would definitely do it again. The photos are really good quality too.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Sydneegonzalez
    Kaituna C, Owner at Kaituna Cascades, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Christy is the Man. He loves Rafting and sharing the river with others. Thanks alot for coming out rafting with Kaituna Cascades.

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    November 13, 2018|
    Response from Kaituna C | Property representative |
    Yes we do :) If you have a car we suggest driving as there is a beautiful bush walk in the scenic reserve that leaves from our rafting base as well as lovely cafe on the corner.
    October 20, 2018|
    Response from Ashraf F | Reviewed this property |
    Preparation takes about half an hour, it takes another 15-20 mins to get to the river, the rafting experience takes about 25-30 mins and coming back to the arrival spot takes another 15 mins. So I would say if you came at 9... More
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