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Kaituna River White Water Rafting from Rotorua provided by River Rats Raft & Kayak

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Kaituna River White Water Rafting from Rotorua

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Overview
This white water rafting trip along the Kaituna River is the perfect pick for adventure lovers and nature fans. Enjoy a stress-free excursion without having to worry about navigating to a meeting spot, as Rotorua hotel pickup and drop-off are included. Travel down one of the world’s highest commercially rafted waterfalls—Tutea Falls, and enjoy incredible views throughout.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    River Rats Raft & Kayak
    Or, you can also get picked up
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  • 1
    River Rats Raft & Kayak
    Stop: 3 hours
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  • 2
    Kaituna River
    Stop: 50 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    River Rats Raft & Kayak
    837 Te Ngae Road, Owhata, Rotorua 3074, New Zealand
    Hangar 14s, Rotorua Airport. Take the driveway on the left as you enter the airport and follow it till you see our signs. Free parking is available out the front of our base.
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Highlights
  • Go rafting along Kaituna River in Okere Falls Scenic Reserve
  • Hassle-free rafting trip with door-to-door transfers included
  • Travel light—equipment is provided so you're ready to go
  • Perfect for beginners—training and safety session included
Important Information
Departure Point
River Rats Raft & Kayak, 837 Te Ngae Road, Owhata, Rotorua 3074, New Zealand
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • All necessary equipment
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 13 years
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • There is a recommended minimum weight of 40 kilograms (88 pounds) for this tour
  • Please bring swimwear, a towel and a sense of adventure!
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Kelly Anthony wrote a review Feb 2021
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We had the best guide and raft buddies, an amazing spot and SO much fun!!! We will definitely be back. Highly highly recommend!!!
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Tegan A wrote a review Feb 2021
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Had the absolute best time rafting with the very capable Dan! 10/10 tree facts and an even better 12/10 for jokes. The best combination of adrenaline pumping fun and feeling super safe. Thanks so much to Dave and Olly for taking care of us too. You guys are the best!
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Response from RiverRatNZ, Owner at Kaituna River White Water Rafting from Rotorua
Responded 2 weeks ago
Wow 12 out of 10 for the jokes :-) I'm not sure we should be encouraging him like that :-) Thank you for your amazing review
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Matty wrote a review Feb 2021
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Awesome experience on the mighty Kaituna with the funny and talented Dan! Also thanks to Olly and Dave for an all round fun and thrilling time. Highly recommend to anyone wanting an adrenaline rush yehooo!!!!
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Response from RiverRatNZ, Owner at Kaituna River White Water Rafting from Rotorua
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you for taking the time to post such a great review
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Luisa wrote a review Feb 2021
Rotorua, New Zealand3 contributions
This was such an awesome experience with guide Dan, driver Dave and photographer Ollie! We all had a mean as time, even though I was terrified at first the guides quickly calmed your nerves and made you feel really safe. The river is so beautiful and the views are amazing! 10/10
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Response from RiverRatNZ, Owner at Kaituna River White Water Rafting from Rotorua
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you, we love the challenge of trying to put nervous people at ease and seeing the sense of achievement they get from stepping out of their comfort zone.
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Drew H wrote a review Jan 2021
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What an amazing adventure, very professional crew, made us feel safe and yet nervous all in one. This is a must do for any one that is looking for life long memory.
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Response from RiverRatNZ, Owner at Kaituna River White Water Rafting from Rotorua
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you for your great review
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About the operator

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By: River Rats Raft & Kayak
Maria D
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The best way to see glow worms,
So between COVID and bad weather it took us a little while to arrange to do this trip but Justin was really helpful
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Wairoa river whitewater rafting
We did the whitewater rafting at Wairoa. Everyone had a really good time, the rapids were great fun. Instructors we
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irenei792
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One more off the BucketList
Was part of our Bucketlist and it was worth every bit. The safety aspect, the great guys that covered our 'dunking'
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Cindy J
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Rafting adventure
We had a group of 8 and this trip had something for everyone including our 11 year old son who loved it. The guides
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mikemaha
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Awesome
Great time with an awesome crew, How good is that’s big drop! Thanks to the crew would definitely come back and do
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Kim390
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Great family experience
Great for our kids ages 10 and 12yrs. We went with other families and everyone enjoyed it! Guides were great.
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123Psalm
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Great experience
We loved the peace and quite of the river. Having said that, we had plenty of fun and laughs with two 11yr old and
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179trishal
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Hot Springs and Glow Worms for the Win!!!
We enjoyed the whole adventure! The Hot Springs were amazing you really can't find a better place to have a soak! T
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jojojoannajok
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Awesome, fun and safe experience
We joined Justin on this trip with my parents (in their 70’s), and my two children (10&12). It was a fabulous after
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michelleward
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Amazing Experience!!
We did this trip with three families with children ranging from 9 - 12 and had a great time! The guides were amazin
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Treena W
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A great experience
River Rats were professional but personable, putting us at ease that we were in good hands. The scenery is untouche
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SharonS2805
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A must do adventure!!
Great evening on the lake; the hot pools are a wonderful spot. Ollie our guide was a greatt chef and cooked a lovel
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Renee7711
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Loved it
Fantastic time with my family doing white water rafting. The views were amazing! Highly recommended to bring a wate
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W2302HNjasons
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Taking the kids on their first white water rafting experience!
I was keen to take the kids white water rafting on school holidays and really wanted to do a level 5 but my kids we
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WiLeenL
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Best Family Time!
We went with my twin girls 6 years old for their first rafting trip of their lives! And we had a blast with Anthony
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h
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  • Languages Offered: English
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